ABOUT MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Mirbah (also known as Merbah or Murbah) is a coastal district located towards the eastern end of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. The residential community consists of low-rise buildings and offers a range of family-friendly amenities such as schools, supermarkets and a community mall Souq Extra. Rugaylat Road (E99) runs through the neighbourhood connecting Mirbah to Dibba Al Fujairah and Khorfakkan.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal area in Fujairah
- Residential properties mainly include apartments
- Offers plenty of amenities
- Home to a community shopping mall, Souq Extra
- Rugaylat Road ensures a hassle-free commute
Mirbah is a family-friendly community offering all the basic facilities required for a peaceful living. Tenants will find green spaces, dining options and a shopping mall along with the popular Mirbah Beach. The well-connected road network is another highlight of the residential district.
PROPERTIES IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Properties in Mirbah consist of low-rise buildings offering 1 and 2-bedroom flats. The covered area of these apartments ranges from 800 sq. ft. to 915 sq. ft. Most units come with a spacious living room, a master bedroom with attached bathrooms and built-in wardrobe, well-equipped kitchen, a separate bathroom and a balcony. The availability of a maid’s room and laundry facility depends on your apartment type.
RENTAL TRENDS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Average Rental Price in AED
Average Rental Price in AED
Apartments for rent in Mirbah are quite affordable. The annual rent for 2-bedroom apartments in Mirbah is AED 23k, on average.
HOTELS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Raynor Hotel Apartments is located in the city centre featuring 30 well-equipped rooms. Guests can choose from standard single rooms, 1 and 2-bedroom apartments for their stay. Each room has a DVD player, microwave oven, tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel also offers a free car parking area and car rental service to guests. The restaurant in the hotel serves a wide range of dishes at breakfast. It will take around 25-minutes to reach Fujairah International Airport from Raynor Hotel Apartments.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Finding parking spaces in Mirbah isn’t a hassle. Residents can find reserved parking space in the apartment buildings while visitors can avail paid parking facility outside the building.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Commuting through private cars is convenient for residents as public transport is limited in Mirbah. The bus stations in Fujairah are a 25 to 30-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Residents can find several supermarkets in Mirbah for stocking daily grocery and other household items. These include Thamam Supermarket, Al Rayan Supermarket, Al Badar Supermarket and Al Shaab Supermarket.
For monthly grocery hauls, Lulu Express is another option located in the neighbourhood. The supermarket has grocery, meat, poultry, fresh and frozen food sections.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Moques in Mirbah include Al Raqbani Mosque, Saeed Obaid Alnuaimi Mosque, Masjed Osama Bin Zaed and Ansari Mosque.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church is the only church near Mirbah at a 22-minute drive away via E99. Hindu community members will have to drive to Dubai to visit temples.
SCHOOLS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
There are public and private schools in Mirbah providing quality education to children. Al Ikhlas Kindergarten is an educational institute for preschoolers in the community. Other primary and secondary schools in the area include Zaid Bin Al Khattab Primary School, Murbah Girls School for Secondary Education and Seif Bin Hamad Al Sharqi School for Basic & Secondary Education.
Two of the reputable higher educational institutes, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport Khorfakkan branch and University of Sharjah Khorfakkan campus are a 12-minute drive away.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Residents in search of medical assistance can find a number of healthcare facilities in the community. Al Sharq Medical Centre, Qidfa Health Centre and Mercy Clinic are a few of them. Other best hospitals in Fujairah that lie in proximity to Mirbah are Al Sharq Hospital and Thumbay Hospital Fujairah.
Since Mirbah is a coastal area close to the UAE-Oman border, most popular residential communities lie towards its south and north. These include Sakamkam, Al Hayl and Kalba. The popular tourist attraction of Sharjah, Khorfakkan and the oasis of Fujairah Qidfa is also located close to the community.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Souq Extra Fujairah Centre in Mirbah is a small community shopping mall spread over an area of 30,429 sq. ft. It has 14 retail outlets including Narjis Perfumes, Bubbles Electronics, Planet Pharmacy, Al Falah Optics and Fawasil Al Madina Mobile Phones. The shopping mall also has an outlet of Lulu Express Hypermarket and Rehab Beauty Salon. It is located off the Rughaylat Road providing easy access to residents of neighbouring communities.
Century Mall is one of the best shopping malls in Fujairah located a short drive of 17 minutes from the community. It features around 130 stores, dining options and entertainment facilities. The two-storey shopping mall also has a basement parking to accommodate 1,000 cars at a time.
RESTAURANTS IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
There are several local eateries, cafes and restaurants in Mirbah offering a variety of cuisines. These include Maharajah Café, Patatello Café Murbah, Star Burger, Pasta House, Al Attar Restaurant and Al Tazaj Restaurant. Foodies can dine at some of the best restaurants in Fujairah after driving for around 20 to 24-minutes. These include Al Meshwar Restaurant, Shardana Italian Restaurant and Caesars Restaurant.
BEACHES IN MIRBAH, FUJAIRAH
Murbah Beach is one of the beaches in Fujairah known for its calm ambience and turquoise water. It is a small public beach in Mirbah where residents can spend some quality time with family and friends. Qidfa Beach is also located on the same stretch with a kids play area and dining facilities nearby. Other beaches nearby include Khorfakkan Beach and Umbrella Beach.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Fujairah Museum is a notable landmark of the emirate established in 1991 by the Governor of Fujairah. It was built to preserve the archaeological and ethnographic exhibits discovered during numerous excavations in the past 15 years. The museum has three halls to showcase exhibits including an Ostrich egg dating back 2,500 years, a U-shaped tomb and spearheads. It will take a 20-minute drive for residents of Mirbah to visit the museum.
Khorfakkan Beach is a popular leisure spot for adventure seekers that is located in proximity to the residential community. It offers a wide range of water sports activities including snorkelling, parasailing and kayaking and is one of the best places for surfing in the UAE. Visitors can find fishing spots, jet skiing and a playground for children at the beach.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The coastal community also has several facilities to promote a healthy lifestyle among residents. Al Aqeer Ladies and Children Park in Mirbah has shaded seating areas, walkways and a children’s play area. Al Orooba Sports and Cultural Club is a professional football club in the community. The adjoining Al Oruba Club Stadium, Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium hosts different sporting events and has a capacity of 3,000 spectators.
Fitness enthusiasts can head to 7Kings Fitness Centre for Gents & Ladies located near Rugaylat Road. The gym offers individual and group training classes for Aerobics, Zumba, Crossfit, Kickboxing and Yoga. Other gyms near the community include Qidfa Gym and Royal Fitness Centre.
Those looking for beauty care options can find several salons in Mirbah. These include Dar Haneen Ladies Beauty Salon, Shatha Beauty Salon and Lamiaa Ladies Salon.
Expo Khorfakkan and Fujairah City Centre host several traditional and cultural events all around the year.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Mirbah, being a coastal settlement in Fujairah, is an ideal residential community boasting a wide range of amenities and facilities. However, the neighbourhood has limited options for public transportation. One must have a private conveyance to travel conveniently to key areas of the emirate.