- Renting property
- Hotels in the area
- Getting around
- Schools & clinics
- Malls & restaurants
- Things to consider
ABOUT RAS AL KHAIMAH CORNICHE
Corniche Ras al Khaimah (RAK) is a coastal area of Ras al Khaimah located on the western end of the emirate. It consists of apartment buildings with studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. The residential community is home to Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ras al Khaimah and Grove Village Mall. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salem Road runs along with the community while Khuzam Road lies to the east of the neighbourhood.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A coastal area of Ras al Khaimah
- Offers apartments in different configurations
- Contains supermarkets, malls, schools, hospitals and leisure spots
- Located between the intersection of Khuzam Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salem Road
The community doesn’t just offer beachfront living but also provides peace of mind and health benefits. Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is ideal for families looking for a home in a coastal area. It is home to all the essential amenities such as supermarkets, schools, shopping malls and healthcare facilities. It is in proximity to two major roads – Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salem Road and Khuzam Road that make the commute easy for residents.
PROPERTIES IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Corniche Ras al Khaimah is among the most suitable locations to rent and buy residential properties in the emirate. It is a family-friendly neighbourhood due to the reasonable price range of properties and a peaceful environment. It mainly consists of high to mid-rise apartment buildings offering studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. These units come with spacious bedrooms, built-in wardrobes, well-equipped kitchens, laundry rooms, en-suite bathrooms and maid’s rooms.
RENTAL TRENDS IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Apartments for rent in Corniche Ras Al Khaimah are available in studio and 1-bedroom configuration. The annual rent of a studio apartment in Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is AED 16k while 1-bedroom flats can be leased out for a year in AED 24k.
HOTELS IN RAS AL KHAIMAH CORNICHE
Popular hotels in Corniche Ras Al Khaimah are,
- DoubleTree by Hilton Ras al Khaimah Corniche Hotel & Residences
- Mangrove Hotel
- Oasis Hotel Apartment
DoubleTree by Hilton is a 5-star hotel featuring elegant apartments, restaurants serving international cuisine and other recreational facilities. The chic suites in the hotel have floor-to-ceiling windows with modern décor providing complete comfort to the guest.
Mangrove Hotel is another hotel in the neighbourhood offering 172 rooms and suites with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and mangroves. All these suites are equipped with an array of amenities making your stay peaceful. The hotel has five on-site restaurants, bars and cafes where guests can dine throughout the day or enjoy round-the-clock in-room dining service.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Finding parking spaces in Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is not a hassle. Residents and guests can find a reserved parking area in the apartment buildings. Apart from that, the streets also have parking bays.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Those relying on public transportation will find Ras al Khaimah bus station at a 6-minute drive. This bus station in Al Dhait connects the emirate to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Other options of public transportation in Corniche Ras al Khaimah are online and local taxi services.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
There are plenty of supermarkets in Ras Al Khaimah Corniche from where residents can buy daily essentials such as grocery, dairy products and household items. Grandiose Supermarket, Souq Planet, Al Masshour Grocery, Al Nebras Supermarket and Al Baqa Supermarket are a few of them. Souq Planet in Corniche RAK is one of its kind supermarkets in the area. It is a digital self-scan supermarket where customers can register themselves for Smart Shopper Card and self-scan their purchases for quick payment. The neighbourhood is also home to the RAK Fish Market.
CHURCHES, TEMPLES AND MOSQUES IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Muslim residents can find several mosques in Corniche Ras al Khaimah. These include Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ras al Khaimah, Umar bin Abdul Aziz Mosque and Masjid Albareed. Sheikh Zayed Mosque RAK is one of the notable mosques in the neighbourhood with tall minarets and an expansive area dedicated for parking.
For Christian community members, Winners Chapel International RAK and Church Nakheel are the churches near Ras Al Khaimah Corniche. Hindu community members will have to drive for 1 hour and 30-minutes to visit temples and Sikh Gurdwara in Dubai.
SCHOOLS IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Parents with school-going children will find that the neighbourhood is home to several reputable schools in Ras al Khaimah. RAK Academy, Al Jawda School, The WellSpring School and Dar Al Salam Private School are a few of the schools in Corniche Ras al Khaimah. RAK Academy is one of the largest and oldest educational institutions of the emirate offering British Curriculum and International Baccalaureate programmes.
Those looking for higher education options can head to the neighbouring communities. American University of Ras al Khaimah, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University and Ittihad University are located within a 15-minute drive from the community.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
NMC Royal Medical Centre in Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is ideal for urgent medical assistance. Healthcare options at one of the top hospitals in Ras Al Khaimah include physiotherapy, dermatology, cardiology, ENT and internal medicine. Other clinics in the area are Ayurveda Health Centre, RAK Dental Care and Implant Centre, Burjeel Clinic and Infinity Dental Clinic.
Ras Al Khaimah Corniche is well connected to different areas of the city. On the west lies Sidroh while it is connected to Khuzam and Al Dhait North from the south. Al Qurm lie to the east of the neighbourhood.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS IN RAK CORNICHE
Grove Village is the community mall in Corniche Ras Al Khaimah developed by Master Investment Group (MIG). The two-storey New Zealand-inspired boutique lifestyle mall in the area spread over an area of 5,200 sq. m. One of the best malls in RAK is home to Grandiose Supermarket, Boom Bloom, Sustain and other retail shops. Visitors can also have a wide range of dining options in the mall such as Semsom, Burger28, and Yamanote Atelier. Other features include ample parking areas, wellness facilities and a beauty lounge. Other malls nearby include RAK Mall, Al Naeem Mall and Manar Mall. All these malls are located within an 8 to 10-minute drive.
RESTAURANTS IN CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
There is no shortage of dining options in the area, one can find a range of cafes and restaurants in RAK Corniche serving different cuisines. Such as Moti Mahal Delux and Caesars Restaurant are known for authentic Indian cuisine while Thai Gate is a premier Thai restaurant in the locality. Golden Fish Restaurant and Café is famous for serving the freshest seafood dishes. Other dining options in the area include Manhattan Pizza & Burger, Joraif Mandi & Grilled Restaurant and Kcal Restaurant. Those looking for upscale dining options can head to The Cove Rotana Resort and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. In these hotels, visitors can enjoy a hearty meal in one of the best restaurants in Ras Al Khaimah.
BEACHES NEAR CORNICHE RAS AL KHAIMAH
Since it is one of the coastal areas in Ras Al Khaimah, there are plenty of beaches near Corniche RAK. These include Sidroh Beach, RAK Beach and Jazirat Al Hamra Beach. Al Hamra Beach is a public beach located on the western side of Jazirat Al Hamra ghost town. It is one of the ideal picnic spots where families can bring their food and set up a camp to stay overnight along the beach. Jazirat Al Hamra public beach RAK also offers various sports activities. One will have to drive for around 4-minutes to reach Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club where a range of boating activities are available for visitors. Al Hamra Beach is located in a 15-minute drive from RAK Corniche.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Ras Al Khaimah Public Works and Services Department revamped the Al Qawasim Corniche in 2015 and it has now become one of the popular walkways for a casual stroll or a jog. The 1,800 metres long road is equipped with tea stalls, parking areas and interlocked pathways. Other fun activities to do at RAK Corniche include visiting the RAK Fish Market, kayaking and dining at some of the top restaurants in the area.
The mangrove forests in Ras al Khaimah are also located close to the RAK Corniche and the best way to explore the forest is kayaking. One can take a closer look at the wildlife species and mangrove ecosystem while paddling on the calm serene waters. For beginners, Challenging Adventure provides guided tours for people of all ages
Tourists can also visit sightseeing historic buildings including The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah, formerly known as RAK Fort. The museum has a stunning collection of archaeological, ethnographic and ethnological objects. One can also find some of the famous discoveries of the late Islamic period.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Al Qawasim Corniche Park is a beautiful park with a children’s play area. Other parks near RAK Corniche are Saqr Park and Khuzam Park. One of the popular public parks in Ras Al Khaimah, Saqr Park has an artificial man-made waterfall and other stunning features. For children, the park has three arcades with different rides and games.
There are plenty of gyms in Corniche Ras al Khaimah featuring state-of-the-art exercise equipment and expert trainers. Fitness 360 Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Gym Ras Al Khaimah and Corniche Body Building Club are a few of them. The certified trainers of Fitness 360 help members achieve their fitness goals through group exercise, yoga and crossfit workouts.
Ladies can find several salons and spas in Corniche RAK and the neighbouring communities. These include Al Batool Beauty and Henna Salon, Sugar Beauty Lounge and Sabaya Beauty Salon. Riviera Beauty Centre is one of the best salons in Ras Al Khaimah located near the Corniche. The salon offers body, facial, makeup and hair treatments in an affordable price range.
RAK Exhibition Centre hosts several annual cultural festivals, corporate events and other celebrations. It is located at a 10-minute drive away from RAK Corniche.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
RAK Corniche is an ideal place to live for families as all the essential amenities are available inside the community. For those relying on public transportation, living here might be inconvenient as the only bus station nearby is located a 6-minute drive away.