ABOUT SAADIYAT BEACH
Saadiyat Beach is a sub-community in one of the most prestigious areas in Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island. It is located towards the northwest of the island. Being close to the Arabian Gulf, the area offers scenic waterfront views.
Villas in the community are the most searched off-plan developments in Abu Dhabi while apartments are also available to interested parties. These luxurious developments are close to all the amenities including entertainment options such as Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Part of a prestigious development in Abu Dhabi
- Comprises a mix of upscale apartments and villas
- Features all the required amenities
- An 11-minute drive from Manarat Al Saadiyat
- Home to the famous Louvre Abu Dhabi
If you enjoy beachfront living and have an eye for art and gorgeous architecture overlooking the mesmerising blue water, then Saadiyat Beach will be your ultimate residence. Some popular points of interest are:
- Beaches, parks and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
- Malls, hotels and restaurants
The area has a mix of apartments and villas for expats who want to rent or buy a property. These properties are well-designed and close to most basic amenities. Also, people can enjoy tons of events and exhibitions as plenty of attractions are available within the community.
PROPERTIES IN SAADIYAT BEACH
Properties in Saadiyat Beach comprises have villas in 8 different configurations. These villas with variable sizes between 4,000 sq. ft. to 12,000 sq. ft can have 3, 4, 5 and 6-bedrooms.
Villas for rent in Saadiyat Beach generate a lot of attention.
- The rental rate for a 3-bedroom villa lies between AED 27k to AED 350k.
- One can rent a 4-bedroom villa for as low as AED 29k to AED 380k.
- Villas with 5-bedrooms are widely available with the minimum rent of AED 370k to AED 900k.
- The rental rate of a 6-bedroom villa varies between AED 550k to AED 700k.
Investors can also buy villas in Saadiyat Beach
- 3-bedroom villas lie in the price range from AED 5M to 8M.
- People can also buy a spacious 4-bedroom villa for as low as AED 5.2M to as high as AED 10M.
- You can buy a 5-bedroom villa in Saadiyat Beach for AED 8M to AED 23M.
- A villa with 6-bedroom has a minimum cost of AED 12M which can go up to AED 20M.
1 to 3-bedroom apartments are found in low-rise buildings on Saadiyat Beach. People can rent apartments in Saadiyat Beach.
- Singles can rent a studio unit for as low as AED 98k to AED 100k.
- The rental rate of a 1-bedroom unit lies between AED 88k to AED 150k.
- One can rent a 2-bedroom apartment for as low as AED 130k to AED 163k.
- Apartments with 3-bedrooms have the rental rate of AED 145k to AED 285k.
Those who plan to buy apartments can invest in Saadiyat Beach.
- The cost of a 1-bedroom unit is about AED 1.8M to AED 2.7M.
- One can purchase a 2-bedroom apartment for as low as AED 2.2M to AED 2.9M.
- The minimum cost of a 3-bedroom unit is about AED 2.5M to AED 4.5M.
Apart from apartments and villas, residents can also rent townhouses in Saadiyat Beach.
- They can rent a 3-bedroom townhouse for as low as AED 270k to AED 298k.
One can also buy a townhouse in Saadiyat Beach.
- The cost of a 4-bedroom townhouse between AED 5M to AED 6M.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN SAADIYAT BEACH
Owning a car is undoubtedly the easiest option, but people who prefer to use public transportation on Saadiyat Beach can opt for public buses. These buses have routes that connect residents to the main city. People can also travel via taxis.
All the villas have personal parking spaces on Saadiyat Beach. Apartment owners also have underground parking facility available. Visitors can park their cars in the public parking spaces.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
Grocery shopping is no issue for the residents as they can find plenty of popular and self-sufficient supermarkets near Saadiyat Beach. Some of the closest stores such as Almaya Supermarket and Spinneys are a 6-minute drive. There are two branches of Waitrose at about a 12-minute drive. People can also reach to Carrefour Market located at Paragon Bay at a 20-minute drive.
MOSQUES IN SAADIYAT BEACH
There are plenty of mosques in Saadiyat Beach. Some of the most popular options are HIDD Al Saadiyat Mosque and Zubair bin Awam Mosque, which are a 15-minute drive away.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
There are a few churches near Saadiyat Beach, but residents can access ones in Al Mushrif. Getting there will require residents to travel for around 25 minutes. Churches in Al Mushrif consists of St. Joseph’s Cathedral, St. Andrew’s Church and St. Theresa’s Church.
Some of the closest temples near Saadiyat Beach are Jagannath Temple and New BAPS Hindu Mandir, which are a 30-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
Some of the best schools and nurseries near Saadiyat Beach include:
- Redwood Montessori Nursery
- Bright Beginnings Nursery
- Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
- Repton Abu Dhabi
Rest of the schools near Saadiyat Beach are located at about a 20-minute drive. Redwood Montessori Nursery is one of the popular nurseries at about a 12-minute drive. Bright Beginnings Nursery is one of the best pre-schooling experience for children. They follow British curriculum play-based childcare centres.
Amongst the best schools of Abu Dhabi, Cranleigh Abu Dhabi is a well-reputed school in the area located at only an 8-minute drive.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
The nearest hospitals and clinic near Saadiyat Beach are:
- Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
- Oasis Medical Centre
- Burjeel Hospital
Reachable in about 20 minutes, Burjeel Hospital near Saadiyat Beach is the most popular medical facility.
The neighbouring communities of Saadiyat Beach include:
- HIDD Al Saadiyat
- Soho Square
- Park View
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
Like other areas in Abu Dhabi, there are a few malls near Saadiyat Beach. Residents can head to the following malls:
- Abu Dhabi Mall
- The Galleria
- Shams Boutik
These malls are located at about a 15 to 20-minute drive. Abu Dhabi Mall is a popular waterfront shopping and entertainment complex. It has up to 200 shops, cinema, children play area and dining options for families. The Galleria is another upscale shopping mall with numerous brands and fine-dining restaurants.
Other local shopping malls and retail stores such as the Collection Saadiyat and Mamsha Al Saadiyat are a 10-minute drive away.
RESTAURANTS NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
Some restaurants near Saadiyat Beach are:
- Sontaya South East Asian Restaurant
- Beach House
- Olea Mediterranean Restaurant
- Caramel Restaurant & Lounge
All the eateries mentioned above are located at only about 5 minutes’ drive from your residence. Sontaya South East Asia Restaurant has a cosy ambience with glass walls and floating pavilions. It offers a wide range of Thai/ Chinese dishes. Beach house located at Park Hyatt offers Mediterranean dishes along the side of Saadiyat Beach. Caramel Restaurant situated on the Street Regis allows fine dining for groups and cosy gatherings.
Other high-end restaurants such as Zuma Abu Dhabi, Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge and La Petite Maison are located at about a 19-minute drive.
BEACHES NEAR SAADIYAT BEACH
As the name suggests, there is no place in the area that is not connected to the beach. Residents and visitors can enjoy serene beaches near Saadiyat Beach without having to travel anywhere far. Apart from the luxurious beach spots, the Saadiyat Island Public Beach is one of the most favoured leisure spot for the residents. The sprawling white-sand beach has plenty of water sports options, changing rooms and rental chairs available.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
One prominent leisure activity in the area definitely is a visit to the beach. Other popular attractions in the area are:
- Saadiyat Beach Golf Club
- The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
- Zayed National Museum
Golf lovers can visit Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. The picturesque golfing venue has state-of-the-art facilities designed by Gary Player. Those of you with good taste in the art will love living here. The area is packed with museums and architectural heritage such as Zayed National Museum and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Also, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is one of the iconic buildings in the area designed by Frank Gehry.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
To stay fit, people can find the following gyms in the area.
- Primal Gym
- Let’s Go Gym
- Vibe Fitness EMS
For fitness enthusiasts, Saadiyat Beach has its own state-of-the-art health and wellness facilities. Residents can find cycling and jogging paths around the area too.
Some popular salons in the area are:
- Studio XY
- Cool Time Lady Saloon
- NStyle Beauty Lounge
Located at about an 18-minute drive, these salons cater to all the beauty needs of ladies.
The vibrant waterfront community is always lit up with a series of events throughout the year. Art lovers can attend quality exhibitions at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Manarat Al Saadiyat is also located within the community where most of the events take place. You can enjoy a number of exhibitions or celebrate Abu Dhabi’s booming creativity and diversity at the events being hosted.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Residents of the community can join a group called ‘Saadiyat Beach Residences’ on Facebook to stay connected with each other and get the latest on the events happening in the area.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
It’s indeed true that the luxurious residence of Saadiyat Beach attracts almost everyone. But few things must be kept in mind before moving here. Being one of the extravagant areas in the neighbourhood, the properties available here have higher rental rates. Also, those who work in the city will find that the area is far from Abu Dhabi mainland.
- Louvre Abu Dhabi is an 11-minute drive away
- Abu Dhabi International Airport is a 40-minute drive away