ABOUT UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
Umm Al Quwain Marina is a small community located on the outskirts of Umm Al Quwain (UAQ). The emirate holds areas of significant archaeological interest. Two ancient cities, Tell Abraq and Ed-Dur, were discovered in Umm Al Quwain making the sites the largest archaeological discovery in the city.
UAQ Marina showcases different styles of architecture including traditional and Spanish Colonial-inspired villas. It is located close to the Al Ittihad Street (E11) highway that connects all of the emirates of the UAE.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A less crowded part of UAQ
- A freehold area leading it to be a popular location that expats invest in
- Close to the Al Ittihad Street (E11) highway
- Near Al Salamah and Al Ramlah - C
- Affordable rental prices for villas
Umm Al Quwain Marina enjoys its own private environment as it is a gated neighbourhood. Residents and children are free to stroll and play on the streets or they can visit the local community parks.
PROPERTIES IN UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
Umm Al Quwain Marina is a master-planned community consisting of detached villas, semi-detached villas and townhouses. The area is divided into six main streets and Mistral Avenue.
Mistral Villas in Umm Al Quwain Marina are residential villas located on Mistral Avenue developed by Emaar Properties. Mistral at Umm Al Quwain Marina offers 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom villas for sale and rent. Properties in Umm Al Quwain Marina are freehold units and are equally preferred by expats and locals.
You can rent and purchase villas in Umm Al Quwain Marina. The 4-bedroom villas for rent are priced between AED 75k to AED 90k, per annum. The average price for a 3-bedroom house for sale in Umm Al Quwain Marina is AED 1.1M. The selling price for a 4-bedroom villa in Umm Al Quwain Marina ranges between AED 1.4M to 1.75M.
The prices of the townhouses and villas vary according to the development it falls into and of course, the quality of the unit and the coverage area.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
When it comes to public transportation in Umm Al Quwain Marina, there isn’t any metro station in the area. The nearest bus stop, Umm Al Quwain Bus Stop, is a 12-minute drive away from the area.
As for parking spaces in Umm Al Quwain Marina, every home and villa has separate parking space available for residents. Visitors can park outside of the villas.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Supermarkets Near UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
There are many supermarkets near Umm Al Quwain Marina. Residents prefer to visit the ones in Al Ramlah such as Salsabeel Supermarket, New Ramla Supermarket and Al Amiri Supermarket. All of these options can be reached in 12 minutes or less. Enma Al Madina Supermarket and Al Rabie Supermarket are also located a little further away in Al Salamah. A branch of Lulu Xpress Freshmarket is also located in the City Mall in Al Salamah.
Churches, Temples and Mosques Near UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
The nearest mosque is Abdullah Rashed Hilal Mosque near Al Ramlah C. This mosque near Umm Al Quwain Marina is a 10-minute drive away. Muslim residents can also visit Aisha Alkubaisi Mosque, Saqer Al Qassimy Mosque and a few other mosques in the Al Ramlah area.
Our Lady of Arabia Catholic Church near Umm Al Quwain Marina is a 14-minute drive away from the area. Otherwise, residents will have to travel to the industrial areas of Ras Al Khaimah, close to the border shared with UAQ, roughly 30 minutes away. Hindu and Sikh places of worship will be found in the Al Fahidi area in Dubai, reachable in over an hour by car.
Schools IN UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
Younger children can attend Apple Tree Nursery, Oxford Nursery and Butterflies Nursery. All of the options are located in the Al Salamah district and can be reached in 10 minutes or less.
The International School of Choueifat is the only school in Umm Al Quwain Marina. It follows the SABIS (UK/US) curriculum. There are multiple schooling options in nearby areas. Sharjah American International School and The Elite American Private School are located in Al Salamah. Both are a 9-minute drive away from Umm Al Quwain Marina.
University options are found further away in the main part of UAQ. Emirates Canadian University College and British Applied College are 25 minutes away.
Clinics and Hospitals Near UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
To avail medical assistance, residents can reach out to clinics or hospitals near Umm Al Quwain Marina. Most residents prefer to travel to Al Salamah as the area hosts a state-of-the-art hospital - Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital opposite the Ministry of Social Affairs. The medical facility is a 9-minute drive away from UAQ Marina.
Al Hayat Medical Center, Dr Sunny Medical Centre and KRIPA Medical Centre are the closest medical centres. They can all be reached in 12 to 18 minutes.
Al Salamah and Al Ramlah are the closest areas to Umm Al Quwain Marina. It takes 20 minutes to reach the northern areas of Umm Al Quwain such as Al Raas and Al Humrah.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
Malls Near UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
Most malls near Umm Al Quwain can be spotted in Al Salamah. City Mall is an 8-minute drive away from the area. It is a large mall and is mainly known for the Lulu Xpress Freshmarket is houses.
Restaurants Near UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
Café Barbera is the only coffee shop in the area, but for all the people who love to dine out regularly, there are many restaurants near Umm Al Quwain Marina. Winners Cafeteria and Restaurant, X Pizza, Ybala Shabi Restaurant are popular restaurants located 10 minutes away.
BEACHES NEAR UMM AL QUWAIN MARINA
There are two popular beaches near Umm Al Quwain Marina. Khor Al Beidah is a tidal wetland which is home to several specials of crabs, molluscs and wintering shorebirds. The second is the Mangrove Beach which allows visitors to experience serene waters. You can enjoy paddling/kayaking adventures in the shallow waters of the mangroves.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The residents of UAQ Marina can enjoy visiting the UAQ National Museum. The museum uncovers the history of the city. You can enjoy the old buildings, jewellery, cannons, and much more in it. UAQ National Museum is a 22-minute drive from Umm Al Quwain Marina.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
For outdoor activities, Umm Al Quwain residents can visit the two parks in the community itself. There is even a communal swimming pool for residents to use.
Fitness and beauty options are located in the neighbouring area of Al Salamah. VIP Training Fitness is an 8-minute drive from the area while Salamah Saloon lies in the same area.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Moving to Umm Al Quwain Marina is recommended to those who are looking for affordable rental options in a developing area. The community is far away from the main part of UAQ and residents will have to drive to Al Ramlah and Al Salamah to access mosques, supermarkets, etc.
- Close to Al Ittihad Street (E11) highway
- The communities of Al Salamah and Al Ramlah are easily accessible
- The International School of Choueifat is located in the community
- City Mall is 10 minutes away
- Communities such as Al Raas and Al Humrah are 20 minutes away