ABOUT WATER'S EDGE
In the heart of Yas Island lies Water’s Edge, a sub-community developed by Aldar Properties. Water’s Edge is a waterfront community situated between the Yas Marina and the promenade. The sub-community’s own 800m long promenade will have a wide range of shops, cafés and restaurants.
Water’s Edge is a condominium complex that will feature private courtyards with large swimming pools as well as the views of the canal and beyond. It is located close to Yas Park, opposite Yas Marina Circuit- east entrance. The neighbourhood is near Al Maha Street and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway.
IN A NUTSHELL
- A promenade lined with shops and restaurants
- Located near Abu Dhabi – Al Falah road and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway
- Some properties offer beautiful views of the canal
- The community features communal pools and landscaped gardens
Water’s Edge is a gated community that will offer 24-hour security and maintenance. Popular points of interest near Water’s Edge are
- Yas park
- Yas Kicks
- The communal swimming pools
For outdoor activities, there will be courtyards with open spaces for jogging and cycling.
PROPERTIES IN WATER'S EDGE
Properties in Water’s Edge include studios, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments with covered areas ranging from 409 sq. ft. to 1,603 sq. ft. You can also view floor plans of Water's Edge on Bayut.com.
Water’s Edge offers a modern interior with open/close kitchen and attached bathrooms with spacious balconies. You can also buy apartments in Water’s Edge.
- One can expect to pay anywhere between AED 540k to AED 580k for a studio apartment in Water’s Edge.
- The average price for a 1-bedroom home for sale in Water’s Edge is AED 850k.
- The starting prices to buy a 2-bedroom house in Water’s Edge is AED 1.1M.
- The sales price for a 3-bedroom apartment in Water’s Edge varies from AED 1.6M to 1.8M AED.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN WATER'S EDGE
Most modes of transportation in Water’s Edge involve Al Falah road and Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway. As for residents who travel via public transport, there’s an option to board the bus from Abu Dhabi Shahama Village bus stop, which is a 15-minute drive away.
Each apartment will have underground parking for multiple cars. Visitors will have separate parking spaces in Water’s Edge.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR WATER'S EDGE
There are many supermarkets near Water’s Edge. You can visit the Carrefour supermarket, which is only 7 minutes away. Waitrose Supermarket in Al Zeina is an 8-minute drive away from the sub-community. One can also visit the Easy Way Supermarket LLC, located at a distance of 9 minutes from Water’s Edge.
MOSQUES NEAR WATER'S EDGE
There are three mosques near Water’s Edge. The first is a small mosque in Yas Mall. The second is the Ansam Residence Mosque, located at an 11-minute drive away from the sub-community. You can also visit West Yas Mosque which a larger mosque compared to others and is preferred for Jumma prayer. It is an 11-minute drive away from the neighbourhood.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP IN WATER'S EDGE
The city of Abu Dhabi welcomes residents and visitors with diverse ethnicities and religious beliefs. So one can expect to find many different places of worship in the city.
Christian residents would have to travel to Mussafah community to visit the churches. Some churches near Water’s Edge include All Saints Anglican Church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Sikh residents can also find New Gurudwara in the Mussafah community, which is a 24-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS NEAR WATER'S EDGE
There are a few educational options near the community.
Nursery options include
- Yellow Submarine Nursery in Al Zeina
- Yousef Nursery in Al Reef
- First Hope Kindergarten
Schools near Water’s Edge consist of
- West Yas Academy in West Yas
- Sabis International school Yas Island
- Yas School
West Yas Academy offers education from KG1 to Grade 6 and will open a middle school and a high school soon. Yas Academy offers the American/Massachusetts Common core curriculum and focuses on providing quality education. Core subjects include Islamic Studies, UAE Social Studies, Physical Education, Health, Music, Art and Technology.
Sabis International School visions to provide students with a high-quality education through the SABIS system. The school focuses on empowering students through their curriculum and extracurricular activities. Sabis School offers a competitive environment so students can compete on a global level.
There are two universities near Water’s Edge. The Khalifa University in Masdar community is a 12-minute drive away and City Centre for Science and Computer in Al Bahia is almost 14 minutes away by car.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR WATER'S EDGE
Hospitals near Water's Edge include:
- Burj Medical Centre in Al Zeina
- Al Noor Hospital Medical Centre
- Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital
Clinics near Water’s Edge consist of Etihad Airways Medical Centre in Masdar City, an 11-minute drive away from the community. Health plus Family Clinic in Al Bandar is also an 11-minute away. You can also find SNO Dental clinics in Yas Island and Kaya Skin Clinics in Al Raha beach.
Water’s Edge is close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Water’s Edge are
- Al Zeina
- Al Seef
- Al Dana
Further North of Water’s Edge lies Al Raha Beach, New Al Bahia and Old Al Bahia communities.
Entertainment destinations near Water’s Edge include
- Fun Works
- Du Arena
- Tasleeh Shooting
Water’s Edge is close to many Leisure Attractions such as Fun Works, a children's amusement centre and du Arena, a modern live music venue that hosts rock and pop performance. You can also visit Tasleeh Shooting, an indoor airsoft facility which offers different types of gaming scenarios such as target shooting and robotic target shooting.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR WATER'S EDGE
There are three malls near Water’s Edge namely:
- Yas Mall
- Al Raha Mall
- My City Centre in Masdar City
Yas Mall is one of the biggest malls in Yas Island. The 3-level shopping destination is packed with shops and entertainment options. The mall houses all major brands as well as popular cafes and restaurants. Yas Mall also features Adventure HQ, Kidzania and Fun Works. The mall also provides 4DX technology VOX Cinemas.
Al Raha Mall is a pioneer shopping mall, which caters to community development. One can spot fashion outlets, jewellery shops, fine dining restaurants, cinemas, salons and supermarkets. The mall offers a huge food court filled with many international eateries such as Burger Hut, Subway, Papa Murphy’s Pizza and more.
My City Centre Masdar is a contemporary shopping mall home to Carrefour Supermarket, fashion stores, money exchange and multiple boutiques. The mall is known for its community events which are organised on a regular basis.
RESTAURANTS NEAR WATER'S EDGE
Residents can choose from these food options in The Retail Centre
- Black Tap
- Studio Masr
- Texas Roadhouse
Residents of Water’s Edge can visit Black Tap a casual hamburger restaurant located on the ground floor of Yas Mall. The place is popular for the All American Burger. You can also visit DishDash a cosy outdoor seating café which offers breakfast, pizza, salad, shisha and much more.
BEACHES NEAR WATER'S EDGE
There are many beaches near Water’s Edge. Popular beaches nearby include Yas Beach and Sahil Beach.
Yas Beach is a private beach located close to the sub-community and is known for its clear waters and a picturesque view of the ocean. Then there is Sahil Beach, which is a public beach that features a small garden with benches where families can have picnics or a barbeque.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- Yas Marina Circuit
- SeaWorld Abu Dhabi
- Yas Mall Dancing Fountain
Water’s Edge sub-community is located close to Yas Marina Circuit a popular leisure attraction which is the venue for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It is designed by Hermann Tilke and is the second Formula One track in the Middle East. You can also learn and experience how to drive like a pro on the circuit.
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi (an upcoming attraction) will be the first of its kind marine life themed park. It will offer marine life research, rescue, rehabilitation and return centre with state-of-the-art facilities. It also features up-close animal experiences, mega attractions and a world-class aquarium. The facility is scheduled to open in 2022 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Yas Mall Dancing Fountain in Yas Mall is one of the favourite leisure attractions for families on a shopping spree. It is an amazing water show with water movements coordinating perfectly with Arabic and western music and lights.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the
- Yas Park
- Yas Kicks
- Communal gym
Water’s Edge is located close to Yas Park where residents can engage in multiple outdoor activities such as walking, jogging or cycling. It is also situated near Yas Kicks, a sports facility for kids that offers perfect pitches for football. The sub-community will also feature a fully equipped gymnasium only dedicated to the residents of Water’s Edge.
Other gyms in the area include the Saracens Barbie Gym in Yas Park and CrossFit Abu Dhabi – Arena Fitness in the Al Raha community.
Salons and spas nearby include
- Tips and Toes in Yas Mall
- Figaro Salon
- N Style Beauty Lounge Belle
Salons near Water’s Edge include the Tips and Toes in Yas Mall, which specialises in massages and nail treatment. You can visit Figaro Salon, a hair salon that features hair styling and hair colour. N Style Beauty Lounge offers manicures, pedicures and haircuts.
Water’s Edge is an upcoming community in Yas Island, a neighbourhood known for its celebrations. The area celebrates many events such as Chinese New Year, Halloween, Earth Hour and more.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
You can keep in touch with the social community group by liking the parent community’s Facebook page, Yas Island.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Water’s Edge is a developing sub-community in Yas Island – the most buzzing community in the city. If you are thinking of moving to Water’s Edge, remember that the area offers social events throughout the year. So the neighbourhood is always busy in celebrating a holiday or an event.