ABOUT ZONE 21
Zone 21 is situated in the quiet and peaceful community called Mohammed bin Zayed City. MBZ City is divided into many zones and residents enjoy easy access to amenities such as parks, schools, supermarkets and entertainment options.
Mohammed Bin Zayed City is a freehold community, located next to Mussafah and Al Mafraq communities. Zone 21 is one of the least populated areas of MBZ City. You can find a play area for kids and a local mosque in Zone 21.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Offers spacious villas and mansions
- Close to leading educational institutes
- In proximity to several parks and malls
Zone 21 is a small sub-community in Mohammed Bin Zayed City. Following are a few points of interest in Zone 21.
- A peaceful residential area
- Play area for kids
- The local mosque
There are many open spaces in the sub-community, where residents can go for a walk or a jog.
PROPERTIES IN ZONE 21
Properties in Zone 21 comprise 4 to 9-bedroom townhouses with covered areas ranging from 3,213 sq. ft. to 7,500 sq. ft.
Zone 21 also has a few massive villas. These houses have a separate maid’s room, storage area and a modern interior.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN ZONE 21
The most popular modes of transportation in Zone 21 usually involve the Abu Dhabi – Al Ain Road which is situated close to the community. Naseem Al Barr road also runs through the sub-community.
Residents prefer to travel via their personal transport as every villa has multiple parking spaces in Zone 21. There are numerous street parking spaces for visitors as well.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS NEAR ZONE 21
There are many supermarkets near Zone 21. The nearest one would be the Little Star Supermarket in Zone 16 that is a 5-minute drive away. There is a small grocery store in Zone 12 called Al Khanza Star Grocery. It is a 6-minute drive away. You can also find Lemar Supermarket in Zone 14, almost a 6-minute drive away from Zone 21.
MOSQUES NEAR ZONE 21
Mosques near Zone 21 include Masjid Muhammad Khamees Al Baadi in Zone 22 and Caravan Mosque in Zone 20. Both are a 6-minute drive away. Mosque of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak is near the vicinity. It is a large mosque usually preferred for Friday prayers. Other mosques near Zone 21 are ME-10 Mosque and Sheikh Mohammad Bin Khalifa Mosque.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR ZONE 21
MBZ City is a multicultural community and you can expect to find many other places of worship near Zone 21.
Residents can find churches in Mussafah community. The closest church is St, Paul Church approximately 12 minutes away. Other churches near Zone 21 include the Abu Dhabi Assembly of God Church and Flipino Christian Church situated at a distance of 12 minutes.
Sikh residents can also find New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi in Mussafah Community. It is only a 15-minute drive away.
SCHOOLS NEAR ZONE 21
There are quite a few educational options near the community.
Nurseries near Zone 21 include
- Al Qanadil Al Modeea Nursery in Zone 24
- Little step Nursery in Zone 20
- Rainbow Nursery in Zone 20
Schools near Zone 21 include
- Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education
- Applied Technology High School
- Abdullah Bin Otaiba School
Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Special Education offers special development programs to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Applied Technology High School features career-based technical education to students. It provides secondary and tertiary level education programs. The school also offers state-of-the-art facilities and excellent support services.
Zone 21 is located near many higher education institutions. residents can find Abu Dhabi Vocational Educational and Training Institute and Al Rabeeh School in Zone 23. Those looking for higher education options can choose from Abu Dhabi Polytechnic and Al Ain University of Science and Technology.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR ZONE 21
Hospitals near Zone 21 are:
- Bareen International Hospital
- Al Bustan Specialty Hospital
- Burjeel Medical City
Clinics near Zone 21 consist of Madinat Mohammed bin Zayed Healthcare Centre in Z15. Other Clinics near Zone 21 are located in Mussafah Community, and they include New Al Mazroui Polynic, Al Dhabi Medical Centre and Mediclinic Al Mussafah.
The Madinat Mohammed bin Zayed Healthcare Centre offers holistic patient care services including consultation, vaccination, disease management, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, general and family medicine and dentistry. It is operational from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm on weekdays, Sunday to Thursday.
Zone 21 is located on the southern end of MBZ City it is close to many residential communities and entertainment destinations.
Residential communities near Zone 21 are
Entertainment destinations near Zone 21 include
- Kidz Factory
- Fun City
To the west of Zone 21, lies Sharda an escape room amusement centre which is a popular leisure attraction. You can also find Kidz Factory in Mussafah, which is a children's amusement park. Another entertainment destination is Fun City, a children's play area filled with video games, soft play area and skilled games.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR ZONE 21
There are three malls near Zone 21.
- The Village Mall
- Mazyad Mall, Abu Dhabi
- Dalma Mall
Here you will find The Village Mall which a 15-minute drive from the Zone 21. The mall features numerous local and international shops, money exchange and a few dining options. The best part about this mall is that it is not crowded.
Mazyad Mall, Abu Dhabi is a good option for residents as the mall provides lifestyle, electronics and book stores. The mall has LuLu Express and a decent-sized food court.
Dalma Mall is one of the biggest malls near the community. It provides many shopping and dining options in addition to a huge food court.
RESTAURANTS NEAR ZONE 21
There are many restaurants near Zone 21 including:
- Abu Fayiz Restaurant
- Star Diamond Restaurant
- Nice Restaurant
- Red Chilli Restaurant
Casual dining restaurants near Zone 21 consist of Karam Lebanon restaurant that offers authentic Lebanese food. You can also visit Chennai Sky Garden Restaurant, Indian cuisine restaurant which serves south Indian food. Gujrat restaurant and Sweets is also available near the vicinity, which offers Indian and Pakistani sweets and teas.
BEACHES NEAR ZONE 21
Popular beaches near Zone 21 include Abu Dhabi Beach, Al Bateen Beach and Al Qurm Beach. Abu Dhabi Beach is a well-maintained beach for families with dedicated spaces for swimming. Al Bateen Beach offers visitors great swimming, fishing and jet-ski options. You can also visit Al Qurm Beach known for its picturesque views and lovely barbeques with family.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
The closest landmarks are
- The Great Ghaf Tree on the Hill
- Maqta Old Watch Tower
- Al Qana – under construction
The Great Ghaf Tree on the hill is a significant landmark, as it represents tolerance. Maqta Old Watch Tower is a 200-year-old landmark which was previously used as a watchtower but now is a popular tourist attraction that represents the history of Abu Dhabi.
Al Qana is an upcoming leisure attraction for the residents of Abu Dhabi as it will have a 5,000 sq. m. aquarium and the city’s largest cinema.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Residents can keep fit at the
- Football Ground in ME 10
- MBZ park in Zone 16
- World Gym
Residents of Zone 21 can get involved in outdoor activities by visiting the Football ground in ME 10. You can also enjoy a relaxing run in MBZ Park in Zone 16. It is only a 4-minute walk from Zone 21. Residents can stay fit at World Gym, a fully equipped gymnasium which offers trained professional and high-tech cardio machines.
Other gyms in the area include the Abu Dhabi Gym, Fitness 4 Ever and Galaxy gym all situated in Mussafah.
Salons and spas nearby include
- The H Lounge Ladies Centre
- My Look Ladies Salon
- Salama Style Ladies
Salons and spas near Zone 21 include the H Lounge Ladies Centre that provides nail care and massage services. My look Ladies Salon offers all beauty services such as skincare, facials and massages. Salama Style ladies provides haircuts, manicures and pedicures to its customers.
Residents of Zone 21 and Zayed City are known for their celebration of community events especially Christmas, Holi and Eid.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Zone 21 is part of a developing Mohammad Bin Zayed City, which in the coming years will become the centre of Abu Dhabi. If you are thinking of moving to Zone 21 one thing to consider is that the modes of transportation are limited. You would have to travel in your personal cars. Since the area has many free parking areas so it would be easy to park more than one car near your neighbourhood.
- Located close to the Dalma Mall
- Al Mafraq Community is just 8 minutes away by car
- Sheikh Zayed University is a short 18-minute drive away