The Guide You Need to the Best Places to Live in Al Ain

Are you new to the UAE or have you been living there for a long time? Do you wish to escape the hustle and bustle of the big cities? No problem! If you want to enjoy living in a relaxing place yet still be around all the important city centers, then Al Ain is definitely your best choice. Known as the “Garden City of Abu Dhabi,” thanks to its tree-lined avenues, green parks, and decorative roundabouts, the city offers you a variety of places and property types that suit the different needs of people. We gathered the best areas to live in Al Ain in this article to make it easy for you.

Al-Ain

1- Al Ghadeer

If you are currently working in Dubai and looking forward to living in a less expensive yet classy place, then Al Ghadeer is one of the best choices for you. This beautiful destination is located on the border between Al Ain and Dubai. It’s like a small community where you can enjoy a rejuvenating walk while surrounded by greenery. 

Location:

It’s located on the outskirts of the city on the eastern border of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Facilities and services:

  • Pharmacies
  • Mosque
  • Hotels
    • Radisson Blu Al Ain Hotel
    • Ayla Grand Hotel
  • Restaurants
    • La Brioche

Activities to do:  

  •  Shopping at Sapphire Mall in Dubai Industrial City 
  •  Going to Outlet Village

Transportation

You can use your private car, or you can take a taxi as they’re available there.

Prices

  • Apartment sale prices start from AED 300,000.
  • Apartment rent prices start from AED 27,999/year
Al-Ghadeer

2-  Al Bateen

Al Bateen is one of the best areas to live in Al Ain. Nothing beats the ocean view and green areas, where you can relax from the quick pace of life. Imagine sitting on the beach on a sunny day; it’s so stress-free! 

If you’re working in the fishing field, then Al Bateen is a perfect choice for you as the area is home to Abu Dhabi’s main fishing ports, which include Al Bateen Wharf and Marsa Al Bateen Marina. The area also includes Al Bateen Palace, where the population gets to catch a glimpse of the ruler twice a week. An interesting variety of properties are available in Al Bateen, ranging from apartments to luxurious villas.

Location:

It’s 25 minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport. The complex is bordered by Al Mushrif to the southeast and Al Khalidiyah to the northeast.

Facilities and services:

  • Supermarkets
    • Spinneys
  • Mosques 
    • Sheikh Sultan Mosque
  • Churches 
    • Abu Dhabi Apostolic Church
  • Schools and Universities
  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants and Cafes
  • Gym and Spa

Activities to do: 

  • Shopping at Khalidiyah Mall
  • Swimming in the Al Bateen beach
  • Going to Etihad Antique Gallery to enjoy watching the artworks.

Transportation

It is so easy to reach Al Bateen if you don’t have a car or don’t want to use yours. You can use public transportation means as they are available there.

Prices

  • Villa sale prices start from AED 7,000,000.
  • Apartment rent prices start from AED 25,000/year
Al-Bateen

3- Al Foah

Imagine tall, green palm trees all tangled together and a fountain right next to them, making for a beautiful and relaxing view! That is how Al Foah area looks like. It’s a popular choice with those working at Foah Company.

 Location:

  • Al Foah is about 7 km away from Al Hili.
  • Al Ain Road is lining it from the west.

Facilities and services:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Police School
  • Malls

Transportation

All forms of public transportation are available through Emirates Transport

Prices

Villa rent prices start at AED 80,000

Al-Foah-Mall

4- Al Maqam

Do you work or study at the United Arab Emirates University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, or Fatima College of Health Sciences? Don’t worry about wasting the whole day on the road from Abu Dhabi to your college, as Al Maqam region is nearby. You’ll save your time and money.

Location:

It’s 30 mins away from Al Ain.

Facilities and services:

  • Hospitals
  • Mosque
  • Schools
  • Hotels
    • City Seasons Hotel Al Ain
  • Clubs
    • Al Ain Equestrian Shooting & Golf club.
  • Restaurants

Transportation:

Local transportation easily reach here.

Prices:

  • Apartment sale prices start from AED 100,000
  • Apartment rent prices start from AED 55,000/year.
Al-Maqam

5- Al Jimi

Do you work at the Civic Center and it’s away from the city? Are you searching for a nearby area to live in with your family? Then, Al Jimi is the perfect choice for you. Green areas and fresh air are the best atmosphere for your children away from the city’s busy streets. And you don’t have to worry about reaching surrounding facilities. Everything is easily accessible, such as schools, universities, malls, and clubs.

There’s more! If you love watching matches, head over to Haza Bin Zayed Stadium which is only 5 minutes away from Al Jimi.

Location:

Al Jimi is 3.3 km away from Al Qattarah, Abu Dhabi.

Facilities and services:

  • Civic Center
  • Hospitals
  • Mosque
  • Schools and Universities
  • Hotels
  • Malls
    • Jimi Mall

Transportation:

You can use the bus or the Metro.

Prices:

Villa rent prices start from AED 70,000/year.

Al-Jimi-Mall

6- Manaseer

Tired of the city’s traffic and looking for a sense of peace? Manaseer is where you’ll find it and take a break from the city’s noise. Not only you’ll enjoy the serenity, but also the mountains and lights at night that make for a magical view.

Location:

It’s 15 km away from Al Ain.

Facilities and services:

  • Healthcare
  • Schools
    • Emirates National School
  • Supermarkets
  • Hotels
    • Ayla Hotel, Al Ain
  • Churches
  • Al Ain Zoo

Transportation:

The nearest bus stop on Hazza Bin Zayed St. is a few minutes away from Al Manasser.

Prices:

 Apartment rent prices start from AED 36,000/year.

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7- Jahili

Do you love ancient and historic places? Do you wish to go back in time and enjoy the vibes back then and let go of the modernized life? If so, then Jahili is your place; the area is home to Jahili Fort. Inside Jahili Fort there’s the Jahili Park, where you can enjoy the view and the historic vibes that fill the place. Not just that, you’ll save your time as Jahili has all the essential facilities like schools and healthcare centers.

Location:

  • Zayed Bin Sultan St. is lining its north side.
  • Jahili is 2.8 km away from Al Mutaw’ah.

Facilities and services:

  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants
  • Healthcare Center
  • Schools
  • Jahili Public Park
  • Jahili Fort

Transportation:

There are bus stops available for your convenience.

Prices:

  • Villa rent prices start from AED 75,000/year.
Jahili

8- Al Sarooj

Searching for a luxurious and fancy place but not in the city? Al Sarooj is one of the most comfortable areas you’ll find. It feels like one of the summer nights, in which lights spread across the whole area. You can go for a vacation there as Hilton and Danat, two of the fanciest hotels there is, are located in Al Sarooj.

If night outings are your favorite, you can find restaurants to have a good time. Whether you’re a vegetarian or vegan, it’s not hard to find a place that serves vegetarian or vegan food such as Paco’s. Furthermore, your children will never get bored as they can enjoy swimming in the pool anytime they want.

Location:

  • Al Sarooj is located on the eastern end of the town.
  • It’s a few minutes from the central district.

Facilities and services:

  • Mosque
  • Schools
  • Al Sarooj City Centre
  • Restaurants and Cafes
  • Future International Academy
  • Radisson Blu Hotel

Transportation:

  •     Arabian Taxi
  •     Danat Al Madina
  •     Al Ghazal transport

Prices:

  • Apartment rent prices start from AED 30,000/year.
  • Villa rent prices start from AED 90,000/year.
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9- Bida Bin Ammar

Looking for a cozy, affordable, and comfortable place where all your needs are available? Bida Bin Ammar is your destination. No more wasted time and effort in reaching your needs because all you want is right next to you.

Location:

  • Bida Bin Ammar is about 6 km away from Asharij.
  • Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed St. lines its south side.

Facilities and services:

  • Hospitals
  • Mosque
  • Schools
  • Clubs
    • Leaders Kids Club
  • Restaurants

Transportation:

  • Bus
  • Metro

Prices:

  • Apartment rent prices start from AED 45,000/year.
  • Villa rent prices start from AED 60,000/year.
Al-Ain-Oasis

We hope this article made it easy for you to choose the area that suits you in Al Ain.

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