4.0 /5

Al Bateen

(based on 3 building reviews)

Playground of the rich

Green
Open spaces
Beach
Family-friendly
Tree-lined boulevards, well-appointed lawns, water fountains, large palaces and luxurious villas, that’s Al Bateen in a nutshell. Located on the west of Abu Dhabi island, this is a playground of the affluent and home to some of the most prestigious addresses in the city, both luxurious villas, townhouses and apartments. This opulent green neighbourhood also houses a pristine beach, play areas, schools, medical clinics and supermarkets. There are diplomatic offices and government centres adding to the wow factor of Al Bateen. For recreation, families can head to Al Bateen Park, Al Bateen Mall or the cinema and bowling centre at Khalidiyah Mall, which is just 10 minutes away. There are premier academic institutes in the community as well, such as the Emirates College of Technology for higher studies, American Community School of Abu Dhabi, Al Bateen Primary Model School and Al Bateen Academy.

Don’t miss: The wide selection of sandwiches and paella at Tashas and black truffled eggs served on toast at Watermelon, both at the Al Bateen Wharf

Lifestyle: Upscale

Neighbours: Mostly Emiratis, affluent Arab and Western expats