Abu Dhabi City Lifestyle & Property

Living in Abu Dhabi is nearly impossible to describe, as its beauty is only accessible to the naked eye; and the society? is for those willing to live in a stunningly beautiful city of all the possibilities up for grabs. Abu Dhabi is a city in the Persian Gulf that is situated on an island off the coast of the mainland. It’s roughly 250 meters from the shoreline, with multi-lane bridges connecting it. Abu Dhabi is built on a lush green landscape with beautiful sights and a diverse range of entertainment venues from around the world.

This city also has a wide range of real estate options; with Abu Dhabi’s villas, townhouses, penthouses and apartments, you’ll never run out of options that suit your preferences and your budget. Abu Dhabi also has a rising economy, so there are plenty of solid job prospects for expatriates with the necessary qualifications to attain high-level roles in multinational organizations. Abu Dhabi is famed for its diverse cultural mix too, which means there is plenty to see and do, including a wide range of cuisines and entertainment options.

Most Popular Areas to Live in Abu Dhabi

Tourist club/ Al Zahiyah

Al Zahiyah, a traditional/contemporary downtown district found at the intersection of Corniche Road East and Al Falah Street. It is bustling with activity and provides a true experience of cosmopolitan Abu Dhabi to both visitors and residents. It is home to embassies, well-known hotels and residences, high-rise commercial towers, as well as a diverse assortment of local and international retail outlets.

Tourist club/ Al Zahiyah property:

  • High-rise buildings.
  • 1-3-bedroom apartments, with AED 38,000 rental starting price.
  • Terraces & balconies.
  • Sea views.
  • 24 hours security.

Nearby Tourist club/ Al Zahiyah:

  • Churches, temples and mosques.
  • Al Reem Island.
  • Corniche beach
  • Abu Dhabi Grammar School.


Khalidiya is Abu Dhabi’s second most popular rental neighborhood. For tourists and locals, it connects entertainment and high-end finishing properties. You will have access to beaches, parks, and shopping centers. For those contemplating relocating to Khalidiyah, the vast selection of rental homes is also a major benefit.

Khalidiyah Property:

  • Studio-5-bedroom apartments, with AED 25,000 rental starting price.
  • 3–7+ -bedroom villas/townhouses, with AED 225,000 rental starting price.
  • High-rise buildings.
  • Gated-villa communities.
  • Waterfront views.

Nearby Khalidiyah:

  • Churches, temples and mosques.
  • Corniche beach.
  • Lulu Hypermarket..
  • American Community School of Abdu Dhabi.
  • Amrita Medical Centre.
  • Khalidiyah Mall
  • Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel.

Corniche Road

It is known for being one of the few places in the world where you can live in a residential tower on the sea. Corniche Road in Abu Dhabi is an 8-kilometer-long magnificent waterfront area with children’s play areas, bike and pedestrian routes, watersports, outdoor gym and Splash Park; all alongside a pure blue and lifeguarded beach. This specific beach has been awarded the prestigious blue-flag status; which is an international eco-label for the safest and cleanest seawater. You can find high-profile buildings with a stunning view of the Abu Dhabi Corniche and convenient access to downtown Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi Corniche property:

  • Studio-5-bedroom apartments, with AED 60,000 rental starting price.
  • 4–6-bedroom villas/townhouses, with AED 200,000 rental starting price.
  • 355 – 2646 Sqft area range.
  • Sea views.

Nearby Corniche Abu Dhabi:

  • GEMS World Academy
  • Madinat Zayed Shopping Center.
  • NMC Specialty Hospital.
  • Qasr Al Hosn
  • Mosque of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed.

Al Mushrif

Mushrif is a residential area on Abu Dhabi Island, near the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, between Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street and 26th Street. There is a range of conventional villas and townhouses in the complex, as it also it provides easy access to most of Abu Dhabi’s major attractions.

Al Mushrif property:

  • Studio-6-bedroom apartments, with AED 32,000 rental starting price.
  • 2–7+ bedroom villas/townhouses, with AED 160,000 rental starting price.
  • Low-rise buildings.
  • Mediterranean architecture

Nearby Al Mushrif:

  • International Community School.
  • NMC Women’s Hospital.
  • Al Gurm Resort.
  • Mushrif Mall.
  • Al Bateen Beach.
  • Umm Al Emarat Park.


AlKarama is a lovely neighborhood in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s city. For expats and residents, as it offers a mix of old and new structures. The development features a smart blend of residential, business, recreational, and institutional spaces, as well as excellent road and public transportation access.

AlKarama Property:

  • Contemporary and modern architecture.
  • 2-bedroom apartments, AED 57,000 rental starting price
  • 3–7+-bedroom villas/townhouses, AED 150,000 rental starting price.
  • Low to mid-rise buildings.

Nearby AlKarama:

  • Jannah Place Abu Dhabi.
  • Abu Dhabi Corniche Beach.
  • Sheikh Zayed Private Academy
  • Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club
  • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Khalifa Street

Khalifa Street is a prominent street that is bustling with energy and entertainment. It is very a family-friendly neighborhood, including playgrounds and parks for children as well as appealing shopping options for adults.

Khalifa Street property:

  • Studio-4-bedroom apartments, AED 30,000 rental starting price.
  • 1,200-3,212 sqft area range.
  • Modern apartments.

Nearby Khalifa Street:

  • Al Noor Hospital.
  • WTC Mall
  • Corniche public beach

Al Najda

Al Najda is located in the center of Abu Dhabi, because it is located in Abu Dhabi’s downtown region, it is easily accessible from other parts of the emirate. This area offers a few villas as a part of clusters of mid-rise residential complex towers.

Al Najda Property:

  • Fully equipped studio-3 luxurious apartments, AED 29,000 starting rental price.
  • Studio-4-bedroom apartments, AED 50,000 rental starting price.
  • 6-bedroom villas/townhouses, AED 190,000 rental starting price.

Nearby Al Najda:

  • GEMS World Academy.
  • Cosmopolitan Medical Clinic.
  • Marina Mall.
  • Electra Park.

Airport Road

In Abu Dhabi, Airport Street is a business and residential road. Where you can find lush high-rise buildings, that provide a safe home for families and individuals. Airport Road is also called Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street.

Airport Road Property:

  • Studio-4-bedroom apartments, AED 35,000 rental starting price.
  • 5-6-bedroom villas/townhouses, AED 95,000 rental starting price.
  • Mid to high-rise apartment buildings.

Airport Road nearby:

  • Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi.
  • Universal Hospital.
  • World Trade Center (WTC) Mall.
  • The Madinat Zayed Gold Centre.
  • Breakwater Beach.

Al Manaseer

Al Manaseer is quaint, pleasant community in the Al Rowdah area with a range of flats and a few villas. Because it is close to well-established neighborhoods, the community is quite popular among families and individuals.

Al Manaseer Property:

  • Available for rent only.
  • Studio-4-bedroom apartments, AED 20,000 rental starting price.
  • 5-6-bedroom villas/townhouses, AED 155,000 rental starting price.
  • low-rise and mid-rise residential towers
  • Unique exterior architecture.

Al Manaseer nearby:

  • Burjeel Hospital.
  • Al Bateen Mall.
  • Umm Al Emarat Park
  • Al Wahda Mall