AL GURM RESORT OVERVIEW
One of the many districts created by Aldar is Al Gurm Resort. As its name implies, the resort is situated in the center of Al Gurm district which is famed for its wonderful natural ambiance. This environment-friendly district particularly focuses on retaining rich inherent resources in the UAE capital.
This are is a five-star tourist place and habitable region. It is at very short distance from Khaleej Al Arabi Street and from here Corniche Road is accessible within 10 minutes. This seaside area is also in vicinity of ADNEC – Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
If you seeking for buy a home here, it is better to know that the majority of homes are already purchased or rented. However, very limited potions may still be available. People who wish to stay among rich green ambiance can suppose residing in dedicated homes of this area enclosed by mangroves and flying herons.
- An area in the UAE capital that situated on the coast road (Arabian Gulf).
- Features 4 and 5-bed villas.
- Created by Aldar in 2011 and is filled with green spaces
- Presents up-scale housing area with seaside resorts.
The district presents a vibrant ambiance but still peaceful. It contains various types of plants and birds because it is in the vicinity of the Mangrove Forest and the thought of environment-friendly habitation has turn it one of the excellent options in the UAE. Moreover, it is a new-fashioned area and includes all the amenities in accordance with international standards.
- Amenities within the area are mosques, sports clubs, pools, and BBQ region.
- Fundamental facilities such as educational centers and fitness clubs are available in the close proximity.
- Habitats enjoy prospects of water and trees.
To avoid disturbing wildlife, tree growth and bird movement, the area only has low-rise buildings. Therefore, this district is not only a habitable area but also a place for relaxation and avoidance of daily crowd. In addition, it is a seaside area with straightforward availability to the Abu Dhabi.
Assets IN AL GURM RESORT
73 dedicated houses can be seen in this area. The rental and salable homes are accessible, but most of them are for sale. Apart from stylish villas, 163 suites are present in this district. Thus, it is an entire attraction for visitors and habitats equally.
- The area of villas with 4 and 5 bedrooms equals about 7,150 sq. ft.
- The minimum price for renting these villas is nearly AED 515k.
Purchasing dedicated villa in the area can be done at price between AED 15.5M and AED 35M.
- Accessibility to dedicated beach is possible from 5-bedroom villas.
- These differences in prices are a function of built-up area between 6,000 sq. ft. to 23,000 sq. ft.
An overview of this habitable area discovers that its homes are created with South-east Asian design. The majority of homes include boat jetty, separate seaside area, infinity pool, outdoor deck, and servant area.
Finger-controlled lights, temperature regulation and even alarm clocks are intelligent technologies applied in these homes. In addition, each villa is fitted with two kitchens, a classic one in the home for orderly cooking and another outdoor kitchen that be used in special events.
AL GURM RESORT IN TERMS OF TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES
In terms of transportation, people with private vehicle have simple access to the city center while other habitants have a few choices. Bus – 40 passes through a region close to the area named Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. This location is reachable within a short walking.
In addition, a few communal parking lots are available in the area, but other choices exist for habitants. Villas are fitted with dedicated parking place that can house maximum of 3 vehicles. Thus, even guests can park their cars there.
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Various stores exist close to the area. The most available ones are ZOOM market, Carrefour hypermarket, and Al Mushref Co-operative Society, which can be reached within 8 minutes. Carrefour is the full-scale option while ZOOM market is suitable to supply regular goods. Mushrif Supermarket is the best choice for a fast grocery purchasing.
RELIGIOUS PLACES CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Apart from the neighborhood mosque, many other choices are available for habitants. Favorite ones close to the area are Rashid Salim Mosque, Mohammed Bin Butti Mosque, and Jibril Mosque. All they can be accessed within up to 7 minutes.
St. Joeseph Cathedral is an available church for Christians, which is achievable within 8 minutes driving.
Since there are no Hindu temples even in the capital of the UAE, the absence of these temples in this region is somewhat expectable. However, inauguration a Hindu temple is expected until 2019. In terms of Sikh temple, Mussafah is a place where a Sikh temple named the New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi can be visited there within 16 minutes.
SCHOOLS CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Families who have school-goer children have many educational options to choose from for their kids. Various preschools exist nearby including:
- Kipina Nursery
- Kids Academy Nursery
- Bright Beginnings Nursery
- Clever Hands Nursery
Above-mentioned choices are in the adjacent area named Mushrif district. Pursuing British training program, Bright Beginnings Nursery is a play-based kid educational center. Bilingual classes like French/English and Arabic/English also offered in them.
Followings are school options close to the area:
- American International School in Abu Dhabi
- Al Fajr Primary School
- Al Dhabianeya Private School
- Khalifa Bin Zayed Secondary School
- Al Taawan Primary School
- Al Nahda National Schools
The first one among above-mentioned schools pursues the American training program throughout. This center is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School presenting diploma terms.
MEDICAL CENTERS CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Favorite hospitals and clinics close to the area are:
- Magrabi Hospitals and Centers – Eye, Dental and ENT
- Zayed Military Hospital
- Imperial College London Diabetes Centre – Endocrinology Specialists
The first one features specialized departments for ENT, ophthalmology, and dentistry while people with common health problems can use Mediclinic Airport Road. This hospital caters a set of medic choices such as Bariatric Surgery, Weight Management, Cardiac Therapies, and more. Also, Healthpoint can be opted for bone and joints problems while the best option to access endocrinologists is Imperial College.
In addition internal pharmacies in aforementioned hospitals, Al Manara Pharmacy is available to purchase medicines and health products. It can be reached within 8 minutes in Al Mushrif.
Adjacent regions to the area are:
- Zayed Sports City
- Al Aman
- Al Mushrif
As the water is around the area, accessibility to the area from above-mentioned regions needs a short driving. Also, this area is a key locality as the Embassies District is in vicinity and various significant offices are present nearby.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Mushrif Mall and Al Seef Village Mall are two shopping centers exist close to the area, which are reachable after 9 and 13 minutes, respectively.
The first mall features various retail outlets, food court, and Lulu Hypermarket. The center includes a spa and a playground for children famed as Sparkys Family Fun Park. At this mall, followings are entertaining option for clients: bowling and 4D cinema. Also, several miniature shopping centers and minor stores can be found in the district.
RESTAURANTS CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
Rotana Café is a place where habitants can pleasure excellent outdoors and coffee there. Other eatery options close to the area include:
- Diet Bite Restaurant
- Shakespeare and Co. Café and Restaurant
- Royal Biryani Restaurant
- Dine All Day Restaurant
- Oktay’s Restaurant
Favorite choices at Mushrif Mall are:
- India Palace
- Kabab Kottage
- Pizza Hut
- Jimmy’s Killer Prawns
- Lemongrass Thai Restaurant
Habitats also have access sociable nearby cafes such as Slash Coffee, The Coffee Club, Il Caffè di Roma, Mai Café, and La Brioche.
BEACHES CLOSE TO AL GURM RESORT
The area itself is a beach resort so habitats are never far from the attractive coastal areas. Another option in the vicinity is Corniche Beach that is assumed as one of the prime beaches in the capital city. To do activities like fishing and picnics, Bateen Beach is a good option. Kayaking and ski Rental are accessible here as well.
FREE TIME ACTIONS AND CONSIDERABLE LANDMARKS
Favorite landmarks close to the area are:
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Capital Gate
- Emirates Palace
The first one is one of the biggest mosques all over the world. Well-designing and large built-up area are main characteristic of this mosque. Apart from housing many persons, it is extremely visited for Muslim religious events.
A 35-floor skyscraper, Capital Gate features offices and five-star hotel and. It is accessible for habitats of the area within 7 minutes. The third one is a family-interested entertaining place that is next to the beach. It contains plenty of eateries, bars, spa, and fitness clubs.
OUTDOOR ACTIONS, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
The area is filled with great outdoors. Walking around and relaxation in clean air or enjoying the prospect of water are attractive actions here. Also, plenty of habitats wish to swim in dedicated pools. Some fitness clubs are accessible in the adjacent regions including:
- Vibez Fitness Center & Spa For Ladies
- Lifeline Wellness
- Al Gurm CrossFit
In addition, relaxing options are accessible at:
- Mozania Beauty Center
- Belladonna Skin Care and Beauty Center
- Tips and Toes
Apart from these, several playgrounds and parks are present nearby including Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Football Grounds, Al Khaleej Al Arabi Park, and plenty of sports fields in Zayed Sports City.
Despite the area doesn’t host any community occasions, beach parties at the Corniche Beach is an option for having fun. Lovers of water sports can also participate in various competitions held there.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
A way to contact with other habitats is to join the Facebook page of Al Gurm Community.
THE MOST IMPORTANT RESULTS
The seaside area is loaded with amenities. It presents both entertaining and habitable areas; however, people who operate in the umbilical regions of the capital city might find it uncomfortable. As a few modes of public transport are available, businessmen and frequent passengers may face problem. But as previously mentioned, habitats with own car have simple access to all points of the Emirate. Thus, it is suggested that you have private vehicle if you want to reside in this area.