Also Known As: Al Qubesat, Karama, Al Rowda
Landmarks: Mushrif Mall, City Golf, Abu Dhabi Health and Fitness, the Equestrian Center, the Church District, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC), Mushrif Gardens
Schools: BSAK – British School Al Khubairat, Lycee Louis Massignon, American International School (AIS), Brighton College (in Khalifa Park), The American Community School (ACS) (in Khalidiya), Al Bateen Secondary School (in Khalidiya)
Location: This area runs from 15th street all the way past the Equestrian Center (with City Golf and Abu Dhabi Health and Fitness) along the southern shore up to 33rd street.
Unique Features: Mushrif one of the traditional residential areas in Abu Dhabi. It offers residents green and spacious living with the convenience of being close to the City.
Accommodation Type: Stand alone villas or low rise apartments.
Possibly the greenest and open part of the City. Mushrif and Khalidiya were the affluent suburbs of Abu Dhabi in the 1990s and they still maintain that feel today. The Parks and wide open spaces make Mushrif perfect for family living.
Al Mushrif is also home to the Church District where you’ll find numerous places of worship, including St Andrew’s, the Evangelical Community Church, St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church and St George’s (Indian) Orthodox Church.
In terms of leisure, the Abu Dhabi Health & Fitness Club, City Golf (9 holes) and the Equestrian Club are fantastic spaces right in the heart of the City. Al Jazeera Stadium close by also boasts an Olympic size swimming pool.
For shopping, Mushrif Mall has a Lulu and plenty of upscale retail, after that Al Whada Mall (in Downtown) or Carrefour (in the Zayed Sports City area) are the closest.
Local Secret: The City Golf Clubhouse has shisha, serves alcohol, shows sports and has a pretty decent menu.