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About Al Ghuwair, Sharjah

Al Ghuwair is part one locality, among many, of the Al Gharb district in Sharjah city. This locality is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city. The major attraction of the locality is a busy market that can be found near Rolla Area. The locality is mostly occupied by bachelors/expatriates. Some of the small families also reside in the locality. Buildings are often seen to have shops on the ground floor, making them suitable for low-rise and mid-rise residential buildings. It is very common to see shops and a few residential apartments available for rent in the area. 

Since the locality is filled with apartments, no villas can be found in Al Ghuwair. Close proximity to various tourist attractions makes the location popular among the tourists. Al Ghuwair Market is another highlight of the area due to being one of the oldest markets in the city. Al Ghuwair offers more affordable rental prices compared to other localities of Sharjah. The locality provides access to both Ajman and Dubai, making it easy for residents to travel flawlessly. Basic necessities like malls, schools and hospitals are easily accessible in the area.

Key Highlights of Al Ghuwair, Sharjah

What’s Great Here!
  • Easy access to popular markets and shopping malls, making it convenient for the residents.
  • Affordable apartments are available for rent in the area, mostly with shops on the ground floor.
  • Al Ghuwair provides easy access to the beaches nearby. Residents often enjoy entertainment activities on the beach.
  • Popular schools and educational institutions can be found in the locality. Ultimately, it makes the locality a reliable choice for families.
  • Properties for sale boards are often seen for reasonable prices.
What Needs Attention!
  • Several traffic congestion complaints have been made by the residents that need improvement.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the area, making it a tough choice for some who want an exciting nightlife.
  • The temperature can be hot sometimes in summer.
  • There is no metro station in the town.

Real Estate Overview in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah

Al Ghuwair’s properties are available in the form of low-rise, mid-rise, and high-rise apartments. Shops on the ground are most common for most of the buildings. These shops mostly consist of salons, small grocery stores and cafes. There are plenty of other shops in the area like electronics, kitchen goods, gadgets, etc. It can be said that the area has more shops than residential properties. 

In talks of residential properties, Al Ghuwair offers more affordable apartments than only other localities of Sharjah. Studios and 1-bedroom apartments are easily available in the area. Studio apartments offer a small kitchen, one bedroom and one bathroom. On the other hand, one-bedroom apartments offer one bedroom with plenty of space, a living room with a balcony and kitchens with fitted cabinets.

Off-Plan Trends in Al Ghuwair

There is a rise has been in the off-plan projects in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah. Investment opportunities in real estate are praised and give the visitors and residents a to plan for a safe future and business opportunities.

Al Khudira Building in Al Ghuwair

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Souq Al Ghuwair in Al Ghuwair

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Al Bafta Sharjah in Al Ghuwair

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Rental Trends in Al Ghuwair

Studios, 1-bedroom apartments and 2-bedroom apartments are available in Al Ghuwair. Singletons looking for a valuable living can opt for the studio or 1-bedroom apartment option. Most of the apartments under the studio and 1-bedroom apartments category are occupied by singletons and expatriates. However, 2-bedroom apartments are mostly occupied by families. Along with the apartments, shops are also available for rent in Al Ghuwair. This locality is considered ideal for commercial rental properties. Apartments in this locality are available with glazed windows in the bedroom and sliding doors in the living room.

Sale Trends in Al Ghuwair

Some of the residential properties in this locality can be available for sale. These residential buildings cover a great land area, offering nearly 10 shops and 20 residential apartments. Some of the building also offers nearly 30 residential apartments. 

Public Transportation

Bus terminals like Al Rolla Bus Stop are located in Al Ghuwair. People can take the bus from the bus stops E306 and E307. Other than these terminals, there are other bus stops like Sharjah Al Jubail Bus Stop and Old Gold Souq Bus Stop.


Nurseries/Educational Institute

Educational institutes like schools and nurseries make the locality more attractive to families. Despite being a busy commercial area, this locality has plenty of schools for the children. Some of the educational institutions are mentioned below:

  • Baby Garden Nursery: One of the most demanded nurseries in the localities for younger children. A few more nurseries are Al Aman Nursery and Baby Land Nursery. 
  • Emirates Private School: This school is perfect for KG1 to Grade 10. Since the school follows a British curriculum, this school is popular among parents.
  • Other schools: Some other popular schools available in the area are Al Qasimia Primary School and Khalid  Bin Mohammed School.
  • Higher Studies: Emirates Institute of Banking & Financial Studies and Lincoln University of  Business and Management are popular advanced studies institutes near the locality.

Super Markets

Al Ghuwair provides shopping opportunities to the residents of this locality. A few shopping complexes or supermarkets are: 

  • Talal Market
  • Bahar Al Alwan Supermarket
  • Al Mahallah Super Market

Healthcare Facilities

Several healthcare facilities are available in the locality for those seeking medical assistance. Some of these hospitals match the international standards of healthcare essentials. Below are some of the hospitals available for residents of Al Ghuwair:

  • Al Zahra Hospital: It can be considered the top priority hospital in the area. 
  • Al Saha Al Ashifa Daycare Hospital: This hospital is a renowned surgical hospital in Saudi Arabia. Yasmin Group operates the hospital and offers technically advanced medical technologies to all the patients. 
  • Thumb Daycare Hospital Rolla: Another popular hospital among the residents near Al Arouba Street. This healthcare facility is affiliated with Gulf Medical University.
  • NMC Medical Centre Roll: It ranks among the top medical and health care centres in UAE. This multi-specialist centre is equipped with advanced medical facilities.
  • Other centres: Some other healthcare centres are Premiere Medical Center, Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Centre and Abrahams Medical Centre.

Places of Worship

Al Ghuwair has different places to worship in the area, which include Mosques, Churches, Gurudwaras and Temples.


Al Ghuwair is decently filled with mosques, providing convenience to Muslim residents. Some of  these mosques are:

  • Hamza Lbn Abdul Muttalib Mosque is located near Rolla Mall. 
  • Othman Lbn Affan Mosque is within 3 minutes away.
  • Khan Saheb Mosque is located in Al Nabba.


Christian residents have the ease of visiting the church for worship purposes. These churches are: 

  • Church of the Living God
  • Apostolic Church
  • Emirates Christian Church
  • St. Michael’s Catholic Church

All these churches need roughly 10 minutes of driving to reach. 


Sikh Gurudwara is not present in Al Ghuwair. However, almost an 18-minute drive away, Gurdwara Sahib, Ajman Sanaya is located, which is open to all the Sikh residents of Al Ghuwair. A few more gurudwaras are located within a 30-minute drive from Al Ghuwair.

Hindu Temples

Despite the absence of Hindu Temples in the area, Al Ghuwair provides residents with connectivity to the temples within 30 minutes of drive. These temples are: 

  • Shiridi Sai Baba Mandir
  • Shiva Temple
  • Shree Krishna Haveli

Best Hotels in Al Ghuwair

Al Ghuwair receives a fair share for its hotels, which are praised highly by both the residents and visitors. Some of  the best hotels in Al Ghuwair include:

  • Center Hotel, Sharjah
  • The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah
  • Al Ferdous Hotel Apartments
  • Creek Gate Hotel - Baithans
  • Dana Hotel

These hotels provide great accommodations with amenities like a swimming pool, fitness centre, private parking and more. Some of the hotels are highly appreciated for excellent housekeeping services and cuisines. Al Ghuwair attracts several tourists and visitors with hotel facilities like this.


Shopping Centres/ Malls

Al Ghuwair is one of the best places, with various shopping stops and small malls. There are also some small local markets where the prices of goods are not fixed. One can find goods like electronics, fabrics, cosmetics, kitchen goods and more. Some of the popular shopping places are: 

  • Souq Al Ghuwair
  • Al Ghuwair Market
  • Rolla Mall
  • Oasis Mall

Malls in the locality are popular for the shops they have. Electronic shops, air saloons, food court, cafes, spacious parking spots for visitors, etc, always grabs the attention of people visiting the locality.

Restaurants and Dining

Various food cuisines are available in Al Ghuwair for the residents and visitors. The locality caters for people with almost all types of food in the world. Numerous Indian and Pakistani restaurants in the area are appreciated for being budget-friendly. Some popular  restaurants include:

  • Delhi Nihari Restaurant
  • Jaipur Restaurant
  • Muhammad Faissal Restaurant and Sweets
  • King’s Palace Restaurant
  • Al Majlis restaurant
  • Madeena Al Falah 
  • Al Hur Restuarant

Apart from these restaurants, Al Ghuwair is also popular for the small cafes scattered around the area. These cafeterias are:

  • Al Aqdar Cafeteria
  • Iqbal Cafeteria
  • Al Neena Cafeteria
  • Salima Cafeteria

Beaches Nearby

Beaches are only a few minutes away from Al Ghuwair. People frequently visit the beaches to enjoy parasailing, kayaking, kite surfing, flyboarding and banana boating. Sun loungers and umbrellas are generally available at beaches in the area. Two of the most popular beaches near Al Ghuwair are:

  • Al Khan Beach
  • Al Mamzar Beach

Leisure Activities Nearby

Al Ghuwair is not standing behind when it comes to leisure activities near the locality. It offers various entertainment options nearby. Some of the notable landmarks are: 

  • Radisson Blu Resort
  • Coral Beach Resort
  • Marbella Resort
  • Souq Al Ghuwair
  • Sharjah Clock Tower
  • Rolla  Square Park

Al Ghuwair - Location Map and Landmarks

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Distance and commute

Al Ghuwair is connected with major landmarks of the city and state. It will be easy to  commute to  these areas: 

  • Sharjah International Airport can be reached in nearly 18 minutes.
  • Ajman is 20 minutes away.
  • The Emirate of Dubai is 25 minutes away
  • Dubai International Airport requires a nearly 30-minute drive.
Al Ghuwair, Sharjah

Rating and Reviews

Danyal Zaidi

Al Ghuwair is an absolutely amazing place to stay. Beaches are nearby, and it is very fun to spend time there. I found an easy commute to the city. Also, the environment is really peaceful and friendly.

Hasan Quereshi

The ambience was spectacular. There were several family-friendly places, which were amazing. Al Ghuwair market is one of the best places in the city. The malls are absolutely amazing there!!

Planning to visit another time. 

Suryansh Kumar

Gyms are readily available and provide absolutely stunning facilities to the customers. Also, the roads are so clean, and shops are dependable to get anything we like. I visited Shiva Mandir, and I was absolutely delighted to find a temple there. Properties and goods are affordable.

Micheal Brown

Beaches are absolutely fun. Churches are easily available and so clean. The Chedi Al Bait is one of the best hotels I have ever seen. Excellent facilities are provided. I had a good time there!!

Mary O’Neil

Loved the facilities provided by the hotels. Markets were fun to visit. It is a very affordable place to stay and shop in. Roads are clean and well-maintained. Travelling from the airport to Al Ghuwair is really easy. 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Al Ghuwair freehold?

Yes, Al Ghuwair is a freehold.

What are the top attractions in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

Some popular top attractions in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah are:

  •  Al Ghuwair Market
  • Rolla Market
  • Radisson Blu Resort
  • Coral Beach Resort
  • Marbella Resort
  • Souq Al Ghuwair
  • Sharjah Clock Tower
  • Rolla  Square Park

How do you get to Al Ghuwair in Sharjah by bus and mеtro? And which is thе nеarеst mеtro station?

You can take some transit lines E303, E306, E707A, and E400. Al Ghuwair doesn’t have a metro station.

Which arе thе bеst communitiеs to live in thе Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

The best communities to live in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah are:

  • Shuwaihiyeen
  • Al Gharb
  • Al Mareija
  • Al Manakh
  • Al Naba’a

What are the best hotels and restaurants in Al Ghuwair?

Some of the best hotels in Al Ghuwair are: 

  • Center Hotel, Sharjah
  • The Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah
  • Al Ferdous Hotel Apartments
  • Creek Gate Hotel – Baithans
  • Dana Hotel

Which are the famous malls and supermarkets in Al Ghuwair?

Some  famous malls and supermarkets in Al Ghuwair are: 

  • Talal Market
  • Bahar Al Alwan Supermarket
  • Al Mahallah Super Market
  • Souq Al Ghuwair
  • Al Ghuwair Market
  • Rolla Mall
  • Oasis Mall

What are the best schools in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

Some of the best schools in  Al Ghuwair are: 

  • Al Aman Nursery
  • Khalid  Bin Mohammed School
  • Baby Land Nursery
  • Al Qasimia Primary School
  • Emirates Private School
  • Baby Garden Nursery

Which are the best hospitals and clinics in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

Some of the best hospitals in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah are:

  • Al Zahra Hospital
  • Al Saha Al Ashifa Daycare Hospital
  • Thumb Daycare Hospital Rolla
  • Thumb Daycare Hospital Rolla
  • NMC Medical Centre Roll
  • Premiere Medical Center
  • Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Centre
  • Abrahams Medical Centre

Which are the famous places of worship in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

Below  are some popular places to worship in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah:

  • Shiridi Sai Baba Mandir
  • Gurdwara Sahib, Ajman Sanaya
  • Shiva Temple
  • Church of the Living God
  • Hamza Lbn Abdul Muttalib Mosque 
  • Apostolic Church
  • St. Michael’s Catholic Church
  • Othman Lbn Affan Mosque
  • Shree Krishna Haveli
  • Emirates Christian Church
  • Khan Saheb Mosque

What are the pros and cons of living in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah?

Here are the pros and cons of living in Al Ghuwair, Sharjah:


  • Affordable living cost
  • Easy access to amenities 
  • Peaceful Environment
  • Parks are available
  • Easy access to the beach
  • Good universities and schools


  • Dry climate
  • Traffic Jams
  • High temperature in summer

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