Al Rayyana by Aldar Properties

Al Rayyana is a project by Aldar Properties, who is the leading real estate developer in the Emirates. The complex is located in Khalifa City A and is the perfect option for those who wish to relax from the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi, but at the same be able to get to any corner of the emirate as fast as possible.


About the Project

Aldar Properties, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, is the largest developer in the country who is known for premium projects such as Yas Acres, Noya, Louvre Abu Dhabi and many others. Apart from residential projects, Aldar Properties also has developments in the commercial, retail, hospitality and leisure sectors. Among the most well-known ones are Yas Mall, Aldar Academies and Yas Marina Circuit.

Al Rayyana is a gated complex which consists of 33 buildings with one to three-bedroom apartments with living areas ranging from 700 sq. ft to 2,100 sq. ft. The total number of units across the buildings is 1,537. Each complex is provided with floor-to-ceiling windows which allows plenty of sunlight to stream into the apartments throughout the day.

According to a floor plan, every one-bedroom apartment has a bedroom, en-suite bathroom, a semi-open kitchen, a powder room, a dressing room and a spacious balcony. As for two-bedroom units, apart from all above, each bedroom comes with an en-suite bathroom, there is also a storage room, while several apartments boast a maid’s room with en-suite bathroom as well. Three-bedroom units offer bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and built-in wardrobes, a maid’s room with an en-suite bathroom and the same features mentioned above.

Among the amenities that are available to residents of Al Rayyana, one can consider a landscaped garden, which is an ideal place to relax with your close ones, a gymnasium with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a swimming pool, and other places to relax. CCTV monitoring, and security, as well as concierge services are available 24/7. A surface parking area, basement parking, as well as 400 parking spaces for guests are also offered in Al Rayyana. The building is also a pet-friendly community.

Rental Prices

The project was completed back in 2013, but currently there are no available units to obtain in Al Rayyana. As Khalifa City A is not a freehold area, only citizens of GCC countries which include the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain, have the right to obtain a unit here. However, foreigners can easily rent a unit in Al Rayyana. A one-bedroom apartment with a living area of 770 sq. ft can be rented out from AED 60,000 (USD 16,000) per year, while a three-bedroom unit with an area of 2,000 sq. ft will have an annual rental cost of AED 113,000 (USD 31,000).

If you are interested in obtaining or renting a unit in Al Rayyana, would like to see the master plan, or learn more about other projects in Abu Dhabi, please do not hesitate to contact Metropolitan Capital real estate agents. We will assist you in finding the perfect unit which will correspond to your needs and budget.



Al Rayyana has a strategic location which is located in Khalifa City A and is an ideal option for those who have a private vehicle. Abu Dhabi Downtown, where the majority of offices are located, can be reached in 25 minutes. Yas Island, which houses a wide range of amenities, is a 20-minute drive from Al Rayyana. It takes 30 minutes to get to the cultural hub of the Emirati capital, Saadiyat Island, where Louvre Abu Dhabi is located, and Abu Dhabi International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the development.

The closest educational institutions to the development are:

  • Pony Nursery, Starfish Lane Kids Nursery and Blossom Nursery – Khalifa City A are the nearest nurseries that can be reached in less than a 10-minute drive.
  • ADNOC Schools, which follow the American Common Core curriculum, with a focus on a STEAM based curricula, GEMS American Academy with a blend of American (US) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes, and Raha International School which follows the IB curriculum are all located a 15-minute drive away.
  • Emirates College of Advanced Education, Zayed University and Abu Dhabi University can be reached within 15 minutes from the development.

In terms of healthcare, residents of Al Rayyana can visit ADNOC Clinic, HealthPlus Family Clinic – Al Forsan and Your Dental & Medical Center. These medical centers are located a 10–15 minute drive from the complex.

A wide range of entertainment activities can be easily reached from Al Rayyana in less than 15 minutes. Among them are:

  • Abu Dhabi Golf Club – the Garden Course is a 9-hole flood-lit golf course that allows golf lovers to play even after dawn.
  • Al Forsan International Sports Resort is an ideal place to experience a wide range of sports which include motorsports, paintball, equestrian, archery, as well as practise their fitness and much more.
  • Zayed Cricket Stadium is a cricket ground that was built in 2004, accommodates 20,000 people, and holds international sports events throughout the year.
  • Mazyad Mall is the first shopping mall in Mohammed Bin Zayed City. Here one can find a wide range of fashion boutiques, a Lulu Department Store, various cafes, restaurants and fast food options.
  • Al Raha Mall, is where apart from boutiques and F&B options, one can visit Jumasan Beauty Centre, Heads Up Salon, Attractive Gents and Kids Saloon, or go to the Oscar Cinema. Children will like having fun at Orange Wheels with a ninja maze, play area and arts section.

Investment Appeal

An apartment in Al Rayyana is the perfect option for those wishing to relax after a tiring day in Abu Dhabi Downtown. Moreover, it’s also a good choice for families with children due to a range of educational institutions and clinics located in close proximity to Al Rayyana, as well as surrounding entertainment activities.

What makes the complex more attractive is the possibility to choose many different types of units based on your needs and budget. Moreover, Al Rayyana is provided with a swimming pool and sports courts. Purchasing an apartment in this complex will provide you with a comfortable lifestyle, as well as it being a good investment into your future, as both locals and expats are interested in renting a unit here.