Since opening to foreigners in 2019, Abu Dhabi‘s real estate market has seen steady growth in sales of apartments and villas, with some projects experiencing price increases of up to 25%.
If Dubai is about business, numbers, and intensive development, then Abu Dhabi is about culture, greenery, and measured life at sea. People here know how to slow down and enjoy life, and local authorities carefully ensure that the calm disposition of the capital is combined with exceptional cleanliness and freshness.
For example, a few years ago in Abu Dhabi, they developed a special program that helps maintain cleanliness throughout the city – and from personal experience. Thanks to the climate, the air in Abu Dhabi is one and a half degrees cooler than in other parts of the country. Additionally, Abu Dhabi is ranked as the safest city by Numbeo, making the UAE capital one of the most pleasant places to live in the world.
The first impression that guests of the UAE capital get is that Abu Dhabi is a garden city. Authorities spend a lot of resources on creating picturesque parks, nature reserves, walking areas, and even green vehicle lanes. This can be felt, for example, in the Saadiyat Lagoons residential complex, which began to be built on Saadiyat Island. Mangroves will be planted here especially for the new project so that residents of Saadiyat Lagoons can lead a unique lifestyle, combining the conveniences of a metropolis and the availability of city services with the atmosphere of wild nature. The residential complex will be ready in 2026–2027.
In general, Saadiyat, which is part of Abu Dhabi, is a self-sufficient place. A cultural hub in the middle of the sea, this island manages to combine incredible museum richness and rare opportunities for living in exquisite resort conditions.
Several new museums are being built nearby that will take Abu Dhabi’s cultural scene to the next level. You can get acquainted with contemporary art at a branch of the famous Guggenheim Museum – a special project that will open in 2025 and, with its unearthly configuration, will try to outshine the Opera House in Sydney. The culture and history of the UAE will be revealed to guests of the Sheikh Zayed National Museum.
The residential complex Saadiyat Grove is being built near Cultural District museums. This is one of the largest projects in Abu Dhabi with a total area of 60,000 sq. m. m. Here you can choose a studio, apartment, or penthouse – in terms of housing, there are offers in different price categories. As for the related infrastructure, more than 4,000 sq. m. will be equipped in Saadiyat Grove. m of medical centers, more than 3000 sq. m of kindergartens and schools, as well as a landscaped public garden, swimming pools, shopping areas, two boutique hotels, entertainment areas, and workspaces. A significant portion of the apartments and penthouses overlook the Louvre and other museums in Abu Dhabi.
Traditionally, Saadiyat is attractive to those who prefer a calm and measured lifestyle. Active recreation can be found on Yas Island, where people come for impressions. The Ferrari-themed racing park with the fastest roller coaster on the planet, the incredible Yas Waterworld water park, the grandiose SeaWorld oceanarium, where you can see more than 100 species of marine life, plunging under the water, and, of course, Warner Bros World, which has surpassed Disneyland in area and a variety of entertainment. Annually, this location hosts mixed martial arts and Formula 1 championships.