TOP-6 Luxury Villas Developments in Abu Dhabi


Given the constant influx of wealthy foreign investors in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, means it’s not surprising that ultra-luxurious villas are in consistently high demand. The demanding audience is attracted by both effective government measures to combat COVID-19, a comfortable living environment, working and investment conditions, along with the economic stability and favourable visa reforms in the UAE. That’s why we decided to compile the top 6 luxury villas in Abu Dhabi, looking at their location and key features.

Ready-to-Move-in Villas

Those wishing to move to the Emirati capital as soon as possible and start realizing their dreams, might be interested in ready-to-move-in projects.

Yas Acres

Yas Acres is a premium residential community by Aldar Properties, located on Yas Island, which is the entertainment center of Abu Dhabi. Among the units on offer are 2-4 bedroom townhouses and 4-6 bedroom villas. The total number of homes in Yas Acres is 652. Each residence is finished in a minimalist style and comes with floor-to-ceiling windows and large balconies.

Among the key amenities available to residents are: swimming pools, a fitness center, a BBQ area, an artificial reservoir, landscaped park areas, jogging & cycling paths and sports fields.

The community is gated, and 24/7 concierge services are available to all residents. The world class Yas Acres Golf & Country Club is located in the heart of the community, and two schools on the corner of Yas Leisure drive will cater 1,800 students.

Residents of Yas Acres will be able to get to the following destinations in about a 10-minute drive:

The minimum price of a 2-bedroom villa with a living area of 2,422 sq.ft in Yas Acres is AED 2.4M (USD 653K).

Yas Acres
Ready to Move In

Yas Acres

Located in Yas Island

Villas and penthouses in the Yas Acres complex in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Developer Aldar Properties offers units for sale at favorable prices.

Saadiyat Beach Villas

Those who prefer living in the cultural area of Abu Dhabi, might be interested in Saadiyat Beach Villas by Aldar Properties. Future residents can choose a unit from luxurious 3-6 bedroom villas built in Modern, Mediterranean and Arabic styles, with sale prices starting from AED 5M (USD 1.36M). The total number of residential units in this development is 620.

All villas come with modern finishes, air conditioning, a garage with two parking spaces, a private garden and a spacious terrace where you will be able to relax with your close ones.

Among the services and amenities offered to residents of Saadiyat Beach Villas are: swimming pools, squash & tennis courts, children’s playgrounds, BBQ areas, 24/7 security services and CCTV systems.

Residents of Saadiyat Beach Villas can reach a great number of attractions on Saadiyat Island within a 15 minute drive, including destinations such as:

  • Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • Saadiyat Beach Club
  • Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
  • Manarat Al Saadiyat
  • Zayed National Museum

Note: We also invite you to explore the advantages of investing in real estate on Saadiyat Island, which offers investment opportunities in a wide range of residential, commercial and entertainment complexes.

Saadiyat Beach Villas
Ready to Move In

Saadiyat Beach Villas

Located in Saadiyat Island

Villas in the Saadiyat Beach Villas complex in Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. Developer Aldar Properties offers units for sale at favorable prices.

Al Gurm Resort

If you wish to live on Abu Dhabi Island, keep an eye on Al Gurm Resort by Aldar Properties. This is a luxurious residential complex with access to the beach that was completed in 2011.

Among the total of 73 units, future residents can choose 3-6 bedroom villas with living areas starting from 6,000 sq. ft. Moreover, there are also 164 suites in the 5-star resort. The price of buying a 5-bedroom villa in Al Gurm Resort with a floor plan area of 23,820 sq. ft is AED 22M (USD 5.9M).

Villas come with Smart Home technology systems, two kitchens for cooking and catered events, boat docks, private waterfronts, swimming pools and much more.

Residents of Al Gurm Resort can easily get to retail stores, dining options, fitness clubs and spas, as the complex offers easy access to Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street. Travel time to Downtown Abu Dhabi takes about 20 minutes.

Among the entertainment and leisure options located in a close proximity to Al Gurm Resort are:

  • Mushrif Mall
  • Abu Dhabi City Golf Club
  • Eastern Mangrove National Park

The famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which is the largest mosque in the country with a range of unique elements, including the largest carpet and one of the largest chandeliers in the world, can be reached in 10 minutes from the community.

Note: In comparison to other projects named in this article, Al Gurm Resort is located in a non-freehold area, meaning that only residents of GCC countries, which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates can purchase a property here.

Al Gurm Resort
Ready to Move In

Al Gurm Resort

Located in Al Gurm Resort

Villas are available at Al Gurm Resort in Al Gurm, Abu Dhabi. Developer Aldar Properties offers units for sale at favourable prices.

Off-Plan Properties

If you are not in a rush, or wish to make a profitable investment and purchase a property at a lower price, you might be interested in off-plan projects from some of the leading developers in the emirate.

Ohana by the Sea

Those wishing to live in one of the quietest communities, within maximum closeness to nature, might be interested in Ohana by the Sea by Ohana Development. This residential development will also be liked by those needing to go to Dubai for work or leisure.

Ohana by the Sea in the Ghantoot area offers over 300 villas in Modern & Mediterranean styles. The living area of 4-5 bedroom villas is from 3,659 sq. ft to 5,167 sq. ft. Each unit offers a landscaped garden, swimming pool and two parking spaces. A fire pit will also be available in several villas. There is an opportunity for buyers to customize the floor plans to suit their own personal needs and lifestyle. The price of villas in this development start from AED 3.6M (USD 990K).

Among the amenities that will be available to residents of Ohana by the Sea are:

  • Lap pool
  • Children’s pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness area
  • Sports courts
  • Children’s playground

Travel time from Ohana by the Sea to Dubai takes 25 minutes, while Abu Dhabi can be reached within a 35-minute drive.


Dahlias is the final phase of Yas Acres by Aldar Properties. The project is planned to be completed in Q3 2024 and offers not only 4-6 bedroom villas, but also 2-bedroom townhouses and 3-4 bedroom duplexes. A 4-bedroom villa in Dahlias costs from AED 4.1M (USD 1.1M), and AED 10.60M (USD 2.89М) for a 6 bedroom villa.

Villas in Dahlias will cater to the needs of anyone, as they include:

  • Spacious bedrooms
  • Patio
  • Balconies
  • Study room
  • Garage for 2-5 cars
  • Provision for a swimming pool
  • Maid’s room
  • Driver’s room
  • Terrace

Residents of the development will get access to:

  • Swimming pool
  • Basketball court
  • Gymnasium
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Tennis court
  • BBQ areas
  • Community hub
  • Children’s playground and much more

A number of educational institutions will be located nearby, making Dahlias an ideal family-friendly community. Among them are Blossom Water’s Edge and Yellow Submarine Nursery, Yas School, SABIS International School and West Yas Academy.

Handover 2024 Q3


Located in Yas Island

Townhouses in the complex of Aldar Properties in Yas Acres, on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Developer Aldar Properties offers units for sale at favourable prices.

Reem Hills

Reem Hills is a developing community, located on Al Reem Island. Q Properties is the developer of the project, which is planned for completion in 2025.

Future owners can choose a unit from 5-7 bedroom villas with a living area ranging from 10,487 sq. ft. Among the villa types are Zen Design, Minimal Design and Frame Design options. Apart from villas, apartments and townhouses are offered for sale as well. A 5-bedroom villa in Reem Hills costs from AED 11.025M (USD 3M).

Each villa will be provided with a private swimming pool, parking, a maid’s room and a majlis. Among the offered amenities will be:

  • Neighbourhood park
  • Pocket park
  • Sport facilities
  • Clubhouses
  • Jogging & Cycling paths
  • Children’s playgrounds
  • Access to white sandy beaches

A wide range of educational institutions and medical clinics will be available to the residents in Reem Hills. Within a 10-minute drive one can reach:

  • Belvedere British Nursery, Mosaic Nursery and Redwood Montessori Nursery
  • Repton School and Morka Primary School
  • Reem Hospital, Burjeel Day Surgery Center and MediQ Healthcare & Clinic LLC
  • Gateway Park and Reem Central Park
  • Reem Mall and Shams Boutique

Note: On the territory of Al Reem Island is Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, which is considered one of the best educational institutions in the Emirati capital. Its programmes include Business Communication and Archeology, as well as Banking and Economics, which are especially popular among residents and foreigners.

Reem Hills
40/60 Payment Plan
Handover 2025

Reem Hills

Located in Al Reem Island

Villas in the complex of Reem Hills on Al Reem Island. Developer Q Properties offers units for sale at favourable prices

How Can We Help?

If you are interested in buying property in Abu Dhabi, our Metropolitan Capital Real Estate brokers are ready to provide you with comprehensive assistance in purchasing business or premium properties. Our experts are on call 24 hours a day and will be able to answer all your questions about investments in real estate in the emirate. We guarantee full support at all stages of the transaction, advice on the real estate market in Abu Dhabi, as well as help in selecting the best option for you to live and invest in. In addition, we also provide property management services if you are planning to buy for a passive income, as well as legal advice, and assistance in obtaining a UAE investor visa.

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