Ghantoot area is the best destination for life investment


Ghantoot is a residential community in the Al Jurf area which offers beachfront living away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and is distinguished by the exclusive central location between the emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The Ghantoot community looks different from the other regions of the UAE because the area still keeps its natural environment, which is what makes it so appealing.

We have prepared an article with information about the infrastructure, amenities and attractions of the sought-after area of Ghantoot, as well as popular residential projects Al Gurf Gardens and Ohana by The Sea located within the community.

About the district

The Ghantoot area is an off-plan development within the Al Jurf district, with a strategic location between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, along the coastline of Sahel Al Emarat. The area is situated near one of the main highways of the UAE, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road (E11), which provides good transport accessibility and easy access to both emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Neighbouring districts of Ghantoot include Kizad, Dubai Industrial City and Jebel Ali.

Properties in the area are presented in 2-7 bedroom luxurious villas with a contemporary design and unique layouts. Property sizes of villas in Ghantoot range from 1,410 sq. ft. to 12,917 sq. ft and homes are built in a rich traditional Arabic design with courtyards and a majlis.

The infrastructure of Ghantoot is currently under development, but in the future, residents of the district will enjoy a wide range of commercial and industrial areas, as well as leisure amenities, tourist attractions and educational facilities. It is expected that the construction of the entire area will be completed by 2030. At the moment the master plan of Ghantoot already includes a beautiful white sandy beach, plenty of outdoor activities, hotels and dining venues, shopping destinations and much more.

Parking spaces in the Ghantoot district are easily available because all properties feature covered parking areas for residents. Public transport in the residential community is limited because the area is still developing.


The Ghantoot area is popular for housing Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club, which spans across 300 hectares of lush grassland. The modern club features polo and equestrian facilities including 300 centrally air-conditioned polo stables, 8 polo fields, 50 visiting stables, 60 centrally air-conditioned racing and breeding stables, 240 temporary stables to provide space for guests, an outdoor training ring and 26 various-sized paddocks. Many sporting and entertainment events are held at the Ghantoot Racing & Polo Club throughout the year.

Ghantoot Marina and Resort is another popular attraction in the Ghantoot area, which is located only 20 minutes from Dubai and 40 minutes from the center of Abu Dhabi. The destination offers a serene environment and various hotel facilities such as a swimming pool, a gym and private beach. The marina offers 250 available berths, seven of which can accommodate superyachts of up to 180 feet.

Popular projects

Buying a property in the Ghantoot district is a profitable investment, because real estate here is guaranteed to increase in price as the area continues to be built, and investors will be able to earn money on the profitable resale of purchased properties. In addition, the geopolitical situation in the emirate of Abu Dhabi is quite stable, which guarantees the safety and security of your investments.

Ghantoot is a new district which is still under construction, so it is quite difficult to calculate the exact return on investment of real estate here. According to experts, the anticipated ROI of properties in Ghantoot will be above average, due to direct access to the sea, as well as plenty of greenery, school and numerous luxurious amenities within the community.

The most popular residential projects in the area include Al Jurf Gardens and Ohana by The Sea.

Al Jurf Gardens

Al Jurf Gardens is the second phase of the Al Jurf project, and the community will feature two villas called ‘Joud’ and ‘Budoor’. The Joud collection includes 3-bedroom villas, while the Budoor collection comprises 2-5 bedroom villas. Property areas within the Al Jurf Gardens community vary from 2,238 sq. ft to 4,262 sq. ft.

Imkan Properties is the development company of this residential complex. At the moment the project is under construction and has an estimated date of handover set to be in the summer of 2022. Real estate in the community is freehold, which means any nationality can purchase a residence here with full ownership rights.

Al Jurf Gardens offers 500 landscaped plots designed to seamlessly integrate with the natural beauty of the Al Jurf area. Residents will enjoy numerous trees and natural landscapes, as well as access to the private and secluded beach.

The starting price for a 2-bedroom villa in Al Jurf Gardens constitutes AED 1,800,000 (USD 490,000). By purchasing real estate in the community, owners will be eligible to apply for a 5-year UAE Golden Visa.

Ohana by The Sea

Ohana by The Sea is a residential project by Ohana Development, which offers a premium lifestyle between two of the most popular emirates. The complex features four and five-bedroom villas with spacious living areas ranging from 3,659 sq. ft to 5,167 sq. ft. At the moment the project is under construction and will be delivered in phases, with delivery dates starting from 1 year up to 4 years.

Villas in the residential complex will come with two available facade styles called Modern and Mediterranean. Modern Villas offer three types such as Makai, Moana and Nohea, while Mediterranean Villas have two types called Kaimana and Kalea.

The amenities of each villa in Ohana by The Sea comprise its own landscaped garden, two parking spaces and a swimming pool. The layout of all properties includes a maid’s room with an en-suite bathroom. The layout of Nohea Villas also includes a fire pit.

The starting price for a villa in Ohana by The Sea constitutes AED 3,636,000 (USD 1,000,000) and real estate in the project is freehold, which means both local and international investors can purchase a residence here.

Residents will be able to customize their own floor plans, combine rooms and rearrange the floor composition, which allows them to create a home according to their own needs and vision. In addition, professional designers will assist real estate owners to make their villas unique. The landscape garden upgrade is available in two styles, called Tropical Retreat or Mediterranean.

Exclusive villas in Ohana by The Sea are an ideal option for business professionals, which are involved in business both in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. These villas have spacious layouts and various amenities which are also suited for big families with children. Residents of Ohana by The Sea will benefit from open green spaces, a private beach, a community plaza, and an exhibition space, which are located within walking distance. By purchasing real estate in this residential project, owners will be eligible to apply for a 5-year UAE Golden Visa.

How Can We Help?

Specialists of Metropolitan Capital Real Estate will provide you with a full range of services related to real estate in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Our company is a leader in the UAE market and an accredited broker for all licensed developers in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. With the help of our highly-skilled agents at Metropolitan Capital Real Estate, you will be able to choose and purchase the most suitable real estate for you, in the sought-after area of Ghantoot.

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