Al Shamkha is a rapidly growing residential suburb situated on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. Known for its strategic location and expansive developments, Al Shamkha offers a blend of modern living and traditional charm. This well-planned community provides a peaceful and family-friendly environment, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a balanced lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.

While embracing modernity, Al Shamkha also preserves elements of traditional Emirati culture, offering a unique blend of the old and new.


Al Shamkha features a diverse range of housing options, including spacious villas, townhouses, and apartments. There are no ready to move-in freehold complexes, but Abu Dhabi developer Aldar is currently developing Al Reeman residential apartment complex and Fay Al Reeman villas and townhouse subcommunity. Both projects set to be handed over in 2026.


There are 2 private schools in Al Shamkha with British and American curriculum

There are 2 main medical centers in Al Shamkha: Al Shamkha Medical Center and Al Noor Hospital Medical Center


Al Shamkha features several retail outlets, supermarkets, and shopping centers, offering a wide range of products and services for daily needs.
A variety of cafes and restaurants cater to diverse culinary tastes, providing residents with numerous dining options.


The suburb is designed with ample green spaces, parks, and recreational areas, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.
Residents can enjoy various sports facilities, including football fields, basketball courts, and fitness centers.


Al Shamkha’s location provides easy access to major highways, ensuring convenient travel to Abu Dhabi city center, Abu Dhabi International Airport, and other key areas.
The community is well-connected by public transport, including buses and taxis, enhancing mobility for residents.