Orchid - Abu Dhabi

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Al Raha Golf Gardens by Aldar is a high-end collection of villas and townhouses that are located in Abu Dhabi's golf-course community. These residences feature six different styles, each representing a type of ornamental flower based on a garden theme. One villa style draws inspiration from the Orchid flower and exhibits luxuriousness, elegance, and flawlessness reminiscent of this coveted plant.




The Orchid community in Abu Dhabi has been created to offer large families a high-end and contemporary living experience. Take a look at some of its noteworthy features:

The Orchid collection includes a limited number of villas, making them highly sought after. There are just 15 units in total, each featuring one of three distinct layouts.


Orchid Villas have floor plans that include six bedrooms and up to seven bathrooms, with an average size of 6,211 sq. ft. However, the total area may vary between 5,700 sq. ft. and 7,276 sq. ft., making these units in Al Raha Golf Gardens ample for a big family. The living space is split over two levels while the outdoor space encompasses a patio, garden, ground terrace, pool and carport around the house. Below are the cost trends for both rental options and houses available for purchase at Orchid Villas.

The orchid is a beautiful plant that comes in many varieties and colors. It is a popular choice for indoor decoration due to its elegant appearance and low maintenance requirements. However, it can also be found growing naturally in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The orchid has been cultivated for thousands of years and has even been used for medicinal purposes by some cultures. Overall, this stunning plant continues to captivate people with its unique beauty and versatility both in nature and as an ornamental addition to homes or gardens.

EN: The exquisite orchid boasts various hues and forms, making it a beloved pick for interior adornment given its effortless upkeep needs. Nevertheless, it can also prosper organically within warm zones across the globe. Humans have tended to these captivating plants throughout history, while some civilizations have employed them medicinally as well. All told, the versatile flower's appeal persists due to its striking elegance whether grown outdoors or indoors adorning living spaces or landscapes alike.

Investment opportunities in Orchid properties are available exclusively to UAE nationals at premium rates. For instance, a six-bedroom residence spanning 7,000-7,500 square feet in Dubai may be purchased for less than AED 5M. Nevertheless, the cost of acquiring a six-bedroom villa within Orchid development starts from AED 5.9M.


% of the daily trips in Abu Dhabi. The community centre at Al Raha Golf Gardens is one of the locations where people can easily rent a bike to explore the area or commute to Abu Dhabi Island city, as it's conveniently situated near Al Maqasid Street which connects to Abu Dhabi – Al Shahama Road (E10). ADCB Bikeshare system aims to offer an affordable and environmentally-friendly mode of transportation, accounting for almost a third of everyday travels within Abu Dhabi.

There are approximately 164 bikes located at the various stations.

In Orchid Villas, two parking spots are allocated to each resident. However, visitors tend to utilize the driveway between houses or opt for street parking.



Baqala the Dukkan is a nearby supermarket to Orchid, easily accessible by foot. It caters not only to the residents of Orchid villas but also to the wider community, with operating hours from 7 AM until midnight. Additionally, other supermarkets that can be reached by car include Spinneys, Granite Supermarket, International Hypermarket and Wheatfields Gourmet Grocer and Café.


In the vicinity of Orchid, there are several mosques available. Golf Gardens Mosque is conveniently located within the community and can even be reached on foot, while others such as Mosque Ben Hamouda, Sas Al Nakhl Mosque and Issa Saad Al Muhairi Masjid are at least an eight-minute drive away.


In order to reach the churches located in close proximity to Orchid, a 13-minute drive is required. These churches include the Evangelical Community Church, Abu Dhabi Assembly Of God Church, All Saints Anglican Church and St. Elias Rome Orthodox Church.

In the vicinity of Orchid, only the New Gurudwara Abu Dhabi serves as a temple. It is situated in Mussafah and requires a 17-minute drive to reach.


There are several educational institutions located in the vicinity of Orchid, such as:

Preschoolers have several choices available to them, which include:

The ADNOC Schools campus, located on Al Maqasid Street, is the closest school and can be reached by a five-minute drive. It offers the American Common Core curriculum to students of various nationalities including Emiratis. Meanwhile, Al Yasmina School provides primary and secondary education with a private British curriculum. Lastly, GEMS American Academy is a top-tier institution that follows both American and international curriculums.

Khalifa City A has a variety of nursery choices for parents to select for their children. Options include Learning Spaces Nurseries, Bright Oasis Nursery, Noah's Ark Nursery and The Windsor Early Years Nursery. One of these nurseries is Noah's Ark, which was awarded the Safest Nursery Award and follows the UK Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum in Khalifa City A.


In the event of a medical emergency, inhabitants have the option to go to:

Residents of Orchid in Khalifa City A will have access to various medical facilities, including hospitals and clinics. Among them is Canadian Medical & Rehabilitation Centre, which provides therapeutic services such as exercise programs, acupressure, acupuncture, massages, nutrition counselling and more. There are also several other clinics with their own unique specialties available nearby like Western Clinic, Dubai Cosmetic Surgery and Advanced American Dental Clinic.

NMC Royal Hospital is one of the prominent medical centers located near Orchid, and it only takes 11 minutes to reach. Representing the largest private sector healthcare facility in UAE, this branch in Abu Dhabi offers top-tier services. In addition to that, Dar Al Shifaa Hospital, ProVita International Medical Centre and Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children are other hospitals within a distance of less than 15 minutes from Orchid residence.


The surrounding areas consist of:

Khalifa City A is a sought-after location for renting houses in the capital. This area boasts an array of amenities, from schools and hospitals to salons and gyms. Notable developments within the Khalifa City A community include Al Rayyana and Villa Compound. Additionally, Al Raha Gardens, situated along the northern border of Khalifa City A, is another excellent residential community spread over 66,000 square meters.

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Individuals who have a fondness for mall shopping will discover the Orchid residence area to be rather attractive. Numerous commercial locations, including:

Located in Al Raha Gardens, Gardens Plaza is a retail hub that houses well-known brands like Claire's, Mothercare and Boots. In addition to these stores, there are several other essential services such as laundry facilities, pet supply shops, foreign exchange counters, eyewear outlets, supermarkets and beauty parlours. This community centre can be easily reached within nine minutes by car towards the east from the residential area.

My City Centre Masdar is a recently opened shopping center that houses various stores like RedTag, ShoeExpress, Max Fashion, Lululemon and more. Additionally, it features a food court along with Magic Planet. Nearby malls include Al Raha Mall and the soon-to-be-launched Khalifa City Mall located close to Orchid.


In the area, you can come across several choices for informal eating. Some dining options close to Orchid are:


Located within the community center, La Brioche presents a French restaurant and patisserie. For those looking to indulge in international flavors, Fairways at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa is just a short five-minute drive away, offering European, Mediterranean and Pan-Asian cuisines on its menu. Dine under the stars amidst a rustic ambiance at The Patio or savor authentic Indian delicacies at Maharajah restaurant located in Al Rayyana community.


Al Raha Beach Hotel is a luxurious five-star resort situated on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street (E10), featuring extravagant restaurants and bars, a deluxe health club, and the convenience of accessing a private beach in close proximity to Orchid. Among the top beaches in Abu Dhabi are Yas Beach, located at 17 minutes away, and Corniche Beach that requires approximately 22 minutes of driving.


There are several points of interest in the vicinity of Orchid, including:


The Abu Dhabi Golf Club presents two unique options for teeing off. The National Course, a par-72 challenge spanning 162 hectares of undulating fairways, contains 90 bunkers and seven lakes. Alternatively, the Garden Course is a par-36 course covering 3,299 yards that provides an equally enjoyable experience to golfers of all levels. Furthermore, as it is fully floodlit, players are able to enjoy a game of night golf on the Garden Course.

Yas Waterworld boasts over 17 renowned rides, and it also showcases more than 40 thrilling attractions. For those who love cars, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi provides branded amusement with a high-energy vibe.


The following amenities are available for outdoor recreation and exercise purposes:


The Golf Garden Club House serves as both a gathering spot and focal point for the entire community’s recreational activities. It boasts several swimming pools, various sports facilities, and well-maintained cycling trails. Those seeking intense workout regimens can easily access gyms located near Orchid such as TroonFit Studio, Fit & Flex Studio, and Beyond Health Club. Additionally, Regional Sports is a sports academy that offers coaching services to both children and adults looking to practice football. It is situated five minutes away from the club house.

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Numerous beauty establishments are scattered throughout the area, including but not limited to:


The Samreen Beauty Salon can be found in the vicinity, whereas ST Beauty & Spa is situated next to the golf club. In Khalifa City A, Tips and Toes is a highly-rated spa that is just six minutes away by car.


The Golf Gardens Club House serves as the center for various interactive activities and intimate events within the community. Additionally, nearby is the Al Raha Beach Theatre which hosts cultural events such as the GFT (Gulf Theatre Festival) held biennially for a week, along with other theatrical performances.


Residents of Orchid can become a part of the Facebook community page for Golf Gardens. This page is regularly updated with valuable details about properties located in Al Raha Golf Gardens.


When contemplating a purchase in the Orchid development, it's important to note the limited availability of villas. These distinctive homes are highly sought after and valued above other properties in the vicinity. Additionally, at present, only UAE nationals are eligible to buy in this area. However, if you're an international investor seeking options, there are several coveted freehold communities in Abu Dhabi worth exploring such as Al Reem Island, Al Raha Beach and Masdar City.