Al Rahba is an upmarket neighbourhood dotted with schools, mosques and leafy parks, along with a smorgasbord of local restaurants, tea houses and shisha bars. In addition to exploring local attractions, such as Emirates Park Zoo and Yas Island, you’re also within striking distance of iconic UAE sights.
Things to do
Emirates Park Zoo is home to elephants, giraffes and other exotic animals. The wildlife park treats animal enthusiasts to regular feeding sessions, guided zookeeper talks and thrilling bird of prey shows. It also runs a fantastic conservation programme.
With its elegant domes and soaring minarets, Al Rahba Central Mosque attracts a constant stream of local worshippers. If the bustling crowds of Sheikh Zayed Mosque feel a little overwhelming, you'll love the tranquillity of Al Rahba Central Mosque.
As a complete shopping and lifestyle destination, Deerfields Mall is packed full of specialty retailers. Inside you'll find hundreds of stores selling everything from fashion to home furnishings. There's also a cinema, food court and kid's play zone.
Yas Island features golden beach and the legendary Grand Prix track. It's also steps from Al Rahba and home to the world-famous Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Don't miss the chance to ride Formula Rossa, the world's fastest rollercoaster.
Al Rahba is serviced by an efficient network of buses and taxis. From Al Rahba, the drive to Abu Dhabi should take around 30 minutes. Allow 20 minutes to reach Abu Dhabi International Airport.