Shams Abu Dhabi is a rich and diverse place that offers the people of Abu Dhabi a definitive capital style. Nestled between the landmarks of Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi Island and Yas Island, Shams Abu Dhabi radiates rich city living, bridging the gap between old and new. This new contemporary centre of Abu Dhabi will support a multitude of lifestyles by offering vibrant neighbourhoods, residential towers, high class retail and the stunning Shams Marina. It is also ideally positioned near to the Cleveland Clinic, the Sorbonne University, Repton School, Abu Dhabi Capital Markets and the capital’s newest lifestyle and business hub, Al Mariyah Island.
With a mangrove forest to the west and expanses of beautiful turquoise water to the east, 6km of coastal paths will offer spectacular walks while the pedestrian walkways of the city’s extensive canal system will enable the intriguing architecture of the different communities to be enjoyed at close quarters.
For yachting enthusiasts, a state-of-the-art marina will enable an exclusive waterside lifestyle. The 8.1 hectare Central Park of SHAMS Abu Dhabi, with its extensive recreational and educational offerings and specially designed natural cooling system will become a favored destination for residents of both Al Reem Island and the city of Abu Dhabi. As will the theatre district with its waterside restaurants, street entertainers, cinemas and theatres.
SHAMS Abu Dhabi is just 5 minutes drive from the city centre via the bridge at Sheikh Hazaa bin Zayed Street and additional bridges that will be built from Al Falah Street and the Meena area giving three convenient access points to SHAMS Abu Dhabi. The Gate District is its breathtaking entrance where architecture makes history by its sheer grandeur. It contains eight buildings of unprecedented scale and uniqueness including the 74 storey Sky Tower where prestige and luxury reach new heights. This elliptical edifice sits atop a podium offering a community mall, state of the art fitness and leisure centre.