Are you moving to Bahrain? Living in Bahrain puts you at the center of the Gulf, the region’s financial hub and cultural heart. If you are looking for stability in Bahrain for the long run, you can now buy property in Bahrain. Bahrain comes highly recommended by expatriates as a place to consider relocating, it has even been topped InterNations’ 2018 list of the best expat countries. The property market in Bahrain has gone from grown considerably with a large amount of investment in both businesses and residential developments. For many years, Expatriates Bahrain was only allowed to rent a property and neither commercial nor residential premises could be owned by a foreign national. In recent years there have changes in the rules and now foreigners allowed to buy a property but only in certain areas.
Here are some of the areas where expats can buy properties in Bahrain.
– Amwaj Islands
Located 10.5 kilometers northeast of Bahrain’s main island, Amwaj Islands are 5 km from the airport. There is a 3 km highway connecting the Islands to the mainland. Expatriates Bahrain can find properties for sale and they can buy freehold apartments and villas here.
This area is on the south-east side of the capital Manama and overlooks the sea coast, and is a very popular area with expats and tourists. It is now home to many hotels, restaurants, flats, and villas. Apartments for sale in Juffair are common, and investors will be able to find a range of units to choose from.
– Durrat Al Bahrain
It is the third largest artificial island in Bahrain after Northern City and Diyar Al Muharraq Islands. Located 40 kilometers south of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s capital Al Manama.
Durrat Al Bahrain is deemed as a hallmark resort island city of the 21st century. This 21 km2 master development has been created across a cluster of 15 spectacular islands. It will host, among its many kaleidoscopic offerings, over 1000 beautiful beachfront villas, luxury apartments and offices, luxury hotels and spa resorts, parks and entertainment precincts, mosques and international schools, premier retail malls and restaurants, a 400-berth marina, and a 18-hole championship golf course.
Durrat Al Bahrain has become one of the top lively areas in the Arabian Gulf due to its excellent design and investment is the best option.
This area is surrounded by the waters from three sides. Seef is a commercial district in Manama which has headquarters for banks, luxury apartments, hotels and multiple shopping malls.
It is one of the freehold areas in the Kingdom of Bahrain, this means that Expatriates Bahrain can buy and own properties in Seef.
– Bahrain Bay
Bahrain Bay is situated on coastal land adjacent to the original business and political area in the heart Bahrain’s capital city Manama. The project is designed to provide residential, commercial and tourist services. It is the Arcapita Bank global headquarters, and the first branch of the Four Seasons Hotel in the Kingdom.
– Abraj Al Lulu
It is a large residential project located in Manama. The entire project consists of three large towers (Golden Pearl Tower, Silver Pearl Tower and Black Pearl Tower). This area is more than 23,230 square meters, located next to King Faisal Street and close to famous landmarks such as Bahrain National Bank Tower and Bahrain World Trade Center.
Is the second largest city in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This area is divided into two parts: East Riffa and West Riffa.
East Riffa is popular with expats, West Riffa is a residential area where most of the ruling family, ministers and business investors live.
– Reef Island
Is an artificial island in the archipelago of Bahrain. It has a distance of 2 km north of downtown Manama, on Bahrain Island, and minutes away from the new Bahrain Financial Harbour, shopping destinations and other landmarks of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It is located a few minutes away from the Saudi Arabia Causeway and Bahrain International Airport
Reef Island is a gated community with a wide array of amenities including a five-star hotel, marina and yacht club, an aquarium, a shopping mall, and a multi-function exhibition center. Reef Island is Bahrain’s most luxurious freehold development in the heart of the city. So it is the perfect place for Expatriates Bahrain.
Saar is a residential area in Bahrain, to the west of the capital, Manama. It is one of the most renowned ancient towns of the Bahraini capital. It spans around 6.5 square kilometers.
Saar area used to be farmland and is greener than most other residential areas in Bahrain. It attracts Expatriates Bahrain and has many compounds, large villas.
One of the reasons that residents enjoy living in Saar is because of the commercial hub, it is also very close to the KSA border as well.
Saar is an area that is popular for both villas and apartments for sale, so if you’re looking for luxurious urban living, Saar is just what you’re looking for.
– Diyar Al Muharraq
It is named after Muharraq Island, which is located near it. It is a complex of seven artificial islands in the archipelago of Bahrain, located 10.5 km northeast of the capital, Manama.
Diyar Al Muharraq is a combination of ancient history and magnificent beaches as it has many historical and archaeological monuments, making it an ideal place to live because of its calmness, and is a starting point for exploring the archaeological and historical monuments of Bahrain.