The kingdom of Bahrain is a popular destination among expats for it offers a wide variety of residential locations that suit everybody’s lifestyle.

Young professionals looking for a place near their workplace or attraction areas always resort to Bahrain’s neighbourhoods as they provide them with what goes with their daily requirement and needs.

Here we present the best 7 residential locations for young professionals in Bahrain that don’t only their hectic lifestyle but also won’t break the bank.

1. Juffair


Juffair is one of the liveliest areas in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The hustling and bustling neighbourhood is the perfect place for young professionals aspiring to live in Bahrain.

The home to a large number of world class hotels, international restaurants and numerous shopping malls; Juffair is definitely a sought-after area.

That’s not all as Juffair also is where Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Central Informatics Organization, Bahrain Society of Engineers, and the Bahrain Tribune newspaper are all located.

The cost of renting an apartment in Juffair varies greatly depending on the location, size and status of the apartment, however, with a dedicated search; a young business professional can find an affordable rental in Juffair.

The monthly rental cost of a modern two-bedroom apartment in Juffair with spacious living and dining areas that lies in a fully equipped tower starts from 600 BHD; whereas the monthly rental cost of a studio apartment with a wide set of amenities including swimming pool, steam baths and a gym is 350 BHD.

2. Seef


Another ideal location for young business professionals, Seef – a suburban neighbourhood in Manama – is surrounded on three sides by the sea.

Seef district is the home of many luxurious residential towers such as Era Tower, Abraj Lulu in addition to two of the biggest shopping malls in Bahrain, Seef Mall and Bahrain City Center Mall.

Like Juffair, rentals in Seef district differ according to the building and amenities available.

A typical sea view apartment with one bedroom costs 550 BHD/month; whereas a two-bedroom apartment that comes fully furnished is available for rent for 750 BHD/month.

3. Isa Town

Isa Town

Named after Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah, the ruler of Bahrain from 1961 to 1999; Isa Townhouses most of Bahrain’s private schools such as Indian School, The New Indian School, Pakistan Urdu School, Sacred Heart School in addition to Bahrain National Stadium, Bahrain Radio & TV broadcasting station and the headquarters of the Directorate of Road Traffic.

Even though Isa Town isn’t where expats are seen the most; however; its affordability makes it one of the best residential locations for young professionals.

The monthly rent of a four-bedroom semi furnished apartment in Isa Town costs 350 BHD while an unfurnished two-bedroom apartment costs 190 BHD/month.

4. Sanad


Also recognized as one of the best residential locations for young professionals in Bahrain; Sanad rentals are extremely affordable especially villas.

A typical three-bedroom villa that is located in a gated community in Sanad is available for rent for 600 BHD/month. A four-bedroom villa in New Sanad with spacious living room and state-of-the-art contemporary style kitchen is for rent for 650 BHD/month.

5. Riffa


Divided into East Riffa and West Riffa; Riffa is considered to be the second largest city in the Kingdom of Bahrain and on the list of the best residential locations for young professionals.

Riffa is known for its attractions such as Riffa fort as well as entertainment destination such as Riffa Mall, Reem centre in addition to the walk Bahrain that is a large promenade developed in the heart of Riffa where residents can enjoy a walk or a tasty cup of coffee or just lay back and relax.

Rentals in Riffa won’t break the bank especially if you are looking to rent a villa or a townhouse.

A two-bedroom townhouse in Riffa Views is for rent for 650 BHD/month and a five-bedroom villa that comes fully furnished is available for rent for 1,200 BHD/month, while a semi-furnished four-bedroom villa in East Riffa is for rent for 800 BHD/month.

6. Adliya


Adliya is another busy district in Bahrain that has numerous cafes, art galleries, bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants. It is one of the most popular areas in Bahrain to live in.

The place is full of a wide selection of apartments for rent that come fully furnished with one, two and three-bedroom with prices ranging from 550 BHD to 800 BHD.

7. Amwaj Islands

Amwaj Islands

A group of man-made islands, Amwaj Islands is one of the best residential locations for young professionals looking to own or rent a property.

The island is popular for its top-notch residential buildings that are fully equipped with state-of-the-art amenities to offer residents a comfortable stay such as Floating City, Tala Island, Lagoon and The Lagoon.

The island’s proximity to onsite 24-hour markets, amazing entertainment hubs and international restaurants make it easy for tenants to enjoy world-class amenities at their convenience.

A regular fully furnished luxurious one bedroom apartment with en-suite bathroom in a prime location is available for rent for 400 BHD/month while a three bedroom penthouse apartment that overlooks the sea is for rent for 900 BHD/month.