Communities in Abu Dhabi with Very Affordable Rents

Do you feel that you’ve been living in Abu Dhabi for a long time but your house is no longer up to your standards? Then you can move to a better location. The city has so many areas and communities, where you can rent houses/villas at very affordable rates. Although the prices may seem high if you visit and take a look at these estates, you will realize that they are worth every dirham. If you wish to live in a place that is peaceful, has all kinds of modern facilities, and has houses that are spacious, then you can stick with me.

I will be sharing information for some of the most affordable and peaceful areas, where you can rent a house or a villa.

Mohammed Bin Zayed City (MBZ)

It is one of the most affordable areas in terms of renting villas in Abu Dhabi. If you are looking for lots of space at very affordable rates, this is the community to move to. Even if you are not looking for a villa and are just after an apartment, MBZ City will have just the right kind for you.

If you like to live in an area that is close to malls, and has many parks, and recreational spaces, then Mohammed Bin Zayed City is the right choice for that. You will find this community to be one of the most family-friendly in Abu Dhabi.

If you want to live in peace and do not want to feel concerned about the safety of your children, then you can move to MBZ City. You will find plenty of schools and education centers in this area, making it convenient for you to find a suitable facility for your children.

It doesn’t matter if you have a large family, MBZ City is known for being ideal for offering houses with plenty of space and bedrooms. If you are looking forward to renting a villa, you will be getting a minimum of 3 bedroom units.

Each villa has a quality finish and comes with back gardens, plus private entrances. If you are willing to consider renting a house in MBZ City, you should keep in mind that the average rent there is around AED 145,000.

Khalifa City A

This community is also among the top choices for those, who wish to upgrade their lifestyle, moving to a safer, and peaceful area. This community won an award back in 2018 for being the top choice among the tenants for renting villas in the entire Abu Dhabi.

Khalif City A is known for having some of the most appealing and affordable rates in entire Abu Dhabi. It offers villas with lots of space and attractions. This is not all, the entire community features many parks, malls, and schools. If you are a golfer, then this community has a treat for you, because it offers an entire golf course.

The community is based just off the highway, so you won’t find it difficult to find. The area is also easily accessible to Dubai because it is close to the highway connecting Abu Dhabi and Dubai. If you are someone who has to travel between these two emirates on a regular basis, then it can prove to be a perfect choice.

If you are willing to rent a villa in Khalifa City A, then the average rent there is around AED 170,000.

Al Reef

This community is also very popular among the tenants because it offers villas for renting at very reasonable rates as well. If you are looking for multiple facilities for your family, then this is the community you can rent a villa at.

Al Reef has several salons, gyms, restaurants, beautiful mosques, and so many other kinds of facilities that you’d want in your dream community. This community is a neighbor to Yas Island, which is known for being an upscale residential area.

This community is also situated at a prime location and you can find villas with up to 2 to 5-bedroom units at an average rent of AED 108,000.


It is important you keep in mind that no matter how many facilities a community offers, you shouldn’t compromise on your workplace. If it is too far from your workplace, then it shouldn’t be on your priority list. If either of these areas gives you easy and quick access to your workplace, then you can definitely go for one of them.

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