Burj Mohammad Bin Rashid Image Credit: Supplied

Abu Dhabi A growing demand for extreme luxury has led developers in Abu Dhabi to come up with some world class penthouses. With prices starting at Dh6 million and rents varying between Dh250,000 and Dh600,000, these plush pads have redefined high-end lifestyle in the capital.

“Developers are doing all they can to bring more luxury units into the market. There is a niche community that is always on the lookout for fresh supply of penthouses,” explained Ben Crompton, Managing Partner, Crompton Partners Estate Agents.

XPRESS takes you inside 10 such units that come with a sought-after address and features to match the price tag.


Burj Mohammad Bin Rashid

This massive 9,000 square foot four-bedroom ultra-luxurious pad is an address to live in as the Burj Mohammad Bin Rashid is currently the tallest tower in Abu Dhabi. The interior is done up in white, contrasting with the sea blue ocean view from this 70th floor apartment. The kitchens and bathrooms are finished in black and brown marble and are of the highest quality. The location could not get any better as it is in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s shopping area between the Old Souq and the new World Trade Centre Mall.

Developer: Aldar Properties

Approximate price: Dh12 million

Approximate rent: Dh600,000


Rihan Heights

Located close to the Shaikh Zayed Mosque, this 4,822 square foot three-bedroom duplex penthouse in Rihan Heights is one of the most stylish homes in the capital. An open kitchen and a sprawling living room give a roomy feel to the apartment. Floor to ceiling windows in the hall ensure a good amount of light come in. Another striking feature is a glass staircase leading to the bedrooms above.

Developer: Capitala

Approximate price: Dh7.6 million

Approximate rent: Dh380,000


Al Manara

This 7,500 square foot penthouse in Al Bandar residential community features an open kitchen concept that comes with one of the best granite worktops – the envy of any chef. Bathrooms are done up in the highest standard with Italian white marble. The penthouse has a spectacular 360 degree view of the Arabian Gulf and the Marina in Al Raha Beach.

Developer: Aldar Properties

Approximate price: Dh12 million

Approximate rent: Dh600,000


Nation Towers

This sprawling four-bedroom duplex penthouse is spread across 5,715 square feet of space. On the lower level, there are four spacious living areas and two kitchens. Above, there are four spacious ensuite bedrooms with stunning views of the Corniche. Amenities are just as snazzy - a rooftop swimming pool, lounge, spa and a fancy Sky Bridge restaurant connecting the tower to the St. Regis Hotel.

Developer: International Capital Trading

Approximate price: Dh10 million

Approximate rent: Dh500,000


Capital Plaza

This 5,382 square foot four-bedroom penthouse occupies an entire floor in the tower. The living room is ultra-spacious with a separate formal dining area. The kitchen is big and comes fitted with white goods. The bedrooms are spacious and have stunning views of the city. Residents of the tower get to enjoy special discounts with Sofitel Hotel as it is located in the same building.

Developer: Reisco

Approximate price: Dh9 million

Approximate rent: Dh450,000


Etihad Towers

The penthouses in this building take luxury to an all new level. Occupying a full floor, the 6,999 square foot five-bedroom unit comes with spectacular views of the Corniche and Emirates Palace. The living area has floor-to-ceiling windows and the bedrooms are all ensuite. The amenities are just as attractive. A children’s pool with 24/7 security and life guards, a landscaped sun deck, recreational area with barbeque, state-of-the-art gym are some things residents can enjoy.

Developer: Shaikh Suroor Projects Department

Approximate price: Dh12 million

Approximate rent: Dh600,000


The Landmark

Located on one of the most posh addresses in the capital – The Corniche – this is a 6,999 square foot five-bedroom penthouse. The sprawling bathrooms – done up in white and black marble - come with huge bath areas and rain showers.

Developer: Foundation Properties

Approximate price: Dh12 million

Approximate rent: Dh600,000


Towers at the Trade Center

Over looking the bay towards Reem Island and Maryah Island, this 6,500 square foot four-bedroom penthouse is located right next to Abu Dhabi Mall. A striking feature of this duplex property is the spacious balconies overlooking Maryah Island. The bedrooms are luxuriously spaced out too.

Developer: Aldar Properties

Approximate price: Dh8 million

Approximate rent: Dh400,000


Bateen Park penthouses

This three-bedroom 4,300 square foot apartment is part of an exclusive low-rise penthouse community in the Bateen area. The penthouses come with huge terraces, open kitchens and large living room spaces. Thanks to large windows in the living area there’s ample natural light coming in.

Developer: Aldar Properties

Approximate price: Dh5.6 million

Approximate rent: Dh280,000


Sky Tower

This four-bedroom penthouse across 6,056 square feet in Sky Tower is one of the most sought after properties in Abu Dhabi. Located in Reem Island, having spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf, these unique penthouses come with not one or two living areas, but as many as five. The kitchen is huge with a separate service area. Floor to ceiling windows in this duplex penthouse provide spectacular panoramic views of Reem Island.

Developer: Aldar Properties

Approximate price: Dh12 million

Approximate rent: Dh600,000


Source: All property details and images provided by Crompton Partners Estate Agents