ABOUT JINNAH AVENUE, GWADAR
Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar is a long stretch of road with a total length of around 14 km and a width of 197 ft. The road is well-connected to Pishukan Ave, Central Blvd, and Airport Road, while Makran Coastal Highway cuts through the road. The endpoint of Jinnah Avenue is Gwadar Roundabout. Being at the centre of Gwadar, Jinnah Avenue serves as a significant artery of the city because nearly all the avenues of residential areas converge on it. This is one of the reasons why the prospects of both residential and commercial proceedings around Jinnah Avenue are quite bright.
The development of the road is almost complete, and many newly launched housing societies near Jinnah Ave are going through rapid development. These societies offer quite promising properties at competitive prices and are backed by the approval of the Gwadar Development Authority (GDA). Some such communities are:
- Al Ghani Housing Scheme
- New World City
- Gwadar Open Lands
- Madina City Gwadar
- Creek City Phase II
- New Town Gwadar
- Broadway Residencia
- Mackenzie Residency
- Burz Home Villas
In addition to other commercial projects being developed near Jinnah Avenue, Muscat Centre and Commercial Area of New Town are the most significant projects, located within calling distance of Jinnah Ave. Also, Jinnah Avenue High Rise Commercial is situated on both sides of the road, starting from New Town and extending to the coastal highway. This is the reason why people residing in nearby societies of Jinnah Avenue have both residential and commercial conveniences at their disposal. Further, these societies offer expedient infrastructure and community lifestyle, translating into excellent investment opportunities for property seekers. Moreover, it doesn’t take more than 10 minutes to reach Gwadar Beach and East-Bay Park by heading south on Jinnah Ave and taking the route of Airport Road.
AT A GLANCE
- Almost 14 km long and 200 ft. wide road
- Brilliant infrastructure and proper road maintenance
- An emerging residential and commercial hub of Gwadar
- Home to several promising private housing schemes
- Well-planned residential properties and commercial plots
- Primary amenities and necessities are available nearby
- Well-linked to principal arteries of Gwadar
- Popular parks and beaches of Gwadar are within close range
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Almost every housing society in Gwadar is going through significant development works and will soon initiate efficient transport systems for residents. Thus, the availability of public transport near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar wouldn’t be a hassle. Also, residents living in various housing societies near Jinnah Ave will easily get rickshaws, taxis, or hire a cab via ride-hailing services. Above all, residents having their transport can safely and conveniently commute to and from the society as roads are smooth and well-kept.
Besides, residents can reach Gwadar International Airport in no more than 15 minutes from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets National Highway 10. The airport is located on Airport Road and is around 12.5 km away. Moreover, it takes about a 10- to 12-minute drive to reach a stop of Al Mumtaz Coach Service, a bus and coach company, from the point where Jinnah Avenue converges with Gwadar Roundabout, precisely near the society of New Town Phase 1. The stop is located in Gizarwan Ward, Gwadar Old City. You can hire a bus or coach from this station to travel to different cities.
Further, there are many filling stations near this point, reachable within a few minutes’ drive. Some examples include Shahbaz Filling Station near N-10, Airport Road, about 5 minutes away, PSO Petrol Station on Plot J/1 A, New Town Housing, Phase 1, only 6 minutes away, Alsameer Petroleum Service & Rent A Car store in Shambey Ismail Ward, also about 6 minutes away, and Ahmed Faraz Petroleum Service in Gwadar Old City, about 7 minutes’ drive away. Lastly, there’s also a TCS Express Centre in Gwadar Old City, approximately 12 minutes away.
Markets near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
The presence of markets near a locality eases the daily lives of residents by introducing convenience. Interestingly, Jinnah Avenue is quite a lucrative area where many high rise commercials, hotels, offices, shopping malls, and other retail activities are under development. Besides, all the societies near Jinnah Avenue will have their markets and a dedicated commercial area. However, in the meantime, residents can choose the following options to carry out their day to day purchases:
(Please be aware that we have mentioned the driving distance of the following markets from the point where Jinnah Avenue comes to meet Pishukan Ave).
For instance, Burhan Super Market is located quite near Jinnah Ave, only about 5 minutes away. Almost all the societies near Jinnah Ave can reach there conveniently. The market sells the necessary products for everyday use. Additionally, Al Nasir Market is also 5 minutes away. It is an excellent home goods store, located on Airport Road, Door Ghatte. Then, it takes some 6 minutes to reach Pak China Super Market, located in Shambey Ismail Ward. A good range of fundamental items are sold here at reasonable rates, and you can fulfil all your basic shopping needs at this market.
Further, there are several general stores and small shops located near the point where Jinnah Avenue converges with Pishukan Ave. These include Yousuf General Store in New Town Gwadar and Royal General Store in Door Ghatte, both of which are around 4 minutes away. Bob Sports Store, located near Airport Road, is about 9 minutes away. It is one of the widely known and largest sportswear shops in Gwadar from where you can purchase everything needed for your sports pursuits.
Next, there’s Ashraf Hussain Market, located on main Airport Road, Gwadar Old City, which is quite a wonderful market, hosting shops of almost every needed essential. It can also be considered as a reasonable shopping mall. Oman Super Market & Gift Centre is also located near Airport Road in Gwadar Old City, selling quality general products and gift items. Besides, it is quite famous in the area, and nearly all the localities of Gwadar consider it as one of the best shops. Sharjah Super Market is both a general store and a complete supermarket because it stocks a good deal of local as well as imported products for common to exclusive uses. All three markets are easily reachable within 8 minutes’ drive from the point where Jinnah Avenue connects with Gwadar Roundabout.
From this point, you can also reach Bohra Market and Usmania Ward Market in around 12 minutes. Both are located near Jannat Bazar Road, Gwadar Old City. The former is a wholesale market and houses almost everything required for basic purposes in addition to some paint and wooden products and some other products related to hardware, glass, and aluminium. The latter is also a nice, accommodating market selling a fine range of goods. Gazrawan Super Market is also functional in Gwadar Old City and is about 12 minutes away, while Galag Bazar, operational in Sehrabi Ward, is more or less 15 minutes away. This market is one of the oldest and highly frequented markets in both Gwadar and Baluchistan, serving residents since the times of the Omani rule.
Moreover, Al Makran Hardware & Electric Store, located on Airport Road, New Town Shambey Ismail Ward, about 6 minutes away, Abu Zakriya Sanitary Hardware And Electric Store, situated on Syed Hashmi Road, Gwadar Old City, about 8 minutes away, and Gwadar Electrical Store, sited in Dashti Market, Gizarwan Ward Gwadar Old City, around 13 minutes away can be visited in case you need products or services related to hardware and electronics. While for auto repair needs and buying spare parts, you can head to Nadil Jan Autos, located on Civil Hospital Road, Gwadar Old City, approximately 10 minutes away.
Further, Gwadar Old City is also home to loads of other small shops. These include Al Habib General Store, about 7 minutes away, Javed Hussain Stationary and Usman Tiles, about 8 minutes away, Rasheed And Brother Rashan Shop, around 10 minutes away, while Sahir Communication Mobile Shop and Al Noor Tea Store, precisely in Jannat Bazar can be reached in 12 minutes. Lastly, Ali Computer Niyaaz Haji Shop (a good computer accessories store) is reachable in 14 minutes, and Farooq General Store in Sehrabi Ward can be reached in 16 minutes.
Mosques near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
A wise property seeker never overlooks the importance of mosques near the housing society where they are thinking about buying or investing in a property. To help you in locating the mosques near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar, we have compiled the names and location of some mosques surrounding Jinnah Avenue. Their driving distances are mentioned from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets Gwadar Roundabout.
Starting with the mosque in Plot MB 21, New Town Gwadar Moula Ban, the mosque can be reached in only 3 minutes by car from the point. Al Rahman Jhama Masjid, located in Plot H 113, New Town Phase 1, New Town Housing is only 4 minutes away, while it takes 6 minutes to reach Qasim-ul-Hullum Masjid, located in Gwadar Old City. Moreover, you’ll need a 7-minute drive to reach Jamia Masjid Noorani, located in Shambey Ismail Ward, and Bismillah Masjid Gwadar, which is also located in Gwadar Old City. However, Bilal Masjid Gwadar, sited near Airport Road, Gwadar Old City, can be reached in 8 minutes.
A few more mosques are a bit farther off from the mentioned point. For example, it takes somewhat 10 to 12 minutes to reach the following mosques by car:
- Madni Masjid in Mujahid Ward, Gwadar Old City,
- Qoba Masjid in Muhammad Ishaq Ward, Gwadar Old City
- Makki Masjid on Gwadar Port Road, Gwadar Old City,
- Thooba Masjid in Gwadar Old City,
- Usmania Masjid in Gwadar Old City
However, Qalandari Masjid in Gizarwan Ward Gwadar Old City is around 14 minutes away, and Khalid Bin Waleed Masjid in Mohalla Band is 15 minutes away.
Schools, Colleges And Universities near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
One of the most prominent amenities a housing society can boast is the presence of educational institutions. Thankfully, various academic institutions will be developed in every under-constructed residential community shortly. However, for now, residents can opt for schools, colleges, and universities located near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar.
Here again, we will take the directions from the spot where Jinnah Avenue comes to meet Gwadar Roundabout because there are plenty of schools located specifically near Main Boulevard and Roundabout of Gwadar. Firstly, New Town Phase 1 is home to New Town Grammar School Gwadar, precisely in Plot GI 12, about 6 minutes away from the point mentioned above. Secondly, residents of New Town Phase 1 can also reach the following schools within a few minutes’ drive since all of these are present in its neighbouring society of Gwadar Old City.
To begin with, it takes only 6 minutes to reach the Govt. Girls Primary School, located near Airport Road, 7 minutes to Govt. Girls High School Gwadar, 8 minutes to Govt. Boys High School (Jadeed Gwadar) and The Oasis School (Main Jadeed Gwadar Branch), located in West Bay, Mujahid Ward, and 9 minutes to reach Al Johar School, sited on Marine Dr, Nagman Ward and Zer Public School, functional in Nagman Ward.
However, Govt. Model High school, Dar-Ul-Uloom Secondary Public School in Gizarwan Ward, and CMB Educational Academy School on Gwadar Port Road can be reached in around 12 minutes. Other nearby societies, such as Shambey Ismail Ward is home to Govt. Boys High School, about 7 minutes away, and Mohalla Band boasts Govt. Gwathri High School, about 13 minutes away. Lastly, GDA Public Higher Secondary School, located near GDA Park, is considered one of the best schools in Gwadar, and it takes some 7 minutes to reach by heading south on Jinnah Avenue towards Pishukan Ave.
As for colleges, only three colleges are currently functional in Gwadar, and all of them are within 7 to 10 minutes driving distance from Jinnah Ave near Gwadar Roundabout. These include Government Boys Degree College in Door Ghatte, VTC Gwadar, a technical institution in Gwadar Old City, and Govt. Girls High School Gwadar in Gwadar Old City, which also provides intermediate education in addition to matriculation.
Two universities are operational in the city at the moment. These are Gwadar Institute of Technology in Makkah City and the University of Turbat (UoT) (Gwadar Campus). The former offers DAE in the disciplines of architecture, civil and electronic technology, while the latter covers a wide area of departments in science and engineering, law, commerce and business administration, and arts and social sciences. Moreover, there’s one of the most popular institutions of the country, NUML (Gwadar Campus), which is around 7 minutes away, being located in Qasim Manzil near Javed Complex, Old Airport Road, Gwadar Old City. The university provides various language courses (such as English, Arabic, and Chinese) at different levels in addition to several bachelors and masters degree programmes.
Also, National Institute of Oceanography, Oceanographic Research Sub-Station Gwadar, is a research-based institute located near Airport Road, Gwadar Old City. It offers to consult services on varied subjects, including Oceanographic Surveys, Coastal Hydraulic Surveys, Marine Exploration & Geo-Engineering Surveys, and many others.
Banks near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
We all want to supervise our financial matters swiftly, so living near a neighbourhood where several banks are present is desirable by every property seeker. Fortunately, there are lots of banks near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar, most of whom are closest to the point where Jinnah Avenue comes to meet Gwadar Roundabout. For example, it takes only a minute to reach Allied Bank Ltd. by car or 2 to 3 minutes by foot from this point since the bank is located in Phase 2 New Town Housing. Allied Bank has another branch on Gwadar Port Road in Gizarwan Ward, Gwadar Old City, which is, however, somewhat a 12-minute drive away.
Besides, there are many banks on and near Airport Road where residents of different communities lying near Jinnah Ave can reach conveniently via Jinnah Avenue within minutes by car. For instance, you’ll need only around 6 minutes to reach MCB Ltd. (Jinnah Avenue Branch), located near Airport Road, Gwadar Port Road in Gwadar Old City, and Bank Al Habib (Islamic Banking), located on Main Airport Road in Gwadar Old City, can also be reached at the same distance. However, Bank Alfalah, also located on Airport Road, is reachable in 9 minutes.
Further, Gwadar Old City is home to several other banks. These include Habib Metropolitan Bank, Soneri Bank, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Habib Bank Ltd, IBB Faysal Bank Ltd, and The First Microfinance Bank (Gwadar Branch). All are located precisely on Gwadar Port Road and can be reached in 7 minutes. UBL is operational in Main Bazar, Gwadar Old City, which is about 12 minutes away; however, it has an ATM booth in Gwadar Old City, too, which is only 6 minutes away. The community also houses Dubai Islamic Bank, MCB Ltd (near Jinnah Avenue, Thana Ward), and Sindh Bank Ltd – all of which are about 8 minutes away. However, it takes some 11 minutes to reach Askari Bank, located in Ashraf Plaza, Gwadar Port Road, Gizarwan Ward, 12 minutes to reach JS Bank, and 14 minutes to Summit Bank (Gwadar Branch), all these are sited in Gwadar Old City.
Clinics and Hospitals near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Easy availability of healthcare facilities near the society in which you plan to invest should always be a high priority for a buyer or investor. As for clinics and hospitals located near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar, you can find aplenty. Please note the driving distance to the following clinics has been taken from the point where Jinnah Avenue intersects Gwadar Roundabout.
Behtar Zindagi Centre Gwadar is a reproductive health clinic, located on Pak Oman Bank Street, Marine Dr Mujahid Ward, Gwadar Old City and can be reached in only 8 to 9 minutes. Other clinics that can provide effective preventive medical care for common to severe illnesses include Adnan Clinic in Shambey Ismail Ward, about 7 minutes away, and Specialist Clinic on Civil Hospital Road, Thana Ward Gwadar Old City, about 9 minutes away. For homeopathic services, you can head to Tariq Homeopathic Clinic, located in Dashti Plaza, Civil Hospital Road, Thana Ward, Gwadar Old City, also around 9 minutes away. However, it takes 10 minutes to reach Qazi Clinic, located on Civil Hospital Road, Mir Lal Bakhsh Ward, Gwadar Old City, 13 minutes to Baloch Medical Store And Dr. Nazeer Clinic in Gwadar Old City, and 14 minutes to reach Dr Rahim Bakhsh Clinic, located on Gwadar Port Road, Gizarwan Ward, Gwadar Old City.
Mainly three hospitals are working at present in Gwadar, and fortunately all of them are quite near the roundabout linking with Jinnah Avenue. GDA Hospital Gwadar is located near Pishukan Avenue and can be reached within 2 to 3 minutes if you head north on Jinnah Avenue towards Pishukan Avenue and take the second exit onto Pishukan Ave at the roundabout. DHQ Hospital, located in Thana Ward, Gwadar Old City, is, however, some 8 to 10 minutes away and can be reached in the same direction as above but you’d need to take the third exit at the roundabout while staying on Jinnah Ave, then move towards Marine Dr, turn left onto Civil Hospital Road. Finally, Al Shifa Hospital, located in Gwadar Old City, can be reached in more or less 9 minutes by taking the fourth exit at the roundabout and turning right at Pakistan Coast Guards Officer Mess onto Airport Road/Gwadar Port Road.
PROPERTIES ON JINNAH AVENUE, GWADAR
Sales Price Trends for Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Property seekers are often stuck with a dilemma about what is a reasonable price of a particular property and whether to buy it or not? However, if they critically analyse the recent sales prices of a specific area where they intend to invest, they can easily come up with an astute property decision and are also likely to reap the benefits in the end. Thus, take a look at the following sales price trends for Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar, before laying out your money on any of its properties.
Plots for Sale near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
A sizeable number of plots are available for sale near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar. You can find both commercial and residential plots accompanying good location and excellent amenities. A 5 marla plot can be purchased for about PKR 20 lakh, while you’ll need a minimum of PKR 40 lakh for a 10 marla plot. However, the price of 1 kanal plots begins somewhere around PKR 50 lakh and goes as high as PKR 2 crore.
Please keep in mind that other properties such as houses, flats, and commercial options will be up and running once the construction work is complete.
Most Popular Localities near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
The statistical figures of Zameen reveal that Al-Ghani Housing Scheme is one of the most famous localities for buying properties near Jinnah Avenue. With the highest percentage of 43.7% of total searches, the society is preferable for investment due to its high-end infrastructure and convenient lifestyle.
However, when it comes to rental property trends near Jinnah Avenue, New World City is the only housing society with the highest online searches as of now. Since it offers nearly all the amenities for tenants, it is more desirable for people seeking rental properties.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Malls facilitate residents in many aspects by providing excellent entertainment and dine-in options along with shopping provisions. Gwadar is not far from becoming shopping heaven for its citizens since there are many commercial establishments in progress in almost every locality of the city. Such malls are also anticipated near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar.
In the meantime, we have highlighted some established as well as under-construction malls and small shopping centres located near the road. The driving distance of the following shopping centres is taken from Jinnah Ave, extending to the roundabout.
Akber Heights is a perfect dedicated commercial area, which will soon delight visitors and shoppers with its extensive offerings and splendid infrastructure. It can be reached within 6 minutes as it is located near Gwadar Port Road, Gwadar Old City. Then, Jannat Bazar, located in Muhammad Ishaq Ward, Gwadar Old City is a fantastic shopping precinct, which is always full of life, as people from different areas come here to meet their shopping needs. There is a special Gwaderi Halwa Market in this bazaar and also some other wonderful places, manifesting Baloch culture. This bazaar can be reached in 12 minutes. Similarly, Bana Plaza is located in the same area and reachable at almost the same time, as it is just a minute away from Jannat Bazar. The place comprises a good number of shops for nearly all the normal to custom items, and some medical facilities are also present here.
Moreover, Sadiq Gift Centre & Superstore is located in Surbandar and can be reached in about 22 minutes from the point where Jinnah Avenue intersects the coastal highway. The store has got nearly everything from gifts, cosmetics, perfumes to some electronic items, beauty care products, shoes, and sandals. There’s also Hameed Honda Centre in Gwadar Old City, which can be reached within 24 minutes from the said position. It’s a popular motorcycle shopping outlet. Above everything else, Dubai City Gwadar, which is located on Makran Coastal Highway, boasts a highly modern, majestically built shopping mall which provides out of this world shopping experience to its visitors, surpassing all the expectations. Several commercial plots are still available for sale for interested buyers and investors in the project. Residents would able to reach there within some 25 minutes. Lastly, Gwadar Port Civic Centre is also going through speedy development where many retail shops, apart from office accommodations and residential flats, will also come into effect for meeting the commercial needs of nearby societies. It is somewhat 20 minutes away from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets Gwadar Roundabout.
Restaurants near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Living in a neighbourhood becomes quite fun if it encompasses some amazing restaurants and eateries. Luckily, there is a multitude of restaurants near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar. We have specified the distance of the following restaurants and eateries from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets Pishukan Avenue.
To begin with, Super Salatein Restaurant, only about a 3-minute drive away, is located near Airport Road in Door Ghatte. People of Gwadar express great admiration for the restaurant and often visit it to savour its super-delicious traditional meals at very reasonable prices. Next comes another popular, most-visited restaurant, Quetta Restaurant & Hotel. It is only about 5 minutes away and can be found on Airport Road in New Town Shambey Ismail Ward. The restaurant offers a menu covering nearly all the traditional dishes which are always appetising. Then, Al Aziz Hotel, located near National Highway 10, is only a 6-minute drive away if you drive from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets coastal highway. Popular for its special Roosh, which is a highly liked Balochi dish, the restaurant also surpasses other eateries by serving delectable lamb roasts, daal, soups, and it’s another special, Karam Roti. It’s the best place to dine in and have fun with family and friends.
Hot Box Fast Food is an incredible fast food restaurant, having two branches in the city. One is on the Airport Road in Jaanabad, which can be reached within 6 minutes from the spot where Jinnah Avenue meets Pishukan Avenue, while another branch is present in Gwadar Old City, where you can reach in 8 minutes. Some people like this place for its extra yummy burgers while others are quite fond of their pizzas. Both items are up to par. Besides, there are other varieties of food served by this eatery. You can also visit Gwadar Tourist Motel if you wish to relish delicious meals while enjoying the cool sea breeze and beautiful scenery. It is located in Bakshi Baloch Colony and is reachable in 7 minutes. It also offers appropriate room services. At a similar distance, you can also head to Shinwari Restaurant, located on Port Road, Gwadar Old City. Visitors always admire their delicious and perfectly cooked grilled fish.
Besides, Gwadar Old City is home to many other restaurants including Restaurant Alteen, precisely located on Ustad Abdul Majeed Gwadari Road, about 8 minutes away, Al Zubair Hotel, about 9 minutes away, and Karachi Darbar Restaurant And Bar B Q, located on Marine Dr, Nagman Ward, around 10 minutes away. These restaurants serve a variety of foods and traditional meals at affordable costs.
However, it takes some 13 minutes to reach Taj Mahal Restaurant & Cinema and Masha Allah restaurant by car. The former is situated on Port Road, Soragdil Gwadar Old City, and is excellent at serving traditional foods plus offering visitors a luxury of an open-air cinema while the latter stands on Char Padagoo Road, Gwadar Old City, and knows the real art of serving toothsome Pakistani dishes. Further, Hotel Marjan, located in Singhar Housing Scheme Road, Koh-e-Batil is around 16 minutes away. Since it stands on a hill, the restaurant is the first pick of residents who like to cherish the magnificent view, particularly at night, which beams with stars. The food is also extraordinary, while it also offers a variety of baked delicacies. Lastly, Marines Lounge, located at Gwadar Port Authority CPEC, is about 20 minutes away. It’s a fascinating bar and restaurant.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Neglecting sports and fitness facilities while choosing a property is never a wise decision. Luckily, there are several sports facilities and fitness centres near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar. Some examples include Captain Yaqoob Volley Ball Ground, a well-maintained sports complex, located on Ustad Abdul Majeed Gwadari Road, Gwadar Old City, only 5 minutes away from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets Gwadar Roundabout. From this point, you can find many other grounds within a short drive. For instance, a basketball ground located near Central Park can be reached in only 7 minutes via Jinnah Ave. Moreover, Sorag Dil Football Ground is located in Kumbari Ward Gwadar Old City and can be reached within 10 minutes. It’s a large and wide stadium that can also be used for other sports such as cricket.
Further, a hardball ground is situated in Gzar Ward, Gwadar Old City, and is reachable in 11 minutes. The unique thing about this stadium is that it’s been developed close to the mountains and looks extraordinarily beautiful. Similarly, Mir Ghus Bux Football Ground is where you can appreciate the skills of the up-and-coming talent of Balochistan. The ground is located in Soragdil Gwadar Old City and can also be reached in an 11-minute drive.
Beaches and Lakes near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
Since Gwadar is a primary seaport itself, there is no lack of beautiful beaches and lakes in the city. Better yet, some of the most popular and mesmerizing beaches and lakes are located just near Jinnah Avenue and can be reached within a few minutes. Let’s discuss some of the breath-taking lakes first. Please keep it in mind that the driving distances are mentioned from the point where Jinnah Avenue intersects Makran Coastal Highway/N-10.
Chatti Lake, only about 13 minutes away, is a striking place to enjoy the beauty of nature. Similarly, Akara Lake is also a must-visit site, only about 8 minutes away. However, Akra Lake View Point is another point of interest, which is located at a drive of about 20 minutes.
Now, moving towards beaches. Here, we have measured the distance from here Jinnah Avenue meets Pishukan Ave. It takes only 10 minutes from this point to reach Gwadar Beach, one of the most liked and visited picnic spots. Besides, Gwadar Beach Guest House is located opposite the beach and can be reached within somewhat 15 minutes from the beach. The guesthouse is reputed to provide delightful accommodation with great hospitality. Nevertheless, Kallag Beach is around 12 minutes away. It’s located in Koh-e-Batil and is yet another fine and captivating public beach, which is also clean and well-kept.
Additionally, Gwadar Mini Park is a beautiful beach park, located in New Town Gwadar, and reachable in only 7 minutes. Likewise, Royal Resorts Gwadar is also around 7 minutes away, situated in Finance Trade Business Avenue. You can also visit Mazani Picnic Point by taking a drive from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets National Highway 10. It is somewhat 9 minutes away and is located exactly on N-10, Gwadar. It is quite a marvellous family picnic spot. Ahmed Sohail Beach, situated in West Bay, Mujahid Ward, Gwadar Old City is only 9 minutes away, while Sadaf Resort, based in Nagman Ward, Gwadar Old City can be reached in 10 minutes and Park Beach in Door Ghatte is reachable in 12 minutes. However, it takes around 19 minutes to reach Beach Resort 99 Gwadar from the point where Jinnah Avenue cuts through the coastal highway. The beach is not opened yet for the public, but will soon delight nature lovers with its arresting views, serenity, and vistas. It also features a playground for children.
Some other beaches include Sur Creek in Mir Gurab, about 22 minutes away, Surbandar Beachside, around 23 minutes away, and Golden Sand Beach, located in South Ave, Block A Phase 4 Singhar Housing Scheme, about 29 minutes away. However, Kasippi (Turtle Beach) is around half an hour away. It is one of the most impressive beaches in Pakistan. It's located in Koh e Bati. What highlights its beauty the most is the stunning rocks and charming scenery. It also offers fantastic opportunities for camping, snorkelling, and other water-based sports.
Parks near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
The authority of Gwadar is aware of the importance of greenspaces near residential areas, and the masterplan of Gwadar includes many public parks and gardens scheduled to be initiated shortly near residential pockets and across the city. Currently, there are four famous and spectacular parks near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar. The first one is Central Park, located just a minute away from the point where Jinnah Avenue converges with Pishukan Ave. It’s the best amusement park in Gwadar, offering everything that can gratify kids and families. Second comes GDA Park Gwadar, about only 2 minutes away as it is present right on Jinnah Ave. Then, there’s an Amusement Park in Bakshi Baloch Colony, about 7 minutes’ drive away, while East-Bay Park can be visited in only 10 to 12 minutes by car via Airport Road.
Salons and Spas near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar
As of now, only one hairdresser named Sajjad Hairdresser, located in Thana Ward Gwadar Old City is present nearby. The hairdresser is around an 11-minute drive away from the point where Jinnah Avenue meets Pishukan Ave. However, like other commercial and residential developments, salons, and spas near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar will also be established in large numbers shortly as the city develops further.
Apart from many new housing schemes near Jinnah Avenue, as mentioned above, some of the nearby areas of Jinnah Avenue include Janabad, Door Ghatte, Gwadar Old City, Bakhshi Baloch Colony, New World City Gwadar, Finance Trade Business Avenue, Muscat Centre, and Shambey Ismail Ward. Residents of different societies near the road can reach these areas within minutes via Jinnah Avenue.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
The properties offered by housing schemes located near Jinnah Avenue and Makran Coastal Highway are costlier than that of others in Gwadar. Also, prices are expected to rise further once the development works near Jinnah Ave start nearing their completion. Besides, residents need to cover a reasonable distance from the societies to reach some essential amenities until all the construction work inside the communities is complete. However, these societies are quickly being developed and will shortly deliver every residential and commercial facility needed by residents, such that they wouldn’t need to step outside for anything. Lastly, residents with their conveyance would find living near Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar, more comfortable and convenient as public transportation is usually located a bit far off from the residential areas.
Importance of Jinnah Avenue, Gwadar from major locations nearby
- It takes only 3 to 5 minutes to reach GDA Park, Gwadar via Jinnah Ave
- The road is well-linked to significant arteries of Gwadar, especially the coastal highway
- High Rise Commercial Area lies on both sides of Jinnah Ave
- The University of Turbat (UoT), Gwadar Campus is somewhat around 8 minutes away
- National Institute of Oceanography, Oceanographic Research Sub-Station Gwadar is more or less 5 to 7 minutes away
- Gwadar International Airport is only a 15-minute drive away
- Residents can visit Gwadar Beach and East-Bay Park within 10 minutes
- Chatti Lake is only about a 14-minute drive away
Find out about other latest housing projects and commercial developments in Gwadar by visiting Gwadar Area Guides on the Zameen site.