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10 Things To Do This Summer in Saudi Arabia

Escape the heat and have the best time.

Images via @sahaba.ll99, @Dereeini and @muznaq

High temperatures in the Gulf lead many to believe that there’s not much to do in Saudi Arabia during the summer. Actually, not all areas suffer from sweltering summer heat in the Kingdom. When you’re around the Red Sea or you’re surrounded by stunning mountain peaks and lush oasis, the fresh climate is strongly in your favor. Here are 10 summer plans to take part in Saudi Arabia.

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Dive in the turquoise waters in Yanbu beach

The city also boasts some good ol’ town charm. Learn more about Yanbu here.

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Stroll around the corniche in Jeddah

Ice cream in hand, of course.

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Visit the Maldives of Saudi Arabia, Umluj

Umluj beaches offer public access and private resorts, each with a myriad of amenities that cater to swimmers and sunbathers, divers and watersports aficionados. Here are our Umluj guides.

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Jet off to King Abdullah Economic City for a vacation

KAEC is home to top hotels, eateries, retail spaces, and so much more. Enjoy your summer city break! More info here.

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Organize a picnic atop the Taif mountains

The roadtrip you’ve been dreaming about! Here are 9 things you can do in this Saudi gem of a city.

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Get lost in Raghadan forest park in Al Baha

Al Baha’s cool climate will swoop right off your feet. More info on Raghadan forest park here.

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Discover the Instagrammable corners of Asir village

This Unesco heritage site will charm you right away.

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Hike to the limitless wonders of Tabuk

Explore Saudi Arabia’s Grand Canyon, Al Disah valley! More info here.

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Spend a romantic evening in Al Ula

Reserve a table at Shaden Resort and admire the sparkling skyline of Al Gharameel. On a cold night, wrap yourself in a blanket, borrow a telescope, and sip on hot chocolate. 

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Jump your worries away at Riyadh’s female only trampoline park

More info here.

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