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Converging point for pilgrims and traders for centuries, Jeddah, the country's commercial capital, is the most easygoing city in the Kingdom, not to mention its most beguiling. The Al-Balad district, the heart of Old Jeddah, is a nostalgic testament to...
...r those who do get in, rock-hewn Madain Saleh is Arabia's greatest treasure. Other wonders abound, from the echoes of TE Lawrence along the Hejaz Railway to the mudbrick ruins of Dir'aiyah. Jeddah, gateway to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, has an enchanting old city made of coral, while the Red Sea coast has world-class diving. Elsewhere, this is a land of astonishing natural b...
The General Directory for Culture & Tourism in Jeddah organises an excellent 'lecture and walking tour' of Jeddah's history and architecture at 09:00 every Thursday, meeting at Naseef House. To book a place, email or call the charming Director...
...he Kingdom. Outward looking and cosmopolitan, the Hejazi are fiercely proud of their heritage – a few even mutter about independence. Explore the Red Sea coastline and make time for languid Jeddah.
...ar, soaring, sparkling, stunning modern towers rise above the dusty desert and shiny 4WDs throng modern highways. Up close, Riyadh is conservative, cautious and sober (certainly compared to Jeddah). This sometimes jarring, always intriguing mix is combined with fine hotels and restaurants and some excellent sights.
If you're catching an early flight, or are in town for business, this new and accommodating four-star hotel is located opposite the Jeddah Exhibition Center, just 5km from the southern terminal of the airport.
Sedrah Jeddah Furnished Units is a self-catering accommodation located in Jeddah. Free WiFi access is available. The property is 4.0 km from Jeddah Mall and 6.0 km from Stars Avenue Mall.The apartment wi...
Just a 10-minute drive from Jeddah Corniche, Tobal Hotel Apartments is located in Jeddah. It offers self-catering accommodations with free Wi-Fi. Red Sea Mall is 10 minutes by car.Decorated in modern tones, all apartments at...
Located 5 minutes’ walk from Jeddah’s Corniche, Loloat Al Qurnaish Apartment offers spacious furnished apartments with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk. Gazzaz Shopping Centre is a short walk away.The apartments at Loloat...
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