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The most beautiful beaches of Jeddah

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29 DEC 2019


Source: Nadeen Al-Wazani

The coastal city of Jeddah is commonly known as the “Bride of the Red Sea”, testament to its charm and beauty. It has in abundance picturesque sandy beaches surrounded by green areas, providing visitors with the ideal destination for relaxation, sunbathing, and water sports. Hotels and resorts line these beaches, such as Indigo Resort, Oia Resort, Salhiyah Beach Resort, Bahadur Resort and Makarem Al-Nakheel Hotel and Resort. There is also Durrat Al-Arous Beach and Resort, the oldest private beach in Jeddah. These resorts are located in the Corniche area, featuring a walkway on the waterfront in full view of the famous King Fahd Fountain.

Wafy lists the best beaches in Jeddah that also feature hotel and tourist services:

Palm Beach

Palm Beach is a tourist attraction characterized by its serenity and sophistication. It also features fully-equipped diving sites due to the depth of its water and diversity of its marine wildlife and coral reefs. You can also swim, walk and relax on the beach with family and friends.

Silver Sands Beach

Considered one of the most beautiful beaches suitable for all the family, especially during the holidays, Silver Sands is also an ideal location to enjoy water sports such as swimming and explore fine golden sands thanks to its numerous pathways.

Al-Saif Beach

This is one of the most important tourist attractions for local residents and visitors from around the Kingdom, as it is surrounded by a charming nature. The beach also provides visitors the opportunity to enjoy horseback riding, fishing trips, and rent a beach quadbike.

Alexandria Beach

This is one of the ideal recreational beaches for a family trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This well-maintained beautiful beach features many water activities suitable for children in addition to many events and festivals that take place throughout the year.

Thuwal Beach

Thuwal is a small town around 100 kilometers north of Jeddah and is where the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology is situated. It is divided into two parts. The northern part includes an unprecedented beautiful new corniche, marina for boats, fishermen's port, fish market, public park, and other facilities. The southern part has a long sandy beach and crystal clear water perfect for swimming.

Al-Murjan Beach

Considered one of the most luxurious coastal beaches overlooking the Red Sea, Al-Murjan has received great development to become a charming resort and a small tourist village. There are many seafood restaurants and shopping stalls scattered around the area.