When you visit Jeddah, you will have the opportunity to witness a rich heritage celebrated by UNESCO. From ‘Historical Jeddah’ to the vibrant Red Sea, this destination unearths secrets that have inspired artists, writers, and visitors alike for hundreds of years. Visitors will have a chance to see magnificent sunsets shimmering off the Red Sea shores as well as having magical diving experiences in the colourful coral reefs. Whether on land or under the sea, you won’t soon forget Jeddah’s many year-round splendours.
Al Balad (Old Town)
The Al-Balad site, “Historic Jeddah” was built on beautiful coastal land and gathered people from all cultures and walks of life through the ages. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient homes transformed using the latest technologies and expertise into art galleries and specialty cafes. Wherever you look up in Al-Balad, you see the wooden Rawashins hanging overhead as an example of authentic architecture that oversees the modern life that passes beneath it.
Jeddah Art Promenade
Enjoy a new area full of surprises called “The Art Promenade”. A quiet residential area by the sea within Jeddah’s waterfront which extends to the marina. Experience international events like Jeddah Cornish Circuit, or great places to have your favourite drink or visit the magnificent Jeddah Yacht Club.
A seaside road to lead you through an inspirational stroll on foot along the waterfront, where you will feast your eyes on the unique artistic sculptures that call Jeddah their home. Along Jeddah’s waterfront is a 4500m long sports track where you can jog freely and enjoy the warm sunlight and gentle sea breeze.
King Fahad Fountain
Visible from all across the city, King Fahd Fountain is a much-loved Jeddah landmark, and a 30-year-old monument in the middle of the Red Sea. At 312m high, its waters decorate the sunset of Jeddah, and whether you are thinking of taking a picture or a video of that magical scene, seeing the fountain will not seem impossible no matter how far away you are.
Red Sea Beaches & Cruises
Known for its unique and vibrant beaches, the city of Jeddah overlooks the Red Sea, and as the cities of the world unwind and relax on weekdays after sunset, busy life continues at Jeddah’s shores until late at night. Also enjoy the experience of cruise tours in the Red Sea, starting your trip at the shores of Sharm Obhur, which is best known for its great cruises. Tours continue their trips within the Jeddah Secretariat Marina 24hrs a day.
The Jeddah Corniche Circuit
The Formula One track, situated along Saudi’s Red Sea coastline, is “the fastest street circuit ever seen in Formula One,” according to the governing body for motorsports. It also boasts the most corners: 27.
Jeddah is home to two of the most prominent KSA football teams, Al Ittihad and Al Ahli. Catch a game to witness some of the most passionate football fans in the region. Both teams occasionally play at the iconic Al Jawharah stadium, the largest stadium in Jeddah, and it regularly hosts the largest sporting events throughout the year, with more than 62,000 capacity.
An hour outside of Jeddah, you’ll find Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, a premier 18-hold championship golf course and clubhouse, boasting a panoramic view of the Red Sea coast as its natural backdrop. The King Abdullah Economic City course has been home to LIV Golf, the Asian Tour, and the Ladies European Tour, welcoming some of the world’s best male & female golfers.