This conservative Islamic Kingdom bans alcoholic and details domestic critics. No one will restrict recently married couples to share a room without even proving anything. But for those who are confused and willing to put up with a shortage of great hotels outside the major cities. Here are various spots to head for, if you do make it.
Al Ula is popular and a beautiful destination and, of course, for a reason. The fantastic area in the northwest of the Kingdom is scattered with golden rock formations, remains of several ancient kingdoms, and lush citrus farms. So, the most famous ruins, Mada’in Saleh, include 2,000-year-old Nabatean tombs clusters.
The southern region of Saudi Arabia is a world away from the dusty capital of Riyadh. Popular activities include touring and hiking the historic village of Rijal Alma. However, the central city of this particular region, Abha, is around 115 kilometers from the Yemeni border, where a Saudi-led coalition is waging war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels.
Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman wants to turn the north-western corner of his Kingdom into a $500 billion futuristic mega-project called “Veon.” Among the sites which are worth visiting is Wodi Tayiblsm. The land also boasts excellent Red Sea diving.