There are many favourite and exotic honeymoon destinations for the new nuptials across the globe, some of which are Mauritius, Hawaii, The Bahamas, Las Vegas, Bali, The Maldives, Bora Bora, Paris but no one actually thinks about Jeddah. The second largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it is a beautiful city that overlooks the Red Sea.
For honeymooners who want to do everything touristy as well as get to know each other better, then you should visit Jeddah, the beautiful bride of the Sea. There is nothing more magical than getting to know each other in one of the most breathtaking and beautiful cities in the world.
THE MUST DO’S WHEN YOU VISIT JEDDAH
Honeymooners get a variety of things to do whilst staying in this beautiful city. Apart from having the best Shopping Mall in Saudi Arabia, there are so many other things that will give you an insight into a world unknown. It has everything for everyone. Here a few things those honeymooners can do.
For lovers of nature and wildlife, the Fakeih Aquarium has a wide range of fishes, including sharks as well as other marine life like turtles. However, do not go on a Wednesday, as it is women’s only night and you really do not want to be on your own whilst enjoying its delights.
For honeymooners who like to visit all things that have a beautiful architecture about them, the Nafees House is a must. It is an old coral house, which has been restored. Belonging to one of the city’s most powerful families, it has wide ramps that were installed by King Abdul Aziz. They were installed instead of staircases so that camel mounted messengers could ride up to the top terrace to deliver messages.
A romantic walk along the Corniche, hand in hand is a must. It is a 30km coastal road that features many recreational areas, pavilions and sculptures as well as the highest fountain the world, King Fahd’s Fountain.
For the foodaholic honeymooners, the city has not forgotten you. The Yildizlar is a local restaurant serving a delicious mixture of Lebanese and Turkish cuisine. It is listed in the top ten restaurants for trying out whilst you visit Jeddah. They have the best when it comes to the cuisine they serve. Their extensive menu includes starters like metre, hummus, and Kiblah, grills like fish okta and shrimps and other exotic dishes like grilled quail, boneless pigeon and caviar.
For the shopaholic honeymooners, Jeddah has something for you too. In fact, some of the best shopping mall in Saudi Arabia is found here. One of the most famous and largest is the Red Sea Shopping Mall where both of you can shop to your heart’s content. The world’s renowned brands are under its roof, from lingerie to stationary, from accessories to electronics, for all ages and groups are found here. Not only that if you want to sneak and have a romantic rendezvous, the mall has the perfect place for you, the four star Elaf Hotel, located on its ground floor.
Now that you know the delights of Jeddah, is it not the just perfect place to honeymoon?