Set on the picturesque Arabian Gulf, Jubail is a modern city known for its luxury malls and sleek architecture. It’s a great place to enjoy Saudi Arabia's natural beauty while relaxing on a sandy beach, birdwatching in a wildlife park or exploring lush urban gardens.
Things to do in Al Jubail
Escape the buzz of the city at Al Nakheel Beach, a golden stretch of sand fringed by a breezy promenade. A grassy foreshore, bubbling fountains and children's play area make it a favourite with local families. Aqua Park is another urban oasis, known for its lush lakes, scenic bike paths and pink flamingos.
Jubail is brimming with air-conditioned shopping complexes, including the Al Huwaylat Mall. In addition to local retail stores, it also features a lively food court. The Galleria Mall is known for its lush indoor palm trees and impressive selection of high-end stores.
For handmade products and souvenirs, head to the Ladies Market on Al-Qatif Street. The bustling souq is a fantastic place to bargain for local handicrafts, including embroidered clothes, perfumes, jewellery and trinkets.
Backing onto the Arabian Gulf, the Al-Fanateer Seafront and Marina occupies one of the city's most scenic stretches of coastline. You'll find a host of recreational activities, including water skiing, fishing and diving. There's also a lush waterfront park dotted with palms and flower gardens.
Getting around Al Jubail
Taxis, private cars and local buses service Jubail. Dammam's King Fahd International Airport is a one-hour drive from Jubail.