5 Of The Best Beaches On Saudi Arabia’s East Coast


While the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia may not be as popular as the western one that borders the Red Sea, it does hold a slew of stunning beach destinations. So get ready to witness the bewitching contrast of endless sands and turquoise waters that grace the country’s untamed east coast, which is just waiting to be discovered.

1. Half Moon Beach

Behold the crown jewel of the east coast, Half Moon Beach, which sits within a picturesque crescent shaped bay. This beloved beach haven beckons with its expansive sandy shores, tantalising waters, and irresistible invitation to indulge in sun-soaked bliss. It’s the ultimate getaway for beach aficionados residing in the “Tri-Cities.”


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2. Sadaf Beach

A stone’s throw away from the more popular Half Moon Beach, Sadaf Beach is not just a pretty sight, but a place to do much more! You can swim, fish, camp, and barbecue to your heart’s content here. There are beautiful landscape parks here as well, from where you can bask in the beauty of the sea views.

3. Oqair

Beyond the sparkling shores of Oqair lies a tapestry of history waiting to be discovered. The majestic Oqair Fort, which has been beautifully restored of late, offers great insights into the region’s rich past. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or a sun-soaked beach aficionado, this is your haven.


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4. Ras Tanurah Beach

With water fountains, cosy benches, and playgrounds for the little ones, the Ras Tanurah beach is perfect for a beachside picnic. Oh, and the sunsets here are pure Instagram gold.


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5. Fanateer Beach

This Fanateer Beach in Jubail boasts an expanse of glistening sand, landscaped parks, and an inviting jogging track. So lose yourself in the sheer beauty of the crystal-clear waters here while you take in the soothing sound of the waves lapping by the shore.


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