Why Jeddah Corniche Should be your next Destination

Why Jeddah Corniche Should be your next Destination

There are a handful of cities in the world which for centuries have attracted travelers. One group seeking the spiritual light while the other seeking riches from trade. Jeddah is one of those rare cities. Jeddah Corniche and waterfront area is a must to visit.

Jeddah Corniche

Jeddah Corniche is a hot spot for families to spend time together ever since it was opening in 2017. You’ll find a beautifully landscaped waterfront area with parks, recreation facilities, children’s playground, fountain, and beaches. The best way to explore the corniche is on foot so make sure you to satisfy by walking to the best spots on the Corniche to avoid traffic, especially on weekend evenings. There are plenty of reasons that attract tourist at Jeddah Corniche.
Here are the reasons that Jeddah Corniche should be the destination of choice for your next trip.

The King Fahad fountain

The King Fahad fountain has the distinct honor of being the most unique fountain in the world. The 853-foot fountain is said to be the tallest fountain in the world. This fountain is best appreciated when illuminated at night. The water from the fountain rises up to 312 meters, leaving you surprised and short of breath. To give you an idea the water reaches above the height of the Eiffel tower. From the top, the fountain looks very impressive.

The floating mosque:

The beautiful white mosque seems to emerge from the sea. It is a visible landmark standing in the red sea.
Float in the magical underwater world of the red sea. Don’t miss a chance to immerse into the world famous diving waters of red sea that is just around the corner. All the untouched corals make this a very tempting offer to go below the surface of the earth.

Where to stay Jeddah Corniche:

For families traveling with kids, the new North Corniche is definitely the best family area to stay in Jeddah. The Sofitel at Jeddah Corniche is an elegant family-friendly five-star hotel located right next to the waterfront.
This is an ideal spot to be based because you can walk to the children’s playground, beach, and parks from the hotel in a few minutes without having to worry about parking and parking hassles. At Sofitel Jeddah Corniche you can watch the sun setting from your room and dine in the many different restaurants they offer.

Fakieh Aquarium

Fakieh Aquarium is the only aquarium in Saudi Arabia. It is a beautiful place to visit with family when in Jeddah. Apart from a diverse array of colorful fishes, the aquarium also houses a few varieties of marine creatures such as Red Dragon and Red Sea Turtles.
The main attraction is the Acrylic tunnel that allows visitors to watch the fantastic sea creatures swimming and floating by. Seeing the sharks and other venomous sea creature’s swim at such close proximity surely thrills and excites children and adults alike. The aquarium also hosts a dolphin show and sea lion show every day.
The view from the Jeddah Corniche is the prime reason the city is lovingly called the “Bride of the Red Sea.”

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