Jeddah, the second largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is associated with words like Hajj, Mecca, Medina, rich oriental markets, souqs and its rich choice of shopping malls. A major trading city, it also is an ideal city for a family holiday and there are places of Entertainment in Jeddah that are ideal for the whole family.
PLACES FOR FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT IN JEDDAH
Attalah Happyland Theme Park – Spread over 45,000 square kilometers with a beautiful view of the sea, it is one of the oldest, biggest and elegant parks in Jeddah. Special sections have been constructed indoors for the younger children whilst the older children and adults enjoy in the outdoor setup.
Royal Maktabat or Stationery Fantasies Water Park – Located on Sultan Street, it is only for children. It consists of water slides and pools, with a shopping mall attached to the water park. Mothers can monitor their children in a waiting room whilst trained personnel look after the children. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase.
Intenso – With the facility of a snooker table, car racing, and play station game consoling, this place is geared for the older children. It also has a bowling area, as well as a leisure area serving snacks and beverages.
Fayfa zoo and garden – ideal for the nature lovers, it is located on Tahlia Street. The garden has a shop that sells plants and other planting material as well as a zoo and a cafeteria.
Al Shallal Theme Park – This park is rated as one of the best for the whole family. It consists of a beautiful landscape with a lake and a number of restaurants. The Amazon Wood Roller Coaster Ride and the bowling area are a firm favourite of the children.
A POPULAR SHOPPING DESTINATION
A visit to this city would be incomplete if you did not enjoy the experience of Shopping Mall Jeddah. The city has a number of modern shopping complexes which house luxury clothing, perfume shops, designer brands, interesting souvenirs, and antique shops, such that you can spend the whole day just looking at the products displayed in the windows.
Popular shopping malls Jeddah include:
Mall of Arabia – This shopping centre offers a large choice of different products at very competitive prices. At certain times of the year, the mall offers designer items at very budgeted prices.
Red Sea Mall – This amazing mall is considered to be the best shopping mall in Jeddah. It is said to be located in the best part of the city and houses almost everything under one roof. Whether it is shopping, eating or bowling, it is the ideal place for the whole family. With something for everyone, hordes of people thring it every day for fun, recreation, shopping, eating or just chillaxing.
Herra International Mall – This is one of the top rated malls in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It houses over 350 shops, including brands like Zara, Next, Boots, Diesel and Mothercare to name a few. It also has a full-fledged food court with eateries like McDonald’s, Subway, Taco Bell and Starbucks serving the clients who walk through their doors.
Whether it is shopping, entertainment, or just a last day by the sea, Jeddah is the place for you. The ultimate holiday paradise for one and all.