6 amazing things to do in Jeddah this weekend: Jan 16 to 18

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There’s nothing like a weekend full of adventure and well-deserved relaxation after a long week of work. From fun-filled activities for the whole family to romantic meals for two, we have you covered.

Here are six amazing things to do in Jeddah this weekend: 

Thursday, February 16

A fun-filled family day at the golf

Some of the biggest golfing superstars are headed to King Abdullah Economic City this weekend. Back for its fifth edition, the Aramco Saudi Ladies International will be hosted at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club from Thursday, February 16 to Sunday, February 19. Besides all the on-course action, spectators can also look forward to the vibrant fan village featuring 18-hole mini golf courses, gaming stations, food trucks, and scenic views from the iconic 16th hole. Plus the first 500 children will get a free ice cream from the ice cream truck while parents can grab a free coffee from Brew92 at the Spectator Zone.

PIF Saudi International, Feb 16 to 19, Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Get your free tickets here. @saudiintlgolf

Grab a bite to eat at Hanomar


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Japanese food lovers, get your fix of ramen at this hip street food spot, perfect for a casual lunch or catch-up with friends. Chopsticks at the ready?  Try their fresh shrimp and yakisoba noodles.

 Al Buraidi, Al Andalus, Jeddah 23326. Daily, 1pm to 1am. @hanomar_ksa

Friday, February 17

Shop, eat, and chill at Homegrown Market


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Homegrown Market is a trendy concept store showcasing popular homegrown Arab brands. Check out their second branch newly-opened at Hayy Jameel. With more than 150 brands from around the region, Homegrown Market sells clothes, jewellery, stationary, homeware, fragrances, and more. While you’re there grab a cup of delicious iced matcha.

Hayy Jameel, Al Muhammadiyah District, Jeddah 23615. Daily, 2pm to 10pm. homegrownmkt.com

Celebrate the month of love at Shang Palace

With rose petals adorning the dining table and a live violinist, this romantic evening at Shang Palace is sure to impress. For SAR500 per person, guests will enjoy modern Chinese cuisine, Valentine’s themed drinks, two exclusive desserts, and complimentary purple roses and moon cakes. The Shang Palace love affair is available only until February 21.

Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Burj Assila, Corniche Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah 23611. February 14 to February 21. SAR500 per person. Tel:(0)12 696 8888. shangpalaceksa.com

Saturday, February 18

Make the most of the beautiful weather

Jeddah Waves offers the most thrilling water activities for an adrenaline-packed day, including jet skiing, speed boats, kayaking, flyboarding, Seabob scooters, schiller water bikes, and banana boats. Ticket prices for the day start from SAR69 or SAR175 per family couple. There are also beachside food trucks, VIP cabanas, live music, and volleyball courts.

8912 Prince Abdullah AlFiasal St, Al Lulu, 2740, Jeddah 23821. Daily, 10am to 6pm. ticketmx.com

Get excited for an unforgettable gaming experience at Tekzone

Tekzone is a unique, futuristic, and fun park with over 70 attractions and games, ranging from arcades and rides to Virtual Reality and a soft play area. The park, located in Red Sea Mall, offers something for everyone, even grown ups. Play packages start from Sar149 per person.

Tekzone, Red Sea Mall, 2nd floor, Gate 4, Ash Shati, Jeddah, daily 2pm to midnight. Package price starts from SAR149 & SAR8 for rubber bracelet. Tel: 012 261 7570. @tekzoneme

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