6 fantastic things to do in Jeddah this weekend: March 23 to 25

Ramadan Kareem!

Wondering how to spend the first weekend of the holy month? Fear not: we have rounded up some of the best iftars, happenings, and rejuvenating experiences in Jeddah this weekend.

Without further ado, here are six fantastic things to do in Jeddah this weekend.

Thursday, March 23

Shop the Ramadan sales at Red Sea Mall


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The Holy Month is here and what better way to start the festivities than by making the most of the Ramadan sales (and the extended opening hours until 3am)? From clothes to food, homeware to electronics, you’re bound to find most of your list at discounted prices. Red Sea Mall in Jeddah is the perfect pastime with friends and families with plenty to do and see to keep busy.

Red Sea Mall, Jeddah. Ramadan timings, 1pm to 3am. @redseamallksa

Experience the iftar at Assila

From 6.30pm to 9pm, gather your friends and family and indulge in a traditional buffet-style iftar at the TwentyFour restaurant, Assila Hotel. Expect live cooking stations, seafood, farm-to-table dishes, live entertainment, and more.

Iftar and Suhoor, TwentyFour restaurant, Assila Hotel, Jeddah 23326. Iftar 6.30pm to 9pm, suhoor 12am to 3am. Tel:(0)59 192 134. marriott.com

Friday, March 24

Unleash your inner child at Atallah Happy Land Park

For a fun-filled day with the whole family, Atallah Happy Land is the ideal place for all ages to enjoy. One of the biggest theme parks in Jeddah, Atallah Happy Park has over 100 rides, bowling alley, an ice skating rink, climbing walls, a musical fountain, and a 6D theatre.

Atallah Happy Land Park, Corniche Road, Beside Sheraton Hotel, Jeddah. Daily from 5pm to 2am. Sar30 per person. Free entry for children under 100cm. jeddah.platinumlist.net

Enjoy a relaxing hammam at Zagora

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Regenerate your skin with a soapy scrub at Zagora spa. Choose from a royal or traditional hammam treatment and get ready to feel perfectly pampered. Each wellness area includes two harmonious treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, and pool. Located at the stunning Venue Hotel, this seaside hotel is situated on Jeddah’s corniche with breathtaking views of the Red Sea.

Zagora Spa, The Venue Hotel, Jeddah. Tel:(0)12 613 9000. the-venue.com

Saturday, March 25

See a gorgeous sunrise

Al Rahmah mosque, also knows as the floating mosque, is one of the most distinctive symbols of Jeddah. Built in 1985 on the Red Sea, the popular mosque literally looks like it is floating it is built on pillars under the sea. Visit the mosque between prayers to fully immerse yourself in its beauty and tranquility.

Al-Rahmah Mosque, Corniche Road, Jeddah

Break your fast at the exquisite Shangri-La Jeddah

The recently opened Shangri-La Jeddah has become a culinary hotspot in the city with a collection of contemporary restaurants and lounges. This Ramadan, create unforgettable memories with your loved ones with exceptional iftar, fulfilling suhoor, and nights with extraordinary views. Plus for the first three days of Ramadan, you can get 40 per cent discount on the most exquisite Iftar experience in Jeddah at ‘Alfolk’.

Burj Assila, Corniche Road, Ash Shati, Jeddah, shangri-la.com/jeddah/shangrila/

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