8 amazing things to do in Jeddah this week: March 24 to 27

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Looking for something to do during the week or What’s On in the days ahead? From vibrant Ramadan celebrations to some of the best iftar and suhoor spots, we have you covered. Read on for all the best things to do in Jeddah this week.

Sunday March 24

Fun rides with the little ones

TekZone Jeddah

Experience endless hours of fun and entertainment at Tekzone. The futuristic family entertainment centre offers a wide range of games for all ages, including top-of-the-line Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), as well as rides, arcades, and a soft play area. The best part? You and your crew can enjoy three hours of free play and five redemption games for only SAR99 or unlimited play in our soft play area for SAR30. This Ramadan offer is available until April 19.

Tekzone Ramadan Offer, until April 19, Red Sea Mall, Second Floor, Gate 4, Ash Shati, Jeddah 21146. Ramadan hours: 8pm to 2am. SAR99 for three hours, SAR30 for unlimited play in soft play area. @tekzoneksa        

Shop Ramadan collections at the Jasmine Box pop-up


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This year’s Ramadan collection from lifestyle store Jasmine Box features new prints, cuts and patterns that add a touch of elegance and charm. You can check out its pop-up at Homegrown Market, home to the best of Arab brands, for a selection of eye-catching thobes, cute accessories, and decorative home goods and gifts.

Jasmine Box Pop-Up at Homegrown Market, until Apr 7, 2pm to 5pm & 10pm to 2am, Prince Saud Al Faisal, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah 23432. @jasminebox

Monday March 25

Indulge in the flavours of Ramadan at Karaweeta Ramadan

Head for a delightful iftar journey at Karaweeta Ramadan by The Hotel Galleria Jeddah, Curio Collection by Hilton. Located on the ground floor of the mall area, the Karaweeta Ramadan tent welcomes guests to its modern Arabesque setting for a special iftar of traditional dishes and international delights, including dates, soups, and Ramadan desserts like qatayef and kunafa. You’ll also find a dedicated kids’ corner, a photo booth, a Saudi coffee corner, and a play area for the little ones.

Karaweeta Ramadan Tent, The Hotel Galleria Jeddah, Curio Collection by Hilton. Iftar available from 6pm to 8pm for SAR295 per person; Suhoor available from 10pm to 3am for SAR175 per person. @thehotelgalleriajeddah

A lovely stroll along the Jeddah Promenade


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Take a stroll along the Jeddah Promenade and soak up the lively Ramadan vibes. Enjoy the stunning scenery and traditional foods, and shop for unique handmade goods. Look out for the various cultural events, live performances, and activities suitable for all ages, ensuring a truly unique and immersive experience.

Ramadaniyat Jeddah Promenade, 8pm to 3am, Ash Shati, Jeddah. Free entry. @jeddahpromenade

Tuesday March 26

Enjoy a relaxing hammam at Zagora

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 a 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. @thevenuejeddah

Check out the Hayy Markets

Looking for a place to shop? Pop by the Hayy Markets for a range of local artisanal crafts, books, organic seasonal produce, accessories, design pieces, fashion and gifts for you, friends or loved ones. Support the creative community and learn about local initiatives promoting sustainability, wellbeing and artistic practices.

Hayy Markets, Hayy Jameel, until Apr 4, 10pm to 2am. @hayyjameel

Wednesday March 27

Sweat your way to a fitter you


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You’ll feel like a superwoman after you visit Pulse Studios, as the female trainers are all about empowering women. Each class has an innovative take on exercise, as they often mix techniques from different disciplines. Classes include HIIT aerial yoga (which combines a hammock with stretches), Tabata boxing (which combines a high-intensity workout with the sport) and ballet HIIT (which combines ballet with fat-burning exercises).

Pulse Studios KSA, U Shape Centre, Jeddah. Ramadan Hours: Sun to Thurs noon to 6pm & 8pm to 2am, Fri & Sat 3.30pm to 6pm & 8.30pm to 11.30pm. Tel: 055 503 4104. @pulsestudiosksa

Tuck into the Ramadan specials at ROKA

Experience a contemporary Japanese iftar at ROKA with a set menu for SAR195 per person. A stand-out dish includes the aromatic rice hotpot accented with Japanese mushrooms, miso butter, and a touch of shaved truffle. Meanwhile, the Suhoor experience features main courses like the grilled T-bone steak accompanied by wasabi salsa, a rich veal jus, and oyster mushrooms. Don’t miss its Ramadan mocktail, the Nomi-Mono, a delightful blend of espresso coffee, dates, milk cordial, and a hint of almond essence.

ROKA Jeddah, daily 6pm to 1.30am, Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz St, Al Khalidiyyah, Jeddah 23421. @rokarestaurant.ksa

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