Mercure Hotels in Al Khobar: Vibrant City of Saudi
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Al Khobar: Experience the “Pearl of the Arabian Gulf” Al Khobar, in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, forms part of the Dammam metropolitan area along with its “Triplet Cities”, Dammam and Dhahran. The city's Corniche waterfront esplanade draws locals and visitors alike for sea views, fresh breezes and a wide variety of dining options. Al Khobar's Water Tower sits on an island connected to the North Corniche, and features a restaurant and terrace for admiring the city below. For a beach escape, Half Moon Bay is ideal, with calm waters and great barbecue facilities. More coastal attractions include fishing and diving in the Persian Gulf. Another way to discover the pleasures of the Arabian Coast is on an ATV, cruising the sand dunes! For family entertainment, the Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Center for Science and Technology (Scitech) features an aquarium, IMAX theatre, and educational and interactive exhibits. Shopping options range from Desert Designs, for high-end Saudi art and design, to Al Rashid mall with its international brands, via the old souks at King Khalid and Prince Bandar Streets (Al-Suwaikit). Here you'll find gold, clothing and perfumes at affordable prices.