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Enjoy a Romantic Couple’s Getaway in Saudi Arabia

by Eugenia Lazaris

Mar 21, 2024

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Destinations / Middle East

Saudi Arabia is often thought of as a destination for those traveling for business, but since opening its borders to visitors, the kingdom has come a long way in welcoming family travelers for a variety of occasions. Jeddah, one of the most popular cities for both business and leisure travelers, made a name for itself as a destination that eagerly welcomes visitors to discover the country’s charms and mysteries.


Just this month, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb announced the country reached 100 million tourists by the end of 2023, a milestone the kingdom didn’t originally expect to reach for another seven years.


I lived not far from this fascinating city as an expat many years ago and, unlike other parts of the Red Sea Coast, I was fascinated by the city’s ability to blend the old and new with traditional souks (markets), customs and architecture next to modern shopping centers, luxury hotels and the latest technologies. Since those days, the city has continued this natural progression, establishing itself as a tourist destination that maintains Saudi culture yet offers the ultimate in luxury for visitors.


One of its most stunning resort hotels, Rosewood Jeddah, offers a unique experience for couples in search of a romantic getaway in one of Saudi Arabia’s most historic cities. Situated right on the shores of the Red Sea, this property features stunning, modern architecture that incorporates traditional Saudi designs at every turn. With 127 rooms, four restaurants and a rooftop pool that gives panoramic views of the Red Sea, the hotel itself is stunning, but its Romance offer is what brings couples to the property for a cozy getaway.


By booking, couples looking to celebrate a honeymoon, anniversary or simply some much-needed alone time are greeted with a bouquet of fresh flowers, romantic amenities and luxurious gifts from the hotel. The package includes a romantic meal, either breakfast or dinner, in the privacy of your room; a honeymoon cake; and a bottle of bubbly (non-alcoholic of course, in keeping with the customs and laws of the kingdom).


The Rosewood Jeddah Romance offer is the perfect touch for a couples’ getaway in Saudi Arabia where the memories of your luxurious hotel stay will rival those of visiting this fascinating country.


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