Reasons To Visit Jazan
The city of Jazan lies on the southwest coast of Saudi Arabia along the Red Sea and is undergoing profound development and expansion work which will transform it in the coming years. There are plenty of interesting cultural attractions in and around the city such as the Jazan Heritage Village and the Turks Castle, or you can spend a day in the beautiful North Corniche Park which overlooks the ocean. If you are traveling with children then one of the most popular attractions in the city is the Awqat Saeeda Theme Park, while Jazan boasts many high-end shopping malls with excellent shopping and dining options.
Arriving In Jazan
Jazan Regional Airport, also known as King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Airport, is located only 3 km from the city center of Jazan and handles a range of domestic and regional flights. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Jazan it is possible to make the journey directly out of Dubai and Sharjah. If you are based in Dubai you can travel with flydubai from Dubai International Airport, while those in Sharjah will be able to fly with Air Arabia.
Jazan Regional Airport is a relatively small airport offering very little in terms of amenities and facilities, so bring any must-have items you need with you. If you would rather wait for your flight somewhere more private, you may consider entering the airport lounge which offers Wi-Fi access and more for a fee on the door. Once your flight has touched down at the airport, the most convenient way to reach your destination is to hop in a taxi. However, there are also a number of car rental agencies available at the airport, so you can rent a vehicle if necessary.
Jazan Travel Information
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As a UAE national you do not need a visa in order to enter Saudi Arabia, although you will have to present a valid national ID card instead. In Jazan the weather is fairly similar to the climate in the UAE with average highs of over 38 degrees from June until September and warm weather throughout the rest of the year. You will need to put your clocks back by just one hour to get on local time in Jazan, while you might find that prices in the city for things like accommodation and dining out are a little cheaper compared to the UAE.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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