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Luxury & Leisure in Saudi's Newest City, KAEC!


King Abdullah Economic City, 100 kilometers north of Jeddah along the coast of the Red Sea, is a modern metropolis and booming tourist destination. Though it was conceived in 2005 to attract international business, leisure is also a big part of KAEC’s appeal. International tournaments are played at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, one of the most renowned golf clubs in the Middle East, and a motorsports park is being built as part of the recently developed Lagoona leisure area. The expansive waterfront — which can be enjoyed year-round, as the desert climate in KAEC averages 28 degrees C — where you can also enjoy the bike-friendly Beach Walk to soft-sand Yam Beach, which offers a range of watersports.

 

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Enjoy the day out at Juman Park

In KAEC, there's enough space and activities for the whole family. Full of rolling green lawns for picnics, playgrounds for mini-adventures, and enough trees and shading to keep you cool, this massive public park is home to amenities galore including mini-golf, sports facilities, and an amphitheater—all by the sea.



Spend the day at Yam Beach

Right by the sea lies Yam Beach, a relaxing dream-like experience. Take a seat in the semi-submerged swing sets and gaze at the Red Sea while waves lap upon you, rent a paddleboat and leave your worries behind or play volleyball as the sun sets - all that matters here is your serenity.



Grab a friend and head to Royal Greens

With a seaside clubhouse, private dining, a library, space, and much more, the grass really is greener here. Located in the luxurious Al Murooj district, this 18-hole championship golf course has the same level of quality as internationally renowned courses such as Pebble Beach.



 

So, How Can You Reach KAEC?


The best way to reach KAEC is via road from Jeddah. The King Abdullah Economic City is only 125 km from Jeddah. Tourists can hire a taxi or rent a car and travel via Route 55 from Jeddah to KAEC. Further, the city is well connected to many primary cities like Jeddah, Yanbu and Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Tourists can reach KAEC from these cities at their convenience.

 

KAEC Location

King Abdullah Economic City is present in the Makkah province of Saudi Arabia. The city is located on Route 55 and the coast of the Red Sea.

The city is:

  • 125 km from Jeddah

  • 171 km from Makkah

  • 338 km from Madinah

 

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