Among the most visited tourist attractions in Saudi Arabia is the Al Khobar Corniche. It is a tiled path walk, about 7 kilometres long, built along the shoreline to beautify the coast and give people plenty of room for outdoor fun. It extends from Hilton Corniche Residences to Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers.
If you are planning to visit the attraction for the first time, then have no worries. Al Khobar Corniche is easy to find and reach. Most people in the city know the place as it is the favourite spot whenever one needs to take a break and relieve stress. You may ride a taxi and simply ask the driver to take you there.
This long path walk features captivating views of the sea and tons of fun things to do. It is the perfect spot for expats who want to witness the beauty of nature, eat their favourite foods, stroll, or just sit down and watch the sunset. It is actually a place for all ages as there is always something one of any personality can do. You can bring your family or friends with you, or if you want to go alone you may do so too. The best time to visit is from November to March. It will be too hot during the summer months so if you can avoid it, just avoid it. Otherwise, you’re free to go.
There are a number of fun things to do in Al Khobar Corniche. Often, adults come here to jog, run, and take pictures. If you like adventure, try the skyline and make a better, wider view of nature around you. Kids can enjoy the 15 playgrounds located at different parts of the park. Picnic areas are also available for those who want to eat on the green lawn while watching the azure water of the sea. You can bring your own food and grill what you like using the barbecue grills on the area. There are washrooms and parking lots too. Retail shops that sell handicrafts, accessories, books, clothes, and many more are just a few steps away. During prayer times, Muslims can proceed to the nearby mosque.
There’s nothing more exciting than fishing in Corniche Al Khobar. Since it is located at the Persian Gulf, you can see different marine creatures such as squids and barracuda. If you are lucky enough, you can even catch rays and sharks.
Corniche is also the place to go if you crave for your favourite food, be it Italian, Chinese or Thai. Some of the food establishments you can see around the area are McDonalds, Burger King, KFC, Pizza Hut, TGI Fridays, and Hardees.
There are just so many things to do, see, eat, and experience in this astounding path walk. Maybe this is also the reason why travellers choose to stay in accommodations near the area as they get the chance to see the view of the pathwalk and the beautiful sea. Some nearby hotels are Holiday Inn Al Khobar Corniche and Hotel Sofitel Al Khobar the Corniche.