Known as one of the best clusters of private and public beaches in Saudi, Jeddah’s coastal area, Obhur is a go-to destination for a true escape from the hectic lifestyle in the city. While there is no shortage of public coastline in the Western part of Saudi Arabia, it’s Jeddah’s private beaches that stand out from the rest. Whether you’re a beachcomber or just want to chill with your family, Obhur consists of picturesque beaches dotted up and down the coast with several activities for everyone.
Obhur Creek, or Sharm Abḥur is a creek located on the eastern side of the Red Sea, near Jeddah. The creek is a popular place for Red Sea marinas. The Jeddah Tower, a tower set to be the tallest building in the world at some point, will overlook the creek along with the Red Sea.
Sea-Bay located 35KM north of Jeddah on east coast of red-sea. Obhur is the main sea tourism area in Jeddah considered the number one destination for national tourism. Prince Waleed bin Talal has decided and announced the launch of construction of the world tallest Tower on this location. Obhur is becoming a brand new destination and preferred choice for both; local generation and businesses. Obhur is also getting popular for quality education with several new schools, colleges and universities. Scuba diving in north Obhur Creek is the way of life.
Most people would probably scoff at the suggestion of the Saudi coastline as a world-class diving destination, just come and see for yourself. First time divers will be supervised by master instructors to ensure the highest level of safety according to international best practices. Large number of boats and yachts available for rent on an hourly or daily basis giving visitors access to pristine coastlines and uninhabited islands. Fly-Boarding is must-try for all thrill-seekers providing unique view of Obhur and surrounding areas with professional instructions from an expert.
For windsurfing enthusiasts, beach resorts offer its waters for windsurfing and water sport. Kitesurfing is now available in Obhur for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers. Lessons are for 10 hours over a period of 4-5 days depending on the students availability. Equipments also available for rent within the Obhur and you do not need to be a member. Weather forecast for Obhur, contain detailed information on wind speed, direction, gusts.