Top 10 things to do while in KAEC (King Abdullah Economic City)
In the Red Sea, 100 kilometres north of the commercial hub of Jeddah, is the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). KAEC aims to emerge as a leading non-oil growth model for the Kingdom based on an economic system driven by knowledge-based industries.
In addition, KAEC is a multi-billion-dollar industrial city powered by water, located on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. The city features a large man-made seaport as well as several resorts and theme parks.
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Top 10 things to do in KAEC
1) Red Sea Coast
The best way to visit the Red Sea coast and enjoys the beautiful sights around KAEC. KAEC’s location along the Red Sea coast is perfect for water sports. The marina features 476 berths, and another 200 are available in two nearby marinas. In fact, you can rent a boat to see the beauty of Saudi Arabia.
The KAEC’s first-ever integrated tourism destination, Juman, is a 5-minute car ride from KAEC City Center. The second-fastest place on earth is here: Juman Karting’s 700-meter track in the King Abdullah Economic City can hit speeds of up to 240 kph. Moreover, visitors come at night for a variety of other entertainment, including laser tag and nightclubs.
3) Yam Beach KAEC
A shallow pool covered by coral reefs, Yam Beach is a hub for fun in KAEC. Kitesurfers & snorkelers, and also families looking to relax under thatched umbrellas flock here to hire kayaks or paddleboats. With food trucks lining the bay, you won’t go hungry. Thus, the beach is also close to Aqua Fun, the marina’s floating water park. As a result, KAEC’s Yam Beach is a hit with the crowd.
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4) KAEC floating Aqua Park
Located on the Eastern coastline of the Red Sea, KAEC provides families with the opportunity to enjoy a day at Aqua Fun, Aqua Park in the Bay La Sun district. The city’s wide range of family-oriented recreational facilities offers a variety of activities in addition to Aqua Fun Water Park. Therefore, that includes a yacht club, cultural centre, multi-purpose souqs, arena, covered horse riding tracks, and more.
5) Royal Greens golf court
The Royal Greens Golf and Country Club are set to create an unparalleled destination for both the game’s connoisseurs. Furthermore, it announces the next phase of substantial investment by acquiring the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club project in KAEC.
6) Bay X exhibition center
With its superior modular design and building, the Bay X Exhibition Center is a resource that supports KAEC’s commercial sector. In fact, it also strives to attract as many local and international investors as feasible through various seminars, conferences, and training in various business fields. Additionally, the Bay X is located in the hub for high-value-added industries and businesses.
7) Mini Golf Juman
Juman Mini Golf is located at Juman Park in the Bay La Sun area. It features age-appropriate games and toys for children to play and enjoy and thoroughly ventilated rooms for their parents to watch from indoor seating. It is a 20-minute drive from the city, down al-Salateen Road, opposite the Splash Pad.
8) Bay La Sun Hotel
Located in the heart of the city, Bay La Sun Hotel KAEC is just the place to unwind after a day of sightseeing. With its superb facilities, including rooms with a balcony, outdoor pool, and Wi-Fi throughout the property, Bay La Sun Hotel is an ideal option for your stay in KAEC. Moreover, it offers bright accommodations, friendly staff, and first-class service.
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9) Beach Promenade
Welcome to the Promenade at KAEC. A popular evening hangs out spot located on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Offering fantastic views, the promenade has several cafes and restaurants that boast alfresco dining. So, renting a bicycle from one of the rental outlets is also a great way to tour around the promenade while enjoying views of the sea, palm trees, and surrounding mountains.
10) KAEC’s Wonderful Canal
Water runs through the heart of King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). The canal is right in the middle of the city and just off of the marina promenade area. Additionally, along the sides, you can rent a paddleboard, swan pedal boats, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, and ceramic vessels for a ride around the canal
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