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Crowne Plaza Al Khobar

Explore Al Khobar

Hiring a 4X4 to drive through the desert oasis Al-Ahsa, 1 hour and 20 minutes inland from Al Khobar.

Things To Do

Things To Do

Local Tips

Must See

The cosmopolitan and fast-growing city of Al Khobar is rich in culture, beauty and history. The waterfront Corniche is ideal for re-energising with a run along the wide, 1,000-metre jogging route or for taking a stroll beneath the swaying palms against a backdrop of the sparkling sea and deep blue skies. Look out for the beautiful white mosque and unique artwork installations.

What's New

Travel to the moon and beyond at the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Science & Technology Centre. Through interactive exhibitions and an immersive aquarium, increase your understanding of space, scientific and technological progress, and the world’s oceans at this sci-tech centre in Al Khobar. Located 10 minutes from the hotel.

Tips

Climb to the top of the lookout tower that dominates the central border point along the King Fahd Causeway – a picturesque 25-km route across the sea connecting Saudi Arabia with Bahrain. At the top, there’s a viewing deck and restaurant with breathtaking views across the Persian Gulf.

Must Do

Hugging the shoreline of the Arabian Gulf, the Corniche is just five minutes from Crowne Plaza Al Khobar. One of the city’s star attractions, this gleaming waterfront is perfect for a leisurely stroll or an invigorating jog. Frequented by tourists and locals alike, it is home to a variety of parks, green spaces and restaurants that can be enjoyed year-round.

Don't Go Home Without

Hire a 4X4 to drive through the desert oasis Al-Ahsa, an hour and 20 minutes inland from Al Khobar. This verdant oasis of shady palm groves and bubbling hot and cold springs is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to historic mosques, lively souks and spectacular scenery. Don’t miss out on exploring the Qara limestone caves and watching traders race their camels in Hofuf.