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Occupying most of the Arabian peninsula with coastlines along the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, and Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia is one of the most well-known Middle-Eastern countries. Saudi Arabia is one of the most important countries to the Muslim faith containing the holy cities of Mecca, or Makka, and Medina.
Many people think of Saudi Arabia as nothing but a scorching desert. From May until September, this may not be far from the truth. While nights are cool, the days can get incredibly hot, even in the shade. While the temperatures around the coastlines are cooler, these areas experience extremely high humidity, which some consider to be more oppressive than the dry heat of the nation's interior. This is a great time to take advantage of cheap flight deals to Saudi Arabia.
From the months of November through February, the temperature in Saudi Arabia is significantly cooler. While this is a great time to find top Saudi Arabia hotel deals, you will want to make your reservations to book your rooms early so that you can take advantage of special discount rates and prices.
The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. Although few Saudis are known to play golf, this modern city has a few very good golf courses to play. Some Saudi Arabia hotels include their own golf courses, and some Saudi Arabia hotel packages include access to nearby golf courses.
Riyadh is also a great place to visit if you like to shop. Many of the city's main roads offer some of the best shopping you will find in Saudi Arabia. You will also locate some of the top hotels in Saudi Arabia in Riyadh.
Abha is located in the mountains and is a popular summer getaway for Saudis as well as tourists. Simply getting to this city can be an adventure for those not used to the travel. The main road is narrow and winds up and down across the sand dunes, and coming in from the west coast is just as exciting with winding roads and picturesque villages.
While in Abha, take a trip to the fantastic Habala Hanging Village. Another enjoyable site to visit is the Turkish Fort.
In order to get a cheap Saudi Arabia hotel deal in Abha, visit during the winter months. It is much less crowded during that time and prices often drop.