Things to do in The Eastern Province

Visit Al Khobar in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and discover all the wonders that this city on the coast of the Persian Gulf has to offer. It has a population of over 500,000 and forms part of the greater Dammam metropolitan area along with Dhahran. All three urban centres are served by the King Fahad International Airport.

Many of Al Khobar's residents work for Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company; Al Khobar also hosts and is preferred by many of the most important regional and international companies as its base. Traditionally, Khobar has also been a city of shopkeepers and merchants, and the city today has many modern malls and boulevards with shops run by international franchises, and restaurants.

Together, Al Khobar, Dhahran and Dammam are often known as "The Triplet Cities", Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are about 20 kilometers away from each other and essentially form one mega city.

Al Khobar today is a bustling economic centre with many skyscrapers built and others under construction. The nearby city of Dammam has the second-largest port in Saudi Arabia and embodies the administrative departments of the Eastern region.

Book a hotel room at the Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar and stay close to everything.

Mall of Dhahran

A popular mall located in Dhahran area and considered to be the largest mall in town. If you like really big shopping malls, this should please you. The mall has a wide variety of local and international brands, coffee shops, fast food corner and restaurants. The mall is only located 15 minutes away from the hotel.

Al Rashid Mall

The Al Rashid is a shopping mall located in the west of the Khobar city centre in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. One of the best malls in al Khobar where various visitors can shop for clothes, electronics, arts, and jewelers. It has also a food corner, coffee shop, Carrefour Hyper Market and restaurants.

National Museum

This is a place to discover Saudi Arabia’s history, culture and learn more about its habitants through fascinating displays of arts and remnants of old Saudi culture.


It’s a fascinating museum from to learn about latest developments in science and technology. The center aims basically to cultivate the individuals of the society, especially the teenagers, let them know more about the principals of science, their application, explanation and simplifying them through presenting them in an interactive and interesting style, depending on education through entertainment / education experiment and observation.


Half Moon beach

This is a lovely walk, right next to the Gulf Sea all the way to the king Fahad causeway. You can also visit Mövenpick Beach Resort.

For more information please contact the resort at +966 13 849 2999.

Mövenpick Beach Resort