"Enchanting Arabia: Abha" Abha by LauraofArabia

Abha Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 73 photos


Jabal al Souda, the black mountain, is the highest peak in Saudi Arabia.

The Wednesday Market all week long.

A great place to find old bedouin silver jewelry, honey, and bakhoor.

The Abha Palace Hotel

A beautiful five-star hotel in Abha with an impressive guest list including Prince Charles.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The weather is cool and refreshing, a pleasant change from the desert heat. The people are really friendly, helpful and generous.
  • Cons:The storms are fierce!
  • In a nutshell:Experience the old Arabia!
  • Last visit to Abha: Mar 2013
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2013 at 7:40 AM

    Hi from north-western China! - beautiful photos out in the mountains - has me thinking of and missing Morocco!

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2013 at 5:55 AM

    Very nice photos you have on your page.

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2013 at 12:31 PM

    Hello, Laura! Keif al'hal? Thanks for your story about the Enchanting Arabia!


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