Overview of Dammam
Take a breath of fresh air
Dammam is one of the richest oil regions in the world. Dammam is a capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Dammam’s King Abdul Aziz Seaport is one of the largest Persian Gulf, and it comes second in the country regarding import-export traffic. Dammam Corniche is the popular attraction and faces the Gulf; people come here for the family picnic and enjoy the good weather of Dammam on green grass.
Places to Visit
Food of Dammam
There are some restaurants in Dammam, so you will be amazed by trying out the famous food of Dammam restaurants which offers Persian and Arabian cuisine along with some international dishes like Chinese, Indian, Italian and Turkish. You won’t find any pub as alcohol is banned here, but non-alcoholic beers are found in most of the shops so you can enjoy these drinks with your friends. Dammam is the best option for the people to have the better option for lunch in the city of traditional cafes to the savor local tastes. Each restaurant serves a range of salads, sandwiches, and snacks.
Restaurants in Dammam
Heritage Village is a kind of restaurant plus museum. It accompanied with various shops behind the vicinity. The service provided by the staff is brilliant and offer delicious aroma complemented with rustic ambiance of the site.
Timing: 10:30 AM to 11 AM
Estimated Price: 100-200 SAR
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi
Features: Takeaway, Lunch, Dinner
Abu Nawas is the best place for family. The location is warm, and the staff treats you with a unique style. You can relax and enjoy your food. Moreover, they have expanded the menu to add more items.
Timing: 10:30 AM to 10 PM
Estimated Price: 100-200 SAR
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean
Features: Home Delivery, Takeaway, Vegetarian-Friendly
How to Reach to Dammam
How to reach Dammam by Air
There are flights available from Dammam airport with Qatar Airways that arrive at King Fahd International Airport which is around 50Km from the city center. It’s not an unusual to spot tents, camels and sand dunes while you are on the way to the city airport. For flying Dammam, you should have the valid passport and the visa restrictions for the entry into the country. It depends on the country of origin, a length of stay and whether of your trip is for business or pleasure.
How to reach Dammam by train
You can catch the train via Dammam Railway Station located 8 km from the city center which connects Abqaiq, Hofuf, and Riyadh.
How to reach Dammam by bus
The SAPTCO Dammam bus station is at the 11th St which is 700m north of the city center. This bus runs on the highway and is direct to Bahrain which runs five times a day. Instead of using the public transport you can rent a taxi or car for the comfortable journey. The taxi fares are quite reasonable, and it changes as per the city.
How to reach Dammam by road/Drive
Dammam links with the highway which is the kingdom’s modern network and Riyadh is near about 4 hours from Dammam; Al Khobar is 15 min drive whereas Bahrain is 30 min from King Fahd Causeway.
Best time to visit Dammam
Dammam weather changes every 3-4 months. But the best available time for the tourist to visit Dammam is during winter time. Dammam is a city which will fulfil your holiday with giving you amazing sightseeing attractions. It is not that on the rest of the seasons isn’t good enough to travel to Dammam. This city spread its beauty during summers and spring time. Most of the time the city looks very pleasant, and you can enjoy the various activities that Dammam city offers.
During winter time you can enjoy the outdoor activities without getting dehydrated. Dammam weather influenced by Subtropical Dry Arid desert climate. It has average evaporation with temperature 18 degrees. The hottest month is July which has the maximum of 44 degrees and the coldest month is January which has around 11-degree heat. The best months are between Novembers to March when the city climate remains amazingly calm and extremely pleasant.
Damman weather stays cooler during an evening. It provides the perfect mixture of adrenaline activities, long days at the beaches, fine dining and busy souks. So plan your trip to Dammam with enjoying the artificial reef and an aquatic life to explore the city.
Best months to visit Dammam
October to December
June to October
Where To Stay
About Hotels in Dammam
Dammam provides a huge range of Hotels to stay for all kinds of travelers. You will find here from cheap, budget lodges to the most luxurious hotels. The best luxurious hotels around the world like Le Meridien, Sofitel and Radisson can be found here. There are various budget hotels which are located to conveniently reach the attractions in and around Dammam. These are ideal for the budget travellers.