Overview of Yanbu
Yanbu is a province of Madinah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is located on the Red Sea coast in the province of Tihama, about 200 km west of Medina, 125 km south of the city of Amlaj, and 300 km north of Jeddah. Yanbu is a major Red Sea port in the Al Madinah Province of western Saudi Arabia. It is approximately 300 kilometers northwest of Jeddah. It has an official population of approximately 500,000. It is the second largest city on the Red Sea after Jeddah. The city is divided into three cities: Yanbu Al Nakhl, Yanbu Al Bahr, Yanbu Industrial. It is also called Pearl of Red Sea.
Places to Visit
Local Food and Restaurants in Yanbu
Yanbu has the best restaurants like Shaheen Restaurant Yanbu, Sham Judodna, Al-Ostora Restaurant, and much more, which are popular in Yanbu.
Restaurants in Yanbu
How to Reach Yanbu
Airport is just 19km from the city center
Yanbu by Air
The nearest airport to yanbu is Prince Abdul Mohsin bin Abdulaziz Airport.
Yanbu by Bus
If you want to go to Yanbu by bus, there are bus services available from majorities of the city. The bus services are operated by Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO).
Yanbu by Train
The nearest railway station is Yanbu Station.
Best time to visit Yanbu
Yanbu climate is hot in summer and temperature may reach 46 ° C. The weather is mild and tends to cool in the winter, and temperature may reach 12 degrees Celsius. Rain is low in winter and rain is accompanied by strong thunderstorms. The amount of rainfall 99 mm per year. September is the most humid months with humidity sometimes about 94%.
Where To Stay
About Hotels in Yanbu
Yanbu 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 Yanbu. These are ideal for the budget travellers.