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Weekend Away for a Solo Female Traveler

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Weekend Away for a Solo Female Traveler

Hi All,

I have been working & living in Riyadh for about 3.5 months now, and I'm looking forward to taking a weekend getaway. I'd love to go somewhere in the Middle East with a beach & a spa. Any recommendations?


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1. Re: Weekend Away for a Solo Female Traveler

there's a lot of nice places in middle east, I would recommended Aqaba,Jordan there's a lot nice places for beach and spy trip as well you can go to visit Petra one of the seven wonders in the world and Wadi Rum in short journey from aqaba . I hope that's helpful

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Beach & spa? It's gotta be Dubai. Plenty of choice there.

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I just spotted your post and i have a question that's unrelated. I hope it's ok to ask here...

I am considering a flight that takes me through Riyadh airport with a 16 hour stop over. I am a solo female traveller and was wondering how easy/difficult it is to travel into the city for a few hours to tour around a little? Is that possible and inexpensive?

I hope you found a weekend away!


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Lisa, you cannot leave the airport in Riyadh on a stopover, and to be honest as a single female there's little to do and see, you would have needed an Abaya in any case,

Meaghan, for an inexpensive trip go to Dubai.......been 15 times whilst living in Middle East and it's really a great getaway ...otherwise Abu Dhabi..

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Abu Dhabi is more or less a business city, not quite to par with Dubai. I'd rather go to Doha then Abu Dhabi. Depending on what you wish to do Dubai would be a great choice or even Muscat Oman is quite interesting.

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