7 Best Weekend Getaways from Kuwait

Weekend! Ah! The word itself brings a sense of peace and happiness, isn’t it? I think nothing else is as exciting and peaceful as a weekend. 

Oh, no, no! There is something more exciting than a weekend; it is weekend getaways!

Weekend getaways, a short escape from the daily humdrum of life, are a perfect way to spice up your weekends. On a weekend getaway, you are treated with new and beautiful experiences in less time. The getaway not only rejuvenates you for the weekend, but the following weeks also become a bit too easy to face. So, don’t delay and plan your next weekend getaway plan from Kuwait.

Best Weekend Getaway places from Kuwait

Salalah, Oman

This historical city of Oman is a treat to visit during the Khareef season. The mountains are covered in lush greenery intercepted only with splendid waterfalls. After you are mesmerized with the natural beauty, you can then visit landmarks like Sultan Qaboos’ Palace, Al Baleed Archaeological Site, Salalah Gardens Mall, The Haffa souq, and the beautiful al-Haffa beach. While returning to base, don’t forget to pick some world-famous frankincense of Salalah. 

Salalah, Oman
Salalah, Oman

 

Beirut, Lebanon

Tucked cozily between Europe and Middle-East, Beirut is famous amongst even the celebrities. Known as ‘Paris of the middle-east’ due to its outdoor cafe culture and classic European architecture, Beirut will blow you away! Immerse yourself into the beautiful architecture, landmarks, and the gardens. And if you time your visit well, you may be able to attend one of the many concerts here. 

Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut, Lebanon

 

Luxor, Egypt

Luxor is the most significant proof that Egypt has much more to offer than the Pyramids. The priceless ruins found here are testimony to the dynastic and religious significance of this place in the bygone era. The travelers can revel in the many splendid temples, royal tombs, gorgeous sprawling desert with a scenic river complemented by a busy modern life. 

Luxor, Egypt
Luxor, Egypt

 

Petra, Jordan

This ‘Rose Red City’ will not fail to steal your breath away with its breathtaking grandeur and gorgeous ruins. This UNESCO World Heritage Site must already be on your bucket list, and we suggest you tick it off at the earliest because you may want to keep coming here again and again. Enter into the archaeological heaven through a dramatic canyon, Siq that has significant carvings as well as unique colorful patterns in the rock wall. The magnificent Treasury, Street of Facades, the Roman Theater, Royal Tombs, and the Monastery will go on ramping up your experience here. Don’t miss out on ‘Petra by Night’ when the impressive structures are lit up beautifully by candles. And, if possible, squeeze in the remarkable view of the valley from Wadi Musa.

Petra, Jordan
Petra, Jordan

 

Dead Sea, Jordan

When it comes to revitalizing yourself, we cannot not mention the Dead Sea. An epitome for relaxation and rejuvenation, the name of Dead Sea, will conjure images of exfoliating in the natural mud and lying afloat on the waters. The nearby attractions like Mount Nebo, Madaba (City of Mosaics), Dead Sea Museum, Mujib Reserve, Lot’s Cave, and Hammamat Ma’in are worth spending more than a weekend here. 

Dead Sea, Jordan
Dead Sea, Jordan

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Just when you thought we had missed on the most obvious destination, here it is! A city that fits every traveler’s definition of fun, there is never a dull moment in this Las Vegas of the middle-east. Get lost in Dubai Mall, shop for gold at the many souqs, travel around the world in 80 seconds at the global village, climb to the top of Burj Khalifa and spend relaxed moments at the beach. 

Dubai, UAE
Dubai, UAE

 

Manama, Bahrain

The country’s rich history, pristine shores, newly reformed pearling industry, beautiful sights, and delicious food – plus a multitude of entertainment, art, shopping, and historical destinations are the main reasons why Eid holidays are best when spent in this beautiful Arab nation.

Manama, Bahrain
Manama, Bahrain

 

Now that you have decided on the next destination drop all things and get packing. You deserve that fantastic weekend trip!

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