Summer in AlUla
A summer of splendour awaits in AlUla
AlUla’s unequalled splendour, up to 5°C/10°F milder evening weather and low humidity throughout these summer months make it a unique destination in the Arabian Peninsula. During the day, our verdant oasis gives shade and becomes a place for respite and relaxation. At night, our clear skies allow you an unspoiled view of the stars above. From ancient heritage sites unfolding hidden histories to the unmatched thrills of adrenaline-pumping adventures, your summer is a story yet untold.
How will you write your summer story?
5 Reasons to Visit AlUla in the Summer
AlUla has been a haven for travellers across the peninsula for centuries. The magnificent mountains that form the AlUla valley give way to milder weather, allowing for outdoor dining in the evening and morning or night hikes and trails through stunning sceneries.
2. Summer Meteor Showers
With a 90% chance of clear skies in AlUla as opposed to other major Arabian cities, escape into the wild desert and get lost in AlUla’s expansive open spaces. The ancient landscape is the perfect blank canvas for Mother Nature to paint twinkling stars across clear summer skies.
3. Skip the City Crowds
With packed malls in big cities across the Arabian Peninsula, summer in AlUla allows for a slower pace and more space to yourself. Find quiet contemplation in the AlUla Oasis or capture the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra in peace. Instagram vs Reality? Not in AlUla.
4. Disconnect from the Day to Day
Historically a central stop for weary travellers, AlUla has always been a place of respite and relaxation. Disconnect from routine and join us in our serene desert refuge this summer. With special wellness workshops and meditation courses offered at Habitas AlUla, now is the time to focus on you.
5. Immersive Experiences
Take a hike through the Hidden Valley and let the soft glow of the moonlight lead you through amber dunes and across weather-worn sandstone canyons. For the best views of the region, embark on an epic helicopter tour or soar through the skies on an adrenaline-packed zipline experience.
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ALULA'S TOP 10 SUMMER LIST
Take a look at our top 10 experiences to inspire an unforgettable summer, from uncovering ancient history, to flying on KSA’s longest and fastest zipline, to hiking through breathtaking canyons, and to gazing up at a never-ending sea of stars. AlUla is your perfect summer getaway.
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Recommended Summer Itineraries
Your summer starts here! We’ve thoughtfully crafted 2-, 3- and 5-day itineraries to help tailor your perfect AlUla summer. Whether you’re looking for the Best of AlUla or to dive deep into adrenaline activities, check out these exciting itineraries for ideas for your trip.
Summer Accommodation Offers
Heritage + Adventure Experiences
From the rich history of Hegra to the daring adventures of KSA’s longest and fastest zipline, AlUla offers an amazing array of experiences for you to craft the perfect summer escape.
See what incredible summer experiences await you in AlUla!
Taste of AlUla
Bright citrus fruits and farm-fresh vegetables bring vibrant colours to the summer plates of AlUla. With outdoor dining in the evenings and various dining options, spanning traditional, international and contemporary cuisines, experience the taste of AlUla this summer.
Open daily from 6:00 pm – 1:00 am
Pink Camel Pastry Boutique AlUla
Summer Untold Brochure
For more in-depth information on summer offerings, please see our Summer Untold brochure.
Must-See AlUla Locations
Explore the awe-inspiring carved sandstone tombs of Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra. Gaze up at the monumental natural rock formation of Elephant Rock, looming large among the desert landscapes. Don’t miss these must-see locations and more in AlUla!
AlUla Old Town
Elephant Rock (Jabal Alfil)
AlUla Old Town Market
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We strive to make your visit to this amazing destination as safe as possible. See our FAQ page to learn more about our protocols and to answer any other questions you might have when travelling to AlUla.
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