Explore Jeddah and its marvels in a whole new light.

Jeddah is a vibrant city of unparalleled charm, a place that simply begs to be experienced firsthand. Every traveler inevitably becomes enchanted by its rich heritage, where time seems to pause to allow the city’s soul to shine through. As Jeddah’s unique allure beckons, consider putting everything aside and embarking on a journey to Saudi Arabia’s captivating gem. Here, tradition and contemporary flair seamlessly merge to create an unforgettable adventure for all who visit.

Today, to celebrate Saudi National Day, KHAMSA discovers Jeddah with Nada Baeshen (@nadabaeshen), a Saudi Arabian businesswoman, fashionista, and entrepreneur. Adored by her community, the go-getter always stays attuned to the region’s ever-evolving trends while keeping a vigilant watch on emerging styles and trendy places to visit.

Scroll down for her insider’s guide to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Top must-visit Jeddah food spots?

The Social Kitchen – “A must try in Saudi!”

Kuuru – “Also on top of the list”

Kuuru KSA
Kuuru KSA
Kuuru KSA

Most underrated places?

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Jeddah Al-Balad!”

Serving as the gateway to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah Al-Balad stands proudly as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, casting a spell on travelers for generations. Its historical allure shines through the intricate Islamic architecture and local charm that grace its preserved mosques, structures, winding alleys, and inscriptions. Nestled along the coast and boasting a bustling port, this vibrant historic enclave was renowned for its cultural diversity and vibrant exchange.

Jeddah Al Balad – Pinterest
Jeddah Al Balad – Pinterest

Must-go to?

“The beach! You must go to the beach if you visit Jeddah.”

Best places for shopping?

“The Huntress, of course! It is my multibrand boutique in Saudi.”

What to avoid?

Traffic! Tip: Leave on time.”

Must-pack items?

“Skincare, eyecream, guasha, hairbrush and my lip liner.”