6 Reasons the Eastern Province is the best place to live in Saudi Arabia

Although traveling to Saudi Arabia is never disappointing, yet there are some places that need special mention. Saudi Arabia might be categorized as a desert country, yet it is one of the countries that is blessed with almost everything. Especially talking about the eastern province, it is the best place to live in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has stretched landscapes, hilly mountainous areas, snowy lands, vast deserts, waterfalls, and beaches! Yes, Saudi Arabia is blessed with all. However, as I said there are some places that need special mentioning as they are among the best places to live in Saudi Arabia.

To be specific, Eastern Saudi Arabia comprises of basically three cities namely Dammam, Dhahran, and Al Khobar. These cities, which are also known as the Tri-cities are most loved by the people of Saudi Arabia (both local and expats) and we will tell you why this is the best place to live in Saudi Arabia.

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  1. The locals there are too good and Friendly

The Eastern part of Saudi Arabia is rich in oil and thereby the initial settlement of expats was towards these cities. Through the years and decades, the people there have been able to get adjusted with the environment and treat others openly.

Their attitude with the outsiders is amazing and no one feels an “outsider” there. Attitude wise, people who have been living in the Eastern Province are amazing due to which I treat it the best place to live in Saudi Arabia. Recommended: 8 memorable things about Khobar

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  1. Weekend Escape plans

Living in the Eastern province means that you can easily escape to Bahrain over the weekend. Also as Dubai is just so near, one can plan a sudden trip there on extended holidays! What else can one wish for?

The people of the Eastern province (also known as the Sharqawis) often spend their weekend in Bahrain as it takes less than an hour to reach there: provided that the traffic is good! 

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  1. The closer to the Arabian Sea: the closer to fun

While most of us wish to live near our offices and school so that we won’t have trouble reaching, the people of the Eastern province are way too lucky to live just near the Arabian Sea, their offices and workplace.

The cities are so closely intact to all the vital places that job, jog and chilling go side by side! Recommended: 7 Things to do in Khobar

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  1. All Great Food can be found there

Okay, even though these cities are still deprived of Al Baik, but there are some other great food options that can be easily found there. There are some great many international chains of fast foods and restaurants such as Wendy and Jasmi!

  1. One can attain cheap Tickets to Foreign Countries

The tickets that are often received from the Dammam’s gargantuan airport can be costly. However, the best part of living there is that one can always reach for cheap tickets.

You can get your tickets booked from Bahrain and Kuwait which would be quite cheap on the pocket! If you are someone to love to travel around the world, the eastern province is the best place to live in Saudi Arabia.

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  1. The long Roads are planned

There would be few who would complain about traffic and directions in the tri-cities as the roads build are well planned and developed. The cities were developed from scratch after the oil boom.