Al Marjan Island is an artificial island that is connected by a bridge to the Dammam pier. It is a popular place visited by tourists from all around the world, as well as local families. The island offers visitors a much needed green open space, seating areas to relax in and playgrounds for the children. Visitors can even enjoy a boat ride to the island and back. For those who enjoy fishing, Al Marjan Island is the ideal place to visit. The island is considered to be a popular spot for fishing, and visitors are advised to go either at dawn or sunset for a good catch. Al Marjan Island is also a wonderful place to enjoy a barbeque with the family and appreciate the picturesque views of Dammam in the night. The island is the perfect place for those looking for a fun day out with the entire family.
2-3 hours or more
Senior citizens, adults, families, young adults, children
The beautiful views of Dammam
Muslim tourists requiring prayer facilities while at Al Marjan Island will not find it difficult to locate mosques or prayer rooms, as the city of Dammam is home to numerous prayer facilities. It is also worth knowing that most attractions and malls provide prayer facilities within their establishments. When visiting Al Marjan Island, visitors are advised to ask the locals to direct them to the nearest mosque.
Tourists visiting any city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will not find it a problem to locate Halal food; as all hotels and restaurants found here are Muslim-friendly. When in Dammam, visitors will be spoilt for choice with restaurant options, as the city has many restaurants, serving an array of cuisines. There is sure to be numerous restaurants located on or close to Al Marjan Island; at which visitors can dine.