Updated 16 November 2022
Arab News

Six quick getaways for December

Six quick getaways for December

Eager to travel this winter? Here are six destinations that make for quick getaways.

  • Doha, Qatar 

    It is no secret that Qatar is the place to be this coming month as the FIFA World Cup takes center stage in the country. From football matches to concerts and entertainment, pick Doha for a failsafe choice. 

  • Petra, Jordan 

    The legacy of the Nabataeans who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago, Petra is a must-visit for those looking to admire ancient archaeological sites. 

  • Baalbek, Lebanon 

    For history buffs, Baalbek presents a great opportunity to visit the magnificent ruins of ancient Greek temples. In Greek and Roman times, Baalbek was known as Heliopolis.  

  • Dahab, Egypt 

    The sea is calling. Considered the most backpack-friendly place in all of the Middle East, pick Dahab if you are looking for seaside adventures that involve diving trips. 

  • Musandam, Oman 

    The crystal-clear waters and interesting marine life make Musandam a favored weekend trip among travelers in the Middle East. Expect flawless diving trips, abra rides and dolphin spotting. 

  • Abu Dhabi, UAE 

    Whether it is to catch “The Lion King” musical or take a walk around the Louvre Abu Dhabi, for all things culture visit Abu Dhabi this December.