Saudi Arabia is a Middle Eastern country that occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula and has coastlines on the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. This mysterious and often misunderstood country provides a surprisingly wide range of exhilarating tourist activities. Spend your time exploring unfathomably vast stretches of golden desert, scuba diving through clear aquamarine waters to view fascinating ancient wrecks and a wide variety of colourful and unusual marine life, as well as visiting historic cities that have remained well preserved for centuries. Alternatively, city-slickers can marvel at the country’s grand and strikingly contemporary modern cities, each more glitzy, glamorous and sophisticated than the next and all featuring chic cafés,rows of designer boutiques and world-class hotels and restaurants. With its rich and ancient history, unique cultural heritage, and breathtaking natural beauty, it is certainly worth a visit.