Yanbu has long been known as little more than an industrial centre with a busy port, but with some of the country's best diving spots and ever more luxury resorts in the area, it is quickly transforming into a coveted vacation destination. The desert beaches are beautiful, captivating and solitary enough to make your visit a unique experience. There has never been a better time visit, as the crowds have not yet caught on to this emerging city, and travelers can still have huge expanses of pristine beach all to themselves.
||1 riyal (SAR) = 100 halalas
||The working week is generally Sun-Thu with some businesses open Saturday mornings. Government Offices: 7:30am-2:30pm. Banks: 9:30am-4:30pm. Private businesses: 8am-12pm and 4pm-8pm.