Part of AlUla Old Town Village
Ancient civilisations have cultivated this spring-fed oasis for millennia, and today it remains a lush and fertile plain with sustainable farming at its core. Idyllic walking trails meander though picturesque scenery too, while a collection of cafes and restaurants offer a wealth of welcoming spots for rest and relaxation.
Experiences in the Oasis
Fresh Food Market
Free and open to all, stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce during the weekends in AlUla. The Fresh Food Market is a community hub to meet up with friends, bring your children or get a taste of life in AlUla.
Heritage Oasis Trail Tour
Let a local Rawi guide you along the Heritage Oasis Trail and witness the beauty and wonders of the Oasis. Explore its deep history, discover its water resources, and hear beautiful local farm stories. Near the end of the tour, relax in the shaded palm tree swings.
Revive ancient building techniques and learn about traditional decoration elements of the mudbrick houses in the Oasis. Don’t miss the chance to make mudbricks and decorations of your very own in this family-friendly workshop.
In the lush Oasis, learn about Eco-Gardening in AlUla in this interactive workshop. Discover farm animals, a plant nursery, a garden, a composting station and more.
Cafes & Restaurants
Fusing Arabian and Mediterranean flavours, Somewhere brings a contemporary twist to the plates of AlUla. Dine on towers of beetroot rice, wagyu baos and kale tabouli salad surrounded by the towering palms of this oasis farm.
A well-known favourite in AlUla, Circolo has expanded its gorgeous outdoor deck and oasis seating to serve more of their beloved artisanal pizzas, authentic antipasti and sparkling mocktails.
The Heart of the Oasis
Enjoy incredible outdoor dining at The Heart of the Oasis, where meals are made using traditional cooking techniques and local farm-fresh ingredients. Surrounded by the lush beauty of the Oasis, the setting impresses as much as the menu.
Tawlet Fayza translates to 'Fayza's Table', and family is at the heart of this cosy restaurant. With an ever-evolving menu, it offers farm-to-table organic food inspired by the founder's grandmother, who is originally from the area.
Pink Camel Pastry Boutique AlUla
Tucked away in AlUla’s famous date palms and citrus trees, find the adorable Pink Camel Pastry Boutique. Try their famous macarons or a savoury snack and some coffee and sit and enjoy the shade surrounded by the perfumes of the oasis.
La Pazzia Café
Artisan coffees, coconut lattes and cosy hot chocolates are served with style at La Pazzia. As night falls, watch the twinkling lights appear in the trees of their outdoor seating area.
Abu Jameela Café
Tucked into a secret garden, Abu Jameela Cafe is a cute little hideaway. Served with famed AlUla hospitality, have a taste of local coffee from this family-owned spot.
Oasis Tea Café
Walk down into the lush green farms to the Oasis Tea Café for a truly local experience, where mint is picked fresh from the garden for each cup.
Oasis Quarter MERAKI ARTISAN
Sink into plush lounge seating with some of the best views over the Oasis at MERAKI ARTISAN, a sustainable roastery and café.
Cafes & Restaurants
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AlUla Old Town Village
A crossroads of civilisations and oasis city on incense-trading routes, people have inhabited AlUla for thousands of years. Today AlUla Old Town Village encompasses its fascinating mudbrick Old Town, the lush Oasis and vibrant AlJadidah Arts District.
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