This article was published on August 5th, 2018
Daydreaming of your next vacation? Looking for a quick getaway for Eid Al Adha, or even a short weekend trip? We’ve rounded up some exiting locations that are under five hours of flying time from Bahrain.
The capital has recently gained a lot of popularity as a weekend getaway destination, in addition of course to other areas in Oman such as the ever-popular Salalah or Jabal Akhdar, which are both beautiful locations for some R&R.
Approximate flying time: 1 hour, 30 minutes*
There are multiple cities and experiences in Jordan that suit just about everyone. You can visit Petra, The Dead Sea, the coastal city of Aqaba or even spend a few days exploring the capital. What’s great about a trip to Jordan is that it combines just about everything a travel could want!
Approximate flying time: 2 hours, 30 minutes*
Known for its beaches and nightlife, there is a lot more to Cyprus that meets the eye! You can enjoy a rich and culture- filled trip with historic and roman sites and museums. It is also a haven for water sports lovers, offering scuba diving, windsurfing and more.
Approximate flying time: 3 hours*
There are about one hundred reasons that make us want to visit Greece! The islands, the food, the nightlife, the history and the beaches are just a few, and there is certainly something for everyone in Greece.
Approximate flying time: 4 hours, 25 minutes*
5. Sri Lanka:
A very budget-friendly option, Sri Lanka offers you everything from beaches to jungles, and has a myriad of activities for you to enjoy. While most tend to stay in Colombo, the capital, the rest of the country can be easily explored in a few days.
Approximate flying time: 5 hours*
One of our favorite places to visit, Lebanon is a beautiful country, with a lot to offer! Delicious food, great shopping and a bust nightlife, there is a lot going on there. Beirut the capital is the go-to city for most, but check out other areas such as Jbeil and Triploi.
Approximate flying time: 3 hours, 25 minutes*
Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya, Izmir… the list of cities to visit in Turkey is endless! A very popular location that has gained a lot of traction and attention in the past couple of years. You’ll be able to enjoy history, culture, food and a great deal of shopping there!
Approximate flying time: 4 hours*
*Flight times vary depending on timing, city and airline.