Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Publish date: Thursday، 02 November 2023 Last update: Friday، 03 November 2023
Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

Mayar is a popular and historically significant district in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is home to numerous traditional markets, known as "souks," where locals and tourists can shop for a wide variety of goods, including textiles, spices, and traditional crafts. The district has a vibrant and bustling atmosphere, and it offers a glimpse into the city's historical past while also being a hub for modern commerce.

Where is Mayar?


To the north of Mayar lies the expansive Red Sea, offering stunning waterfront views. To the south, you'll find the captivating historical district of Al-Balad, which is the old town of Jeddah, known for its well-preserved coral stone buildings and ancient architecture. On the eastern side of Mayar, the landscape is dotted with various neighborhoods and bustling commercial areas, contributing to the district's vibrant and dynamic atmosphere. To the west, the Red Sea and its picturesque waterfront provide a serene backdrop to this diverse and historically significant part of Jeddah.

Where to Get Groceries

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Bishri Market
  • Al Raya Supermarket
  • Hyper Bshyyah
  • Al Ameen Supermarket
  • Lulu Hypermarket
  • National Supermarket

Where to Shop

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Red Sea Mall
  • Cenomi Mall of Arabia
  • Al Andalus Mall
  • Heraa International Mall
  • Al Mahmal Center
  • Al Salaam Mall

Where to Stay

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Radisson Blu Hotel
  • Grand Saha Hotel
  • Swiss Eye Hotel Jeddah
  • Velvet Hotel Jeddah
  • Prime Hotel Al Hamra

Where to Eat

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Khayal Restaurant
  • Merze Restaurant
  • Niyyali
  • Marhaba Restaurant
  • The Monkey’s Lounge
  • Nando’s Red Sea Mall

Attractions & Activities

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Jeddah Waterfront Harbor
  • King Fahad’s Fountain
  • Bait Balad
  • Atallah Happy Land Park
  • Dolphin Show
  • Jungle Land Theme Park


Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

Nurseries and Daycare Centres

  • Little Pearls Nursery
  • The Palm Tree Montessori
  • Zahrat Alsahra Kindergarten
  • Shima’a Kindergarten
  • Kipina Nursery
  • Future Experts Kindergarten
  • Kidzcare International Preschool

Middle School

  • Cordova Middle School
  • Ansar Middle School
  • Girls High School Gate
  • Ibn Kathir Middle School
  • Omair Bin Abi Waqas Middle School


  • Dar Al-Hekma University
  • Effat University
  • University of Business & Technology

Health Centres

Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Prince Medical Center
  • Afia Medical Center
  • Life Care Medical Center
  • Chronic Care Specialized Medical Hospital


Jeddah Neighbourhood Guide: Mayar

  • Al Ma’amar Mosque
  • Hasaan Enany Mosque
  • King Saud Mosque
  • Island Mosque
  • Jaffali Mosque
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