Hafr Al Batin is located 90 kilometres from the border of Kuwait. Its climate is generally hot and dry during summer months, with rain present during most winters. Attractions including a discovering the city’s Souq (market), where a beautiful selection of handcrafts, handmade carpets and souvenirs can be bought. Future prospects for the city, sees the country’s first natural sulphur spring resort, with diving platforms, car park and children’s play area. Hafr Al Batin hotels offer a range of four star options.
The birth of Muhammad is celebrated at the Milad al-Nabi festival, an event which generally sees religious processions, ceremonies, and feasts accompanied by festive decorations and a jovial but reserved atmosphere.