It is the largest country on the Arabian Peninsula. The Persian Gulf is to the northeast and the Red Sea to the west. It shares borders with Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, and Yemen. Mecca and Medina, the two holiest places in Islam are located in Saudi Arabia.
The coast near the Red Sea is filled with coral reefs and has picturesque beaches and sandy areas. The coastal cities and ports of Saudi Arabia have opened up resorts where you can charter a yacht and take off to the nearby islands.