When we think of Saudi Arabia, what comes to mind is vast oceans of sand dunes and enchanting deserts. However, did you know that the Kingdom also has 1285 islands in the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf?
The largest Saudi islands
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has 1,300 islands in the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf. (Supplied)
The island of Farsan has an ecologically diverse marine life that can only be found on a few islands in the world. (Supplied)
The Arabian Gulf islands
Turtles and seabirds are nestled as well on the island's beaches in large groups at specific times of the year. (Supplied)
The Arabian Gulf is home to 150 islands including Abu Ali in north of Jubail. (Supplied)