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Immerse yourself in authentic local experiences

With our calendar of daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal events, you can fully immerse yourself in the local culture, flavour and creativity. Beyond Dar Tantora The House Hotel, you can get involved in local activities within the AlUla community.

Daily Experiences

Available anytime from 9am-8pm in the coffee corner at reception.

In Joontos, this experience happens as you enjoy breakfast

At your request, our Rawi (guide) will explain the history of the Old Town, the architectural wonder of the Dars, and daily rituals and their place in modern life

At sunset in Dar Tantora Square

Weekly experiences

Step into the past with our storyteller who narrates captivating tales, allowing you to immerse yourself in our rich history. Available on request.

Play games such as chess, backgammon and other local games. Available on demand.

This fun and educational workshop takes place each Monday at 5pm and lasts up to 1.5 hours per week. Available on request.

Monthly Experiences

On the second Wednesday of every month, a literary expert visits the Majlis Dar Tantora to speak about Arabic literature. (Arabic-speaking guests only).

On the first Monday of every month, the neighbourhood committee meets with key stakeholders of Old Town / Jadida. (Arabic-speaking guests only).

Arabic beauty secrets are unveiled at this relaxing workshop every month.

Seasonal Experiences

Changeover of the seasons ceremony

At 7pm on the first day of the start of each season – harvest, winter, bloom and summer – in Tantora Square, we celebrate new beginnings in a ceremony that lasts up to one hour

Bespoke experiences

We have created three bespoke experiences exclusive to you, our guests:

– Dinner under the stars

– Oasis walk and exclusive picnic

– Cooking class at Princess Noura Farm

Please book by emailing us or via our in house guest experience concierge.