WIT Press

Lagoon Residential And Recreational Developments Case Study 1: Al Khaleej Village, Suudi Arabia

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CE990561

Volume

43

Pages

19

Published

1999

Size

2,194 kb

Author(s)

T.A. Bale, P. Holmes, H. Abu Sitta, P. Kelly & I. Williams

Abstract

Half Moon Bay, approximately 20km long, and located 30km south of Al Khobar, is a natural tidal basin on the Arabian gulf coastline of Saudi Arabia (see figure 1). It is a popular resort in the region, with private and public beaches, and is used particularly at weekends for waterside recreation. Saudi Hotels and Resort Areas Company (SHARACO) acquired a site on the west coastline of Half Moon Bay, for Al Khaleej Village, a waterside residential leisure, hotel and marina development. The development was planned in five phases, and the first phase of housing and infra

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