Sustainable And Eco-Hotels In Yemen

The 8 Most Ethical And Sustainable Hotels In Yemen according to ETIC Hotels

Moevenpick Sanaa

  •  Sana`a, Yemen
  •  ETIC Green Score: 62%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (359+)
ETIC carbon rating
ETIC Silver rating

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Al Saeed Hotel Taiz

  •  Taizz, Yemen
  •  ETIC Green Score: 59%
  •  Reviews: 4.1 (50+)
ETIC carbon rating
ETIC Bronze rating

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فندق شيراتون

  •  Sana`a, Yemen
  •  ETIC Green Score: 58%
  •  Reviews: 4.3 (165+)
ETIC carbon rating
ETIC Bronze rating

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  • Official Name:Republic of Yemen

  • Capital:Sanaa

  • Population:29,825,964

  • Area:527,968 km²

  • Major Languages:Arabic

  • Major Religions:Islam

  • Life expectancy:66.12 years

  • Currency:Yemeni Rial

10 Things To Do In Yemen

  • 1. Discover the old city of Sana`a, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Wander through the labyrinthine streets of Sana`a, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, featuring stunning ancient architecture.

  • 2. Visit the ancient city of Shibam

    Explore the "Manhattan of the Desert," Shibam, known for its towering mud-brick skyscrapers, a remarkable example of ancient urban planning.

  • 3. Admire the breathtaking landscapes of Socotra Island

    Experience the otherworldly landscapes of Socotra, with its unique flora and fauna, earning it the nickname "the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean."

  • 4. Explore the medieval city of Zabid

    Discover the historical significance of Zabid, once a major center of Islamic education and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring old mosques.

  • 5. Relax on the pristine beaches of Al Hudaydah

    Unwind on the beautiful beaches of Al Hudaydah, a coastal city overlooking the Red Sea, offering a serene and laid-back atmosphere.

  • 6. Explore the ruins of the ancient city of Marib

    Visit the ancient city of Marib, home to the famous Great Dam of Marib, an engineering marvel from ancient times, and explore its historical ruins.

  • 7. Discover the mud-brick architecture of Tarim

    Marvel at the traditional mud-brick architecture of Tarim, where ancient buildings and mosques showcase Yemen`s unique architectural heritage.

  • 8. Hike in the Haraz Mountains

    Trek through the picturesque Haraz Mountains, featuring terraced fields, ancient villages, and stunning views of Yemen`s rugged landscape.

  • 9. Experience Yemeni cuisine and traditional hospitality

    Delight in the flavors of Yemeni cuisine, including dishes like mandi (spiced rice and meat) and saltah (stew), and embrace the warm hospitality of locals.

  • 10. Observe the ancient practice of Yemeni coffee ceremonies

    Partake in the traditional Yemeni coffee culture, where the brewing and serving of coffee are accompanied by rituals, conversations, and camaraderie.

5 Most Visited Cities In Yemen

  • Sana`a



    Al Hudaydah


When To Go To Yemen

  • The best time to visit Yemen varies depending on the region and the current security situation, which can change rapidly. Historically, the cooler months from November to February are more suitable for travel. This Middle Eastern country offers ancient cities, architectural heritage, and a sense of history. Sana`a, the capital, showcases intricate tower houses, bustling souks, and UNESCO-listed sites. Shibam`s mud-brick skyscrapers and the island of Socotra provide contrasting experiences. Yemen`s unique architecture, traditional craftsmanship, and cultural depth create a travel experience that is both intriguing and culturally significant.

Travel Recommendation And Useful Links For Yemen

Find the complete travel guide for Yemen

  • - Check visa requirements and obtain necessary visas before traveling.
    - Be cautious of safety concerns; Yemen is currently affected by conflict and instability.
    - Respect local customs and etiquette, and be sensitive to the local culture.
    - Exercise extreme caution and avoid non-essential travel to Yemen.
    - Engage with local authorities and follow their advice if travel is necessary.

  • Office Tourism of Yemen

  • CIA World Fact-book

  • Wikipedia Page

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