Bahrain's reputation as a relatively liberal and modern Gulf state has made it a favourite with travellers to the region and an excellent introduction to the Middle East. A great trading empire of the ancient world, today a cosmopolitan atmosphere prevails created by the many nationalities that live and visit each year.
A luxury Bahrain holiday with Elegant Resorts means access to a host of superb leisure facilities while sweet water springs and dazzling, white sand beaches provide the perfect place to relax and unwind. The bustling gold and cloth souks are a must for any shopaholic!
Ramadan, which is observed for one month each year, is a period of fasting when the pace of life is slower, public areas are busier and there are certain restrictions, for example, consuming food in public, drinking alcohol and use of restaurants. In 2013, Ramadan will be celebrated for one month from 9th July.