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Alba Aluminum Refinery on Sitrah

Sitra (A.K.A. Sitrah) is a town on Sitra island split between the South Governorate and the Capital Governorate in Bahrain.


Sitra is divided into 9 historic villages:

  • Wadyan
  • Al Kharijiya (the largest of the villages)
  • Marquban
  • Al Garrya (If your planning to move here, this is where the housing area of Sitra is)
  • Mahazza
  • Sufala
  • Abul Aish (the location of Abul Aish Park)
  • Halat Um al-Baidh
  • Al Hamriya

Get in[edit]

Map of Sitrah

You can get into Sitra via the Sitra Causeway or two bridges connected to Bahrain Island.

Get around[edit]



In the Halat Um al-Baidh village, there is a yacht club.





In the Habat Um al-Baidh village is the Al Bandar resort.

  • 1 Al Bander Hotel & Resort, Riffa Resort (near Sitra), +973 17 701 201, . Al Bander Hotel & Resort is a popular destination for families. It offers 44 chalets and 36 cabanas, each with a comfortable homely feel. Restaurants and cafes, serving continental, Oriental, Chinese, Thai and Persian cuisine. The hotel’s busy marina is ideal for the boat-owner, and is well equipped with a fuelling station and mooring facilities. The resort has lots of watersports facilities, as well as 10 swimming pools in different places around the resort. Babysitting services, bars, beach, business centre, restaurants, swimming pools. Satellite TV.


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