Bahrain consists of 35 low-lying islands in the Arabian Gulf, 24 kms from the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia and 28 kms from the west coast of the Qatar Peninsula. The main island of Bahrain occupies 578 sq. kms. Causeways link two islands, including Bahrain, to Saudi Arabia.

The climate is temperate from December to April. Summer months, especially June to September, are hot and humid. August and September are particularly hot and humid, with temperatures 37°C and humidity 97%. June to November has little, if any, rain.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Warm Climates

Travellers invariably overindulge in ‘sunlust’ activities while traveling in warm climates. It is important to make sure you apply sunscreen regularly and stay hydrated as dehydration and heat stroke often go unrecognised.

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Insect Avoidance

There are a number of viruses and illnesses that are contracted through insects such as fleas, ticks and flies. Mosquitoes however are the biggest culprit of spreading insect borne diseases. Ensure you a prepared and read up on our insect avoidance tips.

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