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With coast lines along the Arabian Gulf and Gulf Oman, Sharjah hosts bays, beaches and mangroves for activities in the water.
A lot of Sharjah tourist places are waterside destinations, from clear waters of mangrove forests and palm-fringed beaches on the east coast to lagoons, creeks and more beaches in the west. Tourists and residents love destinations for parasailing, scuba diving, jet ski riding, kayaking and even just sailing to deep sea fishing spots. During the weekends, nearly every Sharjah beach turns into a hub for water sport activity. Water sports are a popular way to cool off in hotter Sharjah weather, or after a long day outside during a desert safari.
Around Sharjah city, Al Khan Beach has motorised and non-motorised water sports, including paddling, windsurfing and fly boarding. Banana boat rides are among the popular things to do with kids. The Al Majaz Waterfront in particular hosts summer activities for kids with dedicated children’s areas.
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Sharjah is the third largest emirate in the UAE, its largest city and its most family-friendly destination. Experience a Sharjah museum, a desert safari and a Sharjah beach — the emirate offers things to do for everyone.
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