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Explore seaside towns and tranquil beaches

Craggy mountains provide a scenic backdrop to Sharjah’s east coast, which is home to seaside towns, sandy bays and mangrove forests. Easy to reach and even easier to explore, the drive from Sharjah city takes less than two hours.

Experience the rich local customs of the seaside villages where you can find fresh produce markets and one-of-a-kind souvenirs. The east coast is a destination ideal for all ages with its clear beaches, scenic views and family-friendly adventures.

Dibba Al-Hisn

With a picturesque marina, whitewashed villas and an old fort, this well-to-do seaside town has a strong community feel.


Swim at the sandy beach and take a sunset stroll along the palm-lined promenade of Sharjah’s largest east coast town.


This sleepy fishing village is home to historic buildings and mangroves that shelter colonies of rare birds.

Nahwa Enclave

Explore the mountain villages and wadis of Nahwa, a quirky anomaly of the region.

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