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A seaside town with opportunities for adventure sports and relaxation.
With a picturesque marina, this town gets its name from the landmark hisn or "fort" in English. The cape is dotted with green palm trees along shimmering blue waters, with a wealth of summer activities, including water sports like snorkeling. For deep sea fishing, you can charter a fishing boat and maybe sight some dolphins along the way. Your boat’s captain is likely to take you to secret scuba diving and snorkeling spots.
For a more relaxing experience, soak up some sun along the water and watch fishermen hauling in the day’s catch. If you’re with children, consider going on a dhow cruise for an enriching family experience. On the shore, the town itself has plenty to explore with several serene mosques, produce markets and an iconic souk.
How to get there
Dibba Al Hisn is situated at the foot of the Hajar Mountains, an easy 90-minute drive from Sharjah city. To the north, Dibba Al Baya is part of Oman; to the south, Dibba Muhallab belongs to Fujairah.
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