Best Beaches in Sharjah
Sharjah was rewarded as the: “Cultural Capital of the Arab World” by UNESCO in 1998 and was crowned Capital of Arab Tourism in 2015.
They have a lot to offer to everyone including breathtaking and fancy views. Take a look to the most fabulous beaches in Sharjah that you should select and visit in your next trip!
1. Al Khan Beach
Al Khan Beach is the first open public beach in Sharjah and one of the popular tourist places, located in Al Khan neighbourhood close to Sharjah city.
It has a dedicated area for swimming and water sports. For adventurers, you will enjoy the exciting water-based activities such as kayaking, parasailing, kite surfing, fly boarding.
Also, it is an ideal destination for playing soap football, beach tennis, and volleyball.
2. Al Corniche Beach
Al Corniche beach is the most famous beach in Sharjah, which has been awarded the coveted “Blue Flag” status guarantees clean and safe bathing water.
It is famous for its crystal waters, and soft white sands. It is an ideal destination for Sharjah beach holidays, where you can enjoy variety of activities, such as surfing, swimming, and sunbathing.
3. Khorfakkan Beach
Khorfakkan beach is the beach of adventure. It is one of the most popular Sharjah tourist places and weekend getaways in the UAE, that hosts endless choices for fun in the water, from fishing and diving to parasailing and kayaking.
You can explore the water with a relaxing swim or with boat and jet ski rentals. Also, there are several fishing spots to make a big catch. You can also choose from sailing, scuba diving, or snorkeling near Shark Island, which is just a short boat ride from the beach.
4. Al Fisht Beach
Al Fisht beach is a pure relaxing family beach in Sharjah. It provides an idyllic backdrop to the villas for rent in Al Fisht. It has manicured grass lawn and a children’s area with colourful slides, swings and see-saws.
You can enjoy summer activities in Al Fisht beach with kayaking or parasailing. It is also one of the popular places to visit in Sharjah at night to stargaze while listening to the sound of waves.
5. Sharjah Open Beach
According to the Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC), the plan includes various beach amenities that overlook Arabian Gulf as well as over a thousand public parking spaces across the entire beach strip. Set to be one of the liveliest beaches in Sharjah, this recreational spot will easily become the hottest vacation destination for tourists and locals alike.
Unlike other Sharjah beaches, this 200,000 sq.m of shoreline will include five separate beach sections, five distinctive plazas for community events, 1.5 kilometres of wall-mounted benches and 6.5 kilometres of the waterfront promenade. Other salient features of this upcoming public beach in Sharjah are cycling tracks, shaded lounges, food trucks, prayer areas and changing facilities.