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There are some dramatic rocks jutting out to sea here, and a beautiful sandy beach just to the East with vibrant, blue water. Not far away is Detwah Lagoon which has stingrays in it and a thin strand of sand that extends far out, wrapping...More
Visited with my sister's family with a 1 and 3 year old. The beach and lagoon were gorgeous. The lagoon was great for the kids to walk through the water and we absolutely loved the sand bars and water caught between them when the sun...More
I am not a hardcore traveller (yet), but this is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. We also got some food from a local lady (she cooked for us) and I was told during the high season there are also showers on the...More
This was our second most beautiful beach on Socotra island (first one is Shoab beach). Long, white, sandy beach you can have for yourself and share it with some crabs that build their "houses" there, very cute to see.
You absolutely must climb the hill...More
Beautiful beach, nice white sand, clear water, good shelters, but make sure not to keep the food uncovered as it will be a loud call for BIG ants.
There are some stingrays, be careful and ask the locals, they are very helpful and they will...More
We went to Detwah Lagoon in our fifth day on Socotra. We came from Dixam plateau and our first stop was a coastal fishing village called “Qalansiya”. Then we continued drive to till the viewpoint over a rocky hill where Detwah Lagoon is located. We...More
Qalansiyah is considered the best beach in Socotra, which says something. Undoubtely the beach is very pretty, with white sand and azure clear waters.
There is a viewpoint over a small rocky hill from which you can watch over the beach and some of the...More
Soft white sand, a blue lagoon, turquoise water, turtles, dolphins and emptiness. Stunning to say the least. It is a very safe beach but the lagoon has sting rays so it is best to look and not to paddle! The view of the beach from...More