Shoab beach, Socotra Island

5.0
#2 of 8 in Parks in Yemen
Find seclusion and serenity at Shoab beach, where you can unwind among pristine nature, far from the city crowds. Go swimming in the ocean, soak up the sunlight on the white sand, and enjoy the views of the turquoise waters. Climb up the mountain next to the beach for a superb view of the lagoon. However you spend your time, bring food and water since there are no shops or restaurants. You can extend your stay by pitching your tent on the campsite. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Shoab beach and many more Socotra Island attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Socotra Island vacation route planner.
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  • October 22, 2016
    On Shi'ab "beach got on the boat with a guide. on the way stopped several times to dive and swim around the huge turtles and dolphins. spent all day on the beach, with a guide prepared fish. the only thing a little shade, it should be borne in mind when going to this beach. Wildlife-Trump Sokotry!
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  • April 2, 2015
    Far and wide no man, crystal clear water, white sand, Robinson feeling pure, where else in the world has one that still!
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  • March 2, 2015
    This is a beautiful isolated beach and a must visit while in Socotra. Best to leave early in the morning and spend the day there. or you can camp but plenty of mosquitos. No food or fresh water so you...  more »

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Where to stay in Socotra Island

Accommodations on Socotra Island remain quite limited, as the island stays true to its eco-tourism identity. A handful of hotels cluster around the capital Hadibo's 20 Street--air-conditioning, private bathrooms, and electrical generators are standard, along with various other amenities, such as onsite restaurants. To immerse yourself in Socotra's astounding nature, consider the eco-lodges or eco-campsites, run by local families and scattered around the island.
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