Khor al Fakkan, United Arab Emirates
Khor al Fakkan is a town located along the Gulf of Oman on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The town is set on the picturesque bay of Khor Fakkan, which means "Creek of Two Jaws". Khor Fakkan belongs to the emirate of Sharjah but is geographically surrounded by the emirate of Fujairah. It is a natural deep water port that is now a major container terminal.
One of the major tourist attractions in Khor Fakkan is the beach. Snorkeling and diving opportunities are available as well as water sports. There is a promenade which runs alongside the bay which is pleasurable place to walk.The Al Wurrayah Falls are also popular, as are the mountains surrounding the town.
Things to See & Do
* Diving and snorkeling
* Fish, fruit & vege souq
* Al Wurrayah Falls
* Khor Fakkan beach
* Walk the promenade
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – UAE dirham (AED)
Language – Arabic
Population – 35,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 971
Port location – The Port of Khor al Fakkan is located in the bay of Khor Fakkan on the Gulf of Oman.