Port of Khor Fakkan
Cruising and Travel

As the biggest town on the east coast of the Sharjah Emirate, the Port of Khor Fakkan is about half way between Fujairah and Dibba Al Hisn. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and the bay, the Port of Khor Fakkan is a popular tourist destination where divers and snorkelers enjoy exploring the coral outcrops.

The Port of Khor Fakkan has a wonderful climate from November through April with warm sunny days and dry cool nights. During the season, temperatures during the day range from 18°C (64°F) to 30°C (86°F). Between January and March, rain and tropical storms are common. From May through September the climate warms, and temperatures reach a high of 45°C (113°F) at noon in July and August. During the warm season, night are humid with temperatures that reach 25°C (77°F).

The Port of Khor Fakkan has a four-star hotel, the Oceanic Hotel & Resort. The Oceanic is on the northeastern shores of the bay, opposite from the Port of Khor Fakkan container terminal. With gardens and a long white-sand beach, the hotel offers a range of water sports and other recreation opportunities. Fully air-conditioned, the restaurants in the Oceanic Hotel & Resort in the Port of Khor Fakkan offer a wide range of international cuisines.

Guests at the hotel can take a three-hour tour of the UAE's East Coast. The tour visits Dibba, Masafi, and Fujairah before it returns to the Port of Khor Fakkan. The hotel's speedboat takes guests to Shark Island where they can swim, snorkel, or dive on the coral reef. The hotel's Divers' boats offer regular two-hour tank trips to the north, and the Oceanic offers Dhow trips to Musandam at the northern tip of the peninsula that juts into the Strait of Hormuz. There, divers will find exciting adventures.

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