Snoopy Island

Adventure / Trekking | Beach

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Distance (From Fujairah): 50 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Place Location: At Al Aqah

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 10 km from Al Bidya, 22 km from Khor Fakkan and 51 km from Fujairah, Snoopy Island is a rocky island nestled in the Indian Ocean in close proximity to Al Aqah near Fujairah city. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Fujairah.
Snoopy Island has become a coveted spot for various watersports, activities and music festivals. The island gets its name from the interestingly shaped rock that looks like the cartoon character Snoopy lying on its back. The popular water activities here are snorkeling and diving. From stunning shipwrecks to beautiful coral reefs and an abundance of marine life, a dive in the waters around Snoopy Island is truly one to be remembered. The water is warm year-round and offers perfect diving conditions. The island also provides advanced classes on diving under its PADI regulated four-day course.

The best way to experience the island in all its glory is with a stay at the Sandy Beach Hotel and Resort. With the Hajar Mountains as a backdrop, this Snoopy Island Fujairah hotel commandeers the entire stretch of water and beach surrounding Snoopy Island. Plus it's incredibly close to the island as well. You can swim your way to the island and back or take a kayak there. While there are several other hotels near Snoopy Island Fujairah, this one deserves special mention. One can also set up a tent and barbeque at Al Aqah Beach. Known to be one of the most beautiful beach camping spots in and around Fujairah, this experience is a must-try when in the UAE. There are rarely any packages available for camping here, but you can buy your own equipment or even rent it from the shops at the beach.

Timings: 6 AM - 7 PM

Entry: Free for Public Beach, AED. 100 for Sandy Beach, AED. 200 - 250 for Camping, AED. 150 - 200 for Diving