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Hawar Islands

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The Hawar Islands are in Bahrain, southeast of the main island near Qatar.

Islands[edit]

Hawar, Suwād al Janūbīyah, Suwād ash Shamālīyah, Rubud Al Sharqiyah, Rubud Al Gharbiyah and Muhazwarah (Umm Hazwarah).

Understand[edit]

In 2002, Bahrain applied to have the Hawar islands recognised as a World Heritage Site, due to their unique environment and habitat for endangered species. This site is home to many wildlife species and a very interesting place for birdwatchers and divers.

Get in[edit]

Daily 45-minute long boat trips from Manama are available.[1]

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

Hawar has its own hotel resort and watersports equipment available for hire.

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Hawar Beach Hotel (formerly Best Western and Tulip Inn Hawar Beach), +973 1764 1666. Pool, restaurant, breakfast included, fitness centre with gym.

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