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White Beach

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Summary of the Beach Inspectors
Beautiful beach for a stop-off. Suitable for anyone who wants to enjoy a quick cool-off and be on their own. If you want to stay longer you can camp there.

White Beach - Perfect beach for breaking your journey

If you can manage without toilets and loungers then it's worth breaking your journey at White Beach, since the beach lies right between Muscat and Sur at the level of Wadi Shab. This route is often chosen by travellers as the start of a circular road trip. As the name implies, the beach's characteristic feature is its white colour. The sand and the stones lying on it really are a striking shade of white. This is not only unusual for the area, it is also rare in Oman.

The beach does not offer any infrastructure for visitors but it doesn't need to because White Beach is perfect for cooling-off briefly en route. A longer stay in this sparse and to some extent lifeless landscape would suit those who want to have a couple of days' peace far away from any civilisation. You can pitch your own tents at a camping area near to the beach, but this consists merely of a marked area in which you are officially allowed to camp. Visitors should bring food with them to be on the safe side.

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White Beach is suitable for
Every beach is unique. Apart from how the beach looks and its surroundings it is mainly the people and the amenities here which give the beach its character.
Relaxation: 5/10 points
Place 15 of 20
Although it can get a little busy, you will find a nice spot here where you can relax.
Family: 1/10 points
Place 18 of 20
No facilites and completely unsuitable atmosphere - this beach is not for families.
Water sports: 1/10 points
Place 17 of 20
No wind and no waves here mean that this is definitely the wrong place for water-sports enthusiasts.
Party: 1/10 points
Place 16 of 20
There is nothing going on at this beach and no party in sight for miles.

Atmosphere at the beach
10/10
Ease
3/10
Beauty
10/10
Romance
2/10
Exclusivity
2/10
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Nudism

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Location of the beach
geo coordinates: 22.912278, 59.219448
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geo coordinates: 22.912278, 59.219448
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Risks
  • Sharp stones
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