Seifa Beach

Northern Coast

A beautiful bay east of the Jebel Seifa complex stretches into the distance. In the cooler months it's a lovely place for an easy stroll or a picnic, and it's often possible to spot shoals of sardines out to sea. The beach here makes an ideal wild campground; there are no facilities, but the stone pavements between the sandy coves give a bit of shelter for a campsite. An unpaved track gives access to the area.

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