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

IslandsEdit

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

UnderstandEdit

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 inEdit

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

Get aroundEdit

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

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SleepEdit

  • 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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