Last Updated on April 2, 2022

Famous for its unique vegetation and wildlife, much of which cannot be found anywhere else in the planet, Socotra Island is a unique place on Earth, known as the pearl of Yemen and of the entire Arabian region. Ras Erissel, the eastern cape of the island, is also home to milky white sand dunes suitable for sandboarding.

Arher Beach Sand Dunes – Socotra

Ahrer beach is the most popular sandboarding spot in Socotra, in the far east of the island and easily accessible from the main city Hadiboh. You can arrange a sandboarding session with instructor and equipment included, by contacting

Video: Sandboarding in Socotra Island

Sandboarding in the Middle East

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