In the middle of the Persian Gulf in the strait of Hormuz, you will see an arrow-shaped island called Qeshm which is a part of Iran’s land. Qeshm is a fascinating landmark which is the largest island in the Persian Gulf and even Iran with so many wonderful and charming scenery and attractions that every one of them will amaze you. Qeshm has a fascinating nature that you won’t see a similar thing to them in literally no other place on earth. Qeshm is known as the most colorful sea coast in the world and the reason is its amazing beaches with multicolored sands and beaches.
A great area of Qeshm island is its wonderful beaches. Qeshm has so many beaches that we won’t be able to name every one of them in this article and talk about them. In this article, we are going to name some of Qeshm’s best beaches and introduce them a little bit.
Top 7 beaches in Qeshm Island
- Zeytoon Park
- Silver Beach
- Shib Deraz Beach
- Naz Island
- Salakh Beach
- Suza Saheli Park
- Glowing Beach
Zeytoon Park and Beach
Zeytoon Park and Beach is an amazing beach on Qeshm island which has a fantastic beach park located on the shore. The beaches of Qeshm are either very crowded with a lot of amenities or they are less crowded with pristine nature. Zeytoon Beach is in the first group with so many amenities including a playground for children, a large green space, an outdoor movie theater, some of Qeshm’s best hotels, water sports, etc. Zeytoon Park is one of the beaches that you shouldn’t miss visiting on your trip to Qeshm. It is the main place to enjoy various kinds of water sports while enjoying the perfect nature of this glamorous island.
Silver Beach is another coast in Qeshm that will amaze you with its unique nature. This fascinating coast is basically one of the main reasons that Qeshm is so special. Although, Silver Beach is not located exactly on the Qeshm island you can still count it as one of the Qeshm’s beaches because it is situated on one of the islands next to the Qeshm named Hengam. Silver Beach on Qeshm island is a charming shore with silver color sands that will make an amazing scene when the blue waters of the Persian Gulf crash into it. you can get to Silver Beach by boat from Qeshm island. The silver sands of Silver Beach are a unique thing in the world that you won’t find in any other place on earth.
Shib Deraz Beach
There’s a village less than an hour away from Qeshm city named Shib Deraz which has an amazing beach that is one of Qeshm island’s main attractions. There are a large group of Hawksbill and green turtles living on Shib Dreaz beach that every year from April to July these endangered species come to Shib Deraz Beach and start nesting and laying eggs. The local people handle the important job of protecting the eggs and the baby turtles and they don’t allow you to get close to them but you can see them from a distance. Despite the turtles, you may see the dolphins on Shib Deraz Beach if you get lucky.
Naz Island Beach
Naz island is a small island near Qeshm island that has one of the most picturesque coasts in Qeshm. Naz Beach is one of the most crowded and most popular beaches in Qeshm and the beauty will amaze you. There are a lot of activities and entertainment that you can do on Naz Island’s strand including camel riding, water sports, off-road, etc. one kilometer away from Naz Beach you will see the Naz Islands which are two tidal islands situated in the Persian Gulf. Naz Beach is the only area where you can walk or drive for about one kilometer into the waters of the Persian Gulf at low tide.
Another great beach on the Qeshm coast is Salakh beach with a charming and picturesque nature. There is no green space on the large land of Salakh beach. If you are looking for a beautiful beach with a peaceful and large area for you to enjoy the beauty of the Persian Gulf and its shore Salakh Beach is the place for you. There’s another thing about Salakh beach that makes it even more special which is the culture of the local people that are living near this beautiful shore. Their culture and lifestyle unlike the fact that they are living in Iran are very close to the Indians.
Suza Saheli Park
One of the many picturesque beaches near Qeshm island is Suza Saheli Park located in Suza city. Suza Beach is famous among campers and it has some camping areas. If you are planning on spending a night camping on the beaches of Qeshm and Hormozgan you should pick Suza for spending the night. There are some areas in Suza beach that are built for walking and biking.
Another mesmerizing beach near Qeshm city is the Glowing Beaches on Hengam island. If you visit Glowing Beach at night you will see clear waters of the Persian Gulf that are glowing like stars in the sky. There is some kind of plankton that shine at night on some strands in Qeshm including Larak Beach on Larak Island. These amazing creatures are not shining and are visible every night. If you get lucky you will be able to see them glamor on nights of Qeshm.
Qeshm is one of the most famous and popular destinations for travelers from other countries or just the local people in Iran. The unique nature, fascinating scenery, peaceful environment, and the potential for economic travel are some of the many reasons that made Qeshm very special among tourists.
Based on the fact that Qeshm is an island you can imagine that an important part of Qeshm’s scenery is its many coasts. Every shore in Qeshm has some features that make them unique. An important part of your trip to Qeshm is visiting its beautiful beaches. A great thing about Qeshm’s coasts is that every one of them is public and doesn’t require an entrance fee. There are no private beaches on Qeshm island and you can visit them any time of the day and week. Hope this article helps you plan a better trip to Qeshm and its beaches.