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Socotra Island

East of Aden Gulf, Aden, Yemen
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It is the most beautiful city and the atmosphere is very beautiful. The accommodation is very... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2017
aden y
via mobile
Socotra Island

Amazing part of the world that is unique and never like any other place. People there are are very... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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“sand dunes” (3 reviews)
“trees” (7 reviews)
East of Aden Gulf, Aden, Yemen
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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

It is the most beautiful city and the atmosphere is very beautiful. The accommodation is very available and beautiful

2  Thank aden y
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Amazing part of the world that is unique and never like any other place. People there are are very humble and nice.

2  Thank DrSaleh999
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

I was there for charity's trip project to support people of socotra with food and tent This Iland is far away from war in Yemen and the infrastructure has been started there by supporting from UAE. I think now it is the time to start...More

3  Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Unspoiled natural habitat- something different than any other place you see - flora and fauna seems like out of box , looks stunningly beautiful - mesmerizing views , sand dunes , plants , trees - unbelievable. One must visit this place

25  Thank PRATHAPA
Reviewed October 15, 2015

One of the most amazing places I have ever been. The trees are out of Land of the Lost and the feeling you have is like nowhere else. We went with Incense Caravan and they did a great job in arranging and re-arranging everything as...More

30  Thank NewYorkertravelor
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

For me, it is a place that can make money do not miss that if you got a chance to visit this Iland Their honey is very expensive

15  Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Socotra or Pirate Island as it is otherwise known located off the coast of Yemen in the Indian Ocean, the island of Socotra contains some of the world's most astonishing and unique plant forms. More than a third of the 800 or so species on...More

25  Thank GixxaJase
Reviewed April 11, 2015

Don’t miss a chance, go and explore the island when it’s still virgin and pure! Socotra belongs to Yemen, but has nothing to do with the mainland problems. It’s a safe destination to visit and it is on a bucket list of every serious traveller....More

34  Thank Malancholia
Reviewed April 2, 2015

I visited Socotra with my wife in the first half of March, 2015, for 10 days, using services of Socotra Eco Tours. The island is incredibly beautiful, local people were kind and our guide and driver were also friendly and helpful, so both of us...More

23  Thank romanz909
Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited Socotra Island for a long weekend in April 2013. We were absolutely stunned by the beauty of the islands distinct flora and fauna - both on land and below sea. Dragon blood trees, cucumber trees and desert rose trees to mention a few......More

21  Thank Lea L
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Maka I
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Mohammed A | Reviewed this property |
From Sana 'a airport no airlines as I know because of the war and it is not safe but from UAE abudabi airport weekly there is trip to socotra For hotel only 5 hotels available and they are 3 starts and lower The iland... More
Dzej P
April 27, 2017|
Response from DrSaleh999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If there is a place to transit, it would be Abu Dhabi, UAE. Good luck
April 11, 2017|
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Response from DrSaleh999 | Reviewed this property |
It is definitely very safe place.People are loyal to the legitimate government. They are very friendly and hospitable. I belief you can go there via UAE.