It is one of the best beaches on Socotra. Erissel is a viewpoint for the meeting point of the Arabian sea and the Indian Ocean at the end of the Island. If you come here at sunrise, you'll be rewarded by excellent photos.

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There are five established natural ecological reserves: 

1- Detwah seashore refuge.

2- Di Hamri marine conservation area.

3- Qadama reservation park (sea turtles).

4- Skand Botanic reservation park.

5- Homhil Botanic reservation park.

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Rich marine diversity: to-date 33 genera of hermatic corals found, 3 possible endemic species including an ophichthis-like eel which may be new to science.

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