Pakistan can become a well-known destination for leisure tourism as it has been blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, said an official of Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation, citing Gadani and Gwadar as examples.
Clifton Beach is the most popular beach among domestic tourists and most of the locals are not even aware of any beach other than Clifton beach.
Talking to APP, Managing Director Abdul Ghafoor said Clifton Beach is very close to Karachi city and famous for camel and buggy ridings and for family picnics, yet there were other beautiful beaches in the country that tourists ought to know of.
Hawke’s Bay is less crowded with clearer water –leisure seekers and holiday makers may rent a hut to spend a weekend there.
Sandspit Beach is good for swimming and sun bathing -the water there flows through an unusual rocky formation.
French Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches around Karachi -with clearer water and fresh air- is a rocky beach, he said.
Paradise Point beach is good for family picnics and camel or horse riding – there is a natural rock formation that looks like a carved archway, which is an amazing point to enjoy the sea view.
Devil’s Point beach is a good point to have some silent and peaceful time away from the city hustle and bustle.
Kund Malir Beach, a desert beach is a nice drive on Coastal Highway to Balochistan – the area belongs to Hingol Park, and is situated just 145 km from zero point.
Gadani Beach is one of the beautiful beaches of Pakistan it is commonly known a harbor for ship breaking.
Gwadar Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Balochistan with most clearer and in emerald color waters located in Arabian Sea he said.
Pasni Beach is commonly famous for its fishing harbor – one can have a good camping experience there.
West Bay Beach is located in Gwadar – the beach is going to be developed for future leisure tourism, added Abdul Ghafoor.