Welcome Party

Seagulls welcome early morning visitors to one of Bahrain’s favourite weekend destinations. The Al Dar Island Resort, off the coast of Sitra, is the perfect place to unwind after a hectic week at work. It presents the ideal getaway in the lap of marine and winged wildlife. Source: Welcome Party

The Sun Rises at Al Dar

The ever-glorious sunrise at Bahrain’s Al Dar Islands – one of the perfect getaway’s on the weekend. A short boat ride from the mainland, it’s a dream destination, with its luxury chalets, open air restaurants and lots of song, dance and barbecue. We have had the privilege of visiting several times, most notably when the…

Blessed Bahrain

This regiment of the common tern presented a pleasant sight as we made our way on the jetty towards the Al Dar Islands Resort off the cost of Sitra during our visit there towards the end of the last winter. Armies of migratory birds that routinely come to Bahrain every winter have made a rather…

Scene Bahrain

The sunset as seen from Bahrain’s  exclusive Al Dar Island resort. One of the country’s large industrial companies and a fishing dhow setting off for the high seas are seen in the background. This scene is typical to this island nation that showcases its rich fishing tradition, its beautiful and picturesque locations and industrial might…

Death of a turtle

This is what remains of a large turtle that died after strangling itself on discarded mono-filament fishing line carelessly discarded by fishermen off the coast of Bahrain’s Sitra island. Mo, the manager at the exclusive Al Dar Island resort, was on a trip in the area on Saturday morning when he saw the fairly large…