Fatnis Island

Nicknamed 'Fantasy Island' for its idyllic setting, this little oasis pool is located 13 km from Siwa city. It is enveloped by palm groves and lush greenery. You will find date farms on this island and it has a freshwater spring that you can swim in. It offers a spectacular view of Siwa Lake for sunset.

The oasis is a fantastic tourist destination for those seeking a unique and exotic travel experience, and it offers a range of activities such as desert trekking, sandboarding, and visiting ancient ruins and historical sites nearby.

How to explore Fatnis Island?

  • Travel to this oasis on a bike or donkey cart or by riding one of the small tuk-tuks to truly experience the beauty of the place.
  • It has a spring of water that is recognized as one of the most beautiful springs in the city. The depth of this spring is about 7 meters, and it has 10 sources from which fresh water comes out. You can swim in the waters to rejuvenate your soul.
  • You can explore the circular walled spring at the entrance of the island, which will mesmerize you with the blue-green water and the continuous streams of tiny bubbles rising to the surface.
  • Young palm trees and other beautiful sights are not to be missed. It is a relaxing place to while away an hour or two. You can watch flocks of birds flying in the serenity.
  • A few glasses of mint tea and a great sunset view will make you glued to the chairs near the lake. Listen to the silence and the rustling of palm leaves in the warm evening air.
  • Indulge in star gazing activity at night and point out to the planetary landmarks, the Plough and the Great Bear.
  • There is a cafe across the pool where you can relax and fill your stomach with some traditional snacks and teas.
  • imageDuration Required
    5 hours

Address of Fatnis Island

Matrouh - Siwa, Siwa, Matrouh Governorate 5000001, Egypt

Opening & Closing time of Fatnis Island

  • Monday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Tuesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Wednesday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Thursday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Friday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Saturday
    Open 24 Hours
  • Sunday
    Open 24 Hours

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