I've been to Al Hayl Castle several times already, as I consider this the only highlight in Fujairah worth showing to visitors.
The way to get there is rather hard to find, and the road can be hard to take, especially with a regular rental car. But always keep going after you've passed the dam, I think it's worth it. You'll be rewarded with the castle all for yourself, embedded into a nice mountain area that is super calming and gets magical when the Muezzin calls for prayer. The tour guides will open the castle for you and take you around. They are not well trained, but friendly and helpful. Try to make it on the towers, the views are definitely worth the climb. Oh, and ask the tour guides for leaflets. Yes, such thing exists, and it actually gives you a few information about the castle.
Would be great if fujairah tourism authority would spend at least a bit of effort to make this place more accessible and get the tour guides trained.
I'd still recommend visiting the place!
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