Shëngjini beach

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Shëngjini beach is a sandy beach in Lezha district, situated 8 km away from the city of Lezha. Shëngjini beach is well known for its high quality of sand and has 200-300 sunny days per year. In the north of Shëngjini, before the Renci Hills, is the wonderful beach of Rana e Hedhun (Powdered Sand), which is well protected from the winds of this area. Lezha seaside has a wonderful natural ecosystem ideal for the development of ecotourism, bird watching, etc. Because of the winds in this area, Drini River delta is recommended for surfing. The lagoon system of Kune-Vain is found at this delta, where tourists can easily observe a large number of sea birds. There are two lagoons comprising this system: Ceka, with an area of 235 ha, and Merxhani, with an area of 77 ha. The biggest surprise for tourists in this area is the sandy island of Kune, situated at the right side of the Drini River delta. This island is covered with hygrophilous vegetation and more than 227 kinds of plants, including wildly growing green Mediterranean bushes and willows. Regarding the fauna, there are a number of birds on the island, including wild ducks, pheasants, big redheaded ducks, and many more. From 353 species of birds found in Albania, 70 can be found in this area with many mammals and amphibians. In the south of Kune are additional beaches in the less-populated area of Tale.

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