Sunday, November 4, 2007
The whole beach area of Clifton and Seaview is considered safe and peacful even in times of political turmoil.
A gated residential area called Seaview Apartments lies close to a section of Clifton beach known as Seaview beach or simply Seaview. Further ahead lies Darakhshan Villas which comprises of residential townhouses.
In this very area new CINEPLEX cinema houses were constructed for the entertainment starved people of Karachi, particularly for the people who reside in DHA and Clifton. This has happened after around three decades of cinema decline in Pakistan. Hollywood films are released here along with or soon after the international releases of these films. These cinemas are more expensive and are family cinemas meaning that no males or group of males are allowed to watch movies here without being accompanied by families, females or children.
Defence Housing Authority is filling the beach area with sand to obtain more ground and this will push the beach further, which will change the shape and features of this beach.
Other beaches close to the city include Sandspit, Hawke's Bay, and Paradise Point - a sandstone rock promontory with a natural arch, but Clifton Beach is the most popular picnic destination in Karachi.