Zeila (Saylac) is a port city on the Gulf of Aden coast and is located in the Salal region of Somaliland Near the Djibouti border Zeila has been identified with what was called in Classical Antiquity the city of the Avalitae The town is known for its offshore islands, coral reef and mangroves.

Zeila has got a rich history with Arabic en Persian influences; this can be seen in some of the buildings.

Snorkeling en diving are still in its infancy and also there is a rich water world with turtles and an opportunity to see dolphins.

Zaila, Somaliland