There is no natural port throughout its whole extent, and into the 19th century, it still bore an evil reputation for shipwrecks.
The name most likely refers to the ancient Phoenicians whose trade routes came through this natural port.
It has a natural port which is part of the river delta and includes 25.000 hectars of wetlands.
Vizhinjam is a natural port, which is located close to the international ship route.
It was once used as a natural port.
Today Brunswick is home to a thriving port, the deepest natural port in the area.
It is considered one of the best natural ports in the Pacific and attracts many tourists.
Another 10 km (6 miles) to the coast is the fishing village and growing resort of Ericeira, a natural port.
In ancient times, this lagoon was connected to the sea and used as a natural port due to its depth in some parts.
Until the middle of the 19th century, the bay provided a good natural port.