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SHARM EL SHEIKH BEACH HOLIDAYS

FAMOUS FOR ITS DIVING, SANDY BEACHES & NIGHTLIFE

OUR SHARM EL SHEIKH HOLIDAYS

Sharm El Sheikh on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula is home to dune-filled deserts, towering mountain ranges and a choice of sun kissed soft belts of sandy beaches. The paddle-friendly warm and shallow waters, pristine coral reefs, bustling bars, shops, restaurants and varied nightlife are just some of the activities at your fingertips during what will be a holiday to remember!

QUICK FACTS

  • Lively city centre with top brand boutiques and bustling bazaars
  • Perfect for diving with more than 250 coral reefs to explore
  • Rich history of ancient temples, tombs, and other traditions
  • Renowned nightlife home to the likes of Pacha and the Hard Rock Café

WEATHER AND FLYING TIME

  • Air Temperature: 18-33°c
  • Sea Temperature: 21-30°c
  • Flying Time: 5.5 hours – Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
  • Camel Dive Club & Hotel
    Diver's resort

    Camel Dive Club & Hotel

    from £885pp
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  • Falcon Naama Star
    Families, couples & groups

    Falcon Naama Star

    from £750pp
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  • Hilton Dreams Resort
    Quiet setting away from the nightlife

    Hilton Dreams Resort

    from £925pp
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  • Hilton Fayrouz Resort
    Beachfront promenade location

    Hilton Fayrouz Resort

    from £825pp
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  • 4 x 4 Jeep Safari
    Adventure Tours

    4 x 4 Jeep Safari

    This hour quad bike excursion takes you riding across the sands of the Egyptian desert. You will explore crags and dunes as you ride along the sands on a desert escape from Egypt’s bustling cities. It is a fantastic adventure that all the family can enjoy. We will pick you up in the morning or in the afternoon to transfer you to the centre of the quads.

    There you will start to tie your scarf and ride on your quads. Before you start there will be a camera man, who will take a picture for everyone on his / her bike, and when you come back to the centre again, he will show you your picture, which is up to you to buy it or not.

    You will take about two hours driving in the desert, including two breaks; first one will be for discovering the Echo Valley, and second one will be in a Bedouin tent to have a cup of Bedouin tea for free. After you finish your trip, we will drive you back to your hotel.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    from £39pp
  • Bedouin Dinner
    Cultural Tours

    Bedouin Dinner

    You will be picked up from your hotel at approximately 2.30pm and will be driven to the desert where the bedouin people live. You will start off with a 30 minutes Camel Ride in and around the Desert Mountains. After this you will sit in a tent to have the original bedouin tea with Habaq (a kind of herbs very good for stomach-ache).

    Then you will sit around a camp fire to watch the bedouins making the bedouin bread, with the chance to try to make one after watching them, and your tour guide will tell you about the bedouin people and their way of life whilst sitting in the tent.

    You will then be taken to climb a small mountain to watch a fantastic view for the sunset, and to imagine some shapes of the mountains around you. You will then be served a wonderful dinner by the Bedouins to enjoy under the stars. The dinner is always fresh, and sure you will enjoy it.

    You will be then entertained by a wonderful show that includes Belly Dancing, Fire Show and some Acrobatic shows, Arabic music, and Tannura Show.

    Also if you wish you have the chance to enjoy smoking a shisha (Water Pipe) during the show. When the show has ended you will have the opportunity to enjoy the complete dark sky.

    • Duration: Half Day
    from £34pp
  • Dolphin Show
    Wildlife Tours

    Dolphin Show

    This excursion showcases dolphins, which are beautiful and clever animals. In this show with the help of talented handlers the dolphins perform tricks, dance, sing and even paint! It is suitable for the whole family and will keep even the youngest children mesmerized.

    The show is performed daily except Sunday. It starts at 3.00 pm and lasts around one hour. You would be picked up from your hotel at approximately 2.15 pm and would drive for about 20 minutes (depending on location). When the show has finished you will be returned to your hotel.

    • Duration: 2 Hours
    from £51pp
  • Mount Sinai & St. Catherine
    Cultural Tours

    Mount Sinai & St. Catherine

    See the sun rise over the desert on an unforgettable visit to the place where Moses received the 10 Commandments. You’ll travel in air-conditioned comfort with personal Egyptologist guide, who will accompany you up Moses’ Mountain and take you on a tour of St. Catherine’s Monastery.

    On this sunrise tour you will watch the sun rise over the Sinai Mountains, and retrace the footsteps of Moses when he climbed Mt. Sinai. Note that the descent is not too steep, but there are around 500 steps at the very summit. On your journey back down the mountain you will stop at St. Catherine’s Monastery, built between 527 and 565 A.D. The monastery is believed to have been built around the site of Moses’ Burning Bush.

    During your visit you will visit the chapel of a Greek Orthodox Church to see famous icons and the Mosaic of Transfiguration. Please note: St. Catherine’s Monastery is approximately 142 miles ( 230 kilometers) from Sharm el Sheikh.

    • Duration: Full Night
    from £124pp
  • Ras Mohamed By Boat
    Boat Trip

    Ras Mohamed By Boat

    Enjoy a fantastic time on boat and go to the national park of Ras Mohamed to snorkel and enjoy the stunning sea life and corals of the Red Sea.

    This excursion is a wonderful full day out on a boat, which gives you the chance to do some great snorkelling in the best three areas, to see the coral and aquamarine life at its best. Lunch & soft drinks are provided over the course of the day.

    Pick up will be after breakfast at approximately 8.15am from your hotel. From there it will take approximately 20 minutes to drive to the sea dock, where you will board the boat then sail to the coral area for snorkelling and swimming. The day will finish at approximately 4.00 pm when you will be returned to your hotel.

    • Duration: Full Day
    from £53pp

Sharm El Sheikh is famous for its glistening waters, incredible sand dunes and colourful reefs. Our expert experience and unrivalled product knowledge will ensure you will enjoy the best holiday atmosphere with the added excitement of a desert adventure! We will help you make the most of those sunny skies by exploring the tropical ocean shores, kick back with a cocktail on the golden sands or indulge in some authentic Egyptian eats.

GETTING AROUND

You may choose to hire a car whilst in Sharm or make use of your hotel’s shuttle bus if available. Blue and white microbuses cover most areas but may not allow tourists. Hiring a minibus could be a more convenient and economical option, and taxis are easy to come by although often they may not have a working meter so agreeing the price before you depart is recommended.

QUICK FACTS

  • Sharm El Sheikh is 2 hours ahead of UK time (GMT)
  • The currency used is the Egyptian pound
  • The language spoken is Arabic
  • As a British citizen, you do not need a visa unless you plan to travel out of the area or stay longer than 15 days. For further information please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/entry-requirements
  • Resorts will be busy after Ramadan as Egyptian families will go away to celebrate. Ramadan is a sacred month when Muslims fast from dawn until sunset. Ramadan for the year 2021 starts on the evening of Monday, the 12th April lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Tuesday the 11th of May.
  • The International Shopping and Tourism Festival takes place in Sharm El Sheikh in July each year and offers a unique variety of shops and stalls with special discounts for tourists. You may find that hotel prices are very competitive around this time to encourage visitors from overseas.
  • The Sights
    The Sights

    Lively Naama Bay is a popular tourist hub with its many shops and restaurants. Party goers are spoilt for choice with the likes of Pacha and the Hard Rock Cafe. Sharks Bay is a gorgeous cove with lovely views across to Tiran Island, and close by you will find SOHO Square where you can shop until you drop for everything from luxury goods, to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, a traditional market with a medieval atmosphere.

  • Oceanfront
    Oceanfront

    This destination has crystal clear waters that are brimming with over 250 coral reefs to explore, alongside an abundance of marine life including sea turtles and stingrays, making it the perfect choice for scuba divers and snorkelers. The sheltered sandy beaches merge slowly into shallow warm waters so the little ones can spend their days splashing around and building sandcastles, while you lay back, enjoy the view and work on your tan.

  • Explore More
    Explore More

    If you love the ocean, then a visit to Ras Mohamed National Park is a must to dive the stunning reefs and snorkel amongst colourful schools of fish. Back on land you can take a day trip to Mount Sinai, home to the Monastery of St Catherine, said to be one of the oldest working monasteries in the world. The desert offers many adventures from a traditional camel ride to fast paced quad biking experiences, and as the sun sets look up at the myriad of stars.