Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

Sharm El Sheikh offers long white sandy beaches with some of the best diving waters in the World. This cosmopolitan resort offers visitors everything from small, intimate hotels to large well known complexes from International chains.

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Sharm el Sheikh

The lively resort of Sharm el Sheikh along with neighbouring resorts Nabq and Naama Bays make an ideal holiday destination, with year round sunshine, world famous coral reefs and fantastic variety of marine life. It's no wonder this area is so popular with families, clubbers, divers and sunbathers alike.

An entry Visa is required for Egypt and costs approx 15 GBP per person.

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Sharm el Sheikh Hotels (179)

Azure Club Resort Hotel Photograph of Azure Club Resort Hotel
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This beautiful hotel provides comfortable accommodation and fantastic facilities for all....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Jaz Mirabel Park Hotel Photograph of Jaz Mirabel Park Hotel
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Being part of the Mirabel Resort, at the Jaz Mirabel Park you will find plenty to keep yourself occupied both day and night....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Marmara Resort Hotel Photograph of Marmara Resort Hotel
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The Marmara Resort Hotel is a 4 star resort style hotel that offers many on site facilities including 3 swimming pools, spa facilities and shuttle bus service to the beach. ...

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Tropicana Tivoli Hotel Photograph of Tropicana Tivoli Hotel
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The Tivoli Aparthotel is a small, friendly hotel with plenty of amenities for a fun and relaxing holiday for all the family....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Baron Resort Hotel Photograph of Baron Resort Hotel
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With it's vast range of facilities, Baron Resort Hotel is the perfect choice for a relaxing family holiday....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Dreams Vacation Resort Photograph of Dreams Vacation Resort
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Dreams Vacation Resort is a large resort style hotel with a 500 metre long private beach, a Spa, a diving centre and on-site entertainment for all the family. ...

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Melia Sinai Hotel Photograph of Melia Sinai Hotel
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The Melia Sinai Hotel is located right on the beach with amazing views over the Red Sea and Tiran Island. The hotel offers many beach related activities to its guests and is especially an ideal choice...

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Domina Coral Bay Prestige Hotel Photograph of Domina Coral Bay Prestige Hotel
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Domina Coral Bay Prestige is a great resort, with its sister Domina hotels, extends over one million square metres, overlooking the bay with a lovely view over the reef and the nearby Tiran Island. ...

5 / 5 from 3 reviews

Marriott Sharm El Sheikh Mountain Resort Photograph of Marriott Sharm El Sheikh Mountain Resort
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Marriott Sharm El Sheikh Mountain Resort is an all inclusive resort, which together with the Marriot Sharm Beach Resort, offers a good range of leisure facilities and a private beach in Naama Bay....

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Tamra Beach Resort Photograph of Tamra Beach Resort
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Resort style complex with many sports and leisure activities, 100 metres from the beach and next to the Nabq National Park....

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Aurora Cyrene Resort Photograph of Aurora Cyrene Resort
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Guests not only have use of the facilities on site but also those at the sister hotel, Aurora Sharm which is just next door....

3 / 5 from 1 reviews

Domina Coral Bay Aquamarine Hotel Photograph of Domina Coral Bay Aquamarine Hotel
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The Domina Aquamarine hotel provides guests with a Moorish architectural style that perfectly integrates with the surrounding beauty of the area. An ideal choice for families....

3 / 5 from 1 reviews

Turquoise Beach Partner Hotel Photograph of Turquoise Beach Partner Hotel
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The Turquoise Partner Hotel is located in the tourist resort of Sharm El Sheikh which is located to the south of the Sinai Peninsula....

3 / 5 from 1 reviews

Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh Photograph of Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh
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Enjoying a prime location at White Knight Beach, the Royal Savoy offers luxury accommodation, exclusivity and seclusion as well as use of all the facilities of the adjoining Savoy Hotel...

5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Laguna Vista Garden Hotel Photograph of Laguna Vista Garden Hotel
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The Laguna Vista Garden Hotel offers fantastic views of the Tiran Island, the perfect place for a relaxing holiday....

4.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

Faraana Reef Resort Photograph of Faraana Reef Resort
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The hotel is located directly on the Cliff of Ras Um Sid and offers views of the coral reefs and the Ras Mohamed National Marine Park....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Viking Club Hotel Photograph of Viking Club Hotel
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Situated in a quiet area, the Viking Club Hotel offers good accommodation with ample facilities....

4 / 5 from 2 reviews

Domina Coral Bay Elisir Hotel Photograph of Domina Coral Bay Elisir Hotel
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A stunning 5 star complex located in a fantastic location within easy reach of local amenities. The complex is perfect for families, couples and those who love to go diving....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Le Mirage New Tower Hotel Photograph of Le Mirage New Tower Hotel
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A first class hotel which is in spacious grounds and offering guests a good choice of amenities to suit families and couples seeking a fun filled holiday....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Le Royal Holiday Resort Photograph of Le Royal Holiday Resort
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With its very own aqua-park and good range of facilities and entertainment this hotel is ideal for families and fun-loving adults....

4.8 / 5 from 4 reviews

Le Royale Sonesta Hotel Photograph of Le Royale Sonesta Hotel
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A charming boutique style hotel, located in Naama Bay, offering a luxury retreat in the heart of the local area. The hotel is situated in within the Sonesta Beach Resort....

4.8 / 5 from 4 reviews

Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Hotel Photograph of Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Hotel
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The Hyatt Regency Hotel has such a range of activities that will guarantee a great holiday for the whole family....

5 / 5 from 6 reviews

Sharm Inn Amarein Hotel Photograph of Sharm Inn Amarein Hotel
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The hotel offers great architecture, fine interior design and carefully designed furnishings to create a comfortable interior....

1 / 5 from 1 reviews

Barcelo Tiran Sharm Resort Photograph of Barcelo Tiran Sharm Resort
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This stylish and luxurious hotel offers ample opportunities to fully relax and unwind whilst enjoying the many facilities available....

3.3 / 5 from 3 reviews

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Sharm el Sheikh Reviews

Mr T Elnemr, Hitchin

Holiday Date:7th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Sheraton Sharm Resort Hotel Villas and Spa
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Normal.

Mrs K Whyte, Plymouth

Holiday Date:17th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Room:Single
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

It's very nice and I felt very safe and they all miss English people but there was quite a few there.

Mrs K Whyte, Plymouth

Holiday Date:17th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Room:Single
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Fantastic.

Mrs K Whyte, Plymouth

Holiday Date:17th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Room:Single
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Very happy place to visit for gifts.

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The resort

Sharm el Sheikh stretches for around 35km with a protected national park at each end of the coastline. Once a small Bedouin settlement the resort has transformed into a popular tourist destination where the hotels are clustered around the bays and sit side by side along the coastline making up mini-resorts within Sharm el Sheikh.

Nabq Bay is around a 30-minute drive from Naama Bay and is quickly developing into a resort town of its own; consisting mainly of large hotels which line the long stretch of beach it's a popular with families due to the shallow beach and good facilities. There are numerous bars and restaurants, an outdoor shopping area and a nightclub.

Just south of Nabq and around 10km north of Naama are the smaller bays of White Knights and Sharks Bay; a popular diving spot and home to a number of large luxury hotels. The area offers a selection of restaurants and cafes some of which are found on the beach, while in White Knights Bay, Soho Square offers bars, restaurants, a club and no hassle shops plus an ice skating rink and bowling alley.

Due to its lively reputation and the main centre of entertainment in Sharm, with a wide choice of bars, restaurants, nightclubs and shops to suit all tastes and ages, Naama Bay is a very popular area for tourists to stay and visit. Its beachfront promenade is lined with hotels, bars and restaurants; the beach itself is long, sandy, and busy.

Ras Um Sid (and Hadaba as the cliff top area is known) links Naama Bay and Sharm El Maya. It offers a variety of hotels suitable for most budgets, with sandy stretches of beach and great areas for snorkelling and diving.

Sharm El Maya is the original resort of Sharm el Sheikh and is a quieter option from nearby Naama Bay though still within a reasonable taxi fare to enjoy its lively night scene. This area offers a good selection of accommodation choices to suit most budgets, a variety of restaurants and cafes and a 1.5km sandy beach. The downtown area is home to the popular 'old market'.

Things to do

The coast of Sharm El Sheikh is lined with beaches and coves, and excellent dive sites, with healthy coral reefs and a wide range of underwater wildlife. Scuba diving is the main activity in Sharm with numerous dive centres available along the coastline, it's also a great place to experience waterskiing, wind and kite surfing. Glass bottomed boats provide an alternative view point to enjoy the beautiful underwater world.

On land there are many leisure and tourist facilities from golf to ice-skating, bowling alleys to water parks, and casinos to luxurious spas, as well as numerous excursions with options to explore the local area, or overnight stays in Luxor and Cairo.

Out and about

Dining options in Sharm el Sheikh are numerous, with a wealth of different culinary options available, including well known fast food chains and some exclusive a'la carte restaurants. In the Sharm El Maya area not restaurants serve alcohol, though many will allow you to bring your own, ensure to check before you dine.

Sharm offers a vibrant night scene with something offered for all tastes and ages, most hotels throughout the resort feature bars, restaurants and entertainment ideal for families. While those wanting to be up all night Naama Bay has numerous nightclubs including Pacha, Ministry of Sound, Buddha Bar and Hard Rock Café.

Shopping choices are varied around the resort from bartering at the traditional local bazaars and the old market to splashing the cash at the thoroughly modern Il Mercato shopping mall home to a number of well known designer names.

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