Sharm El Sheikh (Bay of sheikhs) is one of the first class resort destinations in Africa. It is situated on the Red Sea and about 500 km away from the capital of the country Cairo. The first thing that you will notice once you are in Sharm El Sheikh is the architecture of this most modern resort in Egypt. It greatly contributes to the authentic desert local landscape and cleverly combines the traditional local forms with all needed modern amenities.
Sharm el-Sheikh is a paradise for all worldwide lovers of scuba diving. But this is not the only water sport that you can practice here. Snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing and fishing are just some of the suggestions that you will have for pleasant and adventurous time. The resort also offers a trip with boat with glass bottom and a trip with a submarine, something definitely unforgettable.
The centre of the resort is located in Naama Bay and there you can find numerous unique and lovely bars, restaurants and discos. The nightlife is pretty dynamic and you will have many chances for trying some of the best local meals and dancing till dawn. It is crowded place where you can see people coming from all over the world, another great possibility for making international friends without much effort.
Actually, this resort destination is composed of three main areas – Naama Bay, Hadaba, Nabq and many other smaller areas, named after the bay in which they are located.
The beaches in Naama Bay are mostly sandy and the sea-shore is inclined. Be prepared that In water there are small sharp pieces of coral and it is recommended to get in the water only with special swimming shoes. Nabq includes mostly private hotels and villas and the beaches are mostly rocky. The views that you are able to see there are simply amazing and the beautiful rocky terraces will give you many opportunities to jump into the water from high ground. Don’t worry, that’s not the only way to get wet. There are many pontoons built for that purpose.
Hadaba, the third main part of the resort is also really interesting place with its own atmosphere and emotionality. Here you can find the Old Market, the lovely harbor, the famous shopping street called El Merkato and many attractive bars and restaurants. Don’t expect to find sandy beaches there because the coast is steep, with rocky terraces covered with sand. The water depth varies from 6 to 32 meters and you can enter in it with the help of stairs or pontoon.
Sharm El Sheikh is really one of the best places that you can visit in Egypt, of course, after the Pyramids. The unique resort with modern infrastructure and luxury hotel is ideal for pleasant family vacation and paradise for all diving lovers. The incredible underwater life, the warm sea and countless opportunities for good time are just several of the reasons why you have to visit it. Just find some cheaper deal and you will remember this fantastic summer vacation until your last breath for sure.