Sharm El Sheikh
The Red Sea paradise
Sharm El Sheikh has a deserved reputation of providing stunning holidays at an extremely reasonable cost. It is the perfect destination for those seeking sun, sea and all the fun of a Mediterranean style holiday while avoiding the often higher cost of the Euro zone resorts.
Sharm as it is commonly known by its many repeat visitors is located 500 kms south east of Cairo on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula and is less than a twenty minute transfer from the newly modernized Sharm El Sheikh airport
The resort offers arguably the most dazzlingly underwater adventures in the world and has long been the destination of choice for both the leisure and pro diver, if you prefer to spend your time looking at the sea rather then swimming beneath it then the beauty of the pristine beaches will not disappoint.
Imagine spending lazy days sunbathing beneath the hot Egyptian sun on that flawless white sandy beach, with year round sunshine and a selection of hotels ranging from value bed and breakfast to 5* Hotels such as the Hilton Waterfalls or Inter Plaza Beach, you're sure to find the right holiday in Sharm El sheikh for you.
If your planning on taking a family Holiday to Sharm El Sheikh then you’ll find great facilities at the Park Inn and St George 3 Corners hotels and family focused fun at the Aqua blue water park and Ghibli raceway.
The resort of Sharm El sheikh has grown from a small fishing village into an Egyptian super resort with the distinct areas of Na’ama Bay with its sweeping seafront and long sandy bay, Ras Um Sid Cliff which as the name suggests is famous for its high cliffs on which many of the Hotels are situated and the more intimate Sharrm El Maya nestled next to the old town which has recently been developed with 5* hotels and provides a picturesque harbour area and a wonderful sandy beach.
For those of you looking for a more lively area Sharm el sheikh then why not check out the Hilton Sharks Bay or the Marmara Resort which is only 10 minutes from the nightlife of Na’ama Bay or even more central have a look at the Tropicana Rosetta which can be found in the heart of Na’ama Bay itself.
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Sharm El sheikh fact file
Flying time from UK: Apporox 5 hours 20mins
Currency: Egyptian Pound L.E
Average Temperature: 30°C
Sunny Days a Year: 359
Top tip: Internet cafes are plentiful & cheaper than in the hotel. Free Wi-ifi is also widely available.