What do you think if you heard “Sharm El Sheikh“?
Maybe this name conjures up images of beaches, of the Red Sea, a silent desert and a lot of mountains. But the name mean more than this — Sharm El-Sheikh is a real haven for escape and relaxation on earth. Imagine no crowds, no traffic jams, just getting closer to nature and breathing in the clean air with the chance to learn more about the endless gardens underwater, a vacation with the national parks and protectorates, and the generousness of the sun beckoning. All of those will break you free from urban life and its chains. So, unleash your happiness.
Sharm El Sheikh is the choice for those who seek thrill and adventure, for those who need change and entertainment. With adventure day excursions and amazing nightlife, be sure that everything is guaranteed in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Shopping or perhaps dining? How about aqua parks, discovering the desert life, or visiting Cairo or Luxor Aqaba for a one-day tour? Or perhaps meditation spots and spas? Don’t worry – Sharm El-Sheikh has everything.
Sharm El-Sheikh is known as “The City of Peace” due to the many international conferences held there For the role of Sharm El-Sheikh in establishing the principles of comprehensive peace and justice in the Middle East, in the year 2000 UNESCO “the United Nations Educational, Science, and Cultural Organization” decided to grant Sharm El-Sheikh the Name of “The City of Peace”.
The best holidays can be easily organized in Sharm El-Sheikh; this is why it has become an important destination for a huge number of travelers, especially from Europe, because of the direct and short distances between the airport in Sharm El-Sheikh and most international airports all over the world.
Sharm El-Sheikh’s mountains take the colors of manganese and iron, forming beautifully charming picturesque scenes.
Also, Sharm El-Sheikh has its own distinctive flora and fauna, which are difficult to see any place else.
Besides the amazing underwater world of colorful sea creatures, pure and transparent water, coral reefs and different kind of fish, throughout the entire year Sharm El-Sheikh has fine weather, which makes the city one of the most attractive resorts. The mountains and hills that surround Sharm El-Sheikh protect the city from any strong winds that may come from northern Sinai.
Sharm El-Sheikh city has been ranked in Egypt as the number 1 city for tourism in Egypt according to the number of accommodation nights and arrivals of tourists.
Location – Sharm El-Sheikh is located in the southern area of the Sinai Peninsula, about 550 kilometers from Cairo, and it is located where the Aqaba Gulf and Suez Gulf meet with the Red Sea to the south.
Thirty years ago, traveling to Sharm El-Sheikh and doing scuba diving was a real adventure because you had to camp in the desert and travel a long distance to reach the beaches on the sea. Today though, Sharm El-Sheikh has become one of the best-classified tourism destinations with the greatest resorts and hotels. All services and facilities are available here, which makes your holiday a truly marvelous experience.
Sharm El Sheikh Famous Areas:
This was the first established area in Sharm El-Sheikh. It is a popular area and one of the best places to swim, shop and enjoy the nightlife in. The word ‘Naama’ means ‘pleasant’ and it was given to Naama Bay because it is the best place to feel pleasant in. It contains the main attractions for tourists in the city of Sharm El-Sheikh; restaurants, international hotels, discos, shops and cafes are located in Naama Bay and around it.
Um El Sid Plateau “Hadaba of Um El Sid”
This is located at the top of a high plateau in the second area of Sharm el-Sheikh, the Sharm El Maya area, and it provides a good selection of fun and enjoyment to the residents and tourists in Sharm El-Sheikh, and contains many different resorts and hotels, administrative offices, famous destinations for shopping such as Il Mercato shopping mall and different entertainment sites such as a crocodiles’ show, dolphins’ show house and Alf Leila We Leila, which is a famous place that includes theatre, restaurant and nightlife and which offers an amazing oriental show that includes the Ancient Egyptians’ story, horses and a Tanoura dancing show.
Sharm El Maya
The main harbors are located in the area of Sharm El Maya with many boats and yachts. The marina there is the first wide marina founded in the city of Sharm El-Sheikh and every day in the morning the tourists who attend snorkeling and scuba diving excursions to Tiran Island or to Ras-Mohamed National Park take their boats from it. It also contains many private beaches for nightlife and the marina of the Semi Submarine.
Also, The Old Market or “Al Souk” is located in Sharm El Maya. It is the old shopping market in Sharm El-Sheikh, and there are many shops, cafes and restaurants with better prices than anywhere else in Sharm El-Sheikh. It is the perfect place for shopping gifts and souvenirs.
Excursions and activities you can do in Shar El Sheikh:
Enjoy Your Stay!