Sharm El Sheikh travel guide, cheap destination for 7 days of fun
Sharm El Sheikh is a well know resort in the south of Sinai in
Egypt located at the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula on the
coast of the Red sea. Sharm El Sheikh is the preferred tourist
destination of Italians and German tourists among many other
nationalities that visit Egypt. Sharm El Sheikh has been awarded the
city of peace in 2002 by UNESCO.
If you go to Sharm El Sheikh you will be fascinated by the
landscape, long beaches, the desert and the sea. Sharm El Sheikh is
a popular destination for divers and snorkelers as it has the most
beautiful natural corals, exotic marine plants and rare tropical
fish in clear water ideal for scuba diving. Among the tourists
attractions of Sharm El Sheikh is its sulphur springs, used as
treatment for rheumatic and skin diseases.
Weather in Sharm El Sheikh is quite hot most of the year
especially during the months of June to August so we advise you to
go there in winter preferably from October to February to enjoy a
relatively low temperature. If you prefer a hot sun you can book a
cheap holiday in summer.
The most popular area in Sharm El Sheikh is Na'ama bay where most
of the activities are like cafes, discos, shopping malls and the
marina. There are other places preferred by
tourists to stay in Sharm El Sheikh like El Hadaba (Umm El Sid
heights), Sharks bay, Nabq bay and Ras Nasrani. Hotels in Sharm El
Sheikh have all the modern facilities to enjoy a great holiday
including Internet access, faxing and copying, tennis courts and
fitness / Gymnasiums among other facilities.
Sharm El Sheikh map showing main roads and bays
Tourists attractions in Sharm El Sheikh:
- Naama bay
The center of Sharm El Sheikh with most of the activities
and night life.
- Alf Laila Wa Laila
An Egyptian folk and belly dancing show held every night
there. There are also many cafes and shops to buy Egyptian
- Cleo Park
an Aqua park where you can have fun playing all sorts of
Amusement park where a dolphin show is performed every day (except on Sunday) from
3:00PM to 4:00PM
- Soho Square
An entertainment area that contains restaurants, bars,
shopping outlets, ice rink and other entertainment centers.
- Sharm El Sheikh old market
Visit the old town of Sharm and buy all your needs at low
- Ras Muhammad National Park
a coral reef exists along the coast of Ras Muhammad which
makes a perfect place for divers to enjoy the beauty of nature
in the Red sea.
- Tiran Island
a beautiful and a preferred destination for excursions. The
Tiran island lies in the Aqaba gulf in the Red sea in an area
full of coral reefs and rare types of fish and sea creatures
ideal for divers and snorkelers.
- Diving, snorkeling and water sports
These are the main activities tourists go to Sharm El Sheikh