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SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh

SOHO Square, Sharm El Sheikh Sharm el Sheik does have its own superb shopping, an array of colourful bazaars and nightlife — including a Hard Rock cafe — along with scuba diving. Have developed various new restaurants, bars and shops. These include ‘Soho Square’, which has five specialty restaurants, Africa’s first Ice Bar, a night club, casino, six-lane bowling alley, ice...

Bedouin Herbal Medicine School, Sinai Desert

Makhad Trust to restore Bedouin herbal garden, sinai Hello St. Katherine's lovers, When you head to this divine place, make it a pint to check out the new Bedouin Herbal Medicine school run by Dr. Ahmed Mansour in Wadi El Raha. There you will be served some nice herbal tea, dates in olive oil and mint, and find yourself indulged in a nice (spiritual chat). Bedouin Herbal Medicine School is run by...

Al Karm Ecolodge, St Katherine, Sinai Desert

El Karm Echolodge in El-sheikh Awwad, Sinai Desert Al Karm is a Bedouin owned and managed Ecolodge situated in the beautiful surroundings of Wadi Gharba near Sheikh Awaad and Naqb el Hawa, the old pilgrims route to the monastery of St Katherine, South Sinai, Egypt. Its remoteness makes it an unique destination for eco tourists and peace-seeking visitors. It is also very suitable for workshops and...

Nuweiba, Taba and Pharaoh's Island - Sinai

Pharaoh's Island - Sinai Desert Taba & Nuweiba Nuweiba is situated some 465 km southeast of Cairo, the Red Sea coastal city of Nuweiba is ideal for backpackers. Nuweiba refers to both the town of Nuweiba and a large piece of coastline which stretches almost from the town up to Taba. Nuweiba, the town, is very little, with only a couple of restaurants and a bazaar. Sandwiched...

Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) - Sinai Desert

Wadi Feiran Oasis (Pearl of the Sinai) -  Sinai Desert Mixing history and nature, Wadi Feiran, is not only one of the longest in Sinai as it covers quite a distance from the Gulf of Suez all the way to the Saint Catherine Monastery, is one of the most historically renowned Wadis, as it’s full of Biblical monuments and sites. Starting off wide and with a relatively smooth terrain, it evolves into a...

Colored Canyon - Sinai Desert

Colored Canyon -  Sinai Desert If you decide to go to the Colored Canyon, you’re in for quite a trip! The Canyon acquired its name due to its amazingly colored sandstone walls that flaunt unimaginable degrees of warm colors, like yellows, reds, whites and all the shades in-between. To get there you’ll head out from Nuweiba/font> towards the Ahmed Hamdy tunnel, through Nakhl...

Sinai Desert Trekking: Dahab – Nuweiba – Saint Catherine

Sinai Desert Trekking: Dahab – Nuweiba – Saint Catherine If you want to go to Saint Catherine from Dahab, you should take a road that starts about 38 km (24 miles) away from Dahab, split into an uphill half that leads you to an interesting plateau where you can halt and admire the beautiful bird’s eye view of Wadi Ghazala. The second part of the road goes downhill, leading to a Bedouin café and a trail...

Terrazzina Beach - Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai Beach, Red Sea

Terrazzina Beach regular events at Sharm El Sheikh One of Sharm el Sheikh’s most picturesque stretches of sand, Terrazzina Beach is a great place to chill out for a while. After exploring Sharm el Sheikh’s other interesting attractions, visitors can take a much-needed break by simply lounging around on the sand and swimming in the cool, clear waters. Terrazzina is the local hot spot. Currently,...

Sharks Bay Beach - Sharm El Sheikh

Sharks Bay Beach - Sharm El Sheikh Ideally located on Sharm El Sheikh's most beautiful beach. From Sharks Bay - Al-Pasha Coast, Coral Beach, Tiran Island is conveniently situated just minutes away from the commercial and shopping centers of Naama Bay, only 10km north of Na'ama Bay and only 8km away from the Sharm El Sheikh International airport. The ideal venue for combining...

Fawanees Beach/Sharm el Maya (Moya) Beach - Sharm El Sheikh

Fawanees Beach/Sharm el Maya (Moya) Beach - Sharm El Sheikh Sharm el-Sheikh was formerly a port, but commercial shipping has been greatly reduced as the result of strict environmental laws introduced in the 1990s. Until 1982, there was only a military port in Sharm el-Sheikh, on the northern part of Marsa Bareka. The civilian port development started in the mid 1980s when the Sharem-al-Maya bay became the...

El Fanar - Sharm El Sheikh

El Fanar - Sharm El Sheikh Ramkine Island also known as Fanar Island (Arabic: Jazeerat al-Fanar) is the smallest of the islands with an area of 34.903 square metres (375.69 sq ft); it is located north west of Palm Island. Ramkine island is mostly rocky and rises to about 12 meters above sea level. The island contains the remains of a lighthouse in addition to cannon...

Nabq Bay - Sharm El Sheikh

Nabq Bay - Sharm El Sheikh Nabq Bay, a quiet bay located a half an hour drive from Na'ama Bay, offers incredible opportunity for “wild” (unguided) snorkeling experience along with good views over to Tiran Island. The advantage of the place is that it is still relatively wild, semi-free from the hotels (the Louis Tiran Sharm Hotel is to open in Jan. 2009), so if you are...

Naama Bay - Sharm El Sheikh

Naama Bay - Sharm El Sheikh One of the popular holiday destinations of Egypt include the Sharm El Sheikh, with its main tourist sport Naama Bay that can make your trip very enjoyable. Located in Southern Sinai, Sharm el-Sheikh is having one of the main tourist locations the Naama Bay. Sharm el-Sheikh city together with Naama Bay, Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat, Montazah and...

Sinai Beaches - Sharm El Sheikh

Sinai Beaches - Sharm El Sheikh Nowadays, two million visitors a year are flown into Sharm el Sheikh's big and reasonably efficient airport. Besides Brits, plenty of Germans, Russians and French people arrive. Many come to dive, but there are also the pleasures of the beach and the desert. The Sinai is for happy amphibians – and Sharm is the draw for most of them. In the...

Sinai Desert Trekking - Quad Bikes & Off-Roading

Sinai Desert Trekking - Quad Bikes & Off-Roading Taking a cruise on a quad runner is a fun, fast activity and a great way of getting out into the desert. There are quite a few companies offering these rides and most of them can be found on the desert side of the main road running through Na’ama Bay. You don’t have to be an experienced biker, you should be able to choose from automatic or manual...