Quick Guide to Sharm el Sheikh
Sharm el Sheikh is probably the most popular tourist location in Egypt and is commonly referred to as ‘Sharm’ by people who travel here or those who live locally. As soon as you arrive it is easy to see why this is such a popular tourist destination. There is so much on offer here and you will be sure of an amazing holiday with the whole family, regardless of their ages, while staying here.
You will find a vast array of accommodation on offer here and regardless of your budget you should find something that suits your requirements and those of your family. There are well known hotels here such as Hilton and Marriott and then there are more local places such as apartments and bed & breakfast accommodation on offer.
Many of the larger hotels here are home to private beaches and some even have scuba diving schools to ensure that you get the most out of your stay here. You will find some wonderful diving spots on site at the larger hotels and some places actually offer private boat trips out in to the ocean to allow you to explore the depths that the sea has to offer. Lots of the hotels offer such a fantastic experience of Egypt, the cuisine, the night life and the activities that it is
actually possible to enjoy an amazing holiday here without having to actually leave the grounds of your hotel once.
There is so much to see and do in Egypt. You can take trips to see the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Cairo and numerous other places or you can enjoy some the activities available in the local area. With horseback riding, camel trips and quad biking being just some of the ways to explore the desert here it is simple to see why people travel here again and again on their holidays. If being a little adventurous is not your thing that you can enjoy some swimming, fishing, shopping or
even just have some pampering at one of the local salons.
There is such a wide variety of different cuisines available here that you could eat here every day for a month and never have the same dish twice. A vast array of fresh fish and meats are used here and there are many different vegetables on offer also. You can experience wonderful locally produced dishes and really experience a true taste of Egypt.
The skies are blue here for the majority of the year and you will find that the temperatures range from the mid teens right up to the early forties with July and August being the best months to visit if you are looking for the warmest weather and the most hours of sunlight per day with July packing in up to 400 hours of sunlight in just over 4 weeks!
Na’ama Bay holds the key to the majority of the nightlife here and you will find clubs playing local music and chart toppers from back home and this will ensure that there is something here for the whole family to enjoy whether they are 18 or 80! You will find some delicious cocktails on offer here and amazing drinks from all around the world.
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