With sunshine and warm waters all year round, Sharm El Sheikh is the closest destination to Europe where you can soak up sun, dive amazing corals reefs, and enjoy the sea any time you need a break from routine. The climate is lovely and dry all year long with temperatures ranging between 20° and 25° C in the winter months, whereas in summer the temperatures go up a little reaching highs of 30 to 35° C.
Sharm El Sheikh boasts the widest array of fun, exciting and even crazy water and extreme sports: besides diving, snorkeling, sailing, wind and kite-surfing, you can even try sky diving or parachuting from a helicopter on your next holiday in Sharm El Sheikh. Moreover, from Sharm El Sheikh, you can easily book trips and safaris into the nearby Sinai desert and discover the amazing St Catherine Monastery, or the majestic Sinai Mountains.
You can also head to Sharm for a wellness and pampering holiday; the town is home to Egypt’s most famous and professional Spas in Egypt.
Add to that endless nights spent at local bars, nightclubs and beaches dancing the night away or the magic of an existing safari into the mountainous Sinai desert landscape and you’ll know why Sharm is ranked among the best vacation destinations in the world.
Sharm El Sheikh has it all to make your holiday an unforgettable experience.
Sharm El Sheikh is located on the Gulf of Aqaba, about 300 km from Suez and 19 km from Ras Mohammed National Park.
Inside Sharm, Naama Bay is where the action is to be found whereas the Old Town is where you should head for your daily shopping and souvenirs. If you’re in the market for some serenity Hadaba (near Ras Um Sid) would be your choice, here you’ll find calm hotels and resorts. To explore the Ras Mohammed National Park and Nabq Protectorate, or to go on diving and snorkelling trips head down to the marina or to one of the town’s docking ports
Hotels in Sharm El Sheikh cater for the single traveller, couples and families and cater for any taste and budget, from luxurious five-star resorts complete with unspoilt, private beaches and fantastic international cuisine to compact and family-friendly boutique-style hotels that are warm and welcoming.
Sharm El Sheikh hotels are scattered among the three main regions of the resort. Naama Bay is famous for its sweeping seafront and beach and beautiful paved walkways lined with bougainvillaea and oleander. Ras Om El Seid is famed for its coral reefs. It’s a cliff top area with many hotels perched on the high bluffs that link Naama Bay and the bay of Sharm El Maya. Sharm El Maya is the name given to the old town bay area of Sharm El Sheikh. A picturesque bay with a beautiful sandy beach, it has a profusion of palm trees providing natural shade for sun loungers.
Excellent quality hotels are located throughout Sharm El Sheikh, in Nabq bay, Ras Om El-Seid, Maya Bay and El Montaza. Most have the major advantage of being close to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and within easy walking distance of the city centre. Many Sharm El Sheikh hotels have a private beach where you can enjoy the warm, clear Red Sea or indulge yourself in heated pools. Some Sharm El Sheikh hotels also offer relaxing massage or sauna facilities as well as Health Clubs and Spas.