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There is much on the Sinai & beyond to see and enjoy. Below are some key areas of interest for your enjoyment:

Naama Bay:Hard Rock Cafe - come & enjoy some night life
Naama Bay is a 15 minute taxi or microbus ride away where further restaurants, bars, beaches and shops can be found along with numerous dive centres & beachCamel Roof bar for a great atmosphere resorts. This is a modern hub of tourism with loads to do along with a great feel and atmosphere everywhere you go. Here you can enjoy a good night life at Pacha night club, Hard Rock cafe www.hardrock.com Roof top Camel BarPart of Naama Bay beach - come & relax here www.cameldive.com & the Panorama bar to name but a few places. Or you can dine at Dananeer, Camel Indian restaurant, Ali Baba's roof top restaurant, On Fish, Italian & Chinese  restaurants amongst many others to choose from. Alternatively, just stroll in the warmth of the evening, settle down in a bar, then have a drink & a Sheesha pipe. MacDonalds and Kentucky Fried Chicken are at your disposal too should you need them.

Hadaba:
Loads to do here from an evening at the Sadiki Cafe over a meal and watch the sun go down toEntrance to The Sadiki Cafe, overlooking the Red Sea. Spectacular sunsets from here. Partying at  a "Seduction33" Villa/Clifftop party at 33 Sea Street, Hadaba, every Tuesday.
Based directly behind Sheikh Abdullah supermarket in Hadaba, The venue is set over two levels with the restaurant situated below & nightclub above, linked by a glass elevator, giving you the view of Old Market as you go up. Check out this 350 capacity club at www.redseadance.com & info@redseadance.com


 

Old Sharm:
Sharm el Sheikh resort and old market is only a 20 minute taxi or microbus ride away where you can experience the Egyptian ways of trading!! and very cheap (negotiate)!!Fruit galore in the Old MarketJust about anything can be bought here. There are loads of places to dine, drink and smoke Sheesha here, either in the Old Market area or down The new Tiran shopping Mallon the beach front in the Tirazina Beach restaurant. There is a port here where alot of boat trip are taken to Tiran Island & Ras Mohammed amongst other destinations 

St Katherine’s Monastery:St Katherines Monastry
A visit to St Katherine’s Monastery, a place of pilgrimage, at the foot of Mount Sinai where, from the burning bush, God spoke to Moses is very worthwhile. The monastry is in a fabulous setting with panoramic views over the Desert & mountains

 

Mount Sinai:View from Mount Sinai
What about a pilgrimage to the summit of Mount Sinai, the mountain of the Ten Commandments, maybe overnight to catch the sunrise in the morning? This trip is well worth while. The treck up to the top of Mount Sinai can either be by walking, camel or horse ride.

Wreck & Reef Diving:Wreck of The Thistlegorm
For the more serious Scuba diver with PADI qualifications, loads can be explored from here. Diving trips by boat to the shipwrecks Carina, Dunraven, Kingston & Thistlegorm are all accessible from this area. Drift dives can be organised in many places along the Red Sea coast

Ras Mohammed:The entrance to Ras Mohammed
A small peninsula jutting out from the most southerly tip of Sinai an area of sea and land. www.touregypt.net/parks/rasmoh.htm 

This is the perfect place for those who wish to see the spectacular and exotic marine life of the sea around Sinai. It is 25 km to the south of Sharm and can be reached by car,  minibus or boat. The water is full of a great variety of brightly coloured fish and tortoises that come to the coral reef in search of food.

 

Dahab - Ultimate windsurfing:Northern end of Dahab
Dahab is a small town situated on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Formerly a Ideal conditions - bring it onBedouin fishing village, located approximately 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Sharm el-Sheikh, Dahab is still considered to be one of the Sinai's most treasured diving destinations. Dahab is world-renowned for its windsurfing. Reliable winds provide superb flat-water conditions inside Dahab's sand spit. There is also an area behind the spit known to windsurfers as 'Speedy' which has more flat water and strong interrupted winds, making it a perfect area for windsurfing at speed. A very small bay within 'Speedy', known as 'Baby Bay', is used for freestyle windsurfing. www.planetwindsurf.com

The Blue Hole:The Blue Hole from beneath
A diving & snorkeling location on east Sinai, a few kilometres north of Dahab, Egypt on the coast of the Red Sea. The Blue Hole is a submarine pothole (a kind of cave), around 130m deep. There is a shallow opening around 6m deep, opening out to the sea and an 26m tunnel, known as the arch, the top of which is 52m. The hole itself and the surrounding area has an abundance of coral and reef fish.

Coloured Canyon:Part of the Coloured Canyon
This canyon, near Nuweiba, www.allsinai.info/sites/sites/ColouredCanyon.htm with it’s distinctive coloured rocks, this is one of the most beautiful sights in the Sinai. The sandstone walls, about 50 meters high, take on a variety of colour, www.romanvirdi.com/sharm/coloured-canyon.htm with shades going from yellow to pink to deep red. The absolute silence which reigns in these wind-protected places makes the atmosphere mysterious and enthralling.

 

Cairo museum, the pyramids & the Sphinx:
From Sinai, a day excursion is available, booked through our contact, by road or internal flight to experience something special. After visiting the museum to see amongst many other exhibits, King Tutenkamen artifacts. The Pyramids of Egypt The Sphinx guarding  one of the Great Pyramidsare among the largest structures ever built and constitute one of the most potent and enduring symbols of Ancient Egyptian civilization. Most were built during the Old and Middle Kingdom periods. The Great Sphinx of Giza is a half-human, half-lion Sphinx statue on the Giza Plateau
 at the west bank of the Nile River, near modern-day Cairo. The largest monolith statue in the world, it stands 73.5 metres (241 ft) long, 6 m (20 ft) wide, and 20 m (65 ft) high. Commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians in the 3rd millennium BC, it is the earliest known monumental sculpture.

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