Top Things To Do
The simplicity of sun, sea and sand. The luxury of five-star hotels, water sports, shopping and entertainment. This is Sharm el-Sheikh, one of the most accessible and developed tourist resort communities on the Sinai peninsula. All around are Bedouins, colorful tents, mountains and sea. There are small, intimate hotels with modern designs, as well as larger hotel complexes belonging to International chains, plus about all the amenities one could expect of a tourist center, including casinos, discos and nightclubs, golf courses and health facilities. In fact, with diving and snorkeling, windsurfing and other water sports, horses and camel riding, and great nearby antiquities attractions, it is almost impossible for a visitor to ever suffer from boredom.
Sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling - is there any better way to spend a day in the Egyptian sun?
Escape the desert for a day of relaxation around the protected white sandy Tiran Island. Crystal clear blue water, lagoons and colorful coral reefs are waiting to be explored around Tiran Island, located north east of Sharm El Sheikh in the Gulf of Aqaba.Enjoy sun bathing on the sun deck, snorkeling at the three different spots on the reef and swim with a variety of different colored fishes, on a fantastic day of fun and sun.
Imagine yourself in one of the most beautiful and famous deep-sea diving paradises in the world. Your dreams of crystal clear water, magnificent corals, exotic under water flora and rare tropical fish all come true when you visit Sharm El Sheikh on the Southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula.
Escape the city lights and head to the desert for a romantic night of star gazing and Bedouin feasting on this deluxe tour from Sharm el Sheikh. Star gazing in the desert is a must-do experience during your stay in Egypt.Away from the lights of the city, you'll see the heavens as they are meant to be seen. With the aid of your professional guide, you'll enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of the desert as you observe the planets and stars through a telescope.
Quad biking and dune buggy rentals are the number one activity for action and adventure in the desert.The off-road vehicle tours meet up daily in the heart of Naama Bay for 2 to 11 hour excursions across the rugged terrain.Guests are taken on the fast track through scenic desert beauty and a thrill ride away from civilization on open-air dune buggies.
The perfect escape from the desert is to visit Ras Mohammed National Park. These tranquil waters and unspoiled protected wildlife is only a quick journey southward.
Ras Mohammed National Park is a picture perfect setting for rest and relaxation, scuba diving, snorkeling or hiking for visitors of all ages and fitness levels.
Sharm el Sheikh is known for it’s friendly and colorful sea creatures, and there’s no better way to meet them up-close and personal than an excursion in a glass bottom boat.
Tours generally last about two hours and offer vessel seating with indoor or shaded areas.
Take in magnificent coral reefs, exotic fish and perhaps a glimpse of a dolphin or two.
The best way to visit the St. Catherine’s Monastery is to book a motor coach tour from the hotels or tour operators in Sharm el-Sheikh.
Additional sightseeing may be had with an overnight reservation in one of the hotels central to this attraction, however, the St. Catherine’s Monastery tour may be completed in less than two hours.
Visit the dwellings of the monks who keep the monastery working and meet and greet your local hosts.
The St. Catherine’s Monastery is regarded as the most famous of it’s kind in the world and should be visited with modest attire and a respectful attitude.
For the fit and feisty, a midnight climb up the steep slopes of Mount Moses is the ultimate adventure in Sharm el Sheikh.
The upward trek contains over three-thousand steps leading to the summit at dawn for a breathtaking bird’s eye view over the jagged Sinai canyons. Jebel Mousa, as it is known in Egypt, takes at least three hours of exhausting climbing with intermittent rest periods along the way.
Make sure you bring warm clothing in the winter months as Mount Moses can reach freezing temperatures at night. In addition, nothing but the best walking shoes will do and don’t forget to pack your flashlight and some extra batteries.
Bars and Clubs - Most hotels have fully stocked vibrant bars for you to enjoy both day and night. However there are some superb bars both in Naama Bay and Hadaba. For those that want to chill in beautiful rooftop surroundings try the Camel Bar roof. This is a fantastic meeting place for locals and expats alike. Enjoy great drinks, Shisha pipes and bar snacks. Drink here until the early hours of morning. The first floor of the Camel Bar hosts a superb Sports Bar showing live football, rugby and cricket
Little Buddha opens early in the evening as a bar and restaurant and serves the best cocktails in Sharm. This is a must for the sophisticated holidaymaker who wants to party in Sharm. After 11.00pm the upstairs of little Buddha turns into one of the best nightclubs in Sharm. Party into the early hours in this impressive venue.
Pacha BusStop - Pacha Clubs can be visited in London, Ibiza and other European centres but there is nowhere as special as Pacha Sharm. This outstanding venue hosts many VIP parties and boasts Ministry of Sound nights a couple of times a week. Bus Stop is a nightclub within a club playing a variety of more middle of the road dance music and is open every night.
There are many other superb places to venture out to including Blackhouse nightclub, The Salsa Bar, Hard Rock Cafe all in Naama Bay or The Phoenix Bar and The Tavern Bar in Hadaba. Terrazina is a bar on the beach near the Old Town which hosts daytime and night time beach parties. During the day you can swim, eat, drink and dance and at night when the divers return the area becomes one big beach party.
The Havana Bar - Hilton Fayrouz is a very nice place to have a drink and people watch. It is situated on the sea front at Naama Bay by the promenade. The Havana Bar is like an Oriental garden with plants, waterfalls and little bridges. Sip one of the delicious fruit juices and watch the world go by. DO NOT miss the lovely Bedouin Bars that you can find throughout Sharm El Sheikh. Sit and have a drink, or a coffee and try the local Shisha pipes. Shishas are fruit flavoured tobacco pipes and are great fun.