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, desert safaris, and
great nearby antiquities attractions, it is almost impossible
for a visitor to ever suffer from boredom.
Four miles south the southern section of the town stands on a
cliff overlooking the port. and is a great view.
Na'ama Beach is one of the center of the tourist activities.
Located just north of Sharm, this area is developing into a
resort town of its own. Most hotels at Na'ama Bay have their
own, private beaches with comfortable amenities such as chairs,
shades and even bars.
Shark's Bay is also nearby, and again is a growing resort
community with more and more to offer, along with several diving
The small harbor known as Sharm el-Moiya is located next to the
civil harbor, has accommodations for boats, and includes a Yacht
Club with rooms.
For those who live to shop, the Sharm El-Sheikh mall provides
shops with both foreign and local products, including jewelry,
leather goods, clothing, pottery and books.
It has been said that this is a must visit for all diving
enthusiasts. There are many diving sites along the 10 mile beach
between Sharm el-Sheikh and Ras Nusrani.
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