Located on a peninsula in eastern Egypt, this region is home to some of the country's best beach resorts. Sharm el Sheikh holidays provide beautiful settings by the Red Sea with towns filled with tourist facilities and attractions.
The success of the tourism trade in this area is no surprise as the sun, sea and sand combination is taken to a new level. Spectacular summer temperatures shine down onto beautiful beaches based right by the Red Sea.
Sharm el Sheikh lies on a peninsula which is formed by the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba on either side. Naama Bay, Sharks Bay and Nabq Bay all face out onto the Aqaba gulf facing east.
This region is famous for its scuba diving opportunities amongst coral reefs and sunken shipwrecks. Mount Sinai is found inland for culture vultures to explore. Many people choose Sharm el Sheikh holidays for the fantastic and vibrant nightlife which has been created for tourists.
The nightlife heavyweight of Sharm el Sheikh, Naama Bay is a powerhouse at night but perfectly peaceful during the day if you need it to be.
With the majority of hotel complexes found along the beach, you can stay in a perfect position to enjoy the sands and the warm waters of the Red Sea. Many people choose Naama Bay for the fantastic snorkelling and scuba opportunities found off the coast.
There are brilliant markets and shopping facilities here where you're bound to find the ideal souvenir. This all-encompassing tourist resort has all the expected features of the ideal sunshine getaway.
This coastal resort has a terrific collection of shops, bars and restaurants which are there for the sole purpose of giving tourists a great holiday. As well as the commercial side, there is a beautiful beach space found within the Nabq National Park.
Nabq's beach is unique in that it features a kilometre long area where the water only reaches ankle height before dropping off suddenly into the Red Sea.
Back in the town there are new shopping facilities to explore while restaurants turned bars like Hard Rock Café and Bar One provide great food before hosting entertaining nights.
A holiday resort most famous for its snorkelling opportunities by the beaches. Families can scan the coral reefs from just below the surface while serious scuba divers delve deeper to see the natural surroundings and even a sunken naval ship.
Sharks Bay is a family friendly resort with some terrific beachside hotels to choose from. Nearby is the tourism centre of SOHO Square where there is a full shopping centre and venues that create a vibrant nightlife.
Sharks Bay is often seen as one of the more fun Sharm el Sheikh resorts as it provides activities and adventures that the little ones will enjoy as much as the parents.