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About Sharm El Sheikh

Once you step into Sharm El Sheikh, you won’t know where to start! Extreme water sports like diving, sailing and snorkeling are available 24/7, all the major spas of Egypt in one place, and stunning scenery to drink in. With attractions like Naama Bay, Dahab, and the Ghibli raceway, ditch spending the holiday in a hotel and head out to explore the fascinating land that is Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to Do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Blue Hole - Dahab

Located roughly an hour away from Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab is a top destination for daredevil divers to test their limits at the ‘World's Most Dangerous Dive Site’. Named “Diver’s Cemetery”, Dahab is also a major attraction for windsurfers due to its beautiful beaches and magnificent scenery.

Things to Do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Ghibli Raceway

If you have a need for speed, Ghibli raceway is the place to be. Ghibli Raceway is one of Egypt’s top motor sports facilities, with impressive karting tracks and a service area. Nothing completes a trip to Sharm like an adrenaline packed ride against a backdrop of palm trees and Mount Sinai.

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Ras Mohammed National Park

Ras Mohammed is Egypt’s most popular national park. Once you plunge into the clear waters, you’ll witness a scenery of around 220 species of coral, fish and sea turtles. A unique way to see the park is by renting a glass bottom boat that allows you to see the marine life in all its glory.

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Mount Sinai

Hiking up Mount Sinai is a spiritual experience that’s sacred to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. One way to climb the mountain is using a camel path, which takes longer, but the path is shallower and easier. Another method is called ‘Steps of Patience’, which is a steeper, more direct route.

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Naama Bay

Enjoy a fun day swimming, diving, or snorkeling at the stunning Naama Bay. Then watch the city come to life at night: Hundreds of shops, street sellers, restaurants and cafes hustle till early morning hours. Make sure to pass by the “Old Market” and check out the shops selling spices, perfumes, and teas.

Restaurants in Sharm El Sheikh

Fairuz

The blue Fountain

Finding authentic British food in Egypt can be hard, which is why ‘The Blue Fountain’ is a huge hit with tourists from Europe.

Fairuz

Rangoli

If you’re craving delicious Indian food, Rangoli restaurant is where you should go.

Fairuz

Farsha Cafe

Tucked away within the mountains of Hadaba is a hidden jewel of a cafe.

Fairuz

Fairuz

Located in Naama Bay, Fairuz restaurant is a piece of Lebanon within the heart of Egypt.

Fairuz

Dananeer

If you’re a seafood fan, this restaurant will rock your world!

Shopping in Sharm El Sheikh

SOHO Square

Spend some quality time with your loved ones shopping for the latest fashion trends at SOHO Square in Sharm El Sheikh. The shopping complex is located in White Knight Bay and offers a wide variety of shops that sell clothes, jewellery, and souvenirs to visitors. The complex is also filled with casual and fine-dining establishments.

SOHO Square
La Strada Mall

La Strada Mall

Located in the Nabq Area, the La Strada Mall is a popular shopping and dining destination for both locals and tourists. The mall is home to various well-known restaurants such Burger King and Franco Pizzeria. The mall is also known to host fun events including live concerts, talent shows, and Art exhibitions.

Genena City

Genena City

Sharm El Sheikh's largest shopping mall, the Genena City is where visitors can shop from local brands such as Carina and Dalydress, as well as international brands like Bella Donna and Gelli & Goe.

Hollywood Sharm El Sheikh

Hollywood Sharm El Sheikh

The perfect destination to spend a fun day with the family, the Hollywood Sharm El Sheikh is a where you can enjoy various attractions such as a dancing fountain, a 7D cinema, and live performances by local and international singers. The mall is also home to various clothing stores and gift shops.

City Stars Sharm El Sheikh

City Stars Sharm El Sheikh

City Stars Sharm El Sheikh is a popular city attraction loved by locals and tourists alike. The mall is visitors can shop for the latest fashion trends, and dine at the best restaurants the city has to offer. The mall is also equipped with an indoor theme park that offers over 90 video games and various thrilling rides.

tajawal insider tip

Instead of taking a taxi straight from the hotel, walk a few steps down the road and get a taxi from there since taxi drivers automatically charge you double if they pick you up from a hotel.

Best time to visit Sharm El Sheikh

winter

December to February

temperature
15° to 23°C

Sharm El Sheikh is a very hot and humid summer destination, so the best time to plan a visit is from December to February.

Sharm El Sheikh facts

Languages

Arabic, English and French

Currency

Egyptian Pounds (EGP)

Transportation

Taxis or public transportation buses

Population

73,000

Landmark

Naama Bay

Airports

Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport (SSH)

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