Both the northern and southern Red Sea offer vast diving locations to explore. Sharm el-Sheikh, crowded as it may be, is the most popular spot in Egypt, offering beautiful coral arrangements, marine life, wrecks and sharks. However, you can also venture south to Hurghada, a quieter spot to dive and relax, equally as beautiful as Sharm.
Where to Go Diving in Egypt
Where to go in Egypt
Northern Red Sea
Sharm el-Sheikh is an oasis in the desert covered Sinai peninsula, featuring luxurious hotels and world class diving.
Southern Red Sea
The southern Red Sea combines what we love about Red Sea diving with a more relaxed and quiet atmosphere, that is to say, not as many people...
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Luxury Hotels in Egypt
Sharm El Sheikh Four Seasons
Backed by the Sinai Mountains and faced with panoramas of the Red Sea, Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is reminiscent of an Arabian palace.
The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh
Sitting on the edge of the Red Sea, Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is an oasis of Egyptian decadence and with a certified PADI dive centre offering a wealth...
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