Sharm el-Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea. It’s known for its sheltered sandy beaches, clear waters and coral reefs. Naama Bay, with a palm tree-lined promenade, is filled with bars and restaurants. Ras Muhammad National Park is a major diving destination, with marine life […]
Hurghada is the administrative capital of the Red Sea Governorate and occupies an area of 40 km of the coastline of the western shore of the Red Sea.
It is bordered to the north by Ras Ghareb, to the south by Safaga, to the east by the Red Sea coast and to the west by the Red Sea Mountains.
It is located in the Giftun Islands, Umm Qamar, Magawish, Abu Remada, Abu Minqar, Fnadeer and Shedwan. The most famous resorts are El Gouna, Sahl Hasheesh, Soma Bay and Makadi Bay.
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.