Great coral reef, new and high standard accomodations
Too many people are really poor...
Egypt, you'll come back again !
Excellent diving inside the Solitaire Resort!Really great, great guys! It is a German operated diving center, but they speak fulently english and some italian. All the people working there are really very nice and helpful!We had a great time diving with them and so many beatiful underwater scenes.Take care to make several night dives at the house...more
Reachable by bus and than by boat from any resort in Mars'Alam, they have really nothing to envy to Carrabean's and Maldives' atolls. Such atolls are very small and wild; there is nothing there besides sea and beach, so be sure that your boat can offer at least something to drink. Actually we bought an organized tour from the hotel and it costed...more
I drove this weekend from Luxor to Marsa Alam (Coraya arae). It was not that bad as i could expect....more
We had this hotel booked because of the superior quality of the family rooms and the fact that we...more
First of all: if you flight to Red Sea, you will be on the seaside and only theorically in Egypt. I...more
The airport seems to be going through a refurbishment program and as a result the duty free shop is very difficult to find. Just ask for directions and follow the (small) signs.
What to buy: The selection is not very good at present. The usual cigarettes and alcohols but don't expect a wide choice.
What to pay: All prices are in USD but you can pay in euros or Egyptian pounds and by credit card.
Don't follow this local custom!
Egypt is a nice country but look more closely and you'll see garbage and in particular plastic bottles and bags absolutely everywhere: in the desert, on the beach, underwater in the coral...
What a shame.
PAY THE VISA AT THE COUNTER AT THE AIRPORT IN DOLLARS . So the VISA costs only 15 Dollars . When you enter the Airport you ll have a couter of the bank on the left side . There you can pay the Visa in Dollars . In EURO you ll pay 20 Euros , that will be 2 times mor as in Dollars !! PAY THE VISA AT THE COUNTER AT THE AIRPORT IN DOLLARS . So the...more
It' a one-day excursion advised by every tour operator. it's a long journey from Mars'Alam, in fact such a place is near Sudan. The most disappointhing this was there were very few camels and people. The tour there consist in a visit where camels stayed in quaranteen...(we couldn't get in), then a place where contracts are signed (by hands...more
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Fondest memory: Fustat Wadi El Gemal, is the most beautiful spot of the Red Sea, Enjoy green in the middle of the desert, beautiful evening with the star light.