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Day Tour to Ras Mohamed from Sharm el Sheikh with Lunch Included
"You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel and transported to Travco Marine to board your boat to Ras Mohamed considered one of the best diving sites in the world. Ras Mohamed commands a panoramic vista of Asia on the left and Africa on the right. Its sparkling stretch of beach has mangroves on its edges the unique encampment of colorful Bedouins in sight and views of the islands of Tiran scattered through the blue sheet of Aqaba gulf. Ras Mohamed does not contain the best corals in the world but the amount and the variety of fish and sea life that c Main Beach and Yolanda Beach. After snorkeling soft drinks will be served before we take you back to your hotel."""Day tour with lunch and snorkeling at Ras Mohamed from Sharm el Sheikh.
From $50.00
 
Ras Mohamed National Park by Boat from Dahab
"Ras Mohammed is Egypt's first marine national park located approximately 25mtr southwest of Sharm El-Sheikh. World’s famous coral reef a fantastic snorkeling spot with the rich arrays of marine life attract tourists and divers from all around the world. The park contains a variety of stunning geological features such as uplifted coral reefs alluvial plains wadis granite
From $63.00
 
Private Departure Transfer from Sharm el Sheikh Hotels to the Airport
"Once in resort all we ask is that you contact us to confirm your arrival in the resort and the name of your hotel and very importantly your room number and a mobile number that we can text you on. Then the day before departure a quick call to us during the day and we c please ensure that you have checked out and all accounts are paid. Our guide will then assist you with your luggage to the waiting private vehicle. Once at the airport he will then take you through to the check in area. All in all an excellent service do"""An excellent door to door private and personal service. With first class vehicles and all air conditioned. A service that simply cannot be beaten. The guide will be there to collect you from the main hotel reception assist you with your luggage to the waiting vehicle and then be with you for the short transfer to the airport. He will then assist you into the terminal building making sure that you are in the right location for check in."title=Highlights&1=Airport+transfer&2=Excellent+value+for+money&3=Multiple+departure+times+and+locations+available&4=Hotel+pickup+included&5=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience
From $25.00

El Fanar Tips (4)

A Fabulous Place to Be!!

I dont really feel good about myself writing a review so everyone will find their way there ( i rather like the quiet exclusive feel of the place) but i know that these places survive on the tourist trade so here goes..... GO TO EL FANAR at Ras Umm Sid. This is such an amazing wonderful place to chill, snorkel, dive, eat or splash about like a crazy person (like me!). WHAT MORE CAN YOU WANT?? El fanar is mostly popular with Italian Tourists and this place is in fact run by Italian too...so you bet your bottom dollar that the food is GORGEOUS!!! The menu varies daily offering excellent pasta dishes, salads and sublime pizzas...all freshly prepared and so delicious you will make a pig of yourself ( like me!). Eating aside, El Fanar proudly straddles a prime location in Ras Umm Sid. Situated on a cliff side, the sun loungers are nestled within small terraces cut into the rock face thus giving you spectacular views over the reef. The tide comes and goes at very convenient intervals here, its in untill lunchtime then goes and come back at about 4pm!! There are small steps leading down from the cliff into the reef where you can swim across the corals and snorkel at your leisure taking in the beatiful aquatic scenery and colourful fish. We saw flute fish, angel fish, clown fish and even saw a blue spotted sting ray.....its so beautiful!! If you are brave enough (25ft drop into the deep) to swim to the reef's edge you will be rewarded with spectacular views and a chance to peep at lion fish, eels and reef sharks!! One thing though REMEMBER TO TAKE YOUR SEA SHOES...there are evil urchins lurking beneath the waters and the corals can be quite sharp too!!

This is also a perfect place to relax with a chilled bottle of beer and watch the sun set! Have a look at my photos!!

mimi2006
Aug 02, 2006

Al Fanaar Beach - Ras Um Sid

A lovely setting and good snorkelling here (although read my warning about sea urchins!).

You do pay for this beach which is about LE30 per person but it's worth it for the views. There is a small bar & restaurant which does great pizza.

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pickle05
Sep 17, 2005

El Fanar coral beach - great snorkelling!

Great "beach" build in terraces on the cliffs of Ras Umm Sid. Large fixed sunshades and good deck chairs with mattresses. Entrance fee 40 LE per person/day including a ½ liter bottle of mineral water. You must bring your own towel.

Good bar with hot and cold drinks and tasty food (sandwiches, burgers, salads, pizzas etc.) - cheaper than in Naama Bay.

In-house radio station playing pop/rock music (can be loud). Well run place with good toilets, keeping in mind that you are in Egypt! Popular place with italians, approx. 80% of the other guests where from Italy.

Direct access to the coral reef via small stairs. Shallow water area (atop the coral reef) with marked path leading to a dropoff where it is 25 meters deep. Saw all kinds of fish including lion fish, bluespotted stingrays, dolphins and even a turtle, a giant moray eel and a white tipped reef shark during the 3 days we spent there! Not to mention all the beautiful corals. Popular place for diving boats with other snorkellers/scuba divers, but if you stay close to the reef edge they are of no concern.

Best place we snorkelled during our stay, and we even went to Ras Mohammad on a boat trip!

Jakobsen
May 04, 2005

Fanara

Was nice......before.....now the only advantage, that it is exactly in sharm......but.....go to the desert better :)))))))))))

Me and Tanya

April, 2004

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Oct 07, 2004
 
 
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