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Sharm el-Sheikh Attractions in and around

Ras Um Sid - A quiet headline just south of Na'ama bay this is a favoured spot for novice divers as the calm waters are just next to a range of interesting underwater sites including Fiasco and Pinky's Wall.

Mount Sinai - Giving it's name to the peninsular this famous Biblical mountain is 3 hours from Na'ama Bay it is a trip well worth making to see this historic location. Tours can be arranged by your hotel and generally are overnight allowing you to experience the breathtaking sunrise from the summit.  Note that due to the height in the desert conditions it may be very cold, even snowing, at the summit despite the warmth and sun at sea level.

Saint Catherine's Monastery - Located at the foot of Mount Sinai in the mouth of a gorge this historic place of worship is often visited at the same time. Home of the most important library outside of the Vatican as well as a public Church, the Basilica and Moses' Well where Moses first met his wife.

Ras Muhammad National Park - An official government mandated park by the Egyptian government this covers the southern part of the Sinai Peninsular and is easily accessed from Na'ama Bay by taxi or private car. Overlooking both the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez at the same time it is a unique dive site. Visit by tour by bus or by boat, though if by boat then you will not be able to land and will miss out on entering via the massive stone gateway.

Tiran Island - While the island itself is militarily controlled and can't be visited the waters around and between Na'ama Bay and the island are some of the cleanest and most interesting in the area. Daily dive tours are available that go into the Tiran Island Straight every day and are a great option to view some more distant waters.

Pharaoh's Island - Visit the citadel built by Saladin himself in 1170 to defend against the western Crusaders, located in the northern part of the Gulf of Aqaba.

Sightseeing and beaches

Around the peninsular lie monuments to the history of Egypt, both pharonic, Christian and Islamic. A mixture of all delights for tourist and traveller alike Na'ama Bay is a one of a kind holiday destination.

While much of the beach area is privately owned by the hotels, and gates on the road declare this, if you are a guest on any of them then you can walk freely along the whole length of the beach and of course stop in and visit restaurants and bars of the various resorts.

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