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With sunshine and warm waters all year round, Sharm El Sheikh stands as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Egypt. It is an Egyptian city on the Southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea with a population of 73,000.
This city is the administrative hub of Egypt's South Sinai Governorate and a significant center for tourism in Egypt where you can discover real Egyptian culture, travel to the adjoining historic sites and enjoy the crystal-clear, deep-blue sea, sheltered sandy beaches and coral reefs. It is also an ideal spot to book trips and safaris into the nearby Sinai desert and discover the wonderful St. Catherine Monastery. Sharm El Sheikh is the usual place for many international conferences, diplomatic meetings and has hosted many international peace conferences, therefore, it is called “the city of peace”.
Sharm El Sheikh is a year-round destination as the climate is lovely and dry all year. The weather in winter (Nov-Mar) has warm days and mild nights and the temperature ranges between 10°C and 15°C. Whereas in summer (May-Sep), the weather is hot, with blazing sunshine and the temperature goes up a little reaching highs of 40°C to 45°C.
Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (IATA: SSH, ICAO: HESH) is an international airport in Sharm El Sheikh and the second major airport in Egypt after Cairo, which is located 18 kilometers northeast from the city of Sharm El Sheikh. It consists of two terminals that can handle up to 10 million passengers yearly.
Sharm El Sheikh boasts a wide array of fun things to do and famous places to see:
Thistlegorm is the most popular wreck dive in the Red Sea, which is located 40 km from Sharm El Sheikh. The Thistlegorm is a 129m longship that was built in 1940 by Joseph Thompson & Son in Sunderland and was sunk near Ras Muhammad in the Red Sea and is now a well-known diving site.
Naama Bay is a natural bay in Sharm El Sheikh which is considered as the main hub for tourists in the city because of its cafés, restaurants, clubs and bazaars.
Saint Catherine's Monastery is one of the oldest continuously functioning monastic communities in the world, lying on the Sinai Peninsula, at the mouth of a gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai 5012 feet above sea level where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments. The monastery constitutes the entire Church of Sinai, which is headed by an archbishop. It contains the world's oldest continually operating library and a museum.
Ras Um Sid, one of the best dive sites in the area, is located at the tip of a small peninsula and features spectacular views of the Red Sea and hosts a great variety of the reefs.
If you need a luxury escape for your vacation, we've chosen for you a large selection of luxury hotels in Sharm El Sheikh, like Steigenberger Alcazar as you may take advantage of the 30,000 square meters of its own private beach with stunning underwater scenery. Also, you can stay at Rixos Seagate Sharm - Ultra All Inclusive Couples And Families Only, where you will enjoy the aqua park, 8 swimming pools, 6 restaurants and 9 bars.
If you would like to live an unforgettable adventure by staying in the heart of the city, Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh has an ideal location for walking around the city center and be nearby SOHO Square and Pataya Beach Club. As well as, Sultan Gardens Resort, that is 4.9 km from Sinai Grand Casino and 6.8 from Little Buddha.
If you want to explore the city without burning a hole in your wallet, we can recommend the best budget hotels in Sharm El Sheikh such as Baron Resort Sharm El Sheikh, that is 2.8 km away from SOHO Square and 7.2 km from Porto Sharm. Another option you might consider is the Verginia Sharm Resort that is 0.9 from Il Mercato Mall and 1.7 km from Old Market.
1-What are the best boutique hotels in Sharm El Sheikh?
2-What are the top hotels near Plaza Safari Excursions?
3-Which hotels in Sharm El Sheikh are suitable for families?
4- What are the finest hotels near Tiran Island?
5- What hotels can I find on the beach in Sharm El Sheikh?
6- How much does it cost to stay in a hotel in Sharm El Sheikh?
If you choose to stay in a 3-star hotel, you will pay per night a rate that starts from 86SAR, and for a 4-star hotel, you get to pay 125SAR as a start. For a 5-star hotel, the rate will start from 211SAR.
7- Which are the best business hotels in Sharm El Sheikh?
8- What are the best areas to stay in Sharm El Sheikh?
The popular areas in Sharm Elsheikh are Naama Bay, El Hadaba and Nabq Bay.
It is easy to book cheap hotels in Sharm El Sheikh with high quality service through our website. Almosafer offers the best hotels in Sharm El Sheikh at great rates. Enjoy your stay in any of Sharm El Sheikh’s cheap hotels in the best areas of the city. The average price for a cheap hotel is 374.44 SAR per night.
The best time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh is in December & August because you will get to enjoy the activities in Sharm El Sheikh.
Food in Sharm El Sheikh will be costing around 19.38 SAR.
The best time to book hotels in Sharm El Sheikh is in February since the rates will be at its best.
Sharm El Sheikh is dealing in EGP, so make sure to budget your home currency accordingly to EGP rate.
The average rate per night in Sharm El Sheikh is 374.44 SAR.