(Red Sea - Egypt )
*Includes flights from Gatwick, 7 nights standard room B&B (2 sharing) & 3 days diving with Elite Diving
- Great location for local amenities
- All inclusive upgrade available
- Rooms and apartments - ideal for groups and families
- 2 private beaches (shuttle service)
A warm welcome and central Um Sid location makes the Mexicana resort and Elite divers a popular choice for families or divers on a budget. Let yourself be surprised and discover what keeps people coming back to this winning combo. There are 2 main room grades available at the Mexicana resort. The standard rooms sleep 2 in either a double or twin bed with an inland view. There are also 1 or 2 bedded apartments, which are ideal for families and groups. Each has air con, TV, hair dryer, mini bar and private terrace. The in room safe and internet access are both available for a local charge. You can chose to stay at the Mexicana on a bed and breakfast, half board or even all inclusive basis. Please speak to one of the travel team for full details about the package inclusions. Meals are served buffet style but there are also a la carte options on site. The Mexicana is near to many restaurants, cafes and shops, so you can easily explore the local Um Sid area. There is a pool table, tennis court, basketball and even a fitness centre. Or grab the free shuttle bus and head to the resort's private beaches. There is even a baby sitting service (local charge and booking). Just want to dive, dive, dive? After a day with Elite Diving head back to the Mexicana and relax by one of the 2 pools as you enjoy a cool beer at the pool bar. Put your feet up and enjoy one of the weekly shows. Everything you need for an enjoyable week in the sun is here!
- Rooms: 194
- Fridge: Yes
- Room safe: Yes
- A/C: Yes
- Pools: 2
- Restaurants: 5
Dive Centre Facts
- Dive Centre: 2km
- Dive Courses: PADI
- House Reef: No
- Boat Diving: Yes
- Shore Diving: Yes
- Nitrox: Yes
- Tech Friendly: No
- Season: All year
- Air Temp: 19 - 35 C
- Water Temp: 19 - 28 C
- Visibility: 15 - 25m
- Airport: 10Km
Some of the hottest dive sites in Egypt lie right on your doorstep in this vibrant town. To miss out on the action beneath the waves means is to miss out on just what brings people back time and again. A warm water destination, the sea is clear so you feel completely at ease. All along the coast are bays and shallow reefs that are bright, colourful and perfect for learning to dive. Certified divers will love the reefs of Tiran and Ras Mohammed as well as the world famous wrecks dives at the Thistlegorm and Dunraven. And once the dive centre closes, there are bars and restaurants aplenty.
The dive schedule at Elite changes from week to week, picking and choosing the dive sites customers want to visit. The dive boats depart every day for a fresh new adventure in the stunning Tiran, Ras Mohammed and local dive sites. Elite use large and well maintained dive boats, a regular is Lady Sherin, with two large saloons and a great lunch! Nitrox is free. Novice and experienced divers are guaranteed dives that will both suit their experience levels as well as thrill and amaze. Special trips can also be arranged to the famous and unmissable wrecks The Thistlegorm and Dunraven.
- Popular British run dive centre offering PADI & BSAC courses
- Small groups and class sizes
- Daily boat diving
- e learning available
Elite Diving at a British managed dive centre in Sharm, offering PADI and BSAC courses. Their motto is "no problem, it's your dive holiday. Just relax and enjoy!". Nothing to too much trouble. Chose the dive package that will suit. The dive team manage to be both professional and fun at the same time so no matter if you are learning to dive or already certified, your trip will run smoothly and safely from beginning to end.
Diving Rates & Prices
If you pre-book your diving as part of a holiday package with Scuba Travel you can take advantage of our special rates and make considerable savings on your dive package or dive course at Mexicana Resort and Elite Diving.
- 1 days diving from: Price on request
- 3 days diving from: Price on request
- 5 days diving from: Price on request
Scuba Diving Courses
- PADI open water referral from: Price on request
- PADI open water course from: Price on request
- PADI advanced course from: Price on request
- Nitrox Specialty from: Price on request
- Other courses available on request
- Full set (Mask, Fins, BCD, Reg and wetsuit): Price on request
These prices are subject to change and you will be advised of the exact cost at the time of booking.
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From time to time the resort and dive centre hosts a unique one off dive event. These will focus on a specific area of diving, covering a wide range of topics from underwater photography, technical diving, explore wrecks or conservation themed.
These special events are a brilliant way to learn from the accompanying experts (often a famous face!), improve your knowledge, develop new dive skills and of course, get to dive some of the most exciting destinations out there.
Make your next dive holiday that bit different!
We are also able to offer some discounts on specific dates if available - Those will show in red
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