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Egypt Resort Suggestions

You are spoilt for choice in the Red Sea for resort holidays. There's a huge range of hotel options for all budgets, including small diver resorts to luxury hotels with all manner of on site facilities. Go for B&B to all inclusive - this is your holiday! Many boast house reefs and are ideal for a spot of snorkelling or diving. Take time out to relax in the year round sunshine.

Camel Hotel & Dive Club

Camel Hotel & Dive ClubSharm El Sheikh

Camel is a legendary hotel and dive hub in central Sharm. A firm favourite for 30 years with on site dive centre, pool, restaurants and famous Camel Bar.

Marina Lodge & Emperor Marsa

Marina Lodge & Emperor MarsaMarsa Alam

The Marina Lodge in Port Ghalib is home Emperor Divers Marsa Alam marina. This a diver's hotel in the Southern Red Sea with day boat and house reef diving.

Movenpick Resort El Quseir

Movenpick Resort El QuseirEl Quseir, Marsa Alam

The Movenpick Resort El Quseir is a 4 star hotel with private sand beach had house reef in the bay. It's perfect for a laid-back, sun-drenched beach holiday for all.

Three Corners Ocean View

Three Corners Ocean ViewHurghada

Three Corners Ocean View El Gouna is a 4 star adults only hotel in the tranquil setting of the marina. Superb access to the Northern Red Sea dive sites with Emperor Divers on site

Resta Grand Resort

Resta Grand ResortMarsa Alam

Relax after your liveaboard at the 5 star Resta Grand Resort, close to Port Ghalib marina. Dive the southern Red Sea with Emperor Divers Marsa Alam

Roots Red Sea

Roots Red SeaEl Quesir

Roots is a rustic dive camp outside el Quesir. The house reef is just a short stroll away or explore further afield by zodiac or jeep excursion.

Sinai Divers & The Oasis resort Marsa Alam

Sinai Divers & The Oasis resort Marsa AlamMarsa Alam

Escape to the 4* Oasis resort in Marsa Alam and explore the fabulous house reef and nearby big name dive site Elphinstone with Sinai divers.

Egypt Liveaboard Suggestions

Scuba Travel have hand picked our modern Red Sea liveaboards. We believe you deserve outstanding diving as well as on board creature comforts. Find your perfect weekly departure at an affordable price. Scuba Travel's Red Sea liveaboards are run to the highest safety standards by friendly, experienced crews. Discover our award winning liveaboards for an Egyptian diving holiday that will exceed expectations.

Whirlwind

WhirlwindSharm el Sheikh

Whirlwind is one of the most popular liveaboards in the Red Sea. Delivering 5 star diving at affordable prices, with weekly departures. Dive the northern Red Sea with a crew you can trust.

Hurricane

HurricaneMarsa Alam or Hurghada

Award winning red sea liveaboard of the year Hurricane is a powerhouse in the Southern Red Sea. With weekly departures, this stable steel hull has the know how to get you closer to the action. Completely refitted in 2021.

Mistral

MistralSharm or Hurghada

Mistral combines stability and speed to make her a great choice for your Red Sea liveaboard. Departing from Sharm in the sinai peninsula, visiting all the iconic dive sites of the Red Sea in style.

Cyclone

CycloneSharm or Hurghada

Cyclone has long been a favourite with UK divers and this classic Red Sea liveaboard is still going strong. A great liveaboard for groups and club divers

Grand Sea Serpent

Grand Sea SerpentHurghada or Marsa Alam

Grand Sea Serpent is the culmination of years' experience building and operating high quality Red Sea liveaboards making light work of travelling getting you to the best dive spots

Emperor Elite

Emperor EliteHurghada

Dive the southern Red Sea on board the spacious Emperor Elite, with free nitrox and regular departures from Hurghada and Marsa Alam

Emperor Asmaa

Emperor AsmaaMarsa Alam or Hurghada

Asmaa was fully refitted in January 2015, and an affordable Red Sea liveaboard, delivering high standard liveaboard holidays from Hurghada and Marsa Alam

Emperor Superior

Emperor SuperiorHurghada

Emperor Superior is a popular Red Sea liveaboard, operating a range of a itineraries departing from Hurghada, with perks such as free red wine with dinner and nitrox

Emperor Echo

Emperor EchoHurghada

Emperor Echo is the latest addition to the Emperor Red Sea Fleet offering exceptional value for money, with perks such as free red wine with dinner and nitrox. 4 pay 1 free group discount!

Tempest

TempestSharm or Hurghada

Tempest is the ideal Northern Red Sea liveaboard for a private charter or smaller groups that want a friendly red sea liveaboard with the comfort of a larger vessel.

Sea Serpent

Sea SerpentHurghada

Sea Serpent operates at the same high luxury standards that divers have come to associate with Scuba Travel diving holidays and delivers world class diving and superior service every time in the Red Sea.

Red Sea Aggressor II

Red Sea Aggressor IIHurghada

The new RED SEA AGGRESSOR II will offer guests a 7-night itinerary diving the best of the northern Red Sea to Ras Mohamed and the Straits of Tiran.

Aggressor Nile Queen

Aggressor Nile QueenThe Nile

Sail on the beautiful Aggressor Nile Queen, a 155 ft. Dahabiya sailing vessel where guests will travel back in time to see the land of the pharoahs that has changed little since they ruled.

Egypt diving itineraries

The Red Sea is home to some of the most famous dive sites in the world. Regardless of whether you're looking for world famous wrecks or pristine coral reefs, the Red Sea is a perfect destination. All experience levels are welcome - novices through to experienced or technical divers. Our itineraries mix up the classic, must see sites with exciting new routes, experienced guides and professional crews.

Wrecks and Reefs

Wrecks and Reefs

Simply The Best

Simply The Best

Daedalus Rocky St Johns

Daedalus Rocky St Johns

St Johns

St Johns

Red Sea Relaxed Freediving

Red Sea Relaxed Freediving

Get Wrecked

Get Wrecked

Escorted Get Wrecked

Escorted Get Wrecked

Corals, caves & critters

Corals, caves & critters

Red Sea Photography Workshop

Red Sea Photography Workshop

Fury and St Johns

Fury and St Johns

Red Sea Relaxed Photo FINish

Red Sea Relaxed Photo FINish

Red Sea Photography

Red Sea Photography

Brothers Wreck Special

Brothers Wreck Special

Brothers Islands

Brothers Islands

Daedalus and Rocky

Daedalus and Rocky

South and St Johns

South and St Johns

Whitetips and Wonders with Mustard

Whitetips and Wonders with Mustard

Fury and Friends

Fury and Friends

Totally Wrecked

Totally Wrecked

Shark Quest

Shark Quest

Quick Facts

  • Time difference - GMT +2hrs
  • Currency - Cash preferred- Egyptian pound Le, $USD, euros & £ sterling widely accepted
  • Language - Arabic, English widely spoken
  • Plugs and electrics - 220V-240V European style 2 pin plugs
  • Passports - Must be valid for 6 months from return date
  • Prohibited - Prescription medication: An official letter from your GP is required, specifying that the medication you are taking to Egypt is for your personal use only, the quantity you will be carrying and details of your condition. Please note that any medication containing Methadone is NOT permitted into Egypt. For further details please contact the Egyptian Medical Office in London. Current duty free allowances allowed into Egypt: 1lt of alcoholic drinks, 200g cigarettes or 25 Cigars or 200g tobacco. Allowances can change without notice - please reconfirm before travel.
  • Visa - All UK visitors to Egypt need an entry visa (valid for a 30 days). This can be obtained on arrival with cash payment. Or you can npw apply online by clicking here Save time and prebook your visa with Scuba Travel's prepaid visa service. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here
  • Tax - A transaction fee is usually levied on all credit or debit card payments, which are processed in Egyptian pounds Le

The Red Sea is between 4-5 hours flying time direct from the UK. Scuba Travel have over 20 year's experience in the Red Sea and have carefully selected a fleet of luxury liveaboards and superb hotels that meet our exacting standards. Explore the sheer beauty of the Red Sea on a Red Sea liveaboard from North to South. Sharm el Sheikh, Hurghada and El Gouna are popular resort locations, whilst Marsa Alam, El Quesir and Hamata are perfect for those looking for quiet escapism.

Fine weather is the order of the day pretty much throughout the year, with rainfall quite rare and short lived. The hottest time of the year is July to August with air temperatures over 30°C. Even in Egypt's so called 'winter' the average rarely falls below 20°C. Water temperature varies from 20°C in February to 29°C in September. Please choose your exposure suit accordingly, depending on your personal preferences.

As standard our holiday packages are based on flights from London Gatwick, direct to your Red Sea hub - Sharm el Shekh, Hurghada or Marsa Alam. Where possible, we are happy to offer regional departures, in particular Manchester. A supplement may apply for regional departures. Times and any applicable supplements will be confirmed by your travel consultant before you finalise your holiday. Unfortunately, not all regional flight routings are compatible with liveaboard schedules. If you wish to make your own flight arrangements to Egypt, let us know and we can remove the cost of the international flights from your quote. Please do not confirm any flight arrangements yourself before your holiday is confirmed by us.

As flights are direct between the UK and Egypt, there are no stop over options available.

If you would like to add a second week hotel or liveaboard, simply talk to your travel consultant. Flight are several times a week (but not daily).

Charter airlines do not enable online check in for flights out of Egypt. You must print your ticket coupon prior to travel. Do ensure you leave up to 3 hours, especially over busy travel periods.

Most flights to Egypt are charter flights. This means seating is allocated at check in. For some carriers we are able to prebook leg room, window or aisle seats. Please speak to your travel consultant about availability and the current charges levied by your airline.

An airport lounge is a great way to start your holiday or to while away flight connections in comfort. Scuba Travel works with Lounge Pass to offer a huge range of affordable airport lounges around the world. click here

Prebook your airport parking to save money! If you have a long way to travel, why not also look at booking an airport hotel. These aren't as expensive as you might think. click here

All UK visitors to Egypt need an entry visa (valid for a 30 days). This can be obtained on arrival with cash payment. Or you can npw apply online by clicking here Save time and prebook your visa with Scuba Travel's prepaid visa service. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here

Scuba Travel requires all of our customers to have diving insurance. Please make sure that you have appropriate cover for your diving activities. We also strongly recommend you have travel insurance. It's worth taking out travel insurance once you have paid your deposit to ensure you are covered for unforeseen events and cancellation. Find out more about our combined dive and travel policy click here

Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on travel immunisations: click here

On arrival in Egypt, you will need to clear immigration and collect your baggage. Our representative will be waiting either airside around the baggage carousel or in the arrivals hall. They will be holding a board with either Scuba Travel, your destination or your name on it. If you have prepaid for our visa service, you will be given your visa on arrival. If you have any issues at all locating your rep, please contact us. We have an emergency contact, manned by a member of the team here in the UK. Call 0044 7747 488 002. We will be able to help your rep locate you in the airport.

Airport transfers are always included in your liveaboard or resort holiday package when using our flights. Our representatives will advise where to find your transfer outside of the airport. We try to keep transfer times as short as possible, with most being no more than 30mins travel time from the airport to the boat/hotel. If you have made your own flight arrangements to land in Egypt, please confirm at the time of booking if airport transfers are included or available at an additional cost

At the end of your holiday, your return transfer details will be advised locally. There is currently no departure tax leaving Egypt.

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