Savoy Hotel and Emperor Divers Sharm el Sheikh Egypt | Scuba Travel

Savoy Hotel and Emperor Divers Sharm el Sheikh Egypt - Red Sea

  • The rooms and suites are stylish and contemporary, with private balconies and terraces
  • Casual alfresco beach dining, fresh buffets, lively cafes and bars, as well as fine dining venues
  • The Savoy is spread over 200,000 m2 of tropical foliage, sandy beachfront, waterfalls and majestic desert mountains
  • Beach bars, pool bars and more, you will be sure to find an establishment suited to your unique taste.
  • Immaculate coral gardens, current swept walls that drop hundreds of metres and famous, spectacular wrecks serve up diving for all tastes in some style.
  • With an array of excellent local dive sites and many more in Ras Mohamed and Tiran, Emperor Sharm offers a phenomenal choice of the best daily diving the Red sea has to offer
  • As a PADI Career Development Centre, Emperor are at the very top when it comes to training. They offer the full range of courses, from beginner 'Open Water' to Instructor and everything in between
  • Emperor Divers will make your holiday as stress free as possible, moving your equipment between the boats and the centre so you can relax after the diving at the Diver's Bar next door!

Savoy Hotel and Emperor Divers Sharm el Sheikh Egypt

One of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, Sharm El Sheikh is more than just a beautiful resort city. As part of Egypt's ancient history, Sharm El Sheikh is home to many of the region's most iconic sites including Mount Sinai, the Red Sea, and the Sinai desert. Considered an oasis among the desert sand, Sharm El Sheikh is an ideal destination for diving enthusiasts hoping to catch a colourful coral reef deep in the Red Sea, watersports aficionados seeking a thrilling adventure on Sharks Bay, and admirers of nature who flock to Sharm for its exquisite national parks and nature reserves.

Visitors on holiday to Sharm El Sheikh love to embark on excursions and day trips unique to the region, including camel rides and quad biking in the desert, hikes up the Sinai's majestic mountains and to the magical Coloured Canyon in the North, or experience a once-in-a-lifetime Bedouin dinner with locals under the stars.

In addition to the natural wonders of the Sinai, Sharm El Sheikh is also home to the most exciting nightlife and dining destinations in Egypt. Lush golf courses, vibrant casinos, luxurious spas, and trendy bars and lounges are all easily accessible in the Sharm resort area.

The Savoy is spread over 200,000 m2 of tropical foliage, sandy beachfront, waterfalls and majestic desert mountains. Situated at the tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Sharm El Sheikh, our Egypt hotel is 8 kilometers from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport.

With a plethora of exceptional restaurants, bars and entertainment, as well as pristine beaches and inviting pools, The Savoy is an ideal holiday destination in Egypt.

Savoy Hotel offers five different swimming pools, catering to both kids and adults. Relax at any of the three adult pools, two of which are heated. Children can enjoy two different kid-friendly pools, one heated in the wintertime. The main feature is a large three-level lagoon-like swimming pool with a shallow area for kids and underwater music. The Rocky Pool Bar is open from morning till sunset for poolside cocktails and refreshing drinks. From the pool, guests can take the path down to Savoy's secluded White Knight Beach.
Savoy Hotel guests will enjoy the pristine sands and inviting Red Sea waters at White Knight Beach. Sunbathing, beach volleyball, snorkeling and a range of watersports are available to enjoy as well as a laid-back Beach Bar serving snacks and cold drinks.

For those non diving days or non divers, take some time to treat yourself to an indulgent spa treatment at the onsite spa. The Savoy Arabian Spa offers an array of deluxe spa services provided by qualified therapists. With a diverse offering of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments designed to treat mind, body and soul, and a first-class facility complete with saunas, steam rooms and Jacuzzi, the Savoy Arabian Spa is a destination unto itself. In addition to the world-class spa and available treatments at Savoy, the fitness centre provides state-of-the-art fitness facilities, exclusively available to guests.

Sea View Rooms

Beds: King or Twin beds Occupancy: 2 Adults and 1 Child under 12 years old.Size: 45 msq

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Garden View Rooms

Beds: King or Twin beds Occupancy: 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12 years old Size: From 45 m2 to 50 m2

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Suites

Beds: King Occupancy: 2 Adults and 2 Children Under 12 Years Old Size: 90 m2

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The rooms and suites at The Savoy offer stylish and contemporary Egypt hotel accommodations, superbly furnished with private balconies and terraces offering excellent views. Each room and suite is adorned with high quality fixtures, luxurious décor, and marble and wood design details.

Covid Information for Savoy Hotel and Emperor Divers Sharm

Covid-19 update coming soon: once this destinations reopens we will let you know the on board requirements

Country Covid Travel Information

View entry requirements here

Entry requirements for Egypt are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

You do not need to provide proof of your vaccination status for entry to Egypt.

From 18th March, when you travel to England from abroad you:
do not need to take any COVID-19 tests before you travel or after you arrive
do not need to fill in a UK passenger locator form
do not need to quarantine when you arrive
This applies whether you are vaccinated or not.

It includes people who are transiting through England.
Updated 21 JUN 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

Location

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.

Covid Travel Information

View entry requirements here

Entry requirements for Egypt are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

You do not need to provide proof of your vaccination status for entry to Egypt.

From 18th March, when you travel to England from abroad you:
do not need to take any COVID-19 tests before you travel or after you arrive
do not need to fill in a UK passenger locator form
do not need to quarantine when you arrive
This applies whether you are vaccinated or not.

It includes people who are transiting through England.
Updated 21 JUN 2022

Weather and Climate

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.

Travel

Flight options

Our holiday packages with Tornado Marine Fleet are inclusive of flights from London Gatwick for a fully ATOL bonded holiday. A supplement may apply for regional departures if possible. 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. Our advertised liveaboard packages with Emperor and Aggressor fleets exclude flights. Please ask for a quote to add these to your booking. If you wish to make your own flight arrangements to Egypt, let us know and we can arrange transfers as required. Please do not confirm any flight arrangements yourself before your boat space is confirmed by us.

Stopovers

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

Arrange before you go

Regular Entry Requirements

All UK visitors to Egypt need an entry visa (valid for a 30 days.Do ensure your passport has 6 months validity from your return date to prevent any issues with immigration. This can be obtained on arrival with cash payment. Or you can now 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

Insurance

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

Immunisations

Your covid proof of vaccination must match your passport name and flight ticket name. Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on updating your NHS details or for other travel immunisations: click here

Preparing to fly

Seating

Flights to Egypt are charter flights with TUI or EasyJet. TUI seating is allocated at check in and you cannot check in online. For EasyJet flights you will be able to manage your booking online with the airline directly and select any payable seating/baggage extras.

Check in

Egypt does not permit digital boarding passes. You must print your boarding passes/flight coupons for both flights. TUI do not enable online check EasyJet allow online check in via their website

Lounge

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

Parking

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

What happens when I arrive?

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.

Transfers

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

Departures

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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Tipping

Tipping is entirely at your discretion. We do not make recommendations as to how much to tip. Should you wish to leave a tip for the staff and crew, it should reflect the level of service you have enjoyed.

Currency

Euro, USD and sterling cash (notes) are all widely accepted. It can be handy to have small denominations of Egyptian pounds for use outside of the hotel/tipping. Credit and debit cards are accepted in most hotels and larger restaurants, but will be processed in Egyptian pounds and subject to a transactions surcharge,

Phone coverage

Mobile phone coverage will depend on your carrier - please confirm any overseas charges before travel.

Plugs and electricity

European 2 pin plugs

Extras

Hire equipment

Kit hire can be arranged in resort and is paid for locally

Extras

Special trips, night dives, 3rd dives and any extras are arranged and paid for locally

Souvenirs

The dive centre has a small, limited shop on site

Nitrox/Gas

Nitrox is available for a local surcharge

Payments

Deposits and Balances

A typical deposit for a holiday to Savoy Hotel is around £250 per person, although this will depend on your exact flight option

Ways to pay

We accept mastercard and visa debit or credit cards. Alternatively, you are welcome to pay via bank transfer. All non sterling card payments and UK business debit cards will be subject to the 2% surcharge. Overseas bank transfers must add £6 to the sterling total to cover international handling fees. We are not able to accept PayPal transactions.

Group Payments

If you have booked as part of a group, you can still call and pay directly without needing to go via your group leader. Please have your trip reference number to hand to help us locate your holiday as quickly as possible. You will receive a transaction receipt - your group leader will forward your ATOL certificate and booking confirmation

Discounts

Repeat Guests

Are you one of Scuba Travel's repeat customers?
Over 60% of our customers trust Scuba Travel to book their next diving holiday, time after time.

And we believe you deserve a huge thanks for your ongoing support over the years, which is what our repeater discount is all about! Travel with us again in either 12 months or 24 months and you will qualify for a discount. That's all you have to do. No forms, no numbers to remember, no fuss, just a good honest price reduction.

5% off for repeat customers travelling with Scuba Travel within 24 months
10% in the Red Sea or 5% off plus £100 bonus on worldwide Emperor liveaboards for repeat customers travelling within 12 months

Plus if you have dived with Emperor Divers in the Red Sea or Maldives 5 times or more, then you can enjoy an Emperor gift voucher to spend locally. If you'd like a free 15lt tank or cabin upgrade, just ask at the time of booking so we can check on availability.

Included

Your holiday includes flights from Gatwick, airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation in a standard room (B&B, 2 people sharing) and 3 days diving (2 dives/day). Local marine park fees may apply for divers.



Excluded

Excluded from your package are any meals or drinks outside of your above package, additional diving or local excursions. You will need an Egyptian visa for entry - please speak to your travel consultant to see if you are able to use our Egyptian visa service or if this needs to be arranged in advance/on arrival.



Tipping is entirely at your discretion. We do not make recommendations as to how much to tip. Should you wish to leave a tip for the staff and crew, it should reflect the level of service you have enjoyed.




Sharm's dive sites are legendary! Few locations across the world can boast the same diversity. The mighty Thistlegorm wreck, plunging walls at Ras Mohammed, opulent coral gardens at Trian plus a wide range of outstanding local sites, perfect for divers and snorkelers alike. What's not to love!


Each day starts with a complimentary private air conditioned transfer from your hotel to the jetty; then onto the boat you go! Most local sites are within 5-20 minutes from Sharm, and ideal for new divers, check dives or snorkelling. At the likes of Ras Katy, the Gardens or Temple, you will get your first taster of the amazing marine life. Tiran Straits are famous for the plunging walls, drenched in soft corals. Here turtles, dolphins and sharks are commonly seen. Or more advanced divers can head to Ras Mohammed, for adrenaline filled drift dives. Add to this the historic Thistlegorm and Dunraven wrecks or the night dive and you have diving perfection!


  • PADI Dive Courses with Emperor Scuba Schools
  • Large fleet of purpose built day boats
  • Technical training & dives available on request

Emperor Divers has one of the best locations in Sharm. The historic centre located at the Marina Sharm Hotel (formerly Helnan Marina) is one of the oldest dive centres and is located directly on the beach of Na'ama Bay, 50 metres from the Na'ama Jetty where the daily boats depart from. PADI courses can be taught in a number of languages - few teams are as experienced as Emperor's dive team!

Ras Um Sid

Skill level: Novice | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30

This dive is usually done as a drift starting on a small wall reaching from the surface to 18m and dropping into deeper water when you reach the corner. This site is famous for an incredible sea fan forest that starts at about 15mt. At the far corner of the dive site, where currents meet, divers may spot schools of Snappers, Barracudas and large Napoleons. On the other side you find one of the most amazing coral gardens in Sharm El Sheikh. It has small pinnacle formations with soft coral and abundant marine life.

Ras Nasrani

Skill level: Novice | Ave Depth: 10 | Max Depth: 30

Ras Nasrani has a wall that reaches to about 50m, and an interesting coral plateau. The wall has small pinnacles and crevices where divers may spot Giant Morays and Puffer Fish. One of the interesting spots of this dive site is the shallow area where divers can practice buoyancy by swimming through hula hoops. A Red Anemone can be found in the coral garden at about 18m, bright red at depth. The coral garden ranges from 5 to 14m with soft coral, Gorgonian Fans and Porite Coral formations.

Temple

Skill level: Novice | Ave Depth: 10 | Max Depth: 20

This dive site takes the name Temple from its majestic formation of coral columns. Temple has a large pinnacle, far from the main reef, that reaches up to the surface. Divers may find Giant Morays, Blue Spotted Sting Rays, large groups of Lion Fish, and Scorpion Fish on the pinnacle. The site also boasts colourful corals in many shapes and Gorgonian Fans.

Ras Um Sid

Skill level: Novice | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30

This dive is usually done as a drift starting on a small wall reaching from the surface to 18m and dropping into deeper water when you reach the corner. This site is famous for an incredible sea fan forest that starts at about 15mt. At the far corner of the dive site, where currents meet, divers may spot schools of Snappers, Barracudas and large Napoleons. On the other side you find one of the most amazing coral gardens in Sharm El Sheikh. It has small pinnacle formations with soft coral and abundant marine life.

Thistlegorm

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 20 | Max Depth: 30

Sunk in 1941 in the Gulf of Suez, the world famous wreck SS Thistlegorm was loaded with a cargo of armoured Bren-Gun carriers, BSA motorcycles, jeeps, trucks, rolling stock, aeroplane parts, stacks of rifles, radio equipment, munitions, and a plentiful supply of Wellington boots. The Thistlegorm is a heaven for wreck enthusiasts, but is also one of the most underrated fish dives in the area, attracting schooling Barracuda and providing a hunting ground for giant Tuna and Snapper. This is a special trip offered at an extra cost and can be arranged locally.

Thistlegorm

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 20 | Max Depth: 30

Sunk in 1941 in the Gulf of Suez, the world famous wreck SS Thistlegorm was loaded with a cargo of armoured Bren-Gun carriers, BSA motorcycles, jeeps, trucks, rolling stock, aeroplane parts, stacks of rifles, radio equipment, munitions, and a plentiful supply of Wellington boots. The Thistlegorm is a heaven for wreck enthusiasts, but is also one of the most underrated fish dives in the area, attracting schooling Barracuda and providing a hunting ground for giant Tuna and Snapper. This is a special trip offered at an extra cost and can be arranged locally.

Dunraven

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 20 | Max Depth: 30

The Dunraven is a popular wreck in the Red Sea. She was carrying spices, cotton and timber from India when she hit the reef in 1876, caught fire and sank. The wreck lies upside down at 30m and resembles a large cave. Inside divers can find schools of Yellow Goat Fish, and Giant Morays. The hull is encrusted with corals and full of marine life, such as Nudibranchs, Pipe Fish and the very rare Ghost Pipe Fish. This is a special trip offered at an extra cost and can be arranged locally

Ras Ghozlani

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

One of the most beautiful dive sites in the Ras Mohammed National Park. This is a gentle drift on a large sloping plateau between 5 and 30 meters where you see the drop off. Turtles are easy to spot in this area and the corals are pristine. The ancient table corals serve as a resting place for Marble Groupers and divers may see Crocodile Fish and Blue Spotted Sting Rays underneath them. There are many Gorgonian Fans along the edge of the drop off. Eagle Rays and occasionally Whale Sharks come to feed on plankton brought up from the depth by currents.

Ras Za'Atar

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

This dive is a must in the Ras Mohammed National Park. There are overhangs on the wall where divers may find Potato Groupers resting, and pinnacles covered with purple, pink and green soft coral serving as homes for Nudibranchs and Pipe Fish. At 22m you see a pinnacle with a Table Coral, surrounded by Glass Fish. If divers get really close to the cavities of this pinnacle they can see Boxer Shrimps and Cleaner Shrimps having a feast. Light penetrates parts of the wall, giving the impression of a cathedral. Juvenile fish can be spotted on the plateau at the corner of the reef.

Jack fish Alley

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

Here is one of the most exciting dive sites in Ras Mohammed It offers divers three highlights, a wall, a coral garden and a satellite reef. The sheer wall is very porous with lots of small crevices. It has a couple of penetrable caves, each with separate entrances and exits. The wall becomes a sandy plateau where divers may find Blue Spotted Sting Rays, Feather Tail Rays and Eagle Rays. The coral garden ranges from 10 to 18m ending in the satellite reef. This reef, 50m away from the main reef, consists of small pinnacles covered with soft corals and Gorgonian Fans. For the more adventurous, the drop off on the edge of the satellite reef usually presents stronger currents bringing big creatures to feed.

Shark and Yolanda Reef

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

This is considered one of the top 10 dive sites in the world. The dive starts at Shark reef with an impressive wall that drops down to 800m. The currents from the Gulf of Aqaba blend with currents from the Gulf of Suez, bringing lots of nutrients. This phenomenon creates the perfect conditions for a rich variety of corals to thrive. You see Acroporas, Brain Coral, Fire Coral, Brocoli Coral and Pulsing Polyp Coral among many others here. Huge schools of Snappers, Bat Fish, Barracudas, Unicorn Fish and Jack Fish hover by the steep wall of the reef. A large saddle joins Shark reef to Yolanda Yolanda reef has a small wall coming from the surface that forms a plateau from 12 to 20m. Many small pinnacles with colourful soft corals and abundant marine life can be found on the plateau. The ship Yolanda crashed on the reef in the 1980's and lay on its side until a storm pushed it over the edge and down to 180m. Some remains of the ship and its cargo still lie in shallow water. Yolanda carried

Jackson Reef

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

This the best coral garden in Sharm El Sheikh. and one of the most colourful reefs The site is one of the best and most famous in the Red Sea. It has an amazing underwater landscape. The most dived part of the reef is the southern end due to its calm waters. The coral garden is at the western corner of the reef, between 5 and 12m. It resembles a big aquarium, with schools of Black Snappers, Red Tooth Triggerfish and Cornet Fish. The northern part of the reef is dived when the sea is calm, usually in the summer. This dive is done in blue water, to search for a school of Scalloped Hammerheads! On this side you find the wreck of Lara at a depth of between 45 and 120m.

Woodhouse Reef

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

This is the longest reef in the Strait of Tiran. The highlight of this reef is a wall that starts from the surface, reaching about 45m. Here divers find crevices with resident Giant Morays, as well as Groupers and Puffer Fish. Near the wall are pinnacles where divers might find Nudibranchs and Pipe Fish. Giant Barracudas and Jacks cruise past in the blue away from the reef.

Thomas Reef

Skill level: Advanced | Ave Depth: 15 | Max Depth: 30+

This is the smallest reef in the Straits of Tiran. Dives are usually made on the eastern side of the reef where the water is calmer. When conditions are good and if air consumption permits, it is possible to circumnavigate the reef. The reef reaches from 0.5 to 28m where it forms a plateau.where two row of Gorgonian Fans are home to Long Nose Hawk Fish,. Near this spectacular site is a small soft coral garden. Here divers have a good chance of seeing turtles tunas and jacks. On the wall itself you find small pinnacles encrusted with coral and lots of Anthias buzzing around.

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Restaurants

The Savoy is pleased to provide an array of onsite Sharm El Sheikh hotel dining options, spanning cuisines from around the globe. From Italian and Mediterranean to fresh seafood and more, the international chefs at our resort restaurants use fine imported and local ingredients to create satisfying dishes and meals.
Tirana
Rosmarino
Morgana
Seafood Island
Caligula Hot Rock

Inviting Hotel Bars

For those who would like to enjoy alcoholic beverages during their stay, The Savoy is proud to offer a variety of outstanding hotel bars on property. Beach bars, nightclubs, pool bars and more, you will be sure to find an establishment suited to your unique taste.
Safari
Le Balcony
Rocky Pool Bar
Cave Bar
White Knight Beach Bar

SOHO Square Egyptian Restaurants

While The Savoy hotel offers an excellent selection of restaurants onsite, guests are also welcome to explore the dining options at nearby SOHO Square.
Luxor (Egyptian).
Mai Thai (Traditional Thai).
Zen (Cantonese).
Bombay (North Indian).
L’Entrecote (Steakhouse).
Sushi Lounge (Japanese).
Fusion 21 (Mediterranean Fusion).
SOHO House (Continental).