The little known town of Marsa Alam is fast becoming a popular tourist destination with the opening of Marsa Alam Internation Airport in 2003. Accommodations and vacation rentals line the perfect white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise water and hot desert climate
. It’s no surprise that people are starting to flock to this area. The town is located on the western shore of the Red Sea
with Abu Dabab beach being the most famous beach around. Come relax in one of the available accommodations, vacation rentals or condo rentals.
There are many diving shops
and diving tours
in the area, with so many turtles, dugongs, dolphins, colorful fish and coral reefs
. Many people enjoy spectacular diving
and snorkeling here. Enjoy shallow reefs
or the more experienced diver can explore the spectacular Elphinstone reef
. The waters here also offer some less typical marine life like sea snakes
. The temperature of the water ranges from 22 to 29°C.
Aside from diving, visitors will enjoy camel and donkey tours, hiking, flyboards, jeep safari and quad trips
. By car, visit Karnak temples, Valley of the Kings and Hatsheput Temple
. Tour companies offer tours complete with a flight to Cairo
allowing you to visit the Giza Pyramids and the great Sphinx
. Tour company pick up locations will be easily accessed from your accommodation or vacation rental.
If this seaside desert oasis with white washed buildings is your ideal getaway, find lodging and book your accommodation, vacation rental or condo rental today.