Extreme landscapes have a magical attraction to human beings. The geographical connection between Africa and Asia, the Sinai Peninsula, is characterised by such an extreme landscape. In Dahab, at the foot of the golden-brown mountains which stand silhouetted against an azure sky, you will be enchanted by a windy and adventurous vacation. A completely different planet - and only about five flying hours away!
Along the extremely beautiful beach promenade of Dahab Town, you will be offered traditional Egyptian or Western fare. There, you will also have an opportunity to browse the numerous bazaars. As Dahab is overall not too touristy, you will experience the traditional Egyptian lifestyle here, and also if you visit the Bedouin village of Ras Abu Galum. You can go to superb deserted beaches and snorkel at the countless reefs around Dahab. Simply let yourself hang loose. You will feel really far away from all civilization when you spend a night in the traditional Bedouin tent or, if you prefer, right under the stars. These starry skies, the unique wind conditions, the local hospitality and many other attractions are definitely not to be missed.
Our Insider Tips:
Make time to have Dinner at one of the numerous restaurants in Masbat and Assala. Definitely go snorkelling. Friday night, we recommend a trip to the fantastic "Nessima" open air discotheque or to the "Tota". Go on a fabulous excursion to the Bedouin camp of Ras Abu Galum, which can be reached by a 2 hour hike from the Blue Hole. There, you can visit an astounding deserted bay for snorkelling. Pay a visit to St. Catherine's Monastery and a climb up to Mt. Moses. Go diving at the well-known reefs of the Red Sea, and for the truly adventurous, take a ride through the desert on a camel or on horseback.
Located on the beach in the Dahab bay, it’s in a perfect location for windsurfers. The beach bar and pool bar are in charge of serving you cocktails until you feel revived from the day. In the evenings Iberotel Dahabeya kitchen cooks up delicious themed buffets, offering something to satisfy every ones taste.
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