Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El-Sheikh Travel Guide
‎About Sharm El Sheikh the City of Peace ‎



In an unparalleled success compared to any other city in Egypt and maybe the whole ‎region Sharm El Sheikh received the award for the finest city in the world for peace and ‎beauty by the United Nations Educational Science ‎and Cultural Organization the UNESCO.



Sharm El Sheikh was granted this international recognition because of the role ‎the city played in establishing the principals of justice and comprehensive peace in ‎the area of the Middle East. ‎



Sharm El Sheikh has hosted many international peace conferences with the ‎participation of many parties with the presence of the former Egyptian president ‎Hosni Mubarak who made Sharm El Sheikh his favorite resort where he spent the ‎last days of his ruling period besides many of the well-known world leaders. ‎



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The city has also witnessed many conferences and meetings between the ‎Israelis the Palestinians and the United States leaders settle the problems ‎between the two sides. ‎



Moreover after the signing of the Camp David Peace Agreement between Anwar El ‎Sadat the former President of Egypt and the Israeli authorities in 1978 Sharm El ‎Sheikh has guided all its political economic and touristic capabilities to support ‎peace in the whole region. ‎



On the other hand after Egypt regained control over the city of Sharm El Sheikh in ‎‎1982 the Egyptian authorities have given special attention to the city to make it one ‎of the most wonderful resort that has become famous all around the world with ‎tourists coming from Europe the United States and all the regions of the globe to ‎spend their holiday in the city of peace. ‎



About Sharm El Sheikh


The best holiday ever can be organized in Sharm El Sheikh. This is why numerous ‎travelers especially from Europe because of the short distance fly directly to the ‎Sharm El Sheikh International Airport to enjoy the fascinating time in one of ‎the finest resorts all over the globe. ‎



Sharm El Sheikh is considered to be among the most charming picturesque ‎destinations in the world with its great mountains that take the color of iron and ‎manganese forming breathtaking scenes.‎



This is beside the wonderful distinctive fauna and flora of Sharm El Sheikh that are ‎difficult to be found anywhere else in the world the finest underwater coral reefs ‎fish and colorful sea creatures the fine weather of the city have all qualified Sharm ‎to be one of the most favorite resorts in the world. ‎



Sharm El Sheikh according to the latest governmental statistics has been ranked as ‎number one among all the cities and regions in Egypt according to the number of ‎tourists\' arrivals and the number of nights they spend in the city. ‎



‎Moreover in the year 2000 the UNESCO chose Sharm El Sheikh among ‎‎14 000 cities from all over the world to be the best city of peace and charm. ‎



Sharm El Sheikh has a significant location situated at the southernmost section of ‎Sinai around 500 kilometers away from Cairo the Egyptian capital and positioned ‎in the place where the Suez Gulf and the Aqaba Gulf meet together with the Red Sea ‎to the South. ‎



Less than twenty years ago traveling to Sharm El Sheikh to have a dive in the ‎wonderful spots the city offers was a true adventure. The tourists had to camp in the ‎desert and walk for long distances to reach the sea. ‎



Today Sharm El Sheikh has the best world class hotels resorts facilities and ‎services making a holiday in the city quite a marvelous experience. There are ‎numerous diving center and travel agents in the city offering all sorts of tours and ‎diving lessons for experts beginners and for all ages. ‎



Surrounded by a circle of Desert Mountains and hills Sharm El Sheikh is protected ‎from the strong winds that come from the Northern section of Sinai. The city rises as ‎a star on a rocky spur that is divided into the bay of Sharm El Sheikh and the bay of ‎Sharm El Maya.‎



Among the most amazing characteristics in Sharm El Sheikh that is matchless any ‎other coastal cities in Egypt is that in the afternoon the guests will find plenty of ‎activities to do as there are a large number of restaurants internationally popular ‎bars discos shops cafes and all sorts of entertainment facilities making it a ‎wonderful spot for the youngsters and all the family members. ‎



However most definitely the most charming feature of the city of Sharm El Sheikh ‎is its wonderful beaches. The water of the sea is transparent and full of underwater ‎treasures and the sandy beaches are relaxing with numerous activities to be done ‎during the day like snorkeling diving windsurfing riding a boat riding a jet ski or ‎even just chilling around on the beach and enjoying the sun rays. ‎



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The Naama Bay ‎



Among the best places to swim do some shopping and go for a wonderful outing at ‎night in Sharm El Sheikh is the famous Naama Bay the first section of Sharm El ‎Sheikh to be established and the most popular area of the city. ‎ The main touristic attractions in Sharm El Sheikh are located in the Naama Bay. The ‎word "Naama" in the Hebrew Language means the pleasant and this is the best ‎description to give to Naama Bay as it is a wonderfully pleasant place to be. ‎ A large number of the finest hotels shops discos restaurants cafes diving centers ‎and resorts are located in and around the Naama Bay in Sharm El Sheikh. ‎ This is beside a number of travel agents that organizes trips to destinations located ‎near Sharm El Sheikh like the Monastery of Saint Catharine the Blue Hall diving ‎spot near Dahab the Ras Abu Galum Protected Area the Colored Canyons and the ‎Protected Area of Ras Mohamed. ‎sharm Moreover many new wonderful resorts were established in Sharm El Sheikh ‎situated on the coastline from the Sharm El Sheikh Airport which offers daily ‎flights in many destinations in Egypt and other countries around the world to Nabq ‎and Ras Nasrani.‎ Hadaba of Om El Seed On the top of a high plateau the Hadaba of Om El Seed provides a new section of ‎enjoyment to the visitors and residences of Sharm El Sheikh. Many hotels different ‎sorts of accommodations offices and entertainment facilities are located in the ‎Hadaba of Om El Seed today.‎ sharm Hosting the post office and the telecommunication center of the city Hadaba Om El ‎Seed has many hotels today while others are still under construction. ‎ This section of the city hosts Alf Leila We Leila the famous restaurant and nightclub that offers a wonderful oriental show every day which includes a belly dancer a ‎Tanoora dance show and wonderful live oriental music.‎ Sharm El Maya ‎ The Bay of Sharm El Maya is under the authority of the Egyptian army and the ‎Multinational Forces and Observers which have resided in Sharm El Sheikh after the ‎signing of the Camp David Peace Agreement between Egypt and Israel in 1978 to ‎make sure both sides are abiding by the items mentioned in the agreement. ‎ However many private yachts and boat anchor here. The tourist can hire a boat for ‎a wonderful trip to view the magnificent coral reefs or to visit the National Protected ‎Area of Ras Mohamed which is among the most fabulous places to explore located ‎only 7 kilometers to the South of the city and offering wonderful snorkeling and ‎diving opportunities. ‎ The old market of Sharm El Sheikh is located in Sharm El Maya and it hosts a ‎number of hotels and numerous restaurants cafes and shops. The Old Market is the ‎best place for Shopping for souvenirs and gifts to take back home. ‎ The Coral Reefs of Sharm El Sheikh ‎ The coral reefs are the largest natural structures in the world and they are also ‎fragile highly productive ecosystems providing space shelter and food to thousands ‎of plants animals and fish. ‎ These coral reefs are actually the result of the remarkable interaction between the ‎coral animals that are called the polyps and the microscopic algae living in their ‎tissues. The polyps are able to feed themselves using its stinging cells and producing ‎plankton which forms the coral reefs together with carbon dioxide and their wastes ‎of oxygen and carbohydrates.‎ The coral reefs of Sharm El Sheikh with their stunning colors and shapes are ‎unparalleled all around the world. This is why divers from all regions visit Sharm El ‎Sheikh to enjoy admiring the magnificent undersea scenes that Sharm El Sheikh ‎offers. ‎ star The protectorate of Ras Mohamed elers to Ask-Aladdin.com the official travel Egypt Travel Information Egypt Tour Operator Egypt Trips Egypt Vacation Egypt Travel Information Egypt Tour Operator Egypt Trips Egypt Vacation trust