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Egypt - Red Sea holidays

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A relaxing alternative to the fabled treasures of ancient Egypt, the fashionable resorts that make up the Red Sea Riviera are now considered to be the place to holiday. Most of the resorts are renowned for their luxurious hotels, golden sandy beaches and of course diving centres. The area is renowned for living coral reefs, and scuba diving experts from around the globe come to explore the underwater paradise.

Flight time: About 5 hours, 30 minutes approx. hours

 

  • Flying from Republic of Ireland

    • DublinDec 19th 2013 - Oct 2014
  • Flying from Northern Ireland

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Kids’ Club

Children will never be bored with our fun-packed Kids’ Clubs, open at least four hours a day, five days a week. From babies to teens, all ages are catered for.

Family choice

These great properties are perfect for families, with plenty to keep both kids and grown-ups happy. With a wide range of Family Choice accommodation to choose from, you're sure to find something to suit your family's needs.

Couples

Take your pick from these great holidays, ideal for those wanting to relax in a friendly environment for couples.

Close to the Beach

Choose one of these accommodations to ensure you are within 400 metres of the beach (1km for villas).

Central Location

These accommodations are guaranteed to be less than 500 metres from the centre of your resort, close to bars and restaurants.

Activities

Choose one of these holidays and you'll find a range of fun things to do including sports and/or day and evening entertainment.

Young and lively

Perfect for fun-seeking couples and groups, Young and Lively properties and resorts are all about lively holidays for lively people.

Premier Choice

Premier Choice is an exclusive selection of 4 and 5 star hotels, all boasting stunning locations and excellent standards of accommodation, cuisine and service. You’ll find them close to the beach or resort centre, with spacious pool areas for relaxing in the sun.

Choose a Premier Choice holiday and the price includes pre-reserved seating on all our flights and any other airline which offers this facility (to be confirmed at the time of booking).

Things to do

Eating Out

Glass of beer: €2.25, £1.98. Bottle of wine: €15, £13.20. 3 course meal (inc. wine): €22.50, £19.81. Prices shown are approximate.

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Food and drink

Egyptian cooking is quite similar to Mediterranean cuisine and can by quite spicy. Traditional dishes included ‘ful’, a spicy stew of beans, kofta kebabs and lamb. The national drink is tea, usually served black with sugar, or try ‘karkade’ a deep-red infusion of hibiscus flowers. For a tea break Egyptian style sample the sheesha, a pipe filled with a special kind of tobacco mixed with molasses.

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Shopping

Plenty of foreign and local products available, ranging from jewellery, leather goods, pottery, brass and cotton items.

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Transfer to your resort

From Sharm el Sheikh Airport to Sharm el Sheikh: 30 mins approx.

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Information

Language: Arabic, English and Egyptian. Currency: Egyptian Pound (LE).

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Eating Out

Glass of beer: €2.25, £1.98. Bottle of wine: €15, £13.20. 3 course meal (inc. wine): €22.50, £19.81. Prices shown are approximate.

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Nightlife

Nightlife is centred around the north of Sharm el Sheikh. In Naama Bay you will find a selection of casinos, shops, discos and nightclubs.

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Language

Arabic and English

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Taxis

Many hotels provide courtesy buses to Naama Bay. There are numerous taxis on every corner - just be sure to agree the price before you set off, or jump into one of the minibuses that go up and down the main road.

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Kids Club
Kids Club

Children will never be bored with our fun-packed Kids Clubs, open at least four hours a day, five days a week.From babies to teens, all ages are catered for.

Family Choice
Family Choice
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These great properties are perfect for families, with plenty to keep both kids and grown-ups happy.

With a wide range of Family Choice accommodation to choose from, you're sure to find something to suit your family's needs.

Couples
Couples

Take your pick from these great holidays, ideal for those wanting to relax in a friendly environment for couples.

Close to the beach
Close to the beach

Choose one of these accommodations to ensure you are within 300 metres of the beach (1km for villas).

Centre Of Things
Centre Of Things

These accommodations are guaranteed to be less than 200 metres from the centre of your resort, close to bars and restaurants.

Activities
Activities

Choose one of these holidays and you'll find a range of fun things to do including sports and/or day and evening entertainment.

Young And Lively
Young And Lively

Perfect for fun-seeking couples and groups, Young and Lively properties and resorts are all about lively holidays for lively people.

Premier Choice
Premier Choice
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Premier Choice is an exclusive selection of 4 and 5 star hotels, all boasting stunning locations and excellent standards of accommodation, cuisine and service.

You'll find them close to the beach or resort centre, with spacious pool areas for relaxing in the sun.Choose a Premier Choice holiday and the price includes pre-reserved seating on all our flights and any other airline which offers this facility (to be confirmed at the time of booking).

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