Red Sea History, General info and Weather

The Red Sea Al Bahr Achmar as it is calledin local lingo is an aquatic corridor as part of the Arabian Sea which inturn is a branch of the Indian Ocean. It runs between the Suez Canal in thenorth to the Gate of Lamantations or Gate of Tears (Bab-el-Mandeb) in the south before enteringthe Golf of Aden. The Red Sea slowly came to existence as anappendix coinciding with the separation of the Arabian and African tectonicplates starting about 40 000 000 years ago. By the way thistectonic movement is ...

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Red Sea History, General info and Weather

Red Sea Things To Do/Holidays

Marina / Hurghada The pedestrian-only Hurghada Marina attracts both tourists and residents for an afternoon stroll or a gourmet evening far from the Sheraton street noise. With many fine restaurants cafes and stylish bars Hurghada Marina Boulevard offers the best in food and beverage for all tastes. El Mina Mosque / Hurghada The opening of the port mosque (el mina mosque) in January 2012 coincided with the celebrations of the Red Sea Governorate s national anniversary. The mosque was built on an...

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Red Sea Things To Do/Holidays

Abu Dabbab Marsa Alam. Something For Everyone!

Abu Dabbab forms part of the coastal Marsa Alam region in Egypt. Since it borders on the Red Sea it provides unrivalled aquatic challenges and holiday pleasure! The heart of Abu Dabbab is Blue Ocean s Abu Dabbab Lodge 30 kilometers north of Marsa Alam airport. Its fantastic beach fringing the bay is only a stone s throw away from the Abu Dabbab Lodge. Abu Dabbab has something for everyone in store for all ages and all tastes. You won t be disappointed because you just cannot go wrong; such is th...

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Abu Dabbab Marsa Alam. Something For Everyone!

Make the best of your holiday in Marsa Alam

A Where To Go in Marsa Alam guide doesn t come in a pocket version. On the contrary. Marsa Alam Egypt offers almost unlimited options. It s not easy to make a choice but somebody has got to do it... Marsa Alam is one of the warmest coastal resorts in Egypt. It s located in the vicinity of the Tropic of Cancer. By late June the sun is almost directly overhead. This is when the winds from the sea have a cooling effect though. In winter the area enjoys much milder night time temperatures than many ...

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Make the best of your holiday in Marsa Alam

Diving In Marsa Alam

Now what could be one of your most enjoyable aquatic pastimes during your Marsa Alam holidays? Look no further. We re talking diving. And why are we talking diving? Well diving isn t very complicated to master it s a socializing activity where you make new international friends and it opens the window to the fantastic underwater panorama s the Red Sea is so rich with. The opportunities and choices to make in the Red Sea with so many of her unique locations with fantastic marine life are almost w...

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Diving In Marsa Alam