Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam becomes one of the famous holiday destinations after the opening of Marsa Alam International Airport in 2011. The warm climate and the moderate current helps Marsa Alam to be one of the best diving and snorkeling destinations overlooking the Red Sea.


Marsa Alam


Location:  Marsa Alam is an old, small town located in the south of the Eastern Desert in Egypt on the Red Sea. It is 790 kilometers south of Cairo and about 300 kilometers from Hurghada .

Overview: It is famous for diving and fishing. Now, Marsa Alam is one of the fastest growing holiday resorts in Egypt, which is popular with windsurfers and divers. Sun worshippers are fortunate enough to discover the resort's remote tranquility. In the past few years, Marsa Alam has become an important touristic destination, especially after the opening of Marsa Alam international Air Port.

Many people, tourists, and Egyptians believe that Marsa Alam , in the few coming years, will become another Sharm El-Shiekh. The new Marsa Alam International Air Port is the first privately owned and operated the International commercial airport in Egypt. Furthermore, it is the first airport in aviation history operating under a complete BOT system. Although previously a small fishing village, the construction of an International Airport in 2001 has established Marsa Alam as an upcoming and exclusive holiday resort.

With a host of tourism projects planned for the near future, Marsa Alam is set to rival the popularity of established Egyptian resorts, such as Hurghada and Sharm El-Shiekh.

How to reach: By bus: You can reach Marsa Alam by a bus from Cairo and it takes about 12 hours. By plane: You can fly from Cairo to Marsa Alam , the flight takes about One and a half hour.

Sightseeing:  Marsa Alam is a village with a small harbor and stone quay; it is the ideal base for a fishing holiday. The Dokki Shooting Club has a rest house there and can arrange deep sea fishing trips. Sharks, lobsters, turtles and muraena are among the catches. There are some fine offshore coral reefs and good diving facilities, for which the area has become well known.

The city is from the major region to be visited in the Red Sea because of its unique beaches, it is also the starting point of deep fishing. Marsa Alam is definitely unique in itself because it is the best in the world as a whole where you can enjoy diving, snorkeling and the different water sports and desert Safari. You are offered the opportunity to make a wonderful excursion aboard one of the nicest boats.

There, you can practice all your favorite hobbies of diving and snorkeling You are going to have lunch in an oriental style. Food will be served before your eyes and served hot.

Reference: (Best of Egypt) Volume III

Get in Marsa Alam :

By Plane

Marsa Alam International Airport

By Bus

You can reach it by whetherther from Cairo , Luxor , or Hurghada .

By Car

You can reach it from Cairo , Giza, or Alexandria, but it would take more than 10 hours driving. You can also reach it from Hurghada or Luxor , but it would take less time.

Hotels:
  1. LABRANDA Gemma Resort
  2. The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort - All Inclusive
  3. Sea View Rihana Guest House
  4. Sol y Mar Solitaire
  5. Brayka Resorts
  6. Blue Vision Diving Hotel
  7. Beach Safari Resort
  8. Star House
  9. Moon Resort
  10. Fantazia Resort - All Inclusive
  11. Moon Resort
  12. Hotel fantazia resort
  13. FAM Hotel & Resort m
  14. Three Corners Aqua
  15. Zain Oasis
  16. Blue vision hotel
  17. Diving Station - Reef Villa
  18. Sol Y Mar Reef Resta
  19. Marina View Residence
  20. Blue Reef Red Sea Resort
  21. Red Sea Hotel
  22. Deep Ashri
  23. Royal Brayka Beach Resort
  24. Aurora Oriental Bay Resort
  25. Laguna Beach Resort - Marsa Alam
  26. Hotel Aurora
  27. FLORIANA DREAM
  28. Ann Nakary Bay Resort
  29. Cataract Marsa Alam
  30. Marsa Nakari Village Red Sea Diving Safari
  31. Dream Lagoon
  32. gemma beach
  33. Marsa Nakari - Red Sea Diving Safari
  34. Emerald Lagoon
  35. Garden Lagoon
  36. Bedouin Valley Eco Lodge
  37. Marina View Residence
  38. Labranda Gemma Resort
  39. BeachSafari Resort
  40. Cataract Resort
  41. Dessole Alexander The Great
  42. Abo Nawas Resort
  43. Cupidon Resort

 


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