Dahab | The Perfect Red Sea Resort Town

Dahab is an Egyptian resort town that belongs to the South Sinai Governorate and is located on the Gulf of Aqaba, about 100 km from Sharm El-Sheikh and 87 km from Nuweiba, and was named after the color of its golden sand. The city is famous for its crystal clear beaches and natural dive sites rich in coral reefs.

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The tourist complex has developed around the Bedouin village of Assalah, north of the city, where cheaper hotels, campsites, restaurants, and banquets on the seafront are aimed primarily at young and independent tourism with budgets that are not too high.

The chicest part is located south of the city, where there are luxury hotels, tourist villages, and dive centers that attract very different types of customers. The main attraction, however, remains for all the sea and the coral reef with its rich marine life, obvious even through shallow dives close to the shore.

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Dahab Sinai can be divided into three main parts. The estuaries, which include the Bedouin village of Asala, are to the north. South of the estuary is impregnated, which is more touristy and has more hotels. In the southwest is the city that includes the Laguna region, which is popular for shallow surfing. Most people who have visited Dahab in the past are traveling to their backs and are interested in diving and snorkeling in the Red Sea.


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Dahab welcomes large numbers of tourists from all over the world. It is world-famous for great surfing. Reliable winds provide the conditions and advantage of flat water within the Dahab Strait. Away from the beach, and with the mixing of strong wind conditions wavelet provides tremendous conditions for surfing. Entry-level Open Water courses take three to four days to complete, after which you’re free to sign up for fun dives to prime Dahab

Most diving centers in Dahab offer daily trips to SS Thistlegorm, one of the most popular shipwrecks in the world. The British cargo ship sank into service during World War II in 1941, after being shocked by two German treasures. It was loaded with allied supplies at that time. SS Thistlegorm was discovered by Jacques Cousteau in 1955 and is now the jewel of a diving scene in the Red Sea. More than 400 feet / 120 meters in length
From the wild activities available in Dahab, you can climb rocks, explore the region on camelback and enjoy the authenticity of Arab horses, mountain biking, jeep trips, and quad bikes, and you can take a trip to Ras Abu Gallum.

Abu Gallum Nature Reserve is a multi-purpose nature reserve. It is located in South Sinai in Egypt and overlooks the Gulf of Aqaba on the road between Sharm El-Sheikh and Taba in a region called Wadi Al-Kasasa. It was declared protected by Prime Minister Decision No. 1511 of 1992 and amended by Resolution No. 33 of 1996. It is one of the world's most famous dive spots the Kanoun region is one of the best diving areas in Al-Asala, where about 75% of the population of the city is divided into three areas (Mubarak City, Zarnouk, Al-Asala)The main neighborhood of the city starts with Al Fanar Street and then Aqaba Bay.

Also, one of the distinct areas is Jabal Musa, or Tor Sinai, which is a mountain located in the South Sinai Governorate in Egypt; it is 2385 meters above sea level. His name was Jabal Musa in connection to the Prophet Musa, to whom his Lord spoke on this mountain and received the Ten Commandments according to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.


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