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Address: Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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+20 69 3662218
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Nice beach, too packed though

Beautiful blue color water and sandy beach, unfortunately it is packed with parasols and tourists, including a very loud animation team. Probably one of the best beaches in Sharm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
DGS83
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful blue color water and sandy beach, unfortunately it is packed with parasols and tourists, including a very loud animation team. Probably one of the best beaches in Sharm El Sheikh, however we only went there once, I don´t think is worth going more times unless it is very close to your hotel.

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Thank DGS83
Essex, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best snorkelling sites in sharm beautiful crystal clear waters with no current as it a bay

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Thank mart1777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the reef at el fanar is beutiful. i did 2 dives there and a lot of hours by snorkeling. the restaurant there had fair prices. you have to visit this place if you want to see a beautiful reef

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Thank butoloco
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a short jetty for divers to get down to the water. This is also used by snorkelers but there can be some significant currents on that piece of coastline and if you are swept around the corner, you will not be coming back. Shower(outdoor), toilets and places to get a snack on the headland. No beach but there... More 

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Thank MasafiOne
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The atmosphere and view are mesmerizing, the fish and corals were amazing as well. and if you visit at night is also very nice

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Thank Amr E
Kiev, Ukraine
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

the reef is rather deep near the pontone, much better view for snorkeling if to swim right to the hotels in the bay

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Diving was excellent with 2 very accessible reefs off a pontoon. During rest got a very good meal which was reasonably priced. Visited during an off peak season so there was not many people around. Beach area was clean and provided good sun shades and loungers free of charge.

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Thank Gary D
Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great private and secluded beach area in Naama Bay, great snorkeling and good food as well. I recommend this highly for a day trip

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

in this places there are beaches , cafes and restaurants there and the view is really wonderful from there

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Thank Mira K
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

good place.unfortunately i went to El Fanar at night.i'm sure this place is wooow and romantic at morning.the place is under constructions and it is very quit at night.

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