Sharm el Sheikh Map

Useful Sharm el Sheikh map, and resort guide.

Resorts of Egypt Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh Map: Above you can view an interactive Google map of Sharm el Sheikh, a popular holiday destination on the Red Sea in Egypt. Also shown on this Sharm el Sheikh map is Naama.

Sharm el Sheikh: Often nicknamed "The City of Peace", Sharm el Sheikh is a city situated on the Sinai Peninsular, lapped by the Red Sea in Egypt. It has a resident population of around 35,000, but of course attracts many thousands of additional visitors due to its popularity as a holiday resort. Formerly a significant military port, Sharm el Sheikh has only gained notoriety as a tourist destination since the mid 1980's as the amount of commercial shipping was reduced.

Among its other attractions are its wonderful sandy beaches which stretch for many miles, these are lapped by the warm clear waters of the Red Sea, which provide ideal conditions for scuba diving and snorkeling. The area is rich in coral reefs, which harbour a stunning variety of marine life.

Sharm el Sheikh Hotels: There are a huge choice of hotels in Sharm el Sheikh, ranging from basic ecomony hotels to 5 Star luxury hotels, among the best known are the Ritz Carlton Hotel, the Hyatt Regency and the Four Seasons, other include the Hilton Sharks Bay Resort, the Park Inn Resort, the Domina Prestige Resort, the Domina Oasis Resort and the Three Corners Palmyra Resort, you can book these and over 140 more hotels and resorts in Sharm el Sheikh by using the booking form on the right, which offers the best rates available.

Sharm el Sheikh Climate: The main attraction of the city as a holiday resort is the wonderful climate, and it is a popular winter destination as the average temperatures range from 15°C to 30°C, summer temperatures are even hotter and can reach 45°C, the annual average high temperature is 30°C.

Sharm el Sheikh Nightlife: The nightlife in Sharm el Sheikh is lively and vibrant, with a huge choice of bars, restaurants, nightclubs and dance clubs. Among the best known night spots in Sharm el Sheikh are the Little Buddha, the Pirate's Bar, The Mexican, the Camel Bar, Movenpick Beach, Pacha and the Tavern.

Sharm el Sheikh Golf: You can also play golf whilst in Sharm el Sheikh, with a course within a hotel resort complex at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf And Resort.

Sharm el Sheikh Airport: If you are holidaying in Sharm el Sheik, you will most likely arrive at Sharm el Sheikh International Airport, which is 20 minutes drive from the city centre. If you do not have transport arranged then you can hire a car at the airport, or take a taxi or minibus. There are no hotels at Sharm el Sheikh airport so make sure you get your transport booked to your destination hotel. You can also book Sharm el Sheikh airport transfers online, with several reputable companies.

Sharm el Sheikh is situated at the southern point of the Sinai Peninsular, it is about 510 kilometres from Cairo and 338 kilometres from Suez.

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