The days when Sharm el Sheikh was a quiet fishing village are long gone. Today, a plethora of divers, water enthusiasts and sun worshipers travel to Sharm el Sheikh to explore its warm sea and relax on its sandy beaches. Located on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, the scenery surrounding Sharm El Sheikh is quite spectacular and unique.
The accommodations offered vary from luxury five star hotels to budget-friendly accommodations. No matter where you stay, Sharm El Sheikh is a lively city with plenty to do during the day and at night. The proximity to one of the best dive sites in the world at Ras Mohammed Marine National Park, coupled with plenty of local bars and nightclubs to enjoy, make Sharm El Sheikh a popular destination. There is also an abundance of other watersports, shopping, restaurants and spas.
When to fly to Sharm El Sheikh
Thanks to the excellent weather, the peak season in Sharm El Sheikh is long, running from April to October. Though the hottest months of June to August can be unbearable elsewhere in Egypt, the breeze at the coast means that tourism continues throughout this time.
March to May and September to October are good times to visit if you are looking for a bit more peace. The temperatures are still high, but the beaches will be less crowded.
Though it remains warm year-round, there can be rain from November to February.