Gateway to an underwater world
When you arrive in Marsa Alam and travel to one of the hotels between El Quseir and Lahami Bay, the first thing you will want to do is relax and enjoy the sea.
Diving down into the kingdom of the fish and coral in the Red Sea is a simply magnificent experience. There is more to discover in this wonder world than there is above the water. And if you want a change, you can always swap the waves of the water for those of the desert.
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Edelweiss tips for Marsa Alam
Sightseeing in your Marsa Alam holidays
Coraya Bay is highly recommended here. Divers like the divespots in the very south. They are not crowded and the reefs are healthy and colorful. View in maps
The most traditional way to explore the beauty of the dessert is on a Bedouin camel. The Bedouins offer excursions including an evening meal – so you can step out across the vastness of the desert, swaying as you go. The rider's thoughts can roam free… Discover the Desert
And in the evening there'll be singing and laughter with the Bedouins round the campfire in the desert, as the Milky Way spreads its wonder over the barren landscape. Sunset Safari