Sharm el Sheikh: What Makes It Perfect for a Summer Getaway?

Sharm el Sheikh: What Makes It Perfect for a Summer Getaway?

Have you been to Sharm el Sheikh before? If not, it is time to get to know the resort a little bit better! Located on the Red Sea coast in Egypt, Sharm el Sheikh is a resort that attracts those looking for sunshine, entertainment, and a stunning coastline. And when it comes to summer holidays, this involves pretty much everyone, which is why so many tourists return year after year.

So if you think that a holiday to Egypt sounds right up your street, read on to find out what makes Sharm el Sheikh the perfect resort for a summer getaway…

The weather
Sharm el Sheikh boasts a year-round dry, temperate climate, and the summer months will not disappoint sun-seeking travellers. In fact, you are looking at temperatures topping at 40 degrees Celsius, so you will want to have some air conditioning in your hotel room! However, you can be virtually guaranteed that you will not experience even a drop of rain during your stay, something which cannot be said for the summer months in the UK!

The activities
Whether you are travelling with a group of friends or your family members, there will be plenty for you to do when you arrive. As the temperatures will be a good 10 or 20 degrees above those back home, you will want to take to the sea as much as possible to keep cool. Luckily there are many activities based in the Red Sea; just some of these include scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming. Scuba diving is popular here as there is some amazing marine life for you to explore further – it is hardly surprising as Sharm el Sheikh is home to a wondrous coral reef.

The nightlife
The fun doesn’t stop in Sharm el Sheikh when the sun goes down as it is absolutely teeming with cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs and night clubs. This is all part of the appeal for those who are going on cheap Sharm el Sheikh holidays for a bit of fun. It is said that parties here start at 11pm and don’t finish until dawn, meaning that the nights can be just as enjoyable as the days – it might be necessary to take a couple of naps at some point though.

The shopping
A summer holiday just isn’t complete without a bit of shopping, and Sharm el Sheikh is a bit of a paradise when it comes to places to splash your cash. You will become a pro when it comes to haggling for the best price as this is commonplace in Egypt resorts. So whether you want a few treats for yourself or want to get your hands on some souvenirs for your nearest and dearest, you will be totally spoiled for choice. Just remember to keep by enough of your cash to use for food and drinks for the rest of your trip (or at least find the closest ATM…)!

4 Responses to “Sharm el Sheikh: What Makes It Perfect for a Summer Getaway?”

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  1. Suki F says:

    If I could I’d go there only to dive in the red sea. Everything else would be a bonus.

  2. Very nice post. many things to learn from this post specially the shopping. thanks for sharing your experience.

  3. An amazing place with such natural delights. I will surely plan my upcoming vacation to this place. thanks for posting nice views.

  4. Craig says:

    The warm, dry weather sounds fantastic, I’d love to take a vacation there and just bask in the sunshine

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