Sharm-el-Sheikh lies near the southernmost tip of the Sinai Peninsula where the Straits of Tiran meet the Gulf of Aqaba. Sharm-el-Sheikh serves as the starting point for an excursion into the desert and to St. Catherine's Monastery, known as the oldest Christian monastery in the world. For water-sports fans, Sharm-el-Sheikh and Na'ama Bay offer spectacular possibilities. The waters of the Red Sea and its coral reefs harbor colorful creatures that greet snorkelers and divers in this underwater paradise.
Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Driving Directions and Parking Information
Sharm El-Sheikh, South Sinai
Take El-Salam to Ring Rd/Route 523 and head southeast. Make a U-turn, then turn left at the 1st cross street onto El-Salam. Turn right and keep right to continue on Sharm El Sheikh - Dahab Rd. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Ring Rd/Route 523. Continue on Sharm El-Sheikh Main Entry Rd to your destination. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Sharm El-Sheikh Main Entry Rd. Turn right onto Presdeintly Sharm Entrance, turn right at Dusti Rd, turn left. Destination will be on the right.
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