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Average Flight Time:
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Shark’s Bay is part of the popular Sharm el Sheikh region of Egypt. Shark's Bay overlooks the Tiran Islands and its superb beach, gorgeously warm seas and gentle sea breezes make the resort an ideal spot for swimming and relaxing. The resort is also a popular choice with divers, with the Red Sea and the spectacular coral reefs off the shore just waiting to be explored. Shark’s Bay will appeal to visitors seeking a relaxing atmosphere while remaining close to the lively Egypt hotspot of Na'ama Bay, just a short ride away. The Soho Square complex includes some of the most famous names in shopping and an abundance of restaurants, bars, ice rink and bowling centre. There’s a great selection of hotels and apartments to choose from in Shark’s Bay and most hotels have pools, health spas, evening entertainment and children’s facilities. And what’s more, flights to Shark’s Bay take just over 5 hours from most UK airports - add in a short transfer time from the airport and year-round sunshine and it’s easy understand why a holiday in Shark’s Bay is the perfect choice!

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Shark’s Bay enjoys long hot summers and mild winters, with no rain during the summer season and temperatures often reaching 37C during July. The best time to explore the ancient sites is during the winter months when the temperature is lower, around 21C. July and August boast 13 hours of sunshine a day, making this the best time for diving in the crystal clear blue seas. In November the temperature drops to a pleasant 27C but still with very little rainfall. The winter season lasts from December to February but temperatures still only drop to around 22C.
Things to see & do

The beach is the centre of daytime life on a Sharks Bay holiday, whether its relaxing in the sunshine or enjoying the many watersports on offer. Diving and snorkelling are particularly popular with an abundance of dive schools available offering trips out to explore the many wrecks and dive sites off shore. For golfers theres the Jolie Ville Golf Resort in nearby Sharm el Sheikh to enjoy. Go ice skating or bowling at the Soho Square complex.

Nightlife in Sharks Bay is quite lowkey with a few pubs and bars to choose from. The Soho Square complex has an English pub and a selection of bars to enjoy as well as an ice rink and bowling centre. Nearby Na'ama Bay's streets are lined with a great choice of bars and clubs, including a Hard Rock Caf and a Pacha, making it a popular choice with young and lively visitors.

Food & drink

Dining out in Sharks Bay includes international restaurants as well local Egyptian eateries. The Soho Square complex has a selection of cuisines to try including Cantonese, Indian and Thai options. Local dishes are heavily influenced by Turkish, Greek, French and Lebanese culture and include falafels, shish kebab and kofta. Egypt is a Muslim country but you will still find alcohol served in the hotels. Tea is served in glasses and comes dark and impossibly sweet; the same is true with coffee, which is taken in the Turkish style.

Things to know before you go

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office ( website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.

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