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Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam is situated 250 km south of the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada, 280 km east of Edfu and about 135 km south of Quseir. This city, like most cities on the red Sea coast was initially a small fishing village, until it was opened up for international tourism, with plans to transform it into a world-class resort. The inauguration of an international airport early this year, will definitely attract more attention to this pristine, and unexplored haven on the Red Sea coast. Unquestionably, sun, sea and sand are the main attractions, available all year-round, coupled with a mild and sunny climate with virtually no rainfall. 80 km of Sandy beaches, surrounded by the turquoise, emerald and sapphire of the sea, provide a perfect setting for a relaxing, carefree vacation.

Not surprisingly, it's particularly popular with watersports fans and divers drawn to its quiet offshore coral reefs and world-renowned sites such as Elphinstone Reef with its hammerhead sharks and unmatched wealth of marine life. The quantity and beauty of the fauna and flora of these waters can only be compared with the ones in other famous coral reefs in the world, in Australia, the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean. Marsa Alam is also considered an ideal base for a fishing holiday, with conditions ideal for deep-sea fishing trips.

One of the unique features of this area is the virgin sea coast, lined with rich mangrove swamps, loved by marine and bird life. This is why a safari by jeep, horseback, camel or even quad bike, into the surrounding mountainous desert to explore oases or the long-abandoned goldmines, is one of the things not to be missed .

There are currently 3 hotels in the area, built with local materials to minimise negative impacts on the environment and to complement the unique environment of this area, with optimistic plans to develop the tourist infrastructure, to cope with the anticipated surge of travelers seeking the serene beauty of Marsa Alam.

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