Self-catering in Sharm el Sheikh
Sharm el Sheikh is one of the most popular and long-standing holiday resorts in Egypt. Home to beautiful beaches, fantastic year-round climate and spectacular coral reefs, it's no wonder why Sharm el Sheikh continues to attract thousands of visitors each year. Choose from our great range of holiday homes in Egypt, including our self-catering Sharm el Sheikh apartments and villas and prepare for a relaxing holiday in beautiful surroundings.
Sharm el Sheikh - Popular destination on the Sinai Peninsula
Sharm el Sheikh is probably the most famous holiday resort on Egypt's beautiful Red Sea. Located on the stunning Gulf of cosmopolitan charm spiced with exoticism meet wonderful beaches and varied activities - making Sharm el Shiekh the special holiday destination that it is today. Browse our range of holiday homes in Egypt today and choose the one that best suits your needs. Then all that's left to do is relax and unwind on your self-catering Sharm el Sheik holiday!
Holiday homes in Egypt - Naama Bay
Naama Bay is a sunny seaside resort with a wide pedestrian promenade that turns into a lively nightlife district with restaurants, beach bars and nightclubs. As well as buzzing nightlife, there is a huge range of activities on offer, including a range of water sports. Sailing, wind surfing and kite-surfing are all available in the local area. Of course, no stay in our holiday homes in Egypt in this part of the country would be complete without exploring some of the fantastically diverse underwater wildlife that call these waters home. Snorkeling and diving excursions are offered and can be arranged locally.
The Old Market - self-catering Sharm el Sheikh
The best place to shop is the old town of Sharm el Sheikh. At the bazaar in Old Market you can find everything from souvenirs to spices, from carpets to antiques and everything in between. The market has a bustling atmosphere and is a great experience to take home with you after your stay in one of our holiday homes in Egypt.
Unspoilt beaches in the resort of Dahab north of Sharm el Sheikh
"Dahab" - meaning 'gold' in Arabic - is a small town and holiday destination that is particularly popular with divers and families. Located about 90 km north of Sharm el Sheikh, here you can soak up plenty of that Egyptian sun and unwind on the gorgeous sandy beaches. The town was once a Bedouin fishing village however it is now considered to be one of the best dive destinations in the Sinai Peninsula. The town has increased in popularity over the last few years yet has retained a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy exploring the local markets and small shops as well as restaurants and tranquil bars by the water during your stay in one of our holiday home in Egypt in Dahab.
When to stay in one of our range of holiday homes in Egypt
During the summer months, temperatures in Sharm el Sheikh soar - reaching highs that area significantly above even the rest of Egypt. This is great for those of who enjoy the heat and of course warms up the sea. However, generally temperatures during the Spring and Autumn months are more comfortable for a wider range of travellers.
• Winter (December - February) 19 ° C
• Spring (March - May) 25 ° C
• Summer (June - August) 33 ° C
• Autumn (September - November) 27 ° C
Activities around Sharm el Sheikh - the Rainbow Canyon
Take a trip to the most impressive stone desert of Sinai near Nuweiba. Rainbow Canyon is about 200 km from Sharm el Sheikh. Caution and, above all, good footwear are required for the descent into the canyon. You can expect a hike of about 1.5 hours, past coloured rock formations and sometimes very narrow passages. A visit to Egypt's very own "Grand Canyon" promises a memorable day during your holiday in your chosen holiday homes in Egypt.
Snorkeling in the remote Ras Mohammed nature park
Ras Mohammed is a protected national park in Egypt, in the southern part of the Sinai peninsula, with the Gulf of Suez on the west and the Gulf of Aqaba to the east. It is widely considered to be one of the best and most beautiful dive and snorkeling destinations in the Red Sea, if not the world. The sea in this area is known for its unique underwater landscape, beautiful fish of all sizes and colours dart in amongst the lovely coral. Both snokelling and diving trips can be arranged locally.