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Sharm El-Sheikh at a glance

Whether you want to snorkel in clear warm waters, sunbathe by the pool or shop until you drop, Sharm el Sheikh offers, literally, the full package holiday.

As one of the most established resorts along the Red Sea Riviera visitors can enjoy popular Na'ama Bay or explore the quieter Old Town.

Surrounded by a crystal-clear blue sea and a stunning desert landscape, Sharm el-Sheikh is far more than a resort town. Olympic Holidays features many beautiful hotels which can be a base for a beach holiday or a platform to explore Egyptian culture.

While diving is a top sport at Ras Um Sidd, there’s fun for all tastes including camel rides in the desert, guided climbing in the red, rugged mountains, visiting St Catherine’s Monastery, a Turtle Bay boat trip, the Coloured Canyon and Ras Mohammed National Park.

A day out to the historic site of Mount Sinai is really worth considering.

Shopping is a real Turkish delight with Bedouin handicrafts, jewellery and precious stones, spices, leather bags, embroidered goods and superb Egyptian linen.

For winter sun, it’s pleasantly warm with temperatures similar to a British summer while summertime sees the heat soar to around 40C.

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