5 Tips to make the most of your vacation at Marsa Alam

As you ride from the airport to Marsa Alam, gazing out the sparkling blue waters of the Red Sea on one side, at the mountains and vast deserts on the other,you could be thinking that this unique destination only offer a simple choice between swimming or relaxing by the beach or pool.

However, you can do far more. For those who want to do something every day of their stay we highlight the most remarkable experiences you can get during your next visit:


A great beach spot, Utopia Beach Club is blessed with an abundance of stunning dive sites within easy reach. Taking a shore entry, you can experience the best that the Red Sea has to offer and still be home on time for a sundowner drink at the Diver’s Bar.

The northern and southern House Reefs, both dive and snorkeling sites accessible directly from the hotel beach. Maximum depth 30m+, easy diving for beginners, an abundance of fish and marine life (watch a video created by a loyal hotel guests).

You may also take a Zodiac to Shaab El Kenz, a dive site about 5 minutes north, a real treasure with stunning coral and reef formations. Or book a full day boat trip with two dives, with food on board and visit international dive and marine life sites such as Erg Monika/Erg Lassal pinnacles, Marsa Mubarak, Serib Kebir, Maheleg, Sharm Fughani and Sharm Tachtani

You are more likely to encounter playful spinner dolphins and manta rays. This is one of the world’s most likely places you will be able to get up close to and swim with dolphins. This is such fun, so life affirming and interesting.


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