Nuweiba

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approach

Monastery, Mount Sinai Saint Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. A hierarchical planning approach was adopted for the Gulf of Aqaba, whereby their components were evaluated and subdivided into zones, cities and centers. In accordance with this approach the Gulf of Aqaba zone was subdivided into four cities: Taba (Taba (Egypt)), Nuweiba, Dahab and Sharm El-Sheikh. Sharm el-Sheikh city has been subdivided into five homogeneous centers, namely Nabq, Ras Nusrani, Naama Bay


snorkeling

hr). The city of Nuweiba is new and built in concrete. The Bedouin village in Tarabin holds little of interest except seeing how settled Bedouins live in modern Egypt. Apart from this, you might enjoy ship-spotting from the beach. Do Apart from hanging out at the beach, Nuweiba offers '''diving and snorkeling''' from the camps and hotels. A small reef is located south of Tarabin, otherwise better snorkeling and diving is found at Ras Shaitan (Devils Head), a short car ride north of Tarabin

theatre (designed by the owner, a famous architect in Cairo). Petra camp offers rooms with two simple beds with and without AC. Mahmoud Sokar, the manager, also organizes trips in the area (Mount Catherine, the Colored Canyon). You can rent snorkeling material to discover the rich corals of the Red Sea right in front of the Camp. Contacts : Mahmoud Sokar +20 69-35-00-086 +20 10-47-22-001 * '''Blue Bus''', 30 EP per hut (1 or 2 persons, without breakfast). Blue Bus has excellent fresh food

: www.barracudaredsea.webs.com email address Taba-Road lat long directions 5 KM north of Nuweiba, 60 KM south of Taba phone +20 107790067 tollfree fax hours price 50 egy pound per person per night checkin checkout content Beach hut ecolodge. Restaurant serves local organic vegetables and seafood. Bedouin-owned and managed, very friendly and helpful staff, laidback atmosphere and a nice coral reef for snorkeling starting 20 m from the beach. Simple huts, electricity from 6 to 01


strip

;Weather2Travel" - !'''Jan''' !'''Feb''' !'''Mar''' !'''Apr''' !'''May''' !'''Jun''' !'''Jul''' !'''Aug''' !'''Sep''' !'''Oct''' !'''Nov''' !'''Dec''' - Tourism Between the town and the port are a strip of modern hotels, catering to beach holiday makers

in Egypt. '''Sharm el-Sheikh''' ( ) is a city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, in South Sinai Governorate, Egypt, on the coastal strip along the Red Sea. Its population is approximately 35,000 (2008). Sharm el-Sheikh is the administrative hub of Egypt's South Sinai Governorate which includes the smaller coastal towns of Dahab and Nuweiba as well as the mountainous interior, Saint Catherine's

. Nuweiba was recently discovered by tourist investors establishing hotels along the coastline connecting it with Taba in the north and Dahab in the south. The city is divided into three parts. From southward you'll find the port, the city, and Tarabin, the Beduin camp and beach strip where most backpackers stay. Nuweiba city lacks a center, but has a small strip of cheap restaurants, an internet cafe, and some souvenir shops. Along the beach in the city some resorts and more upscale camps


amazing view

, maybe 400-500 LE for a 4WD to the Colored Canyon. This is considerably much cheaper than Dahab and Sharm. Reserve at least a few days before you arrive if you want to spend a day at '''Castle Zaman'''. On a hill just north of town, it serves as an oasis for trekkers and campers in the area. You can spend a relaxing day on a bean bag seeing an amazing view of the gulf and 4 countries. Some of the features are a sauna, a good bar with cocktails, lunch dinner, and a swimming pool that blends nicely in the nature of the area. http: www.castlezaman.com Buy There is a cluster of small shops along Tarabin beach selling souvenirs and artifacts. Items of special interest are handmade Bedouin rugs and silver, which are cheaper here than in the tourist shops in the larger cities. Eat The camps and hotels runs their own restaurants, and mostly serve the standard travellers diet of pasta, pizza, pancakes and some kebab and burger varieties. Fresh fish from the Red Sea are also served in most of these places. *'''Dr. Shishkebab'''. A kebab restaurant with a large menu offering small dishes and meat. It is a welcome alternative to the camping diet. * Wikipedia:Nuweiba


special interest

in the nature of the area. http: www.castlezaman.com Buy There is a cluster of small shops along Tarabin beach selling souvenirs and artifacts. Items of special interest are handmade Bedouin rugs and silver, which are cheaper here than in the tourist shops in the larger cities. Eat The camps and hotels runs their own restaurants, and mostly serve the standard travellers diet of pasta, pizza, pancakes and some kebab and burger varieties. Fresh fish from the Red Sea are also served


great place

you to hook up mp3 devices with speakers. They also staged impromptu Egyptian drumming sessions at night with their friends. A great place to stay if you want to relax and not people watch, but if you're there for the tourist social scene, then perhaps other places would be better. *

and are kept super-clean with hot water supplied by solar-power. The large and shady restaurant area is a great place to hang out and serves up an extensive menu of local and international dishes with lots of fresh seafood options and nearly all of the ingredients sourced locally. There is excellent snorkelling (equipment provided) just off the beach and a whole host of activities (diving and desert-trips etc) can be arranged onsite. A wonderful option for those who want a peaceful and relaxing beach


modern life

directions phone +20 11-322-7554 tollfree fax hours price checkin checkout content Backed by the starkly beautiful red-tinged cliffs of the Sinai and occupying a prime piece of white-sand beach along the Red Sea’s shore, laidback Sawa Camp is the perfect antidote to modern life. The huts here sit directly on the beach. All come with a shady porch and hammock and have electricity available from 0800-1400 and again from 1600-midnight. The bathrooms are communal


offering small

in most of these places. *'''Dr. Shishkebab'''. A kebab restaurant with a large menu offering small dishes and meat. It is a welcome alternative to the camping diet. * Wikipedia:Nuweiba


hard

are located. To the north, between Tarabin and Taba, you'll find even more basic camps than you'll get in Tarabin. All these camps were struck hard by the lack of Israeli tourism after the Taba Ras Shaitan bombings in 2004 and the later Sharm and Dahab bombs. The places that used to rely on Israeli visitors can seem almost dead and you have a high chance of solitude by the beach in this area. Get in By Boat Ferries run regularly from Nuweiba across to Aqaba in Jordan, bypassing

for details on pick-up and drop-off points in Nuweiba and St. Catherine. Get around The majority of travellers arrive by ferry or bus to the port. If you are coming from Taba Cairo you could ask the bus driver to let you off by the hospital. From the port you'll have to find a taxi to the city or Tarabin. It should not be more than 5-10 LE, but as taxis are often scarce, prices will be inflated. Negotiate hard. Between the city and Tarabin distances are coverable by foot. If you're let off

sometimes be hard to come by in a small place such as Nuweiba. See The sunrise in the east, rising over the hijaz mountain-range of Saudi Arabia and the aqaba gulf is probably the most spectacular sight in this area. Otherwise, the area is low on historic sights, but offers plenty of interesting mountain landscapes. Trekking with camels can be organised from the beach in Tarabin, otherwise, an early morning walk northwards to Red Rock (small red mountain clips by the sea) is possible (about 1


popular place

directions phone +20 69-3500770 tollfree fax +20 69-3500565 price checkin checkout content 10-45 USD, Hotline: 012-2176624, Email: habiba@sinai4you.com. If you want camp life, but with more comfort than Tarabin, this popular place offers bungalows and rooms with A C. *

Nuweiba

'''Nuweiba''' (also spelled: '''Nueiba'''; ) is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba.

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