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Marsa Alam is located on the Red Sea in Egypt about 790 km and 300 km south of Hurghada. Marsa Alam is famous for its sandy beaches and coral reefs. Kite-surf site in El-Naaba Lagoon is separated from the open sea by a coral reef. Wadi El-Gemal National Park, on the south, encompasses desert, seagrass beds, reefs, and islands. Abu Dabbab Bay is known by sea Turtles and Dugongs (sea cows).

El-Naaba Lagoon Marsa Alam
El-Naaba Lagoon Marsa Alam


Green Sea Turtles - Marsa Alam
Green Sea Turtles - Marsa Alam

Dugong - Marsa Alam
Dugong - Marsa Alam


Marsa Alam has fast increasing popularity as a tourist destination with development following since opening of Marsa Alam International The airport in 2003.

Emerald Mines - Marsa Alam
Emerald Mines - Marsa Alam



Seti_I Temple - Marsa Alam
Seti_I Temple - Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam
has a magnificent place to visit, such as the Emerald Mines and the Temple of Seti I at Khanais.


Marsa Alam Photos

Camping - Marsa Alam
Camping - Marsa Alam

Diving - Marsa Alam
Diving - Marsa Alam

Dugong - Marsa Alam
Dugong - Marsa Alam

Handmade - Marsa Alam
Handmade - Marsa Alam

Handmade - Marsa Alam
Handmade - Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam
Marsa Alam


Beach - Marsa Alam
Beach - Marsa Alam

Beach - Marsa Alam
Beach - Marsa Alam


Coral Reef - Marsa Alam
Coral Reef - Marsa Alam

Coral Reef - Marsa Alam
Coral Reef - Marsa Alam


Nayzak Beach - Marsa Alam
Nayzak Beach - Marsa Alam

Nayzak Beach - Marsa Alam
Nayzak Beach - Marsa Alam


Green sea Turtles - Marsa Alam
Green Sea Turtles - Marsa Alam

Sunset at Marsa Alam
Sunset at Marsa Alam

Tanoura dancer - Marsa Alam
Tanoura dancer - Marsa Alam



Wadi El-Gemal National Park
Wadi El-Gemal National Park 

Ride Camel on Beach - Marsa Alam
Ride Camel on Beach - Marsa Alam

Activities and sightseeing in Marsa Alam:

  • Enjoy a day trip excursion to the Emeral mines and an ancient Gold Mine.
  • Enjoy sightseeing in the Desert and visit the Wadi Gemal National Park.
  • Go Snorkeling along the Beautiful beaches.
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery and famous beaches.
  • Also, Visit the majestic "Karnak" Temple in Luxor.


          The best scuba diving sites in Marsa Alam:

            • Elphinstone Reef: One of the best dive sites in the World. It is an offshore Reef offering spectacular wall drift diving with wonderful Coral and amazing Marine Life. This place is famous for regular encounters of Hammerhead Sharks and the dangerous White-tip Shark! This site is for experienced divers only.
            • Dolphin House (Sha’ab Samadai): This wonderful reef creates a lagoon with clear seeing. The lagoon is good for scuba diving or snorkelling with dolphins. It is a very memorable experience.
            • Abu Dabbab: The most popular dive site in the area. you can dive with the very rare and endangered Dugongs. This is also home to many big Green Sea Turtles and the rare guitar shark.
            • Fury Shoals: The most pristine reef of the area with amazing hard and soft coral.
            • Wreck of the Hamada: Marsa Alam has the Hamada wreck, it is a 65 m longship that crashed in 1993. is an easy and spectacular shore dive and underwater photography.

                      Diving - Marsa Alam
                      Diving - Marsa Alam



                      Weather and Temperatures and the Best time to visit Marsa Alam:

                      • You can expect 25°C on average from October to March.
                      • Air temperature is much higher in Summer from April to September and is usually around 35°C.
                      • March to May is the Best time to visit, and in October/November time for warm and sunny weather.


                      Accommodation 


                      Marsa Alam has a luxury and comfortable resorts and hotels.

                      Resort - Marsa Alam
                      Resort - Marsa Alam

                      Resort - Marsa Alam
                      Resort - Marsa Alam


                      Health and Safety

                      If you are planning for a dive trip or travelling to Marsa Alam, it is really good to have travel insurance for scuba diving.

                      Marsa Alam map




                      How to reach Marsa Alam?


                      Entry Visa 

                      on arrival, you can purchase at the Airport.


                      Option 1

                      Fly directly to Marsa Alam International Airport. direct flights from the UK, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russia and other European countries.

                      Option 2

                      Fly to Cairo then takes a domestic flight with Egypt Air to Marsa Alam Airport. Also, from Cairo, you can take a 10-hour bus to Marsa Alam.

                      Option 3

                      Fly to Luxor and take a taxi for 2 hours to Marsa Alam.

                      Option 4

                      Fly to Hurghada and take a taxi for 4 hours. 






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