Tuesday, May 28, 2013


Dahab, which means gold in Arabic, was originally a Bedouin fishing village and is located on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula, about 50 miles from Sharm el Sheikh.Dahab was originally a fishing village is now a thriving resort with hotels, campsites, restaurants, cafes, bars and of course its beautiful beaches.Dahab consists of two separate parts. In the north is the former Bedouin village Assalah which is intended primarily for backpackers, with cheap accommodation. In the south of Laguna (also known as city of Dahab / Medina) where you find the most upscale hotels.

The main attractions of Dahab are its white sand beaches where you can relax in the sun and take a dip in the beautiful clear waters of the Red Sea.

If you want a change to enjoy the sun, you can take a safari dessert, enjoy a ride on a quad in the desert, go mountain climbing, horse riding and camel riding or you can enjoy when many tours that are offered. These tours include visits to the Old Port of Dahab, Ein Khudra (a Bedouin oasis), Wadi Gnay (a Bedouin oasis), Mount Sinai and St Catherines, Jerusalem (Israel), Petra (Jordan) and many more.

There are excellent dive sites in Dahab area, including the best Sinai Blue Hole. There are more than 50 dive centers located in the area of ​​Dahab. Dahab is also ideal for windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking and diving.

South of Dahab are Qnai el-el-Rayan and Qnai Atschan are wadis (dry valleys) where there is a large climbing on offer.


As Dahab is surrounded by water, there are plenty of fresh fish and seafood served in many restaurants. The trendiest restaurants located within the much less expensive than those near the beach land.

With lots of cheap holidays on offer, Dahab is an excellent choice for your vacation, especially as the weather here is pleasant throughout the year and has an abundance of cheap housing.

Beware of last minute holidays to Dahab that is the place to visit at any time of year, even in winter when there is very little rain.

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