Egypt Island

           

 

  

 


 
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Egypt is a very touristic place which attracts a large number of tourists for its pyramids, pharaohs, temples and ruins. But the beaches of Egypt also attracts the tourists, there is around Egypt a large number of small and larger islands that attracts load of travellers. Some of the islands of Egypt are: Green Island, Abatos, Nelson’s Island, Pharaoh’s Island, Elephantine, Mukawwa Island, Kitchener Island, Bigeh, Sehel Island. Abatos was a rocky island near Philae in the Nile also known as Abaton where only the Egyptian priests were allowed to enter. Green Island is an artificial island in the Red Sea which is fifty meters wide and one hundred and forty five meters long. The green Island was a fortress built by the British forces during the World War II. Bigeh is in the Nile River close to the Philae Island and was sacred to the ancient Egyptian. It was believed that Osiris was buried on the island. The fortification of Bigeh Island controlled the access to Nubia. The Pharaoh’s Island is in the northern Gulf of Aqaba. Crusaders who were defending Aqaba built in the twelfth century a citadel on the island and called it Ile de Graye. Kitchener’s Island is a small island in the Nile at Aswan. It was named so because the island was given to Lord Kitchener to thank him for his services in Sudan Campaign.

 
 

 

Egypt Island

 

 
 
 
Egypt Mahmya Resort

 

Mahmya Resort

 

 
Egypt Bar on the Beach

 

Bar on the Beach

 

 
Egypt Bathroom on the Beach
 

 

Bathroom on the Beach
 

 

 
Egypt Beach
 

 

 Egypt Beach

 

 
Egypt Buoys
 

 

Egypt Buoys
 

 

 
Egypt Cruise to Mahmya
 

 

Cruise to Mahmya
 

 

 
Egypt Gifton Island
 

 

Gifton Island

 

 
Egypt Hurghada Sheraton
 

 

Hurghada Sheraton

 

 
Egypt Island
 

 

Egypt Island

 

 
Egypt National Park
 

 

National Park

 

 
Egypt Red Sea of Mahmya
 

 

Red Sea of Mahmya
 

 

 
Egypt Restaurant of Mahmya
 

 

Restaurant of Mahmya

 

 
Egypt Sailing
 

Egypt Sailing
 

 

 
Egypt Sandy Beaches
 

Egypt Sandy Beaches

 

 
Egypt Snorkelling at Mahmya
 

Snorkelling at Mahmya

 

   

 


 

 

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