Egypt Dahab

           

 

  

 


 
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Meaning ‘gold’ in Arabic, Dahab can be divided in two main villages: Assalah`s Bedouin village in South and the Dahab`s administrative center in North. Dahab` s most developed and visited part is Assalah; most of the tourists that came here were on her own and stood at hotels. The atmosphere in Assalah is a bohemian one with shops, restaurants, palm trees, bars, campgrounds, and of course, hotels. Along the El-Qura Bay is a relaxed area with diving centers and holiday villages for the stylish tourists. Once a fishing village, the today Dahab is famous for the windsurfing possibilities due to its winds perfect to practice this sport. Close to the hotels are numerous reefs where you can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving. But something that you don’t have to miss in Dahab are the on the ground restaurants, a unique mixture of Bedouin style with the Hippie one. Just next to the sea are low tables with cloths of different colors and big cushions. In front of the restaurants are fish stalls from where you can take the fish and have it cooked just as you wish. After you eat the delicious and not all expensive menu, you can remain and rest. Dahab means palms, golden fine sands, snorkeling, diving, turquoise sea, tourist attractions. If you plan a trip to this wonderful place you can choose to accommodate at hotels, villages or, cheaper, to camp. You can travel to Blue Hole, which is at five miles away from Dahab and which is an important diving center. You can also visit the remains of the fort built by the Crusaders and which is situated on the Island of Coral. This island is towards the border with Israel. A trip to Dahab is a guarantee for an unforgettable holiday!

 
 

 

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