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Nabq Bay

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Nabq Bay is in Sharm el-Sheikh.

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Nabq Bay Located 20 minutes’ drive from Sharm International Airport, this place is a city within the city. It has several advantages over the rest of the town. The beach formation at Nabq is different, as it consists of a 1 km shallow ankle-high water, followed by a sharp drop off. National Park of Nabq is a beautifully plush area, brimming with life right in the middle of the desert, the region of Nabq has been announced as a protected spot in 1992, and has been made part of the Ras Mohamed National Park’s territory.

Nabq Bay is on a promontory overlooking the Straits of Tiran at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba. Sharm el-Sheikh city has been subdivided into five areas, namely Nabq Bay, Ras Nasrani, Naama Bay, Umm Sid, and Sharm El Maya. Together with Hay el Nour, Hadaba, Rowaysat, Montazah and Shark's Bay, it forms a metropolitan area of 42 square kilometres.

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Nabq is the less crowded area of Sharm el Sheikh, consisting mainly of hotels and beaches where you can swim surrounded by fish or dive off the coral reef. A quiet area with good views over to Tiran Island. This is a long way from Na'ama Bay though, at least half an hour drive. Not really suitable for divers, due to its distance from the dive centres.

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Nabq Bay, now one of the world’s premiere resorts and environmentally-protected diving destinations, entices visitors to explore nature or just sit back and relax. Visitors will be charmed by reefs populated with hundreds of species of coral and thousands of tropical fish. It is truly an extraordinary environment.

There are many Sharm excursions, same day tours and transfer services available. You can take a variety of Sharm excursions or Day Tours for Safari & all entertainment activities. Also you can travel to Cairo, Luxor, Jerusalem, Petra, Mount Sinai or St.Catherine’s.

You should book your excursions online for example before you come to Nabq Bay or Sharm el Sheikh. This way you can choose your Day excursions from a variety of trips and services that are available to you and it could work out cheaper and easier if you book online.

  • Things to do in Nabq Bay
  • Sinai Golf Heights - Dusti Rd, Nabq Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Aqua Blue Sharm Excursions - Day Tours Office No3 - Laguna Vista Hotel| El-Salam Street, Nabq Bay, Sharm El Sheikh
  • Sharm Touring Egypt - Day Tours Powered by Aqua Blue - Office No 93, Laguna Vista Hotel, El-Salam St, Nabq Bay, Sharm el Sheikh

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  • Al Khan Mall

Opposite Laguna Vista Resort, Nabq, Sharm. Al Khan, is an outdoor shopping area. If you’re bored with the usual hangouts in Sharm, head out to Nabq, destination Al Khan mall. An outdoor shopping area, Al Khan is a long alleyway with two-storey high bungalows with hatched roofs lined up on both sides creating a nice exotic ambiance. Al Khan offers a variety of stores; Billabong, Quiksilver and Guess are just a few of the names available there, not to mention cozy little cafés such as L’Aroma and Nespresso, the famous Salsa juice bar where you can have a fresh cold fruit juice cocktail and a shisha. And that’s just naming a few things you can do at Al Khan. So take your family to Al Khan for a chilled out afternoon of shopping and you’re in for a good time. Al Khan described by the rep at the welcome meeting as the Egyptian Mall and La Strada described by the rep as the more Eurpopean Mall. Al Khan is a long alleyway with two-storey high bungalows with hatched roofs lined up on both sides creating a nice exotic ambiance. With a number of international brands, coffee shops as well as business offices and an upcoming hypermarket across the street. Every Saturday entertainment and activities are arranged for children and families. Al Khan is located across the road from Laguna Vista in Nabq. For more information, call 010-999-0996.

  • La Strada

La Strada is the new entertainment center of Nabq, Sharm El Sheikh's new hot spot. Nabq is developing into a resort town of its own, quickly becoming the first choice of tourists coming to Sharm El Sheikh. With its luxurious resorts and vast sandy beaches overlooking the Tiran Island, Nabq has 5,000 hotel rooms soon to grow to as much as 27,000 rooms within the next few years.

Oriental Resorts for Touristic development has created La Strada to cater to people of all ages. An open-air affair with spacious walkways featuring shops, restaurants and sizzling night life. Not only the place to shop, but also to mix, mingle, dine, hear music and enjoy the attractive outdoor areas.

Its location being in the center of Nabq and a short walk from all the major resorts of the area has made La Strada the town center of the Nabq coastline. With its unique architecture emphasizing convenience and entertainment, people will visit more often and stay longer.

A five minute bus ride from the complex takes you to a local shopping mall with a Metro supermarket as well as bars, off licences, restaurants and independent stores. The night-life hub of Naama Bay is 20 minutes and 30p away by local bus. It has a bewildering choice of restaurants, bars, casinos, clubs and shops. A short ride further is Old Sharm, known as the Old Market, which has superb fish restaurants such as Fares and is a good place for skilled hagglers to pick up bargains.

If you are one of those who came here in order to explore the rich world of Sinai with its amazing variety of Activities, games and entertainment, then you can choose one of the following: Aqua Parks, Sinai Desert Trekking, Parasailing, Go Karting, Water and Wind Sports, Kiting or a romantic Bedouin Dinner under the starlit Sinai sky. If adrenaline is not for you, then perhaps you can lie lazily on the beach, enjoying every moment.

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Nabq has high quality restaurants including Onions, On-Fish, Peking House, as well as McDonalds, Starbucks, TGI Fridays and many more fast food places which also deliver. Soho Square is five minutes in the opposite direction near the Savoy Hotel, offering international restaurants night clubs, an English pub, designer shops, ice skating, and bowling alley.

  • Places to eat
  • Hard Rock Cafe Nabq
  • Bar One and Restaurant - Nabq
  • Bus Stop Nabq
  • Ristorante Cosa Nostra
  • Churchills Cafe

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  • Hard Rock Cafe Nabq is located right next to Laguna Vista Resort, on Nabq's main road, 10 min from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport.

In Nabq Bay you will find Aqua Active Dive Centre at Laguna Vista Resort. The Star Hotel offers Beverly Hills Restaurant, Monroe Bar, Disco Bowling (4 Playing Lanes), Hollywood Cinema, StarLight Disco. The Sun Hotel offer Champagne Bar, Squeeze Disco and the Moon Hotel offer MoonShine Bar, Monet Le Jardin..

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There is 19 hotels in this area of Nabq Bay

  • Coral Sea Splash Resort
  • Rixos Sharm El Sheikh
  • Royal Albatros Moderna Sharm el-Sheikh
  • Cleopatra Luxury Resort
  • Sea Gardens
  • Rehana Royal Beach Resort & Spa
  • Sea Life Resort
  • Radisson Blu Resort, Sharm El Sheikh
  • Sharm Grand Plaza
  • Rehana Sharm Resort
  • Sea Club Resort - Sharm el Sheikh
  • Oriental Resort Sharm El Sheikh
  • VClub Valtur Tiran Beach
  • Sea Club Aqua Park
  • Hauza Beach Resort
  • Aqua Hotel Resort & Spa
  • Faraana Heights Resort
  • Riva Club
  • Elegant Zouara Hotel
  • Furnished Private Studio in Tropicana Sea Beach Resort & Aqua Park, Peace Road, Nabq Bay, 61111 Sharm El Sheikh (10 km from Sharm el Sheik airport). checkin: 12:00; checkout: 14:00. This private studio, situated in the beautiful Tropicana Sea Beach Resort, is located in Sharm El Sheikh, 200 meters from Nabq Bay. The apartment offers self-catering accommodation for two adults and two children. The studio unit has a double bed, a sofa bed for two children, air-conditioning and a TV. The open-plan design includes a well equipped kitchen with a stove, fridge-freezer and washing machine. The en-suite bathroom has a shower. The balcony overlooking the garden, swimming pool and waterpark. Tropicana Sea Beach Resort has an restaurant and a children’s playground. Guests have free access to the spa and gym, and enjoy an array of activities such as diving, snorkelling and windsurfing. 45. (28.0401460,34.4286840) edit


Contact[edit]

  • Sharm El Sheikh Tourist Information Offices [Office(s) Address(es) in Sharm]
  • Main Tourism Office – Sharm El Sheikh
  • Opening Hours: 8 am to 8 pm T: +20 69 366 4721
  • Sharm El Sheikh Post Office – Banks Str.- Ras Um Sid

Opening Hours: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm [closed on Fridays] T: +20 69 366 0518




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