LOCATION: approx. 15 km from the centre of the town of MARSA ALAM with shops and bars, approx. 120 km from El Quseir; approx. 50 km from the airport in Marsa Alam.
BEACH: private, sandy, coral, gently shelving beach, approx. 150-200 m from the hotel depending on exact accommodation, access via road crossing or path, free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels.
HOTEL: four-star, applying for the 5th star, stylish, built in 2011, 312 rooms, a few buildings, 2-3 floor, spacious lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant Hill View - buffet meals, waiting service, international cuisine, highchairs for children available, vegetarian dishes, 2 à la carte restaurants: Al Arz - Lebanese cuisine, Fish Market near the pool - seafood, fish, highchairs for children available, vegetarian dishes; Piano bar in the lobby, swim-up bar, Galaxy bar with disco, beach bar, safety deposit box in reception, money exchange, shops, luggage storage, terrace with pool-view, small garden; extra charges: wireless Internet in the lobby, 24h room service, on-call doctor, childcare (on order), hairdresser, car rental with driver, laundry; amenities for the handicapped; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds for children available), approx. 60 m2, well-maintained, tastefully furnished, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath or shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box; extra charges: mini-bar, free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; family: 3-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 100 m2; standard room furnishing; consists of a living room and sleeping areas, as well as 2 bedrooms separated by doors; rooms with sea-view and family rooms on order, at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, sweet water, approx. 450 m², depth 1.4-1.6 m, paddling pool for children, approx. 10 m2, depth up to 0.5 m; 2 swimming pools each approx. 300 m2, depth up to 1.6 m, including one heated in the winter, sunbeds, umbrellas and towels available by the pools free of charge; tennis court, volleyball, beach basketball, table tennis, darts, football on the beach; playground for children, mini-club (4-12 y.o.), mini-disco (21.00-21.45), disco at Galaxy Bar (23.00-01.00), amphitheatre, animations for adults and children (3 times a week); extra charges: court floodlights, pool table; wellness centre: fitness; payable: sauna, steam room, massages, cosmetics treatments.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.0010.30), buffet lunch (12.30-14.30), buffet dinner (19.00-21.30) in the main restaurant; snacks in indicated bars (10.00-18.30); soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks in indicated bar (10.00-23.00); wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 0020/102114901, www.oriental-bay.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
El Quseir and Port Ghalib – shopping trip to a typical Egyptian port town – El Quseir. Near the main street there is a form from the Ottoman times, available for visiting. On the return trip a stopover at the tourist destination Port Ghalib. Depart after lunch, return approx. 20.00. Price – approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.
Super Safari – trip to the desert. Travel by Jeeps to the village of Bedouins, time for tea and shisha. Quad ride into the dessert, then changeover to camels and an half-an-hour ride. Dinner after sunset and a show of traditional Bedouins dances and Tanoura dance of a whirling dervish. At the end an opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope. Price – approx. 70 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 35 USD (includes lunch).
Seascope – a trip on a comfortable boat with a glass underwater part of the body. During the cruise you can admire the flora and fauna of the Red Sea without getting into the water, as well as take fantastic photos. Boat leaves from Port Ghalib. Cruise duration: approx. 1.5 h. Depart after breakfast, return in the early afternoon. Price – approx. 65 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 35 USD (includes soft drinks).
Quads – a ride to the desert on professional quads (approx. 20 km) and admiring the desert at sunset. Stopover in a Bedouin village for mint tea and shisha. Depart in the afternoon, return approx. 20.00. Price – approx. 35 USD (on double quad), approx. 50 USD (on single quad).
Marsa Imbarak Cruise – day trip; sail out on a boat from Port Ghalib to the beautiful terrains of Marsa Imbarak – a place that is famous for its unique coral reefs, sea turtles and various species of fish. An attraction of this expedition is the possibility of encountering a sea cow - a dugong! The programme of the excursion includes: 2 water entrances for snorkelling, lunch, soft drinks on the boat, transfer, snorkelling equipment (mask, flippers, pipe). Return to the hotel at approx. 17.00. Price – approx. 65 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 33 USD.
Ocean Diva - sail from Port Ghalib on a 5-hour catamaran cruise on a luxurious catamaran Ocean Diva on the Red Sea; 2 stops for snorkelling by gorgeous reefs. Price – approx. 80 USD (the price includes transfer, lunch on a catamaran, soft drinks, ABC snorkelling equipment).
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.