LOCATION: in the southern suburb of SHARM EL SHEIKH, approx. 5 km from the entertainment centre in Naama Bay; approx. 7 km from Sharm El Sheikh airport; free hotel bus on the premises of the complex.
BEACH: private, sandy, approx. 1.8 km long, approx. 300 m from the hotel, access via hotel premises, coral reef by the shore, water entry from 2 piers, sunny terrace and 2 pools with saltwater on one of them, where you can admire the coral reef, free umbrellas, sunbeds and towels; 2 bars.
HOTEL: five-star, well-maintained, opened in 1994, renovated in 2009, lobby, 442 rooms, 4 buildings, 1-2 floors, 24h reception, main restaurant Coral - international cuisine, buffet meals, highchairs for children available; Pool 55 bar by the Aquamarine building, pool bar, 2 beach bars, safety deposit box in reception, ATM, mini-shopping arcade, among others: supermarket, clothes boutique, souvenir shop, chemist's; conference centre for 1 thousand people; extra charges: wireless Internet, hairdresser, beauty salon, childcare (on order), laundry, room service; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club.
ROOM:standard: 2 people (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 30-40 m2, well-maintained, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box, mini-bar (2 large bottles of mineral water and soft drinks upon arrival); free cot for children up to 2 years old; balcony or terrace (table and chairs).
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: 2 swimming pools, heated in the winter, sweet water: approx. 587 m2, depth 0.6-1.8 m, separate section for children and approx. 625 m2, sunbeds, umbrellas and towels available by the pools free of charge; playground for children, mini-club (4-12 y.o.), animations for children and adults, aqua aerobics, gymnastics, games, beach volleyball, football, entertainment programmes in the evening, disco (drinks payable); extra charges: pool table, casino; diving centre; Elisir Spa centre, gym, Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, steam bath, massages, beauty treatments.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.0010.30), buffet lunch (13.00-15.00), buffet dinner (19.00-22.30) in the restaurant Coral; afternoon snacks in indicated bar (15.00-17.00); soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks in indicated bar (10.00-24.00); wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 0020/693601610, www.dominacoralbay.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.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Visas: required in the case of participating in local trips: Cairo, Coloured Canyon, Ras Mohamed National Park. Buying approx. 25 USD at the airport in Egypt is obligatory. Passport (with an empty page) must be valid a minimum of 6 months (from the date of return to Poland).
Flight duration: Poland–Sharm El Sheikh – 4 h
Local time: GMT+2
Language: Arabic; communication in English also possible. Capital city: Cairo. Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP), 1 EGP divides into 100 PT (piastra), 1 EUR = approx. 7 EGP, 1 USD = approx. 6 EGP.
Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – approx. 25 EGP, water 1.5 l – approx. 7 EGP, beer – approx. 16 EGP, coffee, tea – approx. 7 EGP.
Transport: taxi - approx. 25 EGP. Beaches: free entry. Tips: baksheesh (share your wealth), customary, and even required!
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility, that if there are too few participants, a trip may be cancelled.
Located by the Golden Bay of the Red Sea riviera, it stretches along the particularly scenic coast, from Ras Muhammad National Park to Nabq Bay.
The most famous districts of Sharm El Sheikh are: Old Market - the oldest part of the city with a famous bazaar, Naama Bay - the entertainment centre with many local and cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, discos, shops and of course terrific hotels, Nabq - the farthest to the north, famous for its luxurious, modern hotels built by a bay of the same name. All the districts a terrifically connected. Sharm El Sheikh is ideally prepared to take in Tourists of the 21st century: most hotels have Internet points or Wi-Fi access, the fantastic SPA and fitness centres let you keep in shape, and groups of professional animators ensure great fun. The perfect conditions have made Sharm El Sheikh a world-famous diving centre - there are approx. 250 reefs here, during seaside trips you can admire more than 1000 species of fish of gorgeous colours.
The mysterious world stands open for everyone - numerous diving centres offer trial dives for beginners and the services of experts for advanced divers. With those in mind who love the sun and sea, wonderful swimming pool complexes have been built, and the golden beaches have been terrifically equipped, from where extends an unforgettable view of the Red Sea. Holidays in Sharm El Sheikh are a fantastic opportunity to get to know the fascinating historical places and wonderful nature, as well as great fun in Egyptian style.
Colourful Canyon in Jeeps - depart in the morning in Jeeps and drive through the desert to the heart of the Sinai Peninsula - the Colourful Canyon, third largest in the world. Approx. 1.5h walk and admiring the rock formations. Transfer to lunch in Dahab and free time for shopping. Price – approx. 55 USD, children up to 12 years old – approx. 30 USD (the price includes lunch, drinks additionally payable). Sport clothes and footwear required. Visa with a stamp required.
Wadi Mandar (17.00-22.00) – an amazing opportunity for a romantic getaway to a real Beduin village. Accompanied by local music and during a delicious dinner, just after sunset, you can observe the starry sky where the stars are best seen - on a desert surrounded by the beautiful hills of Sinai. Price – approx. 45 USD, children up to 12 years old – approx. 25 USD (the price includes dinner, Beduin tea, other drinks additionally payable).
Swimming with the dolphins – one-of-a-kind possibility to have fun with some of the most intelligent animals in the world. Swimming with dolphins is pure pleasure. At an additional fee you can see a dolphin acrobat show. Price – approx. 135 USD/30 min, approx. 70 USD/15 min, acrobat show - approx. 35 USD.
Cairo by plane (4.30 -21.00) - a plane trip to the largest city of Africa, constituting the political and cultural centre of the Arabian world. Sightseeing: The Museum of Egypt - a unique repository of one of the oldest and most powerful civilizations on Earth; the pyramids in Giza - the Great Pyramid of Giza, Khafra, Menkaure and the mysterious Sphinx; a Felucca cruise on the Nile. Entry to the pyramid optional: large: approx. 27 USD, medium: approx. 10 USD. Price – approx. 260 USD, children up to 12 years old - 250 USD. The required visas can be purchased at the airport before departure for a Cairo
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.