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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 29, 2015
Safety in Dhahab  (2 Answers)

My girlfriend and I are going to the sea sun hotel 20 July for 10 days. I am just asking people about the safety in the Dhahab area of Egypt and whether or not it is safe for us to travel out at night time to shops bars and restaurants
Also asking about general going out in the Dhahab area and what there is to do?
Thank you

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · August 04, 2011
Planing to Visit Dahab 9/2011  (1 Answer)

Hey any one know best place in Dahab coz i'm planing to visit it on 9/2011 so any suggestion ? the way i live in Alex , Egypt but it's my first time going there..thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · June 29, 2011
Meeting locals  (2 Answers)

As previously independant travellers we've been seduced by a bargain flight/b&b at a resort hotel at the end of July.
If the boys (15 & 13) want to escape the compound and take a bus into Dahab to find some lads for a kickabout, is there a piece of open ground where the sporty locals tend to hang out? Alternatively are there local housing areas within walking distance of the gates of the Hilton?
Assuming they need to carry ID, I take it that a photocopy of their passport and a contact number of the hotel sufficient? Are there public phones on the streets if they have a problem and if so what change do they need to carry to use them?
The boys only have a word or two of Arabic, but do they teach either English or French in schools here?
Apologies for the jumbled myriad of queries and thanks in advance for any help you can give.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 16, 2009
Sea Pioneer Dive Center - Dahab


After checking and exhcnaging emails back and forth with several dive centers based in Dahab, Sea Pioneer Dive center offered the cheapest prices. They were also very kind and replied positively to our personal request for the diving. So before deciding I wanted to ask if any of you knows this place? Is it as good as it looks? Any other recommendations? I all checked some popular centers such as penguen, fantasia etc but didnt like their options.

Sinai Divers also offers a good price (35 euro per person for introductory dive), would you recommend this one?

thanks in advance

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · April 05, 2008
Weather and Wind in June  (2 Answers)

Hi,me and my partner are thinking of going to Dhahab at the beginning of June.Has anyone any idea what the weather will be like ie how hot will it be and how strong are the winds?Is there a market?and finally any further views on the Tropital Hotel as we have been offered a good all inclusive deal.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 11, 2007
Where to go in Gulf of Aquaba  (2 Answers)

Hi I hope to travel to Sharm El Sheihk in a couple of weeks. Its a last minute trip and I haven't really got much of a clue what I'm doing so any advice would be really appreciated. My plan is to get there, spend a couple of days relaxing, learning to dive and hopefully some yoga. I'm flexible where I go but want to avoid any really touristy, over developed and degraded areas. I'll pop over to israel for a few days and then come back for more sea, sun and swim afterwards. I don;t really plan to do any major hiking around as I only have about 8 days there.

Can anyone advise me on the best area to head for. I'm a woman travelling alone so somewhere relatively safe and welcoming would be good. Is dahab the best place on the coast?

Does anyone know how long it takes to travel from Sharm airport to Dahab? and Dahab to Eilat? and finaly, is it a better idea to book accommodation in advance or search on arrival?

I really hope someone out there has got some advice for me.

Thanks for your help!


Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 02, 2007
Realtime weather in Dhahab.  (2 Answers)

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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 21, 2007

Has anyone completed their Adv. Padi in Dhahab? I'm looking for a Dive Shop, prefer instructor with French qualified, CMAS, background.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 18, 2007
kingtoth  (1 Answer)

My husband and I (oldish but enthusiastic) are seeking a new, 2-bedroom apartment in Dhahab for one week beginning 29 Dec 07. We want an area close to town and beaches. Any suggestions?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · March 08, 2007
beaches in dahab  (5 Answers)

I am a very beach person, not interested in snorkling, because I cannot snorkle. I am planning a trip to the Read Sea area, and I would like to know if the beach in Dahab worths going there. It looks quite brown in the pictures! Is Sharm more beautifull? I hate package tours and it seems that this is the only option for Sharm. Could anybody advise?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · October 04, 2006
How easy is it to go from Dhahab to Petra?  (2 Answers)

My friend and I will be leaving our tour group in Dhahab and hope to travel to Petra. How easy is it? I believe we will be at Nuweiba early morning and was hoping to spend less than 2 days before we have to be back in Cairo for our flight. Is this possible? Help? Thank you.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 17, 2006
Is this in the beach walk?  (2 Answers)

Thank for your advices both of you I´ve been once in Dahab, for only a couple of hours, where the beach walk is and the beach bars, are those places you are recomended in that area?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · July 16, 2006
accomodation?  (1 Answer)

Any suggestion about where to stay for one night in Dahab?
We are looking for something cheap.

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