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Red Sea Dive Holiday - Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE

RED SEA Safaga 4* All Inclusive Beach hotel SAVE £150 PER PERSON including return flights and transfers. Learn to Dive or upgrade to Advance diver with many speciality courses on offer - But hurry there's limited availability.

Hotel Shams Safaga

3 stars

Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Hotel Shams Safaga

Approx 7km north of Safaga in extensive landscaped grounds on an endless sandy beach, approx 40 minutes drive from Hurghada airport.

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 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £599pp 
  INCLUDING return flights & transfers 
Depart 31 Oct, 1-30 Nov,  05 Dec 2017.

   Price includes 7 nights standard room on all inclusive, twin share basis, return flights and transfers on selected dates. Subject to availability. 

Imperial Shams Abu Soma

4 stars

Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Imperial Shams Abu Soma

On the beach, approx 40 minutes from Hurghada International airport and 7km north of Safaga. View Now >

7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £699pp
INCLUDING return flights & transfers 
Depart 31 Oct, 1-30 Nov,  05 Dec 2017.

Price includes 7 nights standard room on all inclusive, twin share basis, return flights & transfers. Subject to availability.


Shams Prestige Hotel

5 stars

Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Shams Prestige Hotel

A luxury all inclusive hotel in Safaga and part of the Shams Hotel group. This hotel offers an excellent standard of comfort, service and first class location for a learn to dive holiday with shore diving. View Now >

7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £789pp
INCLUDING return flights & transfers 
Depart 26 Septembr 2017

Price includes 7 nights standard room on all inclusive, twin share basis, return flights & transfers. Subject to availability.

Price includes 7 nights standard room on all inclusive, twin share basis, return flights & transfers. Subject to availability



Safaga Dive Centre

Safaga Dive Centre

Based right on the beach at the Hotel Shams. The diving centre has a reception, dryroom, two fresh water pools, classroom, equipment room, workshop and compressor and tanks room.

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Safaga Dive Sites

Safaga Dive Sites

Outstanding boat dive sites within 15 to 90 minutes from Safaga. Mix of sheltered coral gardens, stunning walls, overhands, grottos and some thrilling drifts. Egyptian passenger ferry Salem Express wreck which sank in 1991.

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More information about Imperial Shams Abu Soma in Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

For your diving holiday of Safaga - Red Sea & Egypt, Imperial Shams Abu Soma is on the Beach with 3 restaurants and pools and the dive centre is located on the beach in front of the Hotel Shams Safaga which is next door.

On the beach, approx 40 minutes from Hurghada International airport and 7km north of Safaga. Nestled in the foot of Soma bay the hotel is next to it’s sister hotel Shams Safaga.

322 comfortable air conditioned rooms with sea or pool views, all well equipped with ensuite bath/WC, satellite TV, safe, mini-fridge and balcony or terrace. Some superior rooms are duplex or mezzanine style – ideal for families.

3 restaurants, coffee shop, internet café, pool and beach bars. 3 fresh water pools (one heated), sun terraces, full health centre with massage, jacuzzi, sauna and fitness room. Tennis, volleyball, fishing equipment & horse riding available. Nearby windsurfing and kitesurfing centres. The hotel is All Inclusive and includes meals buffet style: breakfast, lunch and dinner; drinks served by the glass from 11am to 11pm: soft drinks, mineral water, local beer, wine and spirits.


Shams Dive Centre located on the beach in front of Hotel Shams Safaga next door.

Prices (7 nights) from:  Low   High 
Imperial Shams  £595  £915 



Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: Year round

Average Air temps: 20-33°C

Average Water temps: 21-27°C

Visibility: 5-100m (Jan-June)
Up to 200m (July - December)

Safaga Dive Sites: Panorama - excellent wall dive, Salem Express -  excellent hard & soft corals and same size as Thistlegorm. Abu Qifan - exciting wall dive. Sha'ab Saiman (Mantas - winter), Abu Qifan - hammerheads late spring. More >

Safaga Dive Centre:
Shams Safaga Dive Centre Shore & boat diving & PADI courses. More >


Great Reasons to Dive in Safaga

  • Shallow reefs ideal for learn to dive
  • Drop offs, walls & overhangs
  • Large pelagics & Mantas
  • Fast drift dives off shore
  • Wreck diving
  • Liveaboard options
  • Good for families and non-divers
  • Multi sport options - windsurfing & kitesurfing



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Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.