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Safaga Red Sea - Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

LAST MINUTE Red Sea Scuba Diving holiday offer SAVE £100 1 Week ALL INCLUSIVE including flights with dive centre onsite!

 

Hotel Shams Safaga

3 stars

Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Hotel Shams Safaga

Hotel Shams is one of Sportif’s best value Red Sea hotels with regularly returning guests for dive holidays to Safaga. Situated directly on the beach, the dive centre is located on site.

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  7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £599pp 
  INCLUDING return flights & transfers 

  Depart Selected dates in January 2018

 Price includes 7 nights standard room on all inclusive, twin share basis, return flights &         transfers. Subject to availability. * Excluding peak Christmas/New year dates.


Imperial Shams Abu Soma

4 stars

Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Imperial Shams Abu Soma

For your diving holiday to Safaga, the Imperial Hotel is a comfortable all-inclusive hotel set directly on the beach with the dive centre a few minutes’ walk away.

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7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £699pp
INCLUDING return flights & transfers 


Depart Selected dates January 2018


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 a 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 Hotel Shams Safaga in Safaga, Red Sea & Middle East

Hotel Shams is one of Sportif’s best value Red Sea hotels with regularly returning guests for dive holidays to Safaga. Located directly on the beach, the dive centre is located on site.

Location
Hotel Shams is situated on a long sandy beach, approximately a 45 minute drive from Hurghada airport and 7km north of Safaga. The dive centre is located at the hotel.

Accommodation
The hotel has 346 comfortably furnished rooms and bungalows which are equipped with air-conditioning, a satellite TV, international telephone, mini fridge and an ensuite bathroom. The main building has 210 rooms, some with a balcony or terrace with either sea, mountain or garden views. The 136 Garden Bungalows are set in the garden area away from the main building, restaurant and pool, they are close to the beach with their own small garden and terrace. 2 family and interconnecting rooms are available, please request at time of booking to ensure availability. Some rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Facilities
The hotel offers a Garden Restaurant, a coffee shop, oriental cafe, pool bar, hotel bar and Palm Beach Snack bar (reservations required). All inclusive, breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered as an open buffet. Soft drinks, tea and alcoholic drinks are available all day and coffee and snacks are available in the afternoon. A number of sports facilities and leisure activities are offered to everyone. There is a main swimming pool, a fitness room, sauna, on site scuba diving centre, volleyball, table tennis, mini golf and a computer games corner. For children there is a swimming pool, playroom (without supervision), as well as a playground at the hotel and diving centre. Bathing towels, sun beds and parasols are available on the beach and around the pool.

The Shams Spa Centre is independently managed and located at sister hotel, the Sham Imperial which is next door. They offer an Aquatronic indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam bath, Egyptian Hammam, sauna, jacuzzi beauty salon or a specialist massage treatment such as a Chocolate Oil, Oasis Stone, Pharaoh Massage or full body Sea Weed scrub. All services are payable locally for an additional charge. In peak holiday seasons there is a disco and live entertainment in the evening. There is an internet computer available and WiFi is available with an extra charge. Reception offers a complimentary safe deposit facility.

Diving
PADI Dive Centre located on site. More >


Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Wreck Diving Tech Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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.