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El Gouna, Red Sea - El Gouna, Red Sea & Middle East

from 499pp INC FLIGHTS!

El Gouna in the Red Sea is a superb location for your next diving holiday. Staying at the sociable 3* Captains Inn minutes from the Marina, dive centre with use of a swimming pool and private beach area. Ideal for solo divers.

Captains Inn

3 stars

El Gouna, Red Sea & Middle East

Captains Inn

This small B&B guest house is centrally located in the marina, within walking distance to restaurants, bars and the beach. The hotel is popular with divers and there is a free pick up and drop off by the dive centre. View Now >

Price from £499pp SAVE £100
INCLUDING return flights & transfers
INCLUDING 7 nights BB 

Depart selected dates: January 2018

Price: Includes return UK flights (London Gatwick) other regional flights available, maybe subject to a supplement, in standard room on twin share basis. Subject to availability. 
*Excludes Peak Christmas/New Year dates.

El Gouna Dive Centre

El Gouna Dive Centre

This is a PADI 5* Star Instructor Development Centre/BSAC Partner based at the Abu Tig Marina in the heart of El Gouna. With a dedicated daily RIB you can quickly reach great dive sites in comfort without missing too much resort time or take a little longer with the daily dive boats. Free transfers are provided from all hotels in the resort. Special trips to Elphinstone & Abu Nuhas wrecks are available.

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El Gouna Dive Sites

El Gouna Dive Sites

Guide to Dive Sites from El Gouna, Red Sea. Diving is mainly day diving, day trips with regular sightings of resident bottle nose dolphins and turtles. Spot nudibranchs, octopus, moray, stingray and whitetip reef sharks. This is also a top wreck diving location with access to the top wreck diving sites at Sha'ab Abu Nuhas in the Straits of Gubal, plus Rosalie Moeller and the Thistlegorm.

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For your diving holiday to El Gouna, Red Sea, Captains Inn is a small 3* B&B guest house hotel which is popular with scuba divers. The hotel is centrally located in the marina and is within walking distance to restaurants, bars and the beach.

There is approximately a 30 minutes transfer from Hurghada Airport to the hotel, where it is centrally located in Abu Tig marina, within walking distance to bars and restaurants. It takes around 10-15 minutes to get to Mangroovy Beach, golf and diving centre and 5-10 minutes’ walk to nearest beach. The free pick up and drop off service to the dive centre (10 minutes approx) and daily dive boats leaving from Abu Tig Marina from in front of the hotel is popular amongst divers.

A popular, boutique style, guest house offering 48 comfortable rooms including single and triple rooms and 2 Junior Suites on B&B basis. Rooms have either a courtyard or marina view, some have a balcony. All rooms are air-conditioned with an ensuite bathroom with separate bathtub and shower, cable/satellite TV, direct dial telephone, clock radio, mini bar and safe.

Captains Inn has two restaurants, one in the main Lobby and the other an outdoor, speciality restaurant that is positioned on the Marina quayside for breakfast. There is a bar in the central courtyard area and Captain's Inn bar at the top of the hotel which has views over the marina and sea. The hotel has billiard rooms, a beauty salon which includes hairdressing, manicures, pedicures and massages (at an extra cost.) Guests have the use of Ocean View Hotel’s swimming pool. Internet access is available at a surcharge. The resort shuttle bus stops outside.

Daily boat diving from the jetty in front of your hotel in Abu Tig Marina. Range of PADI & SSI courses available. More >

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: All Year

Average Air temps: 21-40°C 

Average Water temps: 21-30°C 

Visibility: 15-70m (50-230ft)

Top Dive Sites: Shaab El Erg, Wrecks at Abu Nuhas (Ships Graveyard), Abu Dabab, Salem Express, Rosalie Moeller, Abu Nuhas, Ulysse (British freighter), Thistlegorm.

Great Reasons to Dive in El Gouna, Red Sea

  • Variety of diving - shallow reefs, deep walls, wrecks.
  • Ideal Learn to Dive resort
  • PADI 5* IDC / BSAC Centre
  • Choice of 5* & Divers hotels directly on the marina.
  • Many bars & restaurants.
  • Multi sports (golf, kitesurfing, windsurfing)
  • Family friendly resort.



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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.