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Being a resort for scuba diving, diving safari, snorkeling, windsurfing Sharm el-Sheik is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the Arabic world.

The Sinai Peninsula is a remote desert mountain range parted from the deep-blue sea by a flat desert strip. This combination of desert and sea is an incredible sight. Many visitors arrive simply to enjoy the sun, to parasail and windsurf and bicycle, or to explore the magical desert landscape of the southern Sinai. Various trips to the Bedouins, the beautiful Coloured Canyon and beyond to mount Sinai are much favour here. Excursions to St Catherines Monastery, Petra, Cairo, Luxor and Jerusalem are available from Sharm. Diving and a diving safari are the main activity in Sharm el-Sheikh. With over 1000 species of fish and 250 types of coral along Sharm el Sheikh's shores, underwater explorers are sure to find an array of marine splendours. Sharm el-Sheikh offers easy access to over forty dive sites, including famous dives in Ras Mohammed National Park and the Straits of Tiran. Na'ama Beach is one of centers of the tourist activities. Located just north of Sharm, this area is developing into a resort town of its own.
The night life of Sharm el-Sheikh is also quite attractive. Popular bars include: Little Buddha, Camel Bar, The Tavern, Pirate's Bar, Movenpick Beach, and The Mexican. Clubs such as world renowned Pacha throw parties almost every night of the year. These nightclubs and restaurants contribute greatly to the lifestyle led by Sharm el-Sheikh's visitors each year. The type of shopping for visitors to enjoy in the area is the traditional market shopping at the local bazaars or souks. This shopping takes places with local shopkeepers and is more than just a buying and spending experience.

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