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Dive Review of Sharm El Naga Resort in
Red Sea/El Naga, Egypt

August, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by John E. Keith, UT, US
Contributor   (19 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Sharm El Naga - a local resort in Egypt"
Report Number 9098
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Egypt, Florida, California, Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, Maldives
Closest Airport
Hurghada
Getting There
Drive south of Hurghada toward
Safaga - about an hour - then
turn on a road which has a
small sign -good luck.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, dry  
Seas
calm, choppy, surge  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 75    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
We set our own within our group.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Comments
While rinse tanks were available (one restricted to cameras and regs),
there was really no plac ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
We returned to Egypt to dive with our original dive instructor (1998) Dr.
Hussein Ramadan (really great instructor who works out of the Maadi House
in Cairo).  He has been mentioned a few times in Undercurrents.  He chose
El Naga for several reasons: first, it's relatively small and has few
crowds compared to Hurghada; second, he gets super service there; and t
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By Clinton (Tony) Doggett in VA, US at Jan 18, 2017 13:07 EST  
I spent much of 2015 and 2016 in Egypt and dove with Dr. Hussein at Sharm
el Naga many, many times.  The resort deserves the ratings provide in this
excellent writeup.  The rooms are just OK, but the food, service, and
general attitude of the place is truly special, as is the house reef.  I
took hundreds of gorgeous underwater photos there.  A really great resort
far from the madding crowds at Sharm el Sheikh (where I was first certified
in 1987).
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