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Dive Review of Sinai Blue/Four Seasons Resort in
Red Sea/Sharm el Sheikh

October, 2010, an Instant Reader Report by Graham McGregor, Kilmacolm, GB
Sr. Contributor   (24 reports)
Report Number 5740
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Galapagos, Maldives, Phillipines, Hawaii, Florida, Cozumel, Bahamas, Turks,
Cayman, Curacao, St Lucia, USVI, Nevis, Red Sea
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, currents  
Water Temp
29   to    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 40    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
All dives led by Divemaster, 30m max, 50 to 60 mins duration  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars    
5 stars   
5 stars    
Spent a week at Four Seasons Resort, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Used their
in-house dive operation, Sinai Blue - very professional set up.
My son was diving with me. He is recently certified and had a fabulous
time. They schedule 3 dives a day (9am, 11.30 and 2pm with optional night
dives). However, guided dives on House Reef (which is excellent) available
at any time. We had 3 dives on the House Reef and 3 dives on high quality
sites nearby, including Straits of Tiran. These 3 dives were on a rib and
no site is more than 15 minutes away from the jetty. Good briefings and
quality divemasters. Nitrox is available and a range of 12 and 15 litre
tanks plus 15 litre steel tanks. The quality of the reefs is outstanding.
Great coral (soft and hard, including Gorgonians) and loads of reef fish.
We also saw Ghost Pipefish, large Dogtooth Tuna, Turtle, myriad interesting
small critters, big shoals of fish. The highlight was a very large and
unusual shark-like creature which our guide couldn't identify but the
resident Marine Biologist identified as a Mako Shark!We dived as 2 plus
Dive Guide (3 of us plus Guide on 1 dive) - so an extremely personal
service. After the first dive, everything is set up for you by friendly
dive crew. It's literally a giant stride onto the excellent House Reef or
max 15 mins to the other sites. The resort is luxurious but expensive, as
is the diving. This is quality diving made easy, although some of the sites
were reasonably advanced wall/drift dives.
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