Divers, get your diving gear ready to explore the beautiful marine life in Sharm el-Sheikh – all 250 different coral reefs and over 1,000 species of fish. And there is no easier way to explore this city than to rent a car in Sharm el-Sheikh airport prior to you travel.
Sharm el-Sheikh received the nickname because of the amount of international peace conferences held in the city. Drive along the beautiful coastal strip along the Red Sea in your car hire Sharm el-Sheikh airport.
The Egyptian government encouraged development in the area but has kept it to a tight control as well to ensure that its natural surrounding is not obscured. From a fishing village, to a naval base, it is now one of the favourite spots among scuba divers.
While it is no doubt that the coastal strip along the Red Sea is the main attraction in Sharm el-Sheikh, you can head away from the beaches and straight into the mountains where you can find Saint Catherine’s Monastery and Mount Sinai.
Saint Catherine’s Monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located at the mouth of a gorge at the foot of Mount Sinai in the city of Saint Catherine. This is one of oldest working Christian monasteries in the world and it preserves the second largest collection of early codices and manuscripts in the world.
The summit of Mount Sinai on the other hand, offers breath-taking views of the surrounding area. At around 7,500 feet high, the easier journey up to the top is around 2.5 hours on foot so you might want to reserve some energy by driving to the base of the mountain by hire car Sharm el-Sheikh airport. For Muslims, there is a mosque at the top that you can still use for prayers up until today.
The biggest charm of Sharm el-Sheikh it its close proximity to the Red Sea, offering some of the most amazing underwater scenery and the warm waters make it perfect for diving or snorkelling. Besides diving or snorkelling, there are other activities such as windsurfing, kite surfing, para-sailing, canoeing or boating.
You can also relax and enjoy the sun at Naama beach while sipping a cool drink. With so many things to see and do at Sharm el-Sheikh, there is every reason to spend your next holiday here.
And when you are here, don’t forget the hassle-free, stress-free and affordable car hire Sharm el-Sheikh for the easiest way to get around the city.
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