Though it’s a little mellower than the treats over at the national Park, the payoff at this lovely beach is much bigger for the effort put in. Reefing, snorkeling, diving, watersports and seafront hiking – it’s got it all. The fan corals here are instant favorites – almost everyone agrees that it’s one of the best things to see in the Red Sea.
Loads of fun stuff like fishing competitions and camel races happen around the end of Ramadan (with the obligatory and magnificent Ramadan feast) and the Coptic New Year. There’s always some show or the other happening; the food is spice and out of this world; the nightclubs include old favorites like the Hard Rock Café; and if you can, you really ought to see if you can hire a private guide to take you to Mount Sinai – it’s where Moses received his 10 commandments!
There’s plenty of small business from whom you can hire diving equipment such as the
- Cfun divers based at the Iberotel Palace Hotel.
- Pirates Dive Club from Falcon Hills Hotel.
- Ocean College,
Whichever hotel you stay at, get them to advise you on the people to guide you.
Also check out the nearby:Fun Land Theme ParkDiving Museum
- Depends on tour company used.
- Recommended duration: 2 days plus.
- Check out the many souvenir shops.
- Warnings: You’ll be hounded by street vendors.
- Hard Rock Cafe.
Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Sharm El-sheikh before you plan your trip.
Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Sharm El-sheikh and book an accommodation of your choice.
60.92% of people who visit Sharm El-sheikh include Ras Um Sid in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
71.83% of people start their Ras Um Sid visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 12 Hrs to see Ras Um Sid
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ras Um Sid
Great place for scuba diving.
Nice place, highly recommended for couples.
Great diving with chance of seeing big fish ;)
Plenty to do here. All within a short journey.,
Fantastic for diving