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Egypt - RED SEA

Red Sea is by far that any diver destination dream to discover, and where those who have dimmed its beauties only think about returning. Lovers of infinitely small 'macro' or pelagic with impressive size of « big » there really for everyone.

That you are a beginner, or a diver of experience, whether you choose a stay or a cruise, the Red Sea will make you dream!

The Red Sea takes its waters to the North in the Mediterranean Sea and to the South in the Indian ocean. The Red Sea is bordered by the Egypt, the Israel, the Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the Yemen, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.
t is the basin of the Middle East.

It is a destination of a thousand faces, offering an unsuspected wealth culture, of vestiges archaeological millennia and a sea lined with sandy beaches and defiant multicolored coral reefs the imagination...


What to Expect

First and foremost, it is important to realize that the Egypt is a destination for all and everyone can decide what he wants to do. Non divers will discover that they can enjoy a multitude of activities, including windsurfing and the kyte, and Safaga welcomes the followers of these disciplines for many years. The seaside is also honored to finish his vacation.

Type of holiday to consider:

For all:
windsurfing, kyte, visits and archaeological tours, river cruise on the Nile, stays combined and finally the beach

scuba diving, Diving Cruises, and combined programs

Duration of stay:
For Europeans, minimum one week, with a package of 6 days diving
For the American North, 10 days minimum with a skipass of 6 days diving

The Red Sea takes its waters to the North in the Mediterranean Sea and to the South in the Indian ocean. The Red Sea is bordered by the Egypt, the Israel, the Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the Yemen, Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia.

It is the basin of the Middle East.

Waters most frequently visited by divers are those bordering the Egypt, the Israel and the Jordan. There are two types of dive trips, meet everyone's expectations.
The first, for those who are new, or those who do not have sea legs, including stay with hotel accommodation, and outputs of daily diving.
The second is the diving cruise, best known under the name of live-aboard, for those wishing to maximize the number of dives during their stay.

There are many Shoal in the Red Sea, renowned for the exuberance of the underwater life which houses to, whether by the diversity of species, the variety of fish or the magnificent coral reefs. The temperature there is therefore relatively high and helps the corals to grow lush way. It has over 1000 species of invertebrates, 200 species of coral and at least 300 species of sharks.

Cruises began many years ago in Sharm-El-Sheikh, on the Sinai Peninsula, where it was possible to travel to Djibouti and Ethiopia.
Today the towns of Cruises starting from where it is possible to embark, have mushroomed, the main are Hurghada, Safaga, Marsa-Alam and Hamata, reducing the time of navigation for maximizing dive time.
Today, many cruises of dives take you more South, for long stays.

We should not forget to take advantage of your stay in Egypt, whose official name is "Arab Republic of Egypt" to visit the splendours contained in this country and that wrap you with more than 5000 years of history. In addition to his contemporary monumental works such as the Suez canal and the Aswan High Dam, it remains globally known for its visible archaeological riches on the spot, and this in prestigious museums international.

Do not forget to do a visit in Alexandria that has an outstanding library, the great library of Alexandria, mythical place on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea.

A visit to Cairo, from its various districts, the souk, the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, and its Museum is part of the essentials, as well as sailing on the calm waters of the Nile from Aswan to Luxor (or vice versa) and discover the many sites of importance, to finish at Karnak and the Valley of Kings (and Queens), are just some examples of the myriad wonders you will discover.

The adventure of diving in the Red Sea, at a price that will surprise you.

Location :

Marsa Alam, located by the Red Sea in the southern part of the Egypt, was an unknown region there are only a few years, took a rapid expansion with the opening of its international airport.

It can be reached by plane from Cairo in flight direct, or by road in only 3 hours from Hurghada, located 240 km to the North.
Along the way you will pass through the city of Safaga and El Quseir, and will remain you as 67 km to get to your hotel, the Iberotel Lamaya.
A shuttle bus makes the journey once a day between your hotel and El Quseir for those who would be interested in the visit (for a fee).


Diving in Marsa Alam - Hotel stay

The diving center located in walking distance of your hotel, is a PADI/SSI and BSAC, training centre ranging from basic (Beginner) to Dive Master. A team of instructors and multilingual dives guides invites you to discover the most beautiful reefs of the coastline which preserved sites represent a particular interest in marine biology.
It is one of the few centres with its own boats anchored at Port Ghalib covering thirty dive sites.
Transport to reach the boats is include and only takes 10 minutes.
It is important to realize that we are located to the South of Egypt and you can find diving sites of of great wealth, perfectly preserved.

This is the ideal formula for divers wishing to an all-inclusive with activities and animation hotels, includes 1 output 2 dives by boat in the morning, and opportunity to dive from the edge to the back...Very good value for money while maintaining the provision of comfort!


Diving  organization :

The dives trip  are organised the morning with 2 dives and a return to the hotel before 2 pm, allowing you to enjoy lunch at the hotel and activities the afternoon, or a third dive on the reef located near the hotel.

Accomodation :

Situated in beautiful Coraya Bay, the Iberotel Lamaya with its own reef offers wonderful diving and snorkelling possibilities. It can all be accessed by a pier at the hotel.

Surrounded by scenic highlights like the mountains and sea, the hotel complex spreads out into an idyllic atmosphere.


Groupe size :  minimum 6 clients,

Individual departure : 2 clients


Diving package in Port Ghalib (Marsa Alam)
For stays between 15 February and the end of April 2015
Length of stay: 14 nights 


Includes only the land portion and Cairo round-trip flight



Flight round trip from Cairo to Marsa Alam
All land transfers necessary to program
14 nights at the Iberotel Samaya hotel,  standard room and double occupancy
All inclusive formula
12 days of 2 dives by boat
Cylinder and provided ballast
Last night, breakfast included in Cairo at Radisson Blu Hotel



Per person in occupation double, in Canadian dollars:
Rates from: $3539.00

It is an excellent package or almost everything is included, with the possibility of adding the shore dive, at a very reasonable cost.



International air transport
Egyptian visa (35.00 USD)
Food in Cairo
The departure tax
Expenses of a personal nature



You will find below, for a virtual tour of the hotel

Iberotel Samaya 
Radisson Blu



Minimum : All level certificate.

Live-aboard : Advanced diver with a minimum of 50 open sea dives



It is recommanded that each client has travel insurance covering personal and medical


For information and availability:
  - (450) 461-0519-(450) 813-6695


For information and reservation, please contact:

VOYAGES AQUANAUTES : See the contact form or the reservation form on the site.




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Le Caire - Sharm-EL-Sheikh - Hurghada - Marsa Alam - Hamata