Beach Getaway at Egypt's Soma Bay

Beach Getaway at Egypt's Soma Bay

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      Safaga, Egypt
      3.5 Hours
      Mild
      Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship
      From (USD)
      $ 107
      • Private beach: The Sheraton Soma Bay is a luxury resort with a half-mile ribbon of natural sandy beach that invites you to relax and renew mind, body, and spirit.
      • Beach amenities: Everything you need for a tranquil day at the beach – sun beds, umbrellas, and beach towels – is included and ready for you when you arrive.
      • Watersports: Arrange for activities with direct payment to the water sports center, offering windsurfing, laser boat, catamaran, and snorkeling equipment.

      Meeting point

      Please exit the port terminal building or go to the end of the tender pier drop-off to meet your guide. Look for our displayed logo sign. Staying at a hotel? Be sure to advise the GoBe Crew so we can meet you in the lobby.

      Helpful hints

      Food and drink are available to purchase at the resort. The weather is hot and the sun is strong; come prepared and slather on the sunscreen. Although sunbeds and umbrellas are provided, they are available on a first-come basis.

      Getting around

      Walking is at your own pace and the amount is at each person's discretion. Expect sandy, unpaved surfaces. You must be able to get in/out of the van without assistance or with help of a companion. Vehicle is not equipped with a wheelchair lift.

      Activity type

      Beach, Scenic, Family Friendly

      Languages

      English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

      Tour ID

      TR-MDE-EGY-SAFA-EN-1001

      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for travelers 1 year of age and older. No infants, please.

      Special Medical Restriction

      Swimming is at your own risk. Wear sun protection when on this tour.

      Behind you is the serene backdrop of desert mountains. Stretching before you are the azure waters of Soma Bay. You're relaxing at a luxury resort in a style that befits the ancient pharaohs. And if one those pharaohs popped up from the past to sunbathe with you, he might spy a building that seems familiar.

      You thought this was just a trip to the beach. But you're visiting a stunning resort that blends magnificent ancient Egyptian architecture with modern-day luxe. The resort's dramatic design is inspired by Luxor's magnificent Karnak Temple. This temple, the colossal pyramids, the Great Sphinx of Giza, and other ancient sites endure as examples of ancient Egyptian splendor – and continue to inspire modern-day architects.

      Karnak, dating from 2055 B.C., was one of ancient Egypt's most sacred sites with complex hieroglyphs and reliefs carved in the temple walls. A place of worship, Karnack was Ipet-isut (the most select of places). Ancient sites have also inspired the Las Vegas Luxor Hotel, the dramatic glass pyramid that welcomes art lovers to Paris' Louvre, and the Egyptian Hall at Harrods, London's ritzy department store.

      We'll leave you with those thoughts about history and architecture as you enjoy the resort. Revel in worshipping the sun and sea. You're in one of modern Egypt's "most select of places."

      Why this azure sea is red

      It's likely the bluest water you've ever seen, so why is it called the Red Sea? One theory says it's due to a reddish organism that sometimes bloomed close to the water's surface. Another theory says it was about the Sea's location in the south of the ancient world, when the language used color to describe direction. Black was north, green was east, white was west, and red was south. Our theory? Red sea, golden sand, blue sky. Perfect.

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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      Safaga, Egypt
      Safaga, Egypt
      Safaga, Egypt
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring passport
      Wear sunscreen
      Bring water
      Wear Hat
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses
      Swim wear

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