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Dahab Holidays
Class

Dahab Travel Information

Language
Arabic

Currency
Egyptian Pound

Local time
GMT + 2 hours

Local airport
Sharm El Sheikh

Flight time
5 hours 20 minutes

Transfer time
70 minutes


Your holiday in Dahab

Want to walk like an Egyptian but still make some waves on the beach? Looking for a fun but unflustered destination away from the crowds? Then you needn’t look any further than Dahab, a vibrant seaside town on the southern coast of Egypt. This Red Sea resort is traditionally a quieter fishing area and yet there are buckets of activity both on the sand and inland to create an unforgettable holiday.

Diving Into Dahab

As well as having a perfect beach for lounging around and bronzing up, Dahab is also a popular diving resort so whether you’ve never dabbled in diving or you’re quite the aquanaut be sure to have a go. There are some sweet reefs hiding beneath the waves and the more experienced cannot miss the opportunity to check out the Thistlegorm Wreck. Not thriving off diving? There’s plenty of water sports on offer from banana boats to jet skis; Dahab certainly isn’t a place where you will find yourself bored.

Above sea level, there’s even more to do in around Dahab. Explore the sweeping landscape on foot, by jeep safari or even by camel, just be sure to explore. Make like Lawrence of Arabia and stroll the desert, or at least take a guided tour. If you’ve got a bit of cash to spare and want to take in the area as a whole, a hot air balloon will leave you gasping at the beauty of the landscape.

Be sure to take some time out to get a feel for the area though. Amble the streets and alleys, watch the world go by over a meal or an afternoon of drinks and shisha, and welcome the chance to get chatting with the friendly locals. This is how you’ll get a real taste of Egypt far beyond the tourist attractions and activities. Another great way to experience the culture is haggling in the Ghazala market; pick up some local bargains that make great souvenirs to take home. Check out other holidays to Makadi or Sharm el Sheikh.

Finding a Holiday to Dahab

If Dahab sounds like the ideal holiday for you, it can only get better by booking with lastminute.com. Have a look at our great hotels, deals and packages that range from romantic getaways to happy-go-lucky family breaks. With tons of savings on such an exciting destination, you’ll soon see that you don’t have to splash out to make a splash in Dahab. Book all your holidays to Egypt with lastminute.com.

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