All-inclusive Red Sea holiday , Sierra Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt - save 29%
Set against an amber mountain backdrop with the soft sands of White Knight Beach to the fore, this luxury Sharm el-Sheikh resort combines easy...... more
Set against an amber mountain backdrop with the soft sands of White Knight Beach to the fore, this luxury Sharm el-Sheikh resort combines easy relaxation with fascinating scenery. With its seven swimming pools and laid-back atmosphere, it's a palm-shaded, waterfall-cooled oasis that's ideal for couples and families alike.This world-class destination is a hotspot for scuba diving and snorkelling, and on land, you can experience the Bedouin way of life with a trip into the Sinai desert. Do as much or as little as you please at this excellently equipped beach sanctuary, where spa tranquility, copious dining options and on-site activities will tempt you back from the water's edge each day.
Luxury all-inclusive Sharm el Sheikh holiday, Le Royale, a Sonesta Collection Luxury Resort, Egypt - save 35%
Located at the point where the Sinai Peninsula meets the Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh is a stunning place of rugged mountains, golden desert and bright...... more
Located at the point where the Sinai Peninsula meets the Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh is a stunning place of rugged mountains, golden desert and bright turquoise waters filled with tropical fish. At Le Royale, a Sonesta Collection Luxury Resort, you can enjoy all the wonders of the reefs of Sharm el Sheikh, the excitement of its frenetic nightlife and all the romance of the desert whilst staying in a luxurious five-star boutique hotel. Le Royale sits in elegantly landscaped gardens planted with tropical palms and rare plants. With only 165 rooms, there's an emphasis on personalised service and relaxation. The hotel boasts some high-end interior design and is replete with finely crafted art deco furnishings and Italian marble. Guests have the use of three outdoor heated swimming pools and can enjoy fine dining and drinking at any one of the bars and restaurants of Le Royale and its sister resort - Sonesta Beach Resort, where there is also an area of private beach. Sharm el-Sheikh is known as one of the very best sites for scuba diving and snorkelling in the world. Facilities are extensive and this is an appropriate site for divers of all abilities from first timers to seasoned pros. Good to knowGuests will have access to the main pool and also a private pool shared only by guests of the other 14 Bellagio rooms.
Advantages: Sunshine, plenty to do, lovely resort Disadvantages: So called family rooms - don't bother; flight path
...The First Choice Holiday Village just outside Sharm El Sheikh in Nabq Bay (also known as the Coral Sea) is a fantastic all round holiday complex, ideally suited to families, but with something for everyone.
In January we were lucky enough to spend a wonderful week here where temperatures reached a lovely 25 degrees daily and sunshine was aplenty - something we very much needed after the winter...
Advantages: Good value for money. Disadvantages: No lift.
...This is First Choice Resort hotel on an all inclusive meal plan. I went there with my partner, elder son (12) and my youngest (1). We got a taxi from the airport cost 100 EYGP, negotiate before taking one. We organised one through the hotel. Fab hotel. We'd never done all inclusive before, so the rugby scrum at meal times took a little getting used to at first. There's food for every taste in...
Advantages: Clean hotel and very friendly staff Disadvantages: Not up to 5* status
...without worrying because we had it done to ourselves so many times!
So in short, please don't believe all the bad reviews you read about this hotel. It isn't the most luxurious hotel in the world but for the money we paid for two weeks in an all inclusive resort, it was by no means horrible or the worst place we have visited and I feel that I should really stick up for it because it does seem to have been...