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Mahmaya Island

Hurghada, Egypt
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Ranked #9 of 27 attractions in Hurghada
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moreton wirral
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

You travel to the island by boat and you can see the fish as you travel from the front of the boat. You jump off the boat into the sea or you can go down by ladder. Snorkelling was excellent loads of bright coral and fish to see.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This trip is overpriced and definitely not worth 100 pounds for 2 people. We spent most of the day travelling, only 45 minutes snorkelling ( only got around about 15-20% of the reef) and hardly got a chance to relax on what would be a beautiful island if they didn't bring so many people to it. This trip was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

One of the most beautiful places i've been to. Quiet, wonderful beach, really had a great time. Either you are a family or group of friends, you will enjoy.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Clean beach and water, snorkelling around the reef was excellent! The staff were very helpful, telling us when and where we needed to meet. The restaurant was nice - shame no free drinks were included, as outside food and drinks were "forbidden". Overall a highlight of the holiday.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This island is a must go while you are in Hurghada you have to go by their boats from the old marina and spend the day there enjoying the amazing beach, food and music.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Although it looks like there's very little in the sea here, get your snorkel on and take a look. I saw my very first puffer fish here! The island is divided into distinct areas and this part certainly had a lot more class the round the corner at what looked like a public beach. We came to Mahmaya on a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Amazing trip for snorkelling and lunch on the island was lovely! highly recommend going here, the only down side was we could have stayed there longer!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stopped here as part of a snorkel trip so thankfully only had an hour. It is really HOT with no shade unless you are paying to use the services of the cafe there. It was also very busy with what seemed like hundreds of people posing to have photos taken in various poses so not a relaxing visit. Very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Place is wonderful by all means swimming is superfun staff is welcoming and nice beach is siperclean toilets is always clean all over the day only problem was no showers didn't know why and alittle delay in the departure timing also food is over priced but still was a great visit snd a must visit for everyone

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Quiet, beautiful just lush everyone enjoyed the snorkling the food was just wonderful sayed and Mo were just great

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