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Address: Hurghada, Egypt
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clean sea, but overcrowded beach

The water is very clean and the se is cold, which is unusual for Red sea. The only minus is that the Beaches are overcrowded.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The water is very clean and the se is cold, which is unusual for Red sea. The only minus is that the Beaches are overcrowded.

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We did a day trip by boat to this Island and it was beautiful. The sand is white, the sea is crystal clear and very peaceful.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Really wonderful beach on this island. Normally 100s of People are on the island at the same time. There is not much on the island but what is there: sand, water, beach is beautiful.

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Pozarevac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Giftun Island is absolutely magnificent diving sites with a handful of natural beauty and underwater world. In its vicinity are dolphins that can be seen while playing in the water while diving and exploring the island Giftun. It also has a variety of coral, fish and sea creatures which makes it a perfect place for diving both for beginners and... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Amazing scenery! Snorkeling was great. The beach was beautiful, well worth a visit. Limited sunbeds and shade on paradise Island as these were reserved for hotel guests.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Best Island I've visited. Great sandy beach, clear water and nice caffe bar by the sea with deep shadows. Prices for caffe a little bit expensive but if you take the fact you are on exotic Island it is reasonable. Too bad we had just one hour to enjoy this beautiful Island.

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We were there in July, it is very very hot, but it was worth it. Really, it is like you in paradise. Turquoise sea, almost white sand... Beautiful! There were few places for snorkeling too. Recommendation.

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Willaston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a little Island not far from Hurghada only accessible by boat. You can walk around this small Island enjoyed the clear seawater and the white sand. You can snorkel and see the coral (which you cannot touch or pick) and the marine life. There was a special meal put on for those on the trip which was very... More 

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Mazarron, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visited Giftun Island after scuba diving locally to the island, a lot of people were snorkelling at the same time. Fantastic coral and plenty of sea life. We saw large Napolean fish in about 6 metres of water while scuba diving. The island is a must to see when staying in Hurghada. the day trip can be booked through most... More 

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Jesenice, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Sand on the beach is not even hot! Beautiful blue sea. Very interesting place, corals are beautiful, don't forget diving gear!

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Address: Hurghada, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  Hurghada

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