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Ras um Sid

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Type: Beaches
Description: Great diving and snorkeling area.
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

i bin there one month ago and i amazing , i like it so much , i love egypt , i wil come back to sharm el sheikh again and i will visit this place again :)

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Had a great drift dive at Ras Umm Sid. The highlight of this dive was spotting a turtle eTing coral. He allowed us to swim rut up to him and observe him close up for quite some time

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boblatif1
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Incredible Gorgonian fan corals falling away into the depths. Visibility is normally really good up to 50m + really interesting mix of hard and soft corals also.

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bournemouth england
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This area seems to have grown so much, its now as busy as old town. A lot more shops and restaurants have opened up just outside of Il Mercato. Couple of good childrens outlet shops have opened and looks like more are about to

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Brilliant location to either snorkel or dive, I never tire of this site! For shore based snorkelling with a great Italian restaurant I would recommend El Fanar

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Melsomvik, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is a good spot for snorkling and diving. If you haven't been diving a lot in the red sea, then you'll just love it. Probably one of the top spots from shore. If you want better, you'll have to go somewhere by boat. If you're lucky, you'll see big stuff in the water. I saw an Eagle ray when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

shops cafes [even mcdonalds and kfc ]hundreds of taxis to choose from if you want to go further afield - and they are cheap !!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Ras um sid is an ideal location, within easy reach of the old town market where you can find a vibrant atmosphere, the cliifs ofer a stunning view over the bays.

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Trelogan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Well if your an avid snorkeler you`ll love this place, so many different species of really colorful fish that you will want to come back again as the water visibility is fantastic as well as the temperature which usually hovers around the 26*c mark so your toes won`t get cold either, so go there & enjoy.

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chilly mazarin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

excellent site for snorkeling. dozens of species around there not far from the shore. great corals..

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