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El Fanar

Address: Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Phone Number: 0020 (0)69 3662218
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Ranked #73 of 288 Activities in Sharm El Sheikh
Type: Beaches, Bar/ Clubs, Dance Club/ Discos, Reefs, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Nightlife
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Type: Beaches, Bar/ Clubs, Dance Club/ Discos, Reefs, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Nightlife

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful setting, whether you are just stopping for a drink or spending the day on the beach/reef. A must visit if you are staying in Hadaba.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I am not very fond of Sharm cafes and places to go out, but this one is pretty neat. First of all tHe Ras Um Sid Reef is great. It's home for a lot of marine life. I especially loved the night dive here. The beach is not bad either. Quite calm. Quite small. In the evening it's a nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I (early 30’s) have been to Sharm a few times now it is because we love this beach so very much! Have a look at this short video that will show you the beach and restaurant area : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ncnye6cgoU Always relaxing music playing throughout the day, extremely friendly staff that take care of the beach, the bar... More 

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colchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Have visited this beach many many times during our years going to Sharm. The beach is still 60LE per person to gain entry and this includes a towel. They no longer give you a free bottle of water but we are prepared to pay for what we find one of the best reefs for snorkelling in Hadaba. What is not... More 

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Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I have been visiting El Fanar on yearly basis and always single, last week I was denied entry because I was "single", for some reasons the " management" came up with a new policy, that only couples i.e. man and woman can gain access to the beach. What a turn off, what a shame!

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

El Fanar beach is an oasis of calm in a mad world. The beach area is well laid out and clean. For divers and snorkellers, this is a must place to visit. The water is clear and the reef is packed with coral and sea life. The staff are attentive, knowledgeable and have able to speak a number of languages.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is the best beach I have been on in Egypt, we were recommended and was so eased we were. Watching the sun set is just amazing fantastic photos, it's one of those beaches where you can just relax and gaze out over the stunning coral fabulous place for snorkelling. They have a lovely beach bar and restaurant the food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Visited El Fanar many times over the years but apart from the superb snorkelling, the beach facilities have gone down hill. Entry price is 60LE per person and in the past this has included a bottle of water each, a fluffy towel and sometimes a skewer of fruit. Now there is no bottle of water and the towels are tatty... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Seriously this was the nicest beach we've visited all the times we've visited Egypt (5 yrs on the run) yeh we've been to plenty of beaches, but this one wins by a mile!!! We spent all day here & our time still wasn't enough. Well done guys and we'll be back soon i promise!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely setting in Hadaba, overlooking Ras Mohamed dive sights. The view was the best thing about this beach. When we arrived we had a charge of 60LE each, this included a towel and bottle of water. Since getting there at around 10:30am we had our choice of sun beds, reserving a couple in the shade and in the sun! The... More 

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