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This former Bedouin fishing village is now a popular tourist destination—especially for serious windsurfers, who'll find some of the best conditions in the world off Dahab's beaches. Long known as a laid-back, backpacker-friendly town, Dahab is becoming more developed, yet retains a casual vibe. Finally, Dahab is also home to the Blue Hole, the world's most dangerous dive site. Only very experienced technical divers should attempt passage through "The Arch" here; if you're a novice diver, stay close to the surface. (Editor's note: Our list was compiled before political unrest prompted many countries to issue travel warnings for Egypt. If you're currently planning a trip to Egypt, please consider the risks and... more This former Bedouin fishing village is now a popular tourist destination—especially for serious windsurfers, who'll find some of the best conditions in the world off Dahab's beaches. Long known as a laid-back, backpacker-friendly town, Dahab is becoming more developed, yet retains a casual vibe. Finally, Dahab is also home to the Blue Hole, the world's most dangerous dive site. Only very experienced technical divers should attempt passage through "The Arch" here; if you're a novice diver, stay close to the surface. (Editor's note: Our list was compiled before political unrest prompted many countries to issue travel warnings for Egypt. If you're currently planning a trip to Egypt, please consider the risks and monitor your government's travel alerts.) less

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Coral Reefs
Coral Reefs
Attraction type: Reefs
Blue Hole
Blue Hole
Attraction type: Geologic Formations; Caverns & Caves
iDive Dahab
iDive Dahab
Owner description: We offer a range of individually designed dives in small groups conducted by highly trained instructors, providing customers with unique diving experiences in a relaxed yet... more Owner description: We offer a range of individually designed dives in small groups conducted by highly trained instructors, providing customers with unique diving experiences in a relaxed yet professional environment. We provide the best diving experience possible, are constantly striving for improvement and we are equipped with the latest developments in technology, facilities and course material.We also have our own research facility, the “Open Ocean Science Centre”, which is used for student groups and meetings of industry professionals to devise action plans on sustainable management. less
Attraction type: Other Fun & Games; Water Sports; Other Outdoor Activities; Scuba & Snorkelling; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Dahabhorses
Dahabhorses
Owner description: We are a small and elegant stable in Dahab (Egypt). We offer you unforgettable riding holidays and horseback ridings! We respect our horses! If you appreciate long canters on... more Owner description: We are a small and elegant stable in Dahab (Egypt). We offer you unforgettable riding holidays and horseback ridings! We respect our horses! If you appreciate long canters on perennial horses, then they are exactly right with us! But our guides are also very good trainers for beginners and help you to feel comfortable and save on the horseback. less
Attraction type: Other Ranches & Farms
King Safari Dahab St. Catherine/Mt. Sinai Trip - Day Tours
King Safari Dahab St. Catherine/Mt. Sinai Trip - Day Tours
Owner description: The monastery located in St. Catherine, Egypt has been called the oldest working Christian monastery in the world. The Burning Bush is located inside the monastery. Mount Sinai is... more Owner description: The monastery located in St. Catherine, Egypt has been called the oldest working Christian monastery in the world. The Burning Bush is located inside the monastery. Mount Sinai is the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments. King Safari offers 3 trips to the monastery to choose from. Guests can decide to visit the monastery and hike to the summit to see the sunrise or sunset. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Baba Ali
Baba Ali
Ranked #1 of 91 Restaurants in Dahab
Cuisines: Egyptian
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Forsha's Egyptian Kitchen
Forsha's Egyptian Kitchen
Ranked #2 of 91 Restaurants in Dahab
Cuisines: Barbecue, Grill, Egyptian
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Everyday cafe
Everyday cafe
Ranked #3 of 91 Restaurants in Dahab
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Dessert, Bakeries, Ice Cream
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
View Restaurant
View Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 91 Restaurants in Dahab
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Pizza & Pasta, Egyptian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night Food, Dinner, Buffet, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Red Cat
Red Cat
Ranked #5 of 91 Restaurants in Dahab
Cuisines: European, Vegetarian, Healthy, Russian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lagoon Villa Apartments
Lagoon Villa Apartments
$23 - $69 (GBP 15 - 45)
Ranked #2 of 24 Specialty Lodging in Dahab
The Bedouin Moon Hotel
2.0 of 5
The Bedouin Moon Hotel
$24 - $48
Ranked #3 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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Red Sea Relax Resort
3.0 of 5
Red Sea Relax Resort
$11 - $53 (EUR 10 - 49)
Ranked #5 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Dahab Paradise
3.0 of 5
Dahab Paradise
$40 - $97 (EUR 37 - 89)
Ranked #1 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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Shams Hotel
3.0 of 5 Shams Hotel
$43 - $45 (EUR 39 - 41)
Ranked #6 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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Dahab Divers South Sinai Hotel & Dive center
Dahab Divers South Sinai Hotel & Dive center
$17 - $50 (EUR 16 - 46)
Ranked #7 of 51 Hotels in Dahab

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Jaz Dahabeya
4.0 of 5
Jaz Dahabeya
$82 - $158
Ranked #10 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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Swiss Inn Resort
4.0 of 5
Swiss Inn Resort
$50 - $146
Ranked #15 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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Le Meridien Dahab Resort
5.0 of 5
Le Meridien Dahab Resort
$58 - $147
Ranked #16 of 51 Hotels in Dahab
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