We arrived at this hotel hoping for a week of rest and relaxation, and that's exactly what we got .. From the moment we arrived until we said our sad goodbyes we were made to feel special, along with all the other guests.
The staff are ALL amazing, and a smile a chat and a small tip in recognition of their hard work goes a long way, you will always get your favourite table at breakfast and dinner, the towel boys will always be willing to find you a sunbed, either around the pool or on the beach! And there will always be a waiter to serve you a drink to your sunbed!
We requested a specific room, which we were given. We had a breathtaking view, and the free late checkout was just another thing that made this a completely stress free holiday!
After reading reviews on TA I was concerned about the food. YES the food is different .. Yes there are no British baked beans or bacon, but this isn't Britain.. So expect things to be a little different .. Also we WANT to try new foods and found plenty to keep us satisfied, have a taste of the felafel freshly cooked at breakfast .. It's delicious and the traditional Egyptian start to the day! My only complaint is that there was never enough..the yoghurt and fruit are lovely .. Try the feta cheese with tomatoes.. Along with freshly cooked eggs and fresh bread.. The chefs also will happily make something for you if its not available.. Evening meals are fine, grilled meats, salads fresh pizza, get the pizza man to make you plain fresh bread.. Beautiful! Lunches at the pool bar are good, tasty fish and chips .. And fresh pizzas pasta and salads .. Remember, Sharm is in the middle of the desert and all food is imported, they do an amazing job with what they have available..
Also we thought that the evening entertainment was excellent .. this place is fantastic value for money, considering the hotel get a fraction of the cost of your holiday.
Ok the rooms are a little tired, but always kept spotlessly clean, the TVs may be a little small..and there MAY be a limited selection of nail varnish colours in the spa.. But who goes on holiday to watch TV ..when there are so many real things to see.. Put your face in the water off the jetty and have a look at the fantastic marine life!! Or better still go for a dive! Well worth it. Or try the Turkish Bath for a fabulous experience ..
Many thanks to Sharon on guest relations, Islam, Amr, Belal and Sacha .. And all of the staff who looked after our every need with a smile.
We have already booked our return visit in September..
My only complaint is that some guests seem to have an inability to read and understand the signs on the beach that say PLEASE DO NOT WALK ON THE REEF... Please dont, it damages and kills the coral,
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Activities & Entertainment Tennis courts ,Table Tennis ,Volley Ball ,Darts, Boccia ,Water Polo & Water aerobics ,Bridge table available, Fitness Center (Gymnasium),Nightly animation shows on the hotel’s Panoramic Music Terrace.Kids' Activities :-Children Buffets for Breakfast ,Kids menu for Lunch and Dinner (on request),Kids Club for children from 4 to 12 years ,Equipped with LCD Screen, movies & music, and other activities, Mini Disco 2,Children Playground & Children Daily ProgramHotel facilities:-24 hour reception multilingual speaking,Parking Lift /elevator,3 outdoors swimming pools, ( main pool / Relax Pool / winter,pool ( Relax & winter pool are heated during winter season)Private Beach with jetty ,Free Sun beds, Umbrellas and beach / pool towels.Room Facilities:-Air conditioning with individual control,Satellite TV with 44 channels in 7 languages,Hairdryer,Safety deposit boxes, Smoke detectors,Nonsmoking rooms,Shaver plug,Baby cot ( upon request ),Room view: - Garden / Pool / Sea view / Beach Front, Room type :- superior pool or Garden view / Superior,Sea view/Deluxe sea front/family suite / presidential suite. ... more less
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