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“very nice beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Fanar

El Fanar
Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
0020 (0)69 3662218
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4.5 of 5 stars 231 Reviews
Type: Beaches, Bar/ Clubs, Dance Club/ Discos, Reefs, Clubs
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“very nice beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Now this is one of my favorite beaches,you do have to pay though to go on. but the snorkling is excellent..take your own snorkle if you can.

Visited November 2012
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Shipley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“brilliant!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

fantastic sea life and great beach at el fanar.
good food and clean toilets and friendly service.
I would recommend this to anyone

Visited December 2012
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“The best snorkelling in Sharm - Restaurant has gone to the dogs.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is a beach that is not attached to any of the hotels in Sharm el Sheikh, you pay to get in, but residents and staff in Sharm get some discount on the prices on the door. You get a towel and a bottle of water for your entrance fee and use of a sunbed with a beautiful view. The beach can get really busy at peak times and the music tends to be too loud and the same CD on repeat all day. The underwater world is however absolutely stunning here, I have seen Sharks, Manta Rays, Eagle Rays and Turtles just off the jetty as well as abundant smaller marine life and colourful corals. It is all about the water here. I think the beach has changed ownership recently as it used to be run by an Italian family and I havent seen them on any of my recent visits - which might explain why the service in the restaurant has become so very poor. This is something that needs addressing as for sure it will spoil what has always been one of the best places to visit in Sharm.

Visited December 2012
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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14 attraction reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“amazing underwater and bad service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

if u wanna see the beauties of redsea you have to go there.but if u are hungry there you might drink warm beer with bad quality waiter service.comparing price and service not suitable at restaurant.expensive

Visited November 2012
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Essex, England
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Brilliant reef beach, fantastic snorkelling, lovely chillout music and Pizza at Italian restaurant really nice :-)

Visited November 2012
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