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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was looking for a low key spot for good diving and relaxing and this place fit the bill perfectly. There were only a few other guests so the place was quiet. Food was decent at a good price. Dive center did a great job accommodating requests. The rooms are up quite a few stairs which made for an awesome... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I loved my stay and the diving. My bedouin room felt like home immediately. Amazing team that is helpful yet not intrusive. Perfect for an independent traveler. Well managed diving school offers several courses and guided dives. On site restaurant and bar serves a range of food. The bedouin tent is a comfortable lounge area. Amazing place anytime but worth... More 

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of Sharks Bay Umbi. We hope you come back and see us again soon. More 

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Mohamed the receptionist is so friendly and supportive, the place is clean, friendly stuff and one of the few places that provide private beach at a great price. The food is clean and good. The place is somehow far from old market Naama bay...etc

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UmbiRestSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of Sharks Bay Umbi - I will pass on your comments to Mohammed :) Hope to see you again one day soon..... More 

Egypt
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98 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

the best view in sharks bay, my room was in the mountain as a cave in the mountain viewing the sea, the moon goes inside the sea and you feel like you are in a classic movie, food is okay, snorkeling and diving are amazing.

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Sharks Bay Umbi. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. More 

Tokyo, Japan
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The Village has all what you need if you are going for diving, snorkeling and various water sports. staff is friendly, cooperative and well-educated. Rooms are clean, but shower rooms are bit old. Had only breakfast at the restaurant near the beach, amazing! Beach is clean, corals in good condition, lots of fish. The village has its own boats can... More 

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of Sharks Bay Umbi. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Really loved this place. Simple, nice, AWESOME view and great value for the money. would go again and again especially if im diving and on a tight budget. The rooms are clean and big. bathrooms are fine. amazing balcony with a lovely sea view and tiran island can be seen also. Breakfast was good!

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review on Sharks Bay Umbi! We are really glad you had a good time with us and we hope you can come back again soon. More 

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Lovely location looking out to the sea and mountain view too . The people were very friendly Home made food . Its a great place Definitely recommend. wooden cabins nice stay beach in morning full of people enjoying sea and snorkeling and night so quite for relaxation in arabian coffee or sitting on beach night

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thanks for the review of Sharks Bay Umbi. Hope you can come back and see is soon. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This was my first visit to the Umbi diving village and I experienced a great week there. If you are looking for a relaxed, friendly and personal spot to go for daily scuba diving outside the large luxury hotels this is the place to be. The staff is friendly and helpful and the bedouin tent next to the restaurant is... More 

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review of Sharks Bay Umbi. It was great having you with us and glad you enjoyed it too. :) We hope to be able to welcome you back soon. More 

Sierra Vista, Arizona
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We came in mid December for a week of diving after visiting mainland Egypt. I picked Umbi because I wanted to stay somewhere that was more authentic, not some 5 star all inclusive mega resort. Umbi is a beautiful little resort, with some really lovely Bedouin styled rooms overlooking the Red Sea and Tiran Island. We walked past the beach... More 

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. As you will see from many of our previous reviews, in general guests have nothing but positive things to say about our staff. We are obviously investigating what happened in your case and apologize if our normal excellent service was not up to scratch. More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We arrived in late November after the Russian Air crash and there was a very low occupancy rate. We had arrived after spending 2 weeks in Cairo and touring the Nile. We had traveled a long way from the West Coast of the United States and went to the Sinai against our Government's advise. Most but not all of the... More 

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

I am sorry that your time with us was not as it should have been. I have looked into your comments and breakfast not being available one morning was a oversight. The restaurant staff mistakenly believed that all guests had been for breakfast early as cleared everything away. Water bottles are provided on day of arrival only. After that they... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique in the area, Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a friendly, relaxing place that still maintains the feel of how Sharm used to be before the arrival of large scale tourism. The Diving Village has a well-equipped dive centre, its own private jetty and a fleet of five boats. There is also a seafood restaurant, beach bar and a full range of water sports. The accommodation ranges from budget View Huts and Beach Cabins to the individually styled Bedouin Village ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village

Address: PO Box 275, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Location: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range: $23 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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