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Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports

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Safaga Road 35 Km. South Hurghada, Soma Bay Egypt
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#12 of 15 hotels in Soma Bay
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This spectacular 107 rooms and suites adults only (16 years and above) Resort is directly located on the Red Sea and positioned in a way that each room enjoys its view. VIVA BLUE Resort & Diving Sharm El Naga,Soma bay, Red Sea area, is part of the Egyptian National park and offers a unique and exceptional virgin underwater wild life. Spectacular diving and snorkeling, boat trips, diving courses and reef offer plenty of opportunities for underwater adventures.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
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Internet
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Spa
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Zorana K wrote a review Jun 2021
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One of its kind. Unique, secret well hidden ecological spot. Great for snorkeling and diving. National park. The hotel does not belong to the big hotel chain. Privately owned. Not for small children and weak swimmers.Great management/owner. Great staff. Great food. The unique experience of a lifetime. The hotel offers limo 3 times a week at no cost for trips to Hurghada or Safaga.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Kyle Newman wrote a review Aug 2020
Market Harborough, United Kingdom13 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed here in April 2019, had the most amazing stay. I have never had an all inclusive holiday before and it was all such a treat. I'm a new diver and all that side of things was great, managing our kit walking to the jetty, booking dives. We both eat vegan and expected a limited experience in the restaurant but we were blown away not only by what was available but also by the attentiveness and efforts of the manager and staff who already have a detailed menu book that is really clear. Totally gobsmacked. We made friends of all different nationalities too! We re-booked straight away for April 2020 but thwarted by covid19. We'll be back as soon as it's possible!!
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Cynthia M wrote a review Feb 2020
Greater London, United Kingdom42 contributions77 helpful votes
Have just returned from our latest visit , we really look forward to our stays here as every time we go we are not disappointed, particularly with the staff most of them have been there since we started visiting which to me says the hotel must be doing something right. For such a small hotel the number of chefs is excellent and the food that they produce is really good, how they find so many ways of cooking and presenting chicken, beef,fish and also duck is amazing. As always Marcos and Wageeh in the restaurant make you feel welcome and special. This time we did not get in the sea too much as it was very windy and the red flag was up most of the time but it didn’t stop us enjoying our stay and we look forward to returning soon.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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zlamalka wrote a review Jan 2020
Swindon, United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
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As per all available info, the hotel is in the middle of nowhere. One needs to be aware of that and choose this adults only resort just if that's what they want. Adventurous transfer with no road may scare some, it put smile on my face :) Staff of the hotel is absolutely amazing. Smiling, nice, kind, contributing to really pleasant atmosphere. Unlike some reviews, I didn't feel any pressure at all to tip, they were perfect without tips throughout all my stay and thus I think they deserved what I left at the end. I found food really good, plenty of options every day, lot of fresh veg, fish, chicken, beef, soups, salads...and cakes! Omg, cakes ❤ Not sure about breakfast though as I was lazy and slept in ;) Room was very spacious, bathroom really clean, plenty of storage, huge balcony. Sand finds it's way, but that's what cleaning is for. 2 big pools, jacuzzi, beach with easy sea access (that surprised me as some people wrote it is possible just from the pier - not true). I recommend swimming shoes though, I wandered bit further and was glad I had them. Here or there one can see cracked mug or chipped glass, but nothing too annoying. Most of the tourists in the hotel are German and thus first choice of language for all staff is German. However, after "I don't speak German ", there was no problem with English at the reception, bar or restaurant. All together, I really enjoyed the time there and felt relaxed after my week there ❤
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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J stafford wrote a review Dec 2019
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Communication: a) Very limited English is spoken at the hotel. b) The hotel brochures were purely in German language, no documents pertaining to any excursions were provided in English. c) To travel away from the hotel to the nearest habited area was a 15 minute taxi ride.   Food: a) Food was very poor and there were no changes during the week on breakfast. No fruit was provided except a type of fruit cocktail. Fresh fruit juice was an additional cost if you had the blue and yellow all inclusive band. b) At main meals fish was present within a variety of dishes without any warning. There was no advice of what some of the dishes were or had contained within them, meaning we did not eat very well. c) Food was rarely hot. A microwave was provided to heat up the meals that were provided. General: a) The hotel is labelled as a 4 star hotel. The state of the rooms were acceptable, however the following was obvious from the décor and state: a. Floor tiles in their abundance were loose in the main entrance are and were uneven. b. Cables were lying out in the open without being fixed. c. Various parts of the hotel were dilapidated such as lighting fixtures and parts of the pool area. b) Internet access is extremely poor. Wifi access is not throughout the hotel and only confined to the restaurant, pool areas and main lobby. c) Treated differently as we did not tip the staff at the hotel. We received limited attention and attention based on requesting things. d) Various different towels were available to customers, we were provided with old blue and white stripped towels which were torn, damaged and out dated. e) Swimming was not permitted in the sea unless from the pier. This meant that you had to swim in deep water in strong currents in between divers and snorkelling activities. f) Apart from on Thursday night, there was no activities or any form of entertainment during the stay.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: Pool side with a balcony, this also stops you being sand blasted by the wind from the north / west.
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PRICE RANGE
$45 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
EgyptRed Sea and SinaiSoma Bay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
107
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Frequently Asked Questions about Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports
What are some of the property amenities at Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Pergola Restaurant, Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, Bamboo Shoot Restaurant, Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay, and Sobar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports have airport transportation?
Yes, Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Is Viva Blue Resort & Diving Sports accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.