Marsa Alam is a town in south-eastern Egypt, located on the western shore of the Red Sea. It is currently seeing fast increasing popularity as a tourist destination and development following the opening of Marsa Alam International Airport in 2003.
Among the most famous beaches around Marsa Alam is the Abu Dabab beach. In Abu Dabab, turtles are a common sight, and it is nearly guaranteed that when diving, one will see at least one turtle. For tourists who seek to see something less typical, there is marine wildlife like crocodilefish and octopuses.
Marsa Alam also has some inland attractions, such as the Emerald Mines and the Temple of SetiI at Khanais.
Tours in Marsa Alam
- Jeep Snorkeling at Abu Dabab Beach
- Visit a Bedouin village near Port Ghalib and learn about life in the desert on a safari tour from Marsa Alam. Ride a camel across the desert sands, watch a spectacular sunset and marvel at the folkloric shows.
- Explore the beauty of the Red Sea in Marsa Alam. You can also discover a lot of rare and beautiful kinds of fishes and untouched corals. Marsa Alam is a great location especially for experienced divers guided by our friendly experienced team of guides.