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Cataract Resort Naama Bay

Hotel category
4 Star
Rooms
124
Wellness/Spa
NO
Internet
YES ($)
5 star dive center
Walking distance
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • Great location in the heart of Naama Bay, Sharm El Shiekh
  • Protected coral gardens and wrecks
  • Dolphins, tropical fish, turtles, reef sharks
  • Air conditioned rooms with satellite TV, balcony or terrace
  • Easy beach access, belly dancing shows
  • Mini disco for the kids
  • Bar, discotheque, restaurant and 24 hour coffee shop

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 100% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking

Cancellation fee

During Low periods the following fees will be applied:

  • 1-3 days prior the arrival - full charge
  • 4-7 days prior the arrival – charge for one night (with the package rate)
  • 8-14 days - no charge

During High periods the following fees will be applied:

  • 1-7 days prior the arrival - full charge
  • 7-14 days prior the arrival – charge for one night (with the package rate)
  • 14 days - 1 month - no charge

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Resort Description

Cataract Resort Naama Bay is an extension of Cataract Resort Layalina, 300 meters from the sea. 

Naama Bay provides an ideal setting for divers to enjoy protected coral gardens rich in marine life, top-notch shore diving and wrecks. The Red Sea is home to an exceptional variety of large and small corals, napoleon fish, dolphins, reef sharks, moray eels and turtles. 

The resort offers easy access to a beach with sun loungers and shades, a 24-hour coffee shop, bar, discotheque and boutique. 

The restaurant serves international dishes for breakfast and dinner buffet. Surrounding the resort, you will find a variety of shops, restaurants and bars to explore during the day. 

Explore diving around the Cataract Resort Naama Bay

What to see

Clouds of orange and purple anthias obscure your view of the reef. The reefs are so alive with colour it can be difficult to identify individuals but do keep an eye out for some of the areas endemics. Grey reef sharks, tuna and barracuda hunt. Expect turtles and humphead wrasse, a variety of morays. Whale sharks, although not seen in high numbers, do cruise in for a visit. Jackfish and batfish shimmer in the blue and grouper and puffer fish roam the reef.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* CDC in Naama Bay, Sharm El Sheikh
  • Daily dive trips to teaming local reefs, Straits of Tiran and Ras Mohamed.
  • Special trips to Dahab, Dunraven and Thistlegorm wrecks,
  • House reef on the footstep of the dive centre
  • Full range of PADI training- pro level, tek and specialties
  • Well-equipped 20m dive boats with dining saloons
  • Eco-minded centre organising regular beach clean-ups

Description

Red Sea Diving College is a PADI 5* CDC located in the heart of Naama Bay, Sharm El Sheikh.

The team offers daily boat diving on nearby reefs of the Red Sea, Straits of Tiran and Ras Mohamed, as well as special trips to Dahab, Dunraven and Thislegorm.

The house reef is on the footstep of the dive centre and the jetty to a 5 minute walk offering an ideal setting for low-key underwater exploration. The team get involved in marine conservation by organising regular beach clean-ups. 

Each diving vessel is on average 20m in length and has a shaded area, relaxation space for sunbathing, toilet facilities, showers and a saloon area where buffet lunch and refreshments are served (additional cost).

The dive centre provides an extensive list of PADI training, including recreational and pro level courses, specialties and Tek programs. 
 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Rebreather Course
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Cavern Diving
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Drysuit
  • Underwater Propulsion Vehicle
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Other Specialties
  • Technical Diving Courses

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Air Conditioning
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Other

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc
  • Padi Tecrec Facility

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc
  • Padi Tecrec

Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Lunch Provided
  • Fresh Water Shower
  • Toilet
  • Custom Built
  • Ladder
  • Drinking Water

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Karaoke
  • Jet Skiing

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)

Great for families

  • Board Games

Payments

  • Visa
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Beach Volleyball

How to get there

Arrival

  • The best way to arrive is via taxi from the airport(approx 150 L.E.), or private transfer arranged via Red Sea Diving College (extra cost). 
  • If you would like to arrange a private transfer, it's important that you book this in advance and provide us with your flight number following your booking confirmation. 
  • Check in time is 2pm. 

Departure

  • You can catch a taxi back to the airport or arrange a private transfer (additional cost). Private transfers require advance booking. 
  • Check out time is 12 noon. 

 

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