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Cataract Layalina Resort

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Cataract Layalina Resort

3 star hotel
Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
100 rooms
FREE Internet

Red Sea Diving college

PADI 5 star dive center
Walking distance
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Steps from Naama Bay's beach and house reef
  • Calm, clear and warm waters - great for novice and experienced divers alike
  • Dolphins, barracuda, black and white tip reef sharks, turtles
  • Restaurant, bar and swimming pool
  • Fitness center with jacuzzi and sauna
  • Great choice for divers interested in water sports and nightlife

Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Aug 3, 2020

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Monitoring - Temperature readings are taken on arrival at the hotel, on any subsequent entry to the hotel, and at all restaurants. - Staff temperature readings are taken at least once per day. All readings are taken using contactless infra-red thermometers. - Specialist medical and sanitization teams are on call should anyone be detected with symptoms of COVID-19. - We have detailed procedures in place for isolating or quarantining guests or staff members where a COVID-19 diagnosis is suspected or confirmed. Hygiene - Guest luggage will be sanitized on check-in and check-out from the hotel. - Correctly formulated hand sanitizers are in place in guest rooms, restaurant tables and all public spaces, including entrances, lobbies, corridors, etc. - All touch points in public areas like door handles, counter tops, table tops, railings, etc, are cleaned frequently using a sanitizer/disinfectant. These practices are also in place in guest rooms during housekeeping and turndown service. - Masks and disposable gloves are being worn by all team members at all times and changed frequently. Housekeeping staff use fresh gloves for every room they service. - All guest rooms are limited to a maximum capacity of three adults, or two adults and two child in suitable room types. - Guest rooms will be sanitized after departing guests check out, then remain vacant for a minimum of 24 hours before being reallocated. Restaurants & Bars - Protocols are in place for staff in the kitchens, restaurants, in-room dining and bars to sanitize their hands every time they serve food and drinks or touch food and drink related items. - Restaurants and seating in public areas have been reconfigured to ensure a safe distance of at least 2 meters between dining tables, and 1 meter between guests sharing a table. A maximum of 6 guests from one family can be seated at any table. - All restaurants will operate with buffet service. - Tables and chairs will be cleaned and sanitized between guest seatings. Disposable cutlery will be used where possible. - Shisha pipes will not be available. Leisure & Recreation - Sunbeds in public areas, swimming pools and beaches have been positioned a minimum of 2 meters apart to ensure a safe distance is maintained between guests. - Beach towels will be provided in guest rooms, rather than at shared towel stations, and will be replaced with freshly laundered towels on request. - Sporting and recreational activities will operate a reduced service to ensure that safe distance is maintained between guests, and that all equipment can be sanitized properly between use.
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

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2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TERMS:

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


Explore diving around the Cataract Layalina Resort

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. 
 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

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

Dive boat facilities

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

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

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Rebreather Course
  • 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

Languages spoken

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

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc
  • Padi 5 Star Cdc
  • Padi Tecrec Facility
  • Padi Green Star Award

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Board Games

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)

Payments

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

Activities

  • Karaoke
  • Jet Skiing
  • Nightclub

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Services

Food & drink

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

Sports & Watersports

  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Beach Volleyball

Resort Description

Cataract Resort Layalina is located in the heart of Naama Bay overlooking the Red Sea. 

Dive into calm, warm and clear Egyptian waters and discover beautiful reefs, huge varieties of corals and wrecks. The nearby Ras Mohamed Marine Park is a great destination for divers of all experience levels with dolphins, turtles, reef fish, moray eels and reef sharks commonly sighted. 

This location offers easy access to Naama Bay's beach, restaurants and nightlife. The resort boasts a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, beach volley ball and fitness center with jacuzzi and sauna. 

There is a selection of water and land activities to enjoy including sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, jet skiing and boat excursions. 

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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