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Marsa Shagra Village

3 star hotel
El Qusseir to Marsa Alam Road, 113km South of El Qusseir, 22km North of Marsa Alam City, Qesm Marsa Alam, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
135 rooms
YES ($) Internet

Red Sea Diving Safari

PADI 5 star dive center
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El Qusseir to Marsa Alam Road, 113km South of El Qusseir, 22km North of Marsa Alam City, Qesm Marsa Alam, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

Package highlights

  • Coastal diving village in the desert
  • Pioneer of sustainable tourism development
  • A mix of modern luxury and natural simplicity
  • Superb house reef, home to hundreds of marine species
  • Shore, diving, boat and speedboat diving
  • Ancient ruins, desert wildlife, Bedouins of the South

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

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

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25%
  • 60 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 33% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 22 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 22 and 13 days prior to arrival
  • 88% will be charged if you cancel between 13 and 8 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 8 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Marsa Shagra Village

What to see

Expect to encounter dolphins on the way to dive sites by boat and maybe even underwater too. There's a resident manatee at one of the sites and lots of huge turtles to be seen. Crocodilefish are easy to find and pipefish squirm around the reef. While oceanic whitetips and hammerheads grace at Elphinstone, closer to shore you can see whitetips and bowmouth sharks too. Tuna and mackerel hunt along the reef and expect the usual clouds of anthias and swirls of fusiliers too.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Experience the ''Eco-diving Adventure"
  • Sharks, corals, schools of fish, dolphins
  • Dive site maps and descriptions, classroom with A/C
  • Dive shade on the beach in front of the house reef entry point
  • Compressor and generator are far away from the rooms
  • Baro-Medical (hyperbaric medical center) located on-site

Description

Since the founding in 1990, Red Sea Diving Safari has grown into a world-class diving destination.

The eco-diving concept has been internationally recognized as a model of tourism development and the villages offer the experience of what has become known as "The Eco-diving Adventure".

As a PADI Diving Centre, the full range of PADI courses are offered and local dive sites are suitable for divers of all levels.

The villages offer guests a variety of diving possibilities including unlimited diving on house reef, truck dives, night dives and boat dives to world-famous dive sites such as Elphinstone and Marsa Abu Dabab.

 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

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

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Other Specialties

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Italian
  • Swedish
  • Other Languages On Request

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Good for...

  • Solo Travellers

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Buffet
  • Vegetarian Food

Conservation/Environment

  • Marine Conservation Program

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Equipment For Kids

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling
  • Kayaking
  • Horseback Riding

Payments

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

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Air-Conditioning

Great for families

  • Kids Playground

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Resort Description

Marsa Shagra is a lively diving village with one of the most beautiful and well-protected house reefs in the Red Sea region.

The coral reef is home to a wide variety of marine species including corals, fish, reef sharks, turtles, and occasionally dolphins.

It is strategically located to reach many beautiful diving sites including the famous Elphinstone Reef and Marsa Abu Dabab. It is a very convenient base for exploring the ancient ruins of civilizations, observing desert wildlife and meeting the Bedouins of the South.

Marsa Shagra offers different accommodation categories; there is something for everyone's taste and budget.

How to get there

Arrival

  • Private transfer can be arranged by the resort for an additional charge.
  • You will be transferred from the airport (Hurghada or Marsa Alam) to the village.
  • Red Sea Diving Safari driver will meet the guests outside the terminal building.
  • Check in time is at 2pm.

Departure

  • Return rental equipment to the diving center and confirm diving activities with the base leader. 
  • Check out time from the reception is at 12pm;  late checkout until 2pm is free of charge according to availability.
  • Once you have checked out, the driver will escort you to the airport.

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