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Old Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh

Hotel category

4 Star

Rooms

100

Wellness/Spa

YES

Internet

YES ($)

5 star dive center

Offsite (Free pickup)

House reef

NO

Resort Highlights

  • Recipient of TripAdvisor's Travelers Choice Award 2019
  • Take a stroll down the 200m private beach and go for a swim in the ocean (the sea bed gradually deepens for easy access), or stick to the heated outdoor pool 
  • Choose from six in-house bars and restaurants serving local, Brazilian and Italian cuisine or discover what the local area has to offer (top tip: ask the concierge team to point you in the right direction!)
  • Rent an antique car and tour the area in vintage style then head to the roof-top lounge for shisha and speciality teas under the stars
  • Your kids will love the outdoor play equipment and children television networks

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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

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 75% (balance) is due 21 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 21 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 21 and 8 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 8 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

The Old Palace Resort Hotel is an atmospheric resort nestled amongst the Red Desert Mountains and just a few steps from the crystal-clear, calm waters of the Red Sea.

The luxury 5* resort lies right on the 12 km promenade connecting the various beach areas via a seemingly endless stretch of white sand. The property is a 20 minute ride from Hurghada city centre and the Old Town with its sun-drenched streets and exquisite architecture.

The resort offer six eateries and bars including a Brazilian restaurant and an open-air, roof-top shisha bar. During your stay, stop by the shopping arcade or rent an antique car and tour the area in vintage style. 

Enjoy a unique selection of elegant and attractive rooms equipped with the latest facilities. Nearby, you’ll find plenty of restaurants, bars and a night club. Feeling active? Grab a kayak, water skis or wake board, all available at the beach. There is a fully-equipped gym, as well as a spa and wellness centre. 

Explore diving around the Old Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh

What to see

Expect to encounter the usual array of colourful reef and fish and their associated activity in abundance. Turtles, humphead wrasse, trumpetfish, crocodilefish, bluespotted rays and an assortment of morays are all there waiting to delight. Whitetip and grey reef sharks patrol and barracuda, mackerel and tuna guard the blue. Mothfish and stonefish and the ever present lionfish hide in plain sight and you might even be lucky to see a stargazer or frogfish too. Pipefish and nudibranch are a-plenty for the spotters.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* Dive Center partnered with conservation association HEPCA
  • On the doorstep of the best diving and snorkeling sites in Hurghada
  • Dive amongst the Red Sea's abundant turtle community
  • Multilingual instructors and dive masters with a good knowledge of local dive sites
  • Full day boat trips and courses for beginners to expert-level divers alike
  • The sea temperature ranges from 21 oC in February to around 28 oC in August

Description

The PADI 5* Dive Center Blue Ocean is located in Old Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh.

The dive center provides access to multitude dive sites, on the doorstep of the most desirable diving and snorkelling locations in the Red Sea.

Blue Ocean operates with multilingual and international instructors to provide professional courses from beginner to expert level, making sure to champion knowledge and care for the environment.

Blue Ocean operates in close harmony with HEPCA (Environmental Protection and Conservation Association), an internationally recognized NGO. This work helps to protect the local marine life and monitor movements, abundance and distribution of the Red Sea’s turtle community.


DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

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

Diving gear

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

Diving Facilities

  • Beach Front Location
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • Russian

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Dive boat facilities

  • Fresh Water Shower
  • Lunch Provided On Full Diving Days
  • Toilet
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Ladder
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Live Music
  • Karaoke
  • Nightclub

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Services
  • Beauty Treatments

Facilities

  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Games Room
  • Heating

Great for families

  • Teens Club
  • Board Games
  • Kids Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

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

Sports & Watersports

  • Waterskiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Ping Pong
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cycling
  • Beach Volleyball

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival:

  • The closest Int airport is Hurghada (HRG).
  • The resort is located around 25 km from the airport.
  • A transfer can be arranged (advance notice required, additional cost).
  • Check in time is at 2pm.

Departure:

  • Check out time is at 12pm noon.
  • Having checked out at the reception, a transfer to the airport can be arranged.

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