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Marsa Alam

Trip Planner Africa  /  Egypt  /  Red Sea and Sinai  /  Marsa Alam
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots. While the town itself lacks historical and cultural attractions, it boasts scenic beaches that reveal a vibrant underwater world. On a scuba diving holiday in Marsa Alam, you're likely to encounter exotic marine life, from schools of tropical fish to octopuses, dugongs, and sea turtles. Things to do in Marsa Alam include activities like boating, kitesurfing, and swimming with dolphins. Our Egypt road trip planning website combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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You can choose from a variety of 3- to 5-star options, ranging from hotels and all-inclusive resorts, to cozy guesthouses. Other lodgings in Marsa Alam include rental apartments, which provide an ideal alternative for those looking for more privacy and a range of amenities.
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