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Resorts on a beach in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt (Photo: Oleg_P/Shutterstock)
Resorts on a beach in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt (Photo: Oleg_P/Shutterstock)

Caroline Costello
Cruise Critic Contributor

Port of Sharm-el-Sheikh

Sharm-El-Sheikh cruises offer a variety of must-do excursions for scuba diving buffs. Shipwrecks, colorful reefs and fascinating marine life (think whale sharks, eagle rays and massive schools of fish) promise amazing underwater photos and unforgettable in-water experiences.

Set on the crystal-clear shores of the Red Sea, Sharm-El-Sheikh is an appealing Egyptian resort town with pretty pink-sand beaches and important historical sites. Cruisers can make a pilgrimage to the Saint Catherine's Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the oldest monasteries in the world.

Shore Excursions

About Sharm-el-Sheikh


Pro

Sharm-El-Sheikh is a diver’s paradise

Con

Expect high daytime temperatures during summer months

Bottom Line

World-class diving and gorgeous beaches are on offer in Sharm-El-Sheikh


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