The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast Travel Guide


Plan Your The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast Vacation

For centuries, European traders and Arab merchants had to sail around the Cape of Good Hope to travel east to Asia from Europe and the Mediterranean. However, 2,000 years earlier, ancient Egyptians had that problem licked. The records of the Greek historian Herodotus speak of a canal begun around 600 BC that connected the Nile to the Gulf of Suez.


The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast Hotels

Around the Sinai and the Red Sea you'll find everything from luxury resorts to motels and seedy camping areas. Prices are considerably higher in peak more


The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast Restaurants

The Sinai and the Red Sea Coast resorts cater primarily to European tastes, so resort food tends to be Continental and Italian fare and buffet more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


The Sinai Peninsula and Red Sea Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Saint Catherine's Monastery: See the chapel that purports to hold the burning bush that appeared to Moses.... Read more

  • St. Catherine

    Born in Alexandria to a ruling family in the 4th century, Catherine was a highly educated and erudite woman for her time. She presented herself... Read more

  • A Day Trip to Petra

    One of the most popular excursions from all Sinai resorts is a day trip to the rose-red city of Petra, in Jordan at the northern tip of the Red... Read more


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    I Plan on traveling on either September or October 2014!

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