A luxurious 5-star resort hotel, perfect for water sports lovers and nirvana for scuba divers! The Royal Albatros Moderna Hotel, which is close to protected diving sites, is located in the gorgeous resort of Nabq Bay, and enjoys a wonderful beachfront position overlooking a long stretch of golden sands that meet the alluring waters of the Red Sea. This modern property, which opened in 2004, is near the famous shipwrecks of the Straights of Tiran, which await exploration by intrepid divers! The hotel is just a15 minute drive from the Sharm's shopping and entertainment areas, whilst the vibrant resort of Naama Bay is within easy reach and certainly the place to go for a memorable night out. The hotel provides a shuttle bus service to Naama Bay (payable locally).
On top of the outstanding water sports and diving options in the region, guests will find plenty to do at the hotel. You can enjoy a game of table tennis, darts or pool in the games room, work out in the fully-equipped gym, or play tennis, water polo, volleyball, beach football and much more! Additional facilities include a relaxing sauna, a shopping arcade, internet access and a conference room for those staying on business. To ensure there is never a dull moment, the hotel provides plenty of evening entertainment including popular Egyptian themed nights.
Children are really well provided for at the hotel with their own sections in the pools, a kid's club featuring lots of games, entertainments and activities and a fun playground area. The hotel also operates a babysitting service, allowing parents to enjoy some free time to themselves knowing their children are in a safe and supervised environment.
The friendly, professional and multilingual staff at reception are always on hand to provide services such as car rental, laundry, tour/ticket booking assistance, shuttle buses, bank services, medical assistance and room service.
Distance from Airport:
5 miles - Sharm El Sheikh
Accommodation consists of suites, five person apartments and lavish royal suites. All overlook the pretty hotel gardens or the pool.
All have: bathroom with tub shower, WC, luxury shower kit, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, fridge, air conditioning, balcony/terrace (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Please note that a visitor's visa may be required if you travel outside the Sinai desert and if you go diving or sightseeing outside Sharm El Sheikh. The visa will cost 10 GBP.
Location and Resort:
Sharm El Sheikh is world famous for its coral and aquatic wildlife with reefs just offshore and is considered to be among the top five diving and snorkelling sites in the world. It is on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt and is between the Red Sea and the Mount Sinai mountains. The resort has big named hotels, restaurants from around the world, water sports and golf course.
Please note: As of February 1st 2012 - All shuttle bus trips to Namaa Bay will be at an additional cost.
Eating and Drinking:
There are five onsite buffet restaurants and two a la carte restaurants, including:
The Red Sea Restaurant offers a varied buffet service of Mediterranean inspired cuisine.
Toscani Restaurant features an exquisite a la carte menu of Italian dishes, plus a mixed grill for dinner.
Tagini Oriental Restaurant, specialising in authentic regional cuisine.
El Camineto, which offers a rich buffet service for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Fish Market Restaurant, with a refines a la carte menu.
Complementing the dining establishments there is the Lobby Bar, the Pool Bar and the Beach Bar, plus a disco. 24hr room service is also available.
The hotel operates an all inclusive concept which includes light early breakfast between 5am and 7am in the Toscani Italian Restaurant, normal breakfast from 7am to 10am in either the Mediterranean Restaurant, Il Caminetto Restaurant or L'asiatique Restaurant and between 10am and midday there is a late breakfast served in the Mediterranean Restaurant. You can enjoy a fixed menu lunch from midday to 3pm in the Pizzeria or dine in the Il Caminetto Restaurant and L'asiatique Restaurant from 12.30pm to 3pm. You can also dine in the Fish Market a la carte restaurant on the beach from 12.30pm to 3pm (with extra charge) or enjoy sushi in the sushi bar or a la carte in the Thai Restaurant (both with charge) from 1pm to 3pm. From 4pm to 6pm you will find crepes in the Patio Food Court and tea time snacks on the terrace of the Mediterranean main restaurant. From 5pm to 5.30pm a kids dinner is available on the terrace of the Mediterranean Restaurant (except Thursdays) whilst adults can enjoy the international menu in the Mediterranean, Oriental cuisine in the Tagine Restaurant, Italian cuisine in Il Caminetto, far eastern cuisine in L'asiatique and Italian and mixed grill a la carte in the Tuscani (with extra charge) from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. Guests can also dine at the a la carte Thai Restaurant (with charge) from 7pm to 10pm, at the sushi bar (with charge) from 7pm to midnight and at the Fish Market a la carte restaurant on the beach (with charge) from 7pm to 9.30pm.Crepes are available in the Patio Food Court from 9.30pm to 11pm and in Toscani you can enjoy a late dinner from 10pm to 1am or a light late dinner from 1am to 5am. Between 10am and 6pm ice cream is available from the beach bar. Please note meal times and locations can be subject to change due to adverse weather or unforeseen circumstances. All Inclusive alcoholic refreshments (local beer, wine and spirits - by the glass) are available between 10am and midnight and all soft drinks, water and hot beverages are available 24 hours a day. Beverages in the White Elephant Bar are against charge.
*CHRISTMAS EVE AND NEW YEARS EVE GALA MEALS INCLUDED*
The hotel has two swimming pools with separate areas for children, one of which is heated and features numerous water slides. Surrounding the pools there are spacious sun terraces furnished with ample loungers and parasols.
This hotel will appeal to families and couples looking for an excellent standard of accommodation from which to enjoy a relaxing or active beach holiday in the sun kissed and ever popular resort of Sharm El Sheikh.
Couples and Families