With its unusually warm waters, a holiday in Sharm el Sheikh will appeal particularly to those who enjoy scuba diving and snorkelling. The transfer time to Sharm from Sharm El Sheikh Airport is only 15 minutes, meaning you get to spend plenty of time in the resort itself. There are many hotels in Sharm el Sheikh, most of which are rated 4-5-stars and offer cheap all-inclusive deals, although some self-catering options are also available. Being warm all year round also means that Sharm el Sheikh holidays are popular for those wanting to take a beach break during the winter.
Sharm el Sheikh is home to some brilliant water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, jet-skiing or water-skiing. There are also plenty of beach activities going on, such as volleyball. Away from the beach, you can try camel and horse-riding or quad biking and cycling. There's a popular 18-hole golf course available, or for more family-oriented fun you can try the crazy golf on the beach. If you manage to pull yourself away from the beach, there are plenty of great excursions on offer, from desert safaris, to trips to see the pyramids in Cairo or Luxor.
If you're on an all inclusive holiday to Sharm el Sheikh, your hotel will most likely offer a range of dishes from all over the world (Chinese, Indian, Italian, British etc.) There are also several fast food joints such as McDonald's in and around the area. You will find that many of the hotels in Sharm el Sheikh offer evening entertainment in the form of discos, dances and live music. You will also find live music in the bars and there is a casino for people to enjoy. There are many taxis in Sharm el Sheikh, which can be quite cheap as long as you agree on the fare before making the journey.
Sharm el Sheikh benefits from daily warm weather. During the summer, temperatures can be as high as 43°C during the day and drop to 7°C at night. The average minimum temperature in the winter is 14°C and 30°C in the summer, although it can reach a lot higher than this. There is little rainfall in the resort and, when it does rain, it normally clears up very quickly. June, July and August are the warmest months in Sharm, with December being the coldest. However, December still occasionally gets a high of 20.5°C. In the winter months you can still enjoy 7-8 hours of sunshine a day, which means there's no need to wait - both summer or winter are the ideal times to take a holiday in Sharm El Sheikh.