Diving, Windsurfing and Healing Sands

Safaga has grown into a major touristic hot-spot on the Red Sea! And a world-famous water-sports destination; it has even hosted the 1993 Red Sea World Windsurfing Championships; kite and windsurfing in Safaga is really something else!
People come to Safaga from all around the world to enjoy the sun, the sea, and the exciting water activities on offer – which include diving the Abu Kafan Reef, the Panorama Reef, Ras Umm Hesiwa and Sharm El-Naga – but they also come for the curative properties of this paradisiacal Red Sea destination.
Safaga is said to be one of the best locations in the world for curing psoriasis.

Highlights – Safaga

Sharm el-Naga

Pharaohs of the Sedge & Bee

Naga is a very popular diving and snorkeling site. Many come here just to spend the day swimming in the crystal clear water of the Red Sea, and sunbathing at the beach. The reef’s most shallow parts are only 4 meters deep, and they’re packed full of healthy and beautiful fire and fan corals.

Diving the Abu Kafan Reef

Wall Divers Paradise

Also known as Abu Qifan, it is one of the most favorite diving sites among divers in Safaga. The reef is a blessing for wall divers, as it offers a descent of 300 metres. While down there, you are most likely to spot anthias, jacks, tunas, barracudas, reef sharks and hammerheads.

Ras Umm Hesiwa

Gigantic Statues of Amenhotep III

Ras Umm Hesiwa is in fact a gently sloping sandy plateau, covered with beautiful hard corals, including gigantic acropora table corals and boulder corals, offering shelter to moray eels; It is very attractive to sharks, such as sleeping white tips and thresher sharks.