Still on tropical beach places in Egypt, here are the remaining part of the last post >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2. El Ikhwa Islands
Location: El Qoseir
El Ikhwa Islands is one of the undisputed best diving spots in the whole of the Red Sea, and a good place to see sharks and other big fish, since it’s 70 km off shore from the ancient city of El Qoseir. They’re two islands, Big Brother and Small Brother, and are about a kilometer away from one another. Besides the world-class diving, their biggest claim to fame is The Brothers Lighthouse, which was built by the British in 1883 and renovated in 1993.
3.Abu Minqar Island
Abu Minqar is located in the same Red Sea area as the Giftun Islands, but unlike Big Giftun, you won’t find any beach restaurants or bars there… or even more than a handful of people. It’s known for its mangrove trees and crystal clear waters.
Also known as Coral Island due to the adjacent reef, Pharaoh’s Island is in the Gulf of Aqaba and is on the ‘Tentative List’ of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites (for our article on Egypt’s seven World Heritage Sites, head here). Back in the Middle Ages, the Christian Crusaders built a citadel on the island to protect the route between Cairo and Damascus. It was later taken over by Salah El Din (leader of the Islamic Ayyubid Dynasty) in 1170, and although the citadel passed hands afterwards, it’s still known until today as Salah El Deen’s Castle. Today the island is a popular diving and tourist attraction for Taba visitors. #beach #resort #africa #coralblue #tourist #travel