Egypt holidays are blessed with constant year round sunshine and our holidays to Sharm el Sheikh, hugely popular with the British holidaymakers, offer an alluring combination of the warm waters of the Red Sea, fantastic Egyptian cuisine and great culture. It is no wonder why Egypt holidays in Sharm el Sheikh are so well enjoyed.
- 22 Hotels in 10 Resorts
Activities on a Sharm el Sheikh holiday
Sharm el Sheikh holidays offer some of the widest choice of activities across Egypt. The coral reefs of the Red Sea are world famous and have made Sharm el Sheikh a haven for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts; boat trips to the reefs are highly recommended. Further inland the St Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai, for which the Sinai peninsula is famously named, gives you access to some of the famous history of this part of the world.
Book your perfect Sharm el Sheikh holiday
Whether you are looking for a short break away, or a longer holiday, a Sharm el Sheikh holiday with Mercury Direct can be designed to include everything you need. Choose an Egypt hotel in one of our fantastic resorts in Sharm el Sheikh including the lively Naama Bay area, famed for its long beach and multitude of bars and restaurants, or the quieter Um el Seid which offers a more relaxing option for your holiday. Our great deals on flights to Egypt combined with fantastic rates on Sharm el Sheikh hotels mean that our all inclusive packages to Egypt offer some of the best value around; leaving you with nothing more to worry about apart from enjoying your perfect holiday.
- Currency: Egyptian Pound
- Temp: Min 22℃ , Max 41℃
- Flight time: 5 - 6 hours
- Languages: Arabic, English.
Provided you are travelling on a full British passport and staying up to and including 14 nights a visa is not required although it is recommended should you wish to leave Sharm el Sheikh during your stay for any reason. If you are staying between 15-30 nights, a visa is compulsary and will be provided on arrival. There will be a charge of US$15 per person (approx £10pp). This is to be paid locally in US$ and must be in cash.
For stays of over 1 month, a pre arranged visa must be obtained. Please contact the Egyptian Embassy in the UK for details.
If your flight is going via Cairo or any other Egyptian airport, a visa must be purchased, even if only in transit.
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