Dahab is a small town located on the eastern coast of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. It is an ideal destination for tourists and backpackers, known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and world-renowned diving spots. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes and is often considered a peaceful alternative to the busier resort towns in the region where you can unwind.


Dahab has some of the best diving sites in the world that, include the famous Blue Hole, where you can see an array of colorful fish and coral. This city's main attractions include diving and snorkeling in the nearby Red Sea. With its steady winds and flat waters, Dahab is a top destination for kiteboarding and windsurfing in the waters off the coast. Also, the beaches here are breathtakingly beautiful, with clear turquoise waters and soft white sands.


Stunning mountain landscapes, including the Sinai Mountains and the Red Sea, surround Dahab. It is a popular destination for backpackers and travelers looking for a more authentic Egyptian experience to explore the desert and mountains that surround the town. There are also a number of interesting cultural and historical sites to explore, such as St. Catherine's Monastery. This monastery is one of the oldest continuously functioning Christian monasteries in the world.


Some must-visit places in Dahab include the Blue Hole, the Lighthouse Reef, the Canyon, and the Ras Abu Galum protected area. The town itself is a hub for international travelers, with a wide range of accommodations, restaurants, and nightlife options. It has a laid-back, bohemian atmosphere and is popular with those seeking an alternative, off-the-beaten-track experience in Egypt.


Dahab is generally cheaper than many other tourist destinations in Egypt, making it an ideal choice for budget travelers. In all, this small town offers a unique mix of local Bedouin culture and international influences, creating a truly one-of-a-kind travel experience.


  • Calendar InfoBest time to visit
    Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
  • Language SpokenLanguage Spoken
    Arabic

Reasons to visit Dahab

Honeymoon Honeymoon
Friends Friends
Family Family
Beaches Beaches
Adventure Adventure
Hiking Hiking

Helpful tips for Dahab

  • While recreational diving in Dahab Blue Hole is completely safe, the deeper trenches are best left to the experts due to certain dangerous species.
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