Location and Setting
On the Gulf of Aqaba, between Egypt, Jordan and Israel, overlooking the Red Sea and the South Sinai desert and mountains. A 60-km drive from Taba International Airport, 48 km from Eilat, 160 km from Sharm El Sheikh and 430 km from Cairo. A contemporary, three-story building overlooking the Red Sea, surrounded by lush landscaping, dramatic pools and sundecks.
440 guest rooms, family rooms and suites, most of which overlook the sea. All units offer a private balcony, individual climate control, satellite television, mini-bar, hair dryer, safety deposit box, direct-dial telephone and fire alarm system.
Facilities and Services
Private Beach, 24-hour Room Service, Laundry/Valet, Shops, Wi-Fi Internet access (not free), Health Clinic and Hair Salon.
Dining and Entertainment
Palmira Dining Room, for breakfast and dinner buffets; Fatoush, featuring Bedouin themed terrace & Bar; Scallini, offering Italian cuisine; Blue Fish, a fresh seafood restaurant; Oasis Restaurant and Bar, casual fare overlooking the sea and pool; Bistro, a 24-hour lobby coffee shop; Piano Bar located in the lobby, an authentic English lounge; and Ramsis Club, a Pharaonic-style discothèque near the beach.
The fully-equipped meeting and function space can accommodate up to 1000 people.
Fitness and Recreations
Two Swimming Pools for adults and one Children’s Pool; two Tennis Courts; Beach Volleyball Court. Tours and activities are available through the Recreation Center. The Dive Center offers scuba diving and snorkeling with equipment and training. The Health Club offers sauna, steam bath, two Jacuzzis, fitness room and massage treatments.
Shopping Arcade features local handicrafts, souvenirs, gifts, jewelry, bookstore and boutique.
Points of Interest
St. Catherine’s Monastery, Colored Canyon, Pharaoh Island, Mount Sinai, Ras Mohamed National Park, Eilat City and Petra.
Additional Information and Reservations
Check-in: 2:00 p.m. Check-out: 12:00 noon. Taxes and Gratuities: 12% service charge; 10% sales tax and 2% city tax. Credit Cards: American Express, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Currency: Egyptian Pound, U.S. Dollar and Euro are accepted. Language: Arabic is the official language, but English and Italian are widely spoken. Electricity: 220 volts, AC, 50 cycles.