Egyptian Experience R31
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Two bedroomed top floor apartment on a small private complex in Nabq Bay area of Sharm El Sheikh. 700 metres from the beach and with amazing views to the sea and mountains of the Sinai desert from the roof terrace. In an up and coming area away from the hustle and bustle of Na ama Bay yet close enough to all amenities.
Complex has been featured on Real Estate TV ' The next big thing ' and was winner of the CNBC best new development in Egypt. Our actual apartment has also been featured in a full page story in the well known "Place In The Sun" magazine .
Our apartment and the self catering option is perfect for anyone who wants to escape from the boredom and repetition of a holiday in an all inclusive hotel. Stay with us and enjoy the freedom to experience all that Sharm has to offer. Eat somewhere different every night or chose to stay home and enjoy a relaxing meal on the balcony. You decide! Especially suitable for families or groups of friends as the extra space and facilities of the 2 bedroomed apartment mean you have so much more versatility than an impersonal hotel room.
Fantastic for divers as we have stunning coral reefs to expore right on our doorstep.
We are also only a short drive away from the best beaches in the area for Kite Surfing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sunrise 700 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Sharm|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Apartment has 2 bedrooms which includes the main double bedroom with king size bed ,large fitted wardrobe,ceiling fan and double patio doors which lead onto the large balcony with pool view.
Second bedroom has twin beds,fitted wardrobe, ceiling fan, large window and both rooms have contemporary décor.
Both Bedrooms have individual remote controlled air conditioning units.
Well equipped kitchen with large fridge/freezer ,electric hob and oven plus a microwave. Choice of locations to eat with a breakfast bar and 4 stools in the kitchen or table and chairs on the balcony.
Bathroom with toilet, bath and shower.
Living room with comfortable bed settee and armchair ,double patio doors and picture window leading onto the balcony and pool views.
Brand new flat screen TV purchased in 2014 with DVD player and access to numerous satellite channels.Large air conditioning unit in the main room with a portable pedestal fan for your convenience. Also portable stereo CD/MP3 player and selection of CDs or just fetch your own to listen while you chill out in these fabulous surroundings.
i POD docking station and a PS2 games console plus assorted games now also available to keep everyone entertained.
Balcony has table and four chairs plus wicker furniture consisting of settee, 2 armchairs and table. We have also had some Bedouin cushions made to use where you wish for relaxing on an evening.
Roof terrace is a perfect spot to watch the sun set over the mountains,giving spectacular views to the sea and Tiran island.We have provided some great zebra print deckchairs to take up here with you so you relax and take in the scenery in style.
The apartment is well equipped with ample towels and bedding provided, even your beach towels are included. We have also included such home comforts as iron and ironing board,hair dryer ,george foreman grill,full length mirror and we have decorated the apartment with those finishing touches such as lamps, cushions,side tables,candles,incense burners and art work ,all designed to make your stay in our apartment an experience you will want to repeat.
There is a selection of books and DVDs available in the apartment.
We also now have a safe to store your valuables without having to use the safety deposit boxes in the office.
Comfortably sleeps 4 and further guests can be accommodated on the bed settee in the living room. The bed settee is designed to sleep 2 adults. Cots are available to hire at a cost of 100LE per week.
For your convenience there is even a mobile phone on the Egyptian network which is not only handy for ordering take-away's and taxis, but makes it so much cheaper to phone home.
|Further details outdoors|
Total of 5 wonderful pools on the complex. Sunbeds and umbrellas around each of the pools.Pool bar serving soft drinks and snacks with a swim up bar . Also restaurant now open on selected evenings all year round serving fantastic Egyptian food. Pre booking required. During summer months there are also barbeques on selected evenings.
Stunning, carefully tended gardens with stone summerhouses that have tables and chairs inside if you need to escape from the hot egyptian sun.
Shop and admin office on site with english speaking staff .
Internet access available at 10LE per hour in the complex office or we can direct you to the best place to buy a wifi dongle if you want to take your own lap top, alternatively you can simply rent a dongle from the office at 100LE per week.
On site taxi services run from the complex office , Na ama Bay is 60LE one way, Nabq 35LE ,Sharks Bay and Soho Square 40LE, Old market 75LE and Hadaba 85LE each way per apartment.
Also facility to arrange trips and excursions through the complex admin office.
Local bus available from outside complex at cost of 4LE to Na ama Bay.
Public beach at Sharks Bay is only 15 minutes drive away, There you will find sunbeds and bedouin cafes,bars and restaurants.At night time you can eat on the beach by candlelight at Umbi fish restaurant, a wonderful romantic location. Day pass to the beach with return transport 40LE per person available from the office.
Also Pataya Beach an amazing private beach in Nabq ,fantastic beach bar and the luxury of double sunbeds and rasied platforms with huge settees to really relax in style.Cost 40 LE including transport booked through the office.
Zouara Beach also in Nabq Bay, great beach with sun beds and even bean bags to well and truly chill out under the Egyptian sun 35 LE per person with return transport
Further a field you have two water parks both highly recommended having tested them both repeatedly and numerous private beaches where admission price varies.
El Fanar is a beautiful beach and admission costs 60LE ( transport extra ) which includes a beach towel,bottle of water and wonderfully attentive staff who deliver iced cloths and fruit kebabs to your sunbed to keep you cool and refreshed.
Viva Beach and Moonlight Beach in Na ama Bay are also fantastic soft white sandy beaches perfect for a chill out day. You need to arrange these yourself by booking the taxi and paying on entrance.
PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION ON WHAT BEACHES ARE AVAILABLE
English speaking staff are on hand to answer any questions you may have and arrange trips for you from the on site office. Alternatively barter for any trips with the companies down town.
There is a small shop on site which sells basics such as bread ,water,eggs and soft drinks.The main supermarket is a short drive away and will deliver.
Welcome packs can be arranged for your arrival consisting of 12 bottles of water,toilet rolls,tea,sugar,milk,coffee,butter,fruit juice,bread,rolls and eggs at a cost of 140LE
PLEASE NOTE that it is against the law in Egypt for an Egyptian to stay with a member of the opposite sex without proof of marriage and we are obliged to comply with this rule .This only applies to Egyptians and not other nationalities.
Dont worry if you are new to Sharm or just new to self catering ,we provide all the information you need prior to your holiday in a guide to Sharm which we have put together and update after every trip we take ourselves . This has recommendations as to bars, restaurants, beaches, supermarkets etc. There is also an information folder in the apartment with everything you need to know for a relaxing trip :)
The Red Sea and Sinai region
365 days of sunshine and amazing scenery.Temperatures from 20 degrees in the winter up to 50 in the height of summer. An all year round holiday destination with almost zero rainfall. We have been at all times of the year and have a young son and know first hand what its like traveling with children, so if in doubt please ask for details of the weather when you wish to travel or any other questions you may have and we will be happy to advise you.
Sharm is a mecca for diving and snorkelling but with so much more to offer than the usual beach holiday, a mixture of culture and relaxation making for a memorable stay . With the red sea to one side and the mountains of the Sinai desert on the other the apartment is in a truly beautiful setting.
There is no end to the places to visit and things to do ,or you could just do nothing and relax surrounded by some of the most amazing scenery in the world .
There is something to suit everyone and everything from paint balling to quad biking through the desert,camel and horse riding to visits to St Catherines Monastery A definite must is a boat trip to either the train straights or Ras Mohammed,a visit to one of the water parks is great fun for everyone and the wonders of the pyramids and valley of the kings are only a 50 minute flight away.
Kite surfing and diving tuition is available and customers have exclusive rates available for dive courses from our resident PADI dive instructors.
There is even an ice skating rink and an ice bar open in Soho Square, an exclusive entertainment area where you have to dress for dinner! The open air stage here hosts acts from around the world. Boney M have put in an appearance ,outdoor glass squash courts were set up to showcase the egyptian squash championships ,the world belly dancing championships were held here and Ali Campbell from UB40 and the band Steps, Peter Andre and Kim Wild were also here just to give you an idea of the diversity of the entertainment available. The newly opened Crystal Lounge has live music every evening normally tribute acts but excellent singers.
The main draw to the Sinai peninsula is the sea life and the Sharm area has some of the best unspoilt coral reefs in the world. A day at your choice of beach,one of many open to you, can be followed by a relaxing evening in one of the many quality bars and restaurants in the Nabq area or just a 20 minute taxi ride takes you to the bustle of Na ama Bay or Old Market.
There is something to suit all tastes and pockets from well known brands like KFC, Hard Rock cafe and TGI Fridays to Peking Chinese, On Fish, Oriental cafe or Abu El Sid for authentic egyptian or even Little Buddha sushi just to mention a few.
Not forgetting all the cafes where you can drink a glass of mint tea and smoke a shisha pipe. Alcohol is widely available and where it is not served they have no objection to bringing your own.
If you want to have an evening at home the largest supermarket in the Sharm area is in Nabq itself, only a few minutes drive from the apartment and can provide everything from fresh meat and fish, deli meats and ready meals to fresh fruit and veg and branded products. There is even a delivery service for a small charge of 40 pence. There are also a variety of food outlets who deliver meals ready prepared to your door...well you are on holiday!!
There is a guide book and folder full of info we have collected on our travels around the area in the apartment to guide you to making the most of your stay with us.
All photos on this site, including the underwater ones, have been taken by us,and have been copied in the past by other advertisers, but these are genuine and I can guarantee that what you see, really is what you get. The apartment is not a business venture its our holiday home too so we know the area and visit regularly to keep the apartment up to our high standards and to check out what is happening in and around Sharm, any questions please dont hesitate to ask.
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12 Jan 2015
This is the first time in Egypt we have rented and were a bit hesitant with what to expect. However from the time of booking we were totally reassured. From all the information supplied by Lynne we kn… More
5 Jan 2015
"Fifth time staying here !! STILL The Best Around !!!!"
What can i add to the reviews already done !!! PERFECT BREAK !! Went at beginning of December for 10 glorious days ! Appartment was immaculate as usual, staff VERY helpful. nice, peaceful holiday. th… More
10 Dec 2014
"Fabulous home from home in the sun!!"
After a wonderful visit here n November this year we can honestly say that R31 is one of the best holiday apartments we've ever stayed in and we loved it! From the moment you open the door and wa… More
Thank you so much for your amazing review. Its great that you have taken the time to let people know about your stay and I have passed your compliments on to our staff. They all work so hard its lovely that their commitment is noticed and appreciated , thanks again and I look forward to welcoming you for your next trip :)
17 Nov 2014
"A beautiful, friendly and relaxing complex"
The property was beautiful, everything that you needed was at hand. There was detailed information about the location and activities around the resort. The resort had it's own private taxi, which was very reasonably priced! It was very convenient especially when travelling by yourself.
The pool was perfect and the pool bar served very nice meals.
Looking forward to my next visit, thank you very much!
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I m glad you had a great holiday and really appreciate you sharing your experience on our complex. Im sure future holiday makers to Sharm will find it useful, thanks again and look forward to your next visit :)
10 Nov 2014
"Great apartment, lovely relaxing holiday"
My partner and I were looking for a 2 bedroom apartment in Egypt and came across R31 whilst browsing - it looked ideal. The booking and communications between the owners was superb - very detailed an… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay in our apartment in Sharm. Im so pleased you both had a great time and I look forward to hearing from you soon :)
17 Oct 2014
"very good and very clean"
We stayed at this APT for 3weeks Sep to 12 Oct the apartment was very clean and the complex was very well kept the cleaners were always cleaning the pool was lovely the staff were very friendly and co… More
30 Aug 2014
"Superb relaxing family holiday"
Superb relaxing holiday , very good value for money , this is our 5 th year at the Egyptian Experience complex and really love staying in R 31 which we would definitely recomend to anyone to rent .we have already booked for August next year and are looking at going back for a week next easter .Thank you very much to Lynne for letting us stay in your lovely home from home appartment. Sean and Trish.
15 Aug 2014
"Amazing family vacation"
Very relaxing family vacation , very nice apartment , very relaxing place with instantaneous access to the swimming pool . that most of the time is totally yours.… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your stay. It is always wonderful to find our guests enjoy our apartment as much as we do. Look forward to your return visit
30 Mar 2014
"No stress, total relaxation"
And yes, my x-stay in Lynne's very beautifull apartment. After 5 months it was high time to load up my batteries again and this is realy the perfect place to do so!Everytime I open the apartment&… More
31 Jan 2014
"Lovely place to stay"
Having just spent my second stay at this apartment I can fully recommend it. The apartment is in a lovely complex and within easy reach of all ammenities in Nabq bay, yet quiet enough to just relax,
The apartment is so lovely its like home from home and a very helpful owner who ensure every is ready for my stay, she is very very helpful in answering any question you may have before the trip.
Really recommend this place and will be definately be going back to saty here