J1, Egyptian Experience
About the home
J 1 is fully furnished ground floor apartment overlooks the largest (30m) of five pools and landscaped gardens on the award winning Egyptian Experience complex in Nabq, where the owners are nearly all British.
The apartment is fully equipped with washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, hob and all crockery, cutlery, pans and utensils.
The complex is 15 minutes from the airport and 800m from the beach. Transport is plentiful (two minibus taxi services are run from the complex) and a car is not necessary. Local buses go everywhere and for 12p will take you the 2kms to Nabq where there are good restaurants, shops, banks and a supermarket which will also deliver groceries to the apartment. Airport transfers can be booked through us, payable to admin office on arrival at the complex. Return transfers start from £25 for up to 2 people and this includes a free trip to the supermarket the day after arrival.
Sharm el Sheikh, dubbed "The City of Peace" is many places in one, offering huge choice for divers, nightclubbers, beach lovers, ancient antiquity buffs or just families looking for a great relaxing holiday in the sun.
The Egyptian Experience complex is situated close to the Sunrise Tirana Aquapark Hotel, one of the most popular family-oriented resorts in Sharm, which has a large waterpark and a beach front 800 metres walk from the complex.
The climate is hot but not humid, year round sunshine is guaranteed and rainfall is a rare event. Even in winter mean temperatures are above 20°C. On Christmas Day 2011, temperatures reached 25°C.
Sharm El Sheikh's many amenities and attractions include sulphur springs, casinos, discos and nightclubs including Pacha, a golf course, world-renowned diving and snorkelling spots, windsurfing, water-skiing and other water sports, horse and camel riding, go-karting, quad biking, desert safaris and Bedouin dinners.
Diving can be booked with on-site instructors and there is a very wide range of dive sites in the area off Sharm to suit all levels of experience and capability.
It is also a great base for trips to the Pyramids and Cairo, Luxor, Mt Sinai, Jerusalem and Petra. These can be booked through the administration office at the complex or via local agencies and are run by tour operators which collect and drop off at the complex.
Inside the apartment is a comprehensive folder of information containing the accumulated knowledge we have built up over many visits, including details of a drinks delivery service (excellent Egyptian Sakara beer is 90p per 500ml bottle, Heineken is not much more expensive) restaurants (including takeways which deliver), excursion operators and other leisure attractions such as water parks and nightclubs. We also provide a detailed email to all guests to help them get the most out of their holiday.
We bought the apartment after enjoying several fantastic holidays in Sharm and spend about three months of the year there. Our 7-year-old daughter absolutely loves it and has become a great swimmer and snorkler thanks to the pool and nearby beaches. The apartment is ideal for families with children ,couples and people with limited mobility/wheelchair users as it is ground floor.
I have always found it perfectly safe to holiday with our daughter when my husband can't join us. I feel at ease using the local transport - buses and taxis, eating at restaurants, strolling in Naama Bay without a care and making the most of the warm nights. During the recent political upheaval, Sharm has remained perfectly safe and calm.
On my last visit to Sharm this year, February 2013, it was perfect bikini weather with temperatures at 28c and cool Arabian nights. The sea was warm and it was a perfect break for us to get some respite from the cold British winter. Perfect!!!!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|Pools:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Childrens pool|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 4, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
The apartment has been recently redecorated and all linen and towels are provided and the complex has its own laundry service.
The bedrooms, one with a double bed and double patio doors leading to the terrace and the other with two singles, have fitted wardrobes and drawers and storage for suitcases under the bed.
The kitchen is open plan leading to the lounge it has a four-ring hob, microwave oven and a breakfast bar and a large fridge freezer.
The lounge is comfortably furnished and the sofa can be turned into a double bed if required, double patio doors lead to a large terrace with table and chairs great for eating al fresco . Bring your own music as there is CD system with an MP3 and Ipod docking station for your use.
This light and airy comfortable apartment has a large terrace facing the pool where you can enjoy breakfast or lunch brought to you by the friendly staff at the pool bar. There is strictly no smoking inside the apartments but smoking is permitted on the terrace, which is accessed from the living room and the double bedroom.
Further details outdoors:
The large terrace has a table and chairs for dining. It is only three steps down to the garden and pool area and a ramp is available for whelchair access. The exterior and interior doors of the apartment are also wide enough for wheelchair access.
Sunbathers can choose from five pools with parasols and sun loungers, which all have paddling areas for children, or use the roof terrace which has views of the Red Sea, Tiran Island and the Sinai mountains.
The complex has beautiful, well maintained gardens giving it a lush, green look.
Breakfast and snacks are available all day from the pool bar (omelette and toast £2; cheeseburger £3.20). Ask the attentive staff to bring your order to your terrace if you wish. The pool bar staff run popular evening BBQs and Egyptian evening meals on two nights per week.
A range of food and household products is sold in the administration office, which also has internet access.
Admin staff can book taxis and excursions and provide information about the area.
The cost of airport transfers (paid by renter) on arrival to the admin office are:
1 – 2 people 110 Egyptian Pounds one way - 220 Egyptian Pounds return trip.
3 – 4 people 150 Egyptian Pounds one way - 300 Egyptian Pounds return trip.
5 – 10 people 210 Egyptian Pounds one way - 420 Egyptian Pounds return trip.
All bed linen,towels and beach towels are provided and the complex runs a laundry service.
A welcome pack costing 140 Egyptian pounds, payable to reception on arrival, contains 12 litre bottles of water; 2 toilet rolls; 1 Kitchen roll; 1 box of tea bags; 1 bag of sugar; 1 litre of milk; 1 jar of Nescafe; 1 butter; 1 cleaning sponge; 1 soap; 1 pack of bread rolls- 1 sliced loaf; 1 washing up liquid; 1 litre carton of juice and 6 eggs.
Beer, wine and spirits can be ordered from a British-run delivery service.
A £100 non-refundable deposit will confirm booking.
A £50 security deposit for breakages is payable prior to arrival and refunded subject to property check on departure.
Electricity and water usage is metered and paid for by the renter.
The Red Sea Riviera/Sinai region
Sinai is the barren, mountainous desert where Moses received the Ten Commandments on the way to the Promised Land.
Now its natural attractions and tourist developments have made it a destination rather than a place to pass through. The Red Sea's stunningly beautiful coral reefs and abundant marine life made it a magnet for divers and its beaches attract sun and fun-seekers from all over the world.
Sharm also benefits from Egypt's low costs and high standards of service, together with a famously friendly welcome from its ever cheerful people.
The Sharm El Sheikh / Nabq Bay area
Nabq is the less crowded area of Sharm el Sheikh, consisting mainly of hotels and beaches where you can swim surrounded by fish or dive off the coral reef.
A five minute bus ride from the complex takes you to a local shopping mall with a Metro supermarket as well as bars, off licences, restaurants and independent stores.
Nabq has high quality restaurants including Onions, On-Fish, Peking House, as well as McDonalds, Starbucks, TGI Fridays and many more fast food places which also deliver.
Soho Square is five minutes in the opposite direction near the Savoy Hotel, offering international restaurants night clubs, an English pub, designer shops, ice skating, and bowling alley.
The night-life hub of Naama Bay is 20 minutes and 30p away by local bus. It has a bewildering choice of restaurants, bars, casinos, clubs and shops.
A short ride further is Old Sharm, known as the Old Market, which has superb fish restaurants such as Fares and is a good place for skilled hagglers to pick up bargains.
How to get there
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Easily reached by direct flights from most major UK airports.
The apartment is 15 minutes from Sharm el Sheikh airport. Transfers can be arranged by the owner.
Activities near Sharm El Sheikh
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
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|24 May 13||1 Jul 14||£ 205||£ 30||-||4 Nights|
|Prices for group size 5|
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|25 Jul 11||8 Aug 12||£ 263||-||-||1 Week|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|25 Jul 11||7 Aug 12||£ 263||-||-||1 Week|
|24 May 13||1 Jul 14||£ 263||£ 39||-||4 Nights|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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