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 2006. Our actual apartment was also featured in the "Place In The Sun" magazine September 2011 .
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|
|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), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||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.
TV 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 50LE one way, Nabq ,Sharks Bay, Soho Square 30LE.
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 with return transport 35LE
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 35LE 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.
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 Riviera/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.
Sharm El Sheikh
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 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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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
20 Nov 2013
"Clean, Quality Apartment. Excellent Value for Money"
Just returned from a week stay at the apartment. Although as a family we have visited Egypt before we have never been self catering and were a little wary, which was completely unfounded. Lynne arrang… More
22 Oct 2013
We enjoyed our stay in Lynne & Wes' apartment in Nabq.The apartment was exactly as pictured and described. Spacious enoughso that a family with three teenage daughters still could get along for … More
22 Jun 2013
"Beautifull beautifull beautifull!!!"
I go on a regulary to Sharm on self catering base and out of experience I can tell this apartment is the most beautifull one ever where I stayed and definitely going back to it on my next visits!!
Everything you need for a self catering stay is available in the apartment. From the smallest fork/knife to the pots and pans ;-)
The only thing left for you to do is go shopping for your groceries in local supermarket and start relaxing!
What was really good as well is the local cell phone! Just buy some credit ( I bought for 25 Eg.Pound in the local Metro supermarket) to tip it up and you can text home for a whole week!
The decoration is very very nice! Especially the bedrooms!
The bathroom very clean with a washing machine.
Airconditioning is top! They're the most silent ones I ever had in local apartments.
Lightning super and 'cause of all the orange coloured notes it makes the apartment very cosy in the evening.
Bring your teacandles to make it even nicer!
Lynne allso left loads of nice adresses to go out for dinner,public beaches ( Pataya was the max for lounging and Shark's Bay for snorkling, tea and for lunch Umbi fish restaurant!) if you like in a basket on the living room table.
And I allmost forgot to mention the bedouin cussians on the terras! A pleasure to sit on,relaxing in the evening gazing at the Egyptian starry sky while drinking tea ;-)
The resort is very calm and staff really helpfull and polite.
And Lynne is the most helpfull person for any questions or needs.
I loved it!
We'll keep in touch ;-)
Thank you for your lovely comments, this is our holiday home too so it is always wonderful to hear that our guests love it as much as we do :)
20 May 2013
Stayed for 5 days in May, this apartment is a real home from home, immaculate and so well equipped. It is only 5 mins from the airport and near enough to all the other amenities. There is a taxi that … More
9 Apr 2013
"Well equipped apartment for a relaxing stay."
An easy 5 min taxi ride from the airport. Great for relaxing by the pool.
Friendly, helpful staff and good taxi service to various beaches.
Nice clean pools and the water temperature was fine for us and our kids to play in and cool off. Two shallow areas in the main pool but the rest is deep (about 1.5m) for young children. We put our 4 year old in a swim aid so they could go in the main area safely.
Do have to get a taxi to everywhere and it is easiest to use the complex service to save a 5 min walk up the dusty track to the main road to catch a local taxi or bus.
We liked Sharks bay for snorkelling with the kids and Aqua Park in Hadaba.
Next to a hotel which has great water slides and you can pay to have an all inclusive day there however you can hear the entertainment between 8.30 & 10.30pm every night from the balcony and it was very repetitive.
Beer delivery was useful!
About 15 minutes taxi to the main going out area Naama Bay for £5(UK).
27 Jan 2013
"Chaleur , Soleil et depaysement assuré dans un appartement tout confort"
De notre séjour nous retiendrons le "farnienté " dans une résidence très bien entretenue. l'appartement est spacieux et bien orienté, très confortable et calme. La piscine est superbe et le personnel charmant, toujours le sourire et le bonjour. Le taxi de la résidence est une bonne solution économique pour visiter les environs. Notre chauffeur très gentil et toujours prêt à nous rendre service. Les bons conseils de Lynne qui est la propriétaire nous ont permis de découvrir les meilleurs endroits et de passer de superbes vacances.Encore Merci
14 Nov 2012
"The perfect gettaway!"
This is the second time we have visited Sharm and stayed in Lynne's lovely apartment in the Egypt Experience resort. It is a wonderful place to stay, we first went in April 2012, again this November and we are booked to go back with our children for May half term.
The main attraction for us is this apartment is brilliant value for money. Lynne is very reasonable with her rates and doesn't charge any more for school holidays.
the apartment is 2 bed with a kitchen, large sitting area and a big balcony with room for a table and chairs, bedouin cushions and a nice wicker sofa chairs set. there is plenty of room for a family and its nice that you can sit on the balcony having a quiet read while the kids watch tv or something in the sitting room. The apartment is very nicely decorated and you really feel like you are in a home from home.
and the best bit????? you are right by an enormous pool with sun loungers and a bar (serves only soft drinks and bar snacks - no booze)
You are a little way out and walking isn't an option so you have to get taxis or the local bus if you want to go anywhere. but its only £3 each way to get a taxi to the nearest town and there are plenty of nice restaurants to eat in.
A taxi to the beach is also easy to arrange and very economical.
This holiday is a bit more hard work than if you just booked into an all inclusive hotel. you have to arrange taxis and go to the supermarket to buy your own food, but i think it is well worth it for the money you save. This May half term would have cost us around £800 each to stay in a hotel we have saved nearly £500 per person staying in this very lovely apartment.
I cannot recommend staying here enough. we have been with our family and have just come back from a quick 5 day romantic holiday for just my husband and I. both have been terrific trips, gorgeous sunshine, a beautiful pool and a wonderful apartment.
Thank you Lynne!
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your holiday it is really appreciated, glad you had such a great time :)
10 Nov 2012
"" A little Gem""
The apartment is the best equipped we have ever stayed in, it was like home from home.The balcony is huge and was so relaxing to sit out with a beer in the early evening. Egyptian Experience is a litt… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, so glad you had a great time and loved the place and people as much as we do :)
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