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Gebel El Rosas

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Address: Resort Oriental Bay, Marsa Alam, Egypt

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The bay is fabulous

Located in front of the Aurora Oriental Bay hotel and part of the hotel as such. Very genuine beach strip, great for snorchelers and divers alike!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Located in front of the Aurora Oriental Bay hotel and part of the hotel as such. Very genuine beach strip, great for snorchelers and divers alike!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

u can go everywhere and you will find yourself amazed it's one of the best places in the world there are things u don't see but on the internet

Thank Elnwehy
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very nice coral reef in a small bay with a large number of fishes.Safe and easy access,not far away from the hotel (Oriental bay),diving centre just opposite to beach.This is nice place for scuba diving and for excellent snorkeling as well.I've been here three times within last 12 months and I am planning to come back again! I am very... More 

Thank Vladi44
Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

It is one of the best spots for scuba and snorkeling in the area. The corals were and the sea life were amazing. Highly recommended!!

Thank Deivit M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

All bays and reefs are basically worth a dive, but because of strong winds visibility was rather poor this particular day

1 Thank JovdB v
Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

We have spent 7 days snorkling in this bay and we never got bored, we saw murena, rays, turtles, beautiful colorful fish, clownfish. It was trully beautiful, such an amazing peaceful world!

1 Thank janeysssh
Bologna, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

This bay is wonderfull snorkeling and dive spot. You can see a lot of marine life, turtles, murenas, anemo reef is just behind corner fo the bay, lot of rays. there is dive center, few sun umbrellas.

1 Thank Niklablacks
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

Our first tip to Egypt and this was our house reef, wow and what a place to dive.The house reef is lovely it can get a bit murky in the afternoon with the bay being sandy but the amount andvdifferent types of fish you can see are amazing. We either dived or snorkeled with the resident turtles daily. We also... More 

1 Thank jan-c123
Kielce, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2014

The reef here is just OK (I think most Marsa Alam reefs are superb), what you can meet here are squids, different fish, octopus but for us the highlight of the day was when some bottlenose dolphins approached us. That was awesome. 30 minutes dive with the animals that are as curious as you are. (The depth of 115-10m).

1 Thank gh_SDI
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2012

A small bay that was "wild" a few years ago, now there is a hotel (Oriental Bay) nearby. The entrance to the sea is on the left side of the bay on sandy botton, there is a passage between the reef parts. The variety of fishes is enormous (i saw the red sea walkfish there for the first time, quite... More 

1 Thank Katarzyna B

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