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Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay: Reasonable Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay: Reasonable Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
Published On: 24/05/2011

Located on Sharks Bay in the Southern Sinai city of Sharm El Sheikh, Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay is a four-star hotel of the Jaz hotel and resort chain, which has a reputation in providing resorts with amazing facilities and a relaxing atmosphere.

Getting There: An Egypt Air flight to Sharm El Sheikh takes around 45 minutes with prices starting at 500LE and upwards (for a one-way ticket) depending on the season. You can take a seven-hour bus ride, available through various bus companies like GoBus, which provides buses every hour at 80LE, 100LE and 125LE depending on the class - call their hotline 19567 for more information. You can book tickets and take the bus from their Abdel Moneim Riad stop or from in front of El Seka El Hadeed Club in Nasr City.

What to Do: The hotel is located on Sharks Bay, ten minutes away from Sharm El Sheikh Airport, ten minutes away from the breathtaking Red Sea beach, and five minutes away from Soho Square, which is the finest spot to hang out in with its quality dining venues and concerts.

The hotel is situated twenty minutes away from Naama Bay, the busiest and most famous area in Sharm El Sheikh, and 30 minutes away from El Hadaba, which has the shopping mall Mercato and local entertainment show ‘Fantasia’ as well as many cafés such as Costa Coffee and Starbucks.

As it’s not directly on the beach, Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay provides a free shuttle service to and from the beach from 8AM till 5PM and also to and from Naama Bay from 7PM till midnight for 38LE. You can also use the hotel’s limousine service if you want to head to El Hadaba, Soho or the airport.

The hotel provides various leisure and fitness facilities like jacuzzi, massage, volley ball, gymnasium, table tennis, billiard and darts. Upon request, the hotel’s agency can arrange activities like scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing, speed boat, paddle boat, banana boat, water skiing and safari trips, with transportation to and from the hotel.

Where To Eat: Sol Y Mar has several dining options; Barracuda, the main open-buffet restaurant, as well as an outdoor, à-la-carte restaurant, a lobby bar, a snack/pool bar and 24-hour room service. Also, the resort contains a heated swimming pool and a kid’s pool, shopping arcade and internet café.

Accommodation: Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay has nearly 130 neat, cosy and well-furnished guest rooms, all of which have a pool-view balcony or terrace and are fully equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning, satellite TV, a mini-bar, a hairdryer and electric razor plug. Non-smoking rooms are available upon request.

How Much: Prices at Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay are reasonable for Sharm El Sheikh standards and change according to the season. For the month of May 2011, the hotel offers a three-day all inclusive deal for 1200LE for a double room. This cool offer makes the hotel an attractive option for a few days of relaxation by the pool in the Southern Sinai sun.

To contact Sol Y Mar Sharks Bay Hotel you can call the hotline 16416 and for queries you can send e-mails to,for more information or online booking, check their website.


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