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Salah El-Din Castle

Island of the Pharaoh, Taba, Egypt
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Super great mixture of stunning nature and history

The Pharaoh’s Island or Castle Salah El-Din is an amazing island near the northern coast of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
We loved snorkeling in the reefs around this castle. Magical, historic

I'll be back to tour this castle when the weather is cooler. We went twice in early June to snorkel... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Jerusalem, Israel
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Island of the Pharaoh, Taba, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pharaoh’s Island or Castle Salah El-Din is an amazing island near the northern coast of the southern Sinai peninsula, you can visit the island by boat from the PADI center near the Taba hotel ( former Hilton Taba ) or from the boats port...More

Thank OrwaYounis
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I'll be back to tour this castle when the weather is cooler. We went twice in early June to snorkel in the waters around it, with a group of friends, on a boat trip by Aqua Sport. I'll never forget the beaty.

Thank Anne_Marie1232014
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

No service No bathroom Best view Best blue water Bad situations No place to have a rest It is forbidden to swim in lake

Thank Memo M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Salah Eldin Castle on Phareo Island Taba is quite amazing attraction specially before sunset. Blue Red Sea water, blue sky and surrounding high mountains are much charm. It looks amazing when lighted on the night.

Thank Hend K
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The scene at night is very amusing and there is a lot to see in the area. The antiques inside are quite attractive for people who like history.

Thank Abdel-Rahman T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

recommended to visit this sightseeing enjoy the open natural land escape on the red sea , you can go buy sea boats on snorkeling and diving trips enjoy the fishes seen and corals

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Castle is a historic place, very good for taking photos because the view from up there was great. You can get some historical info as well from the tour guide, but be careful because the place is old and you will get to hike...More

Thank Asya K
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly i didnot have enough time to take a boat in-order to reach the Castile as it is full surrounded by water to the coast side of Taba, a brilliant place to locate a place to defend egypt against attackers from the sea before landing...More

Thank Mahmud E
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended , Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended.

Thank Noc s
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

a small granite atoll surrounded by coral reefs and dominated by the magnificent Saladin fortress, built by Crusaders in the 12th century and recently restored by the Council of Egyptian Antiquities.Salah El-Din based his soldiers on this strategic island in order to control the trade...More

Thank Kareem S
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Amr M
20 September 2016|
Response from Asya K |
Hi, the price depends on where you stay because you book from the yacht or boats in the hotel. If you went check with the front disk in your hotel for more info. They should have daily trips twice a day or so.