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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village

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Shanghai
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was solo traveling to get a taste of the Red Sea. The accommodations are clean and basic with comfortable beds - Bedouin village rooms look out over the ocean with gorgeous morning sunrises. The service is very casual - do not expect 5 Star efficiency. Things run on Egyptian so relax a bit. Morning breakfast is sufficient with ready...

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Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bedouin rooms are really cool. Loved the environment. I would not dive or eat at this facility but there are places close by that are spectacular. The reception and the cars to the airport are totally irresponsible and unreliable. I had to get security guard to drag the driver out of bed to avoid missing my flight after repeated...

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Desk counter and reservation at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Dear Bill,thank you for your review, because we can grow up from that but let's explain the facts: On the first day if your at arrival at 2:10 am; we sent our bus driver to the airport to pick you up,but you were not there because you missed the flight;you sent us an email but we could read it just...

Rheine, Germany
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Three days already passed that we arrived back home and I am still in my vacation bubble. Were were 6 friends meeting in Sharm for snorkeling. It wasn't supposed to be expensive (as this vacation wasn't really planned) and we only wanted to have nice water and sun. We chose this hotel because it was cheap, breakfast was included and...

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UmbiRestSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review on Sharks Bay Umbi - we especially agree with your last paragraph :-)

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel, I going to have my holiday in shark's Bay umbi , wood room is my best room, very close to the beach and very clean , restaurant are very good, I love to eat in shark's Bay restaurant, bedouin sitting to have your coffee and your shish..

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UmbiRestSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing this review. Glad you had a good holiday with us.

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great diving trip. The lunches on the boat were as satisfying as the dives. The rooms are nice, but you should always use the curtains around the bed. The receptionist is helpful with the arrangements. The breakfasts and the dinners of the hotel restaurant weren't so great.

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UmbiSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we take note of your comments about breakfast.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Had a really nice time here and would love to come back and do a liveaboard cruise. The staff is very friendly and professional. The prices were really good. We went during the summer season which meant it was a small group of people. Could really recommend going here in the summer if you like to have chilled out vacation....

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UmbiSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and happy to know you enjoyes your time with us. Thistlegorm next time!

Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

A friendly and homely place, retains a charm of it's own. Great diving!!!! The dive staff are skilled and helpful as are the boat captains and crew. We have been visiting for 15 years and many of the staff are still there, a testament to the happiness of the whole place.

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UmbiSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Sharks Bay Umbi. Hope you are planning another visit soon!

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

After much research looking for an alternative to bland soulless resorts, found this place for my 2nd visit to Sharm and been going back ever since. They own the jetty next to the hotel, meaning that instead of having to get picked up at your hotel, taken to your dive centre, wait for all the other divers to arrive, get...

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UmbiSB, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review on Sharks Bay Umbi. We will take note of some of the improvements you mentioned and see what we can. Look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Biel, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Very quiet, lovely and familiar place. Good diving center, daily diving leaving from own jetty (no long transfers to public jetty), great liveaboards! Very nice Restaurant with excellent seafood and a lovely Bedouin Tent to relax with a Shisha and tea.

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review and so glad you enjoyed your holiday with us.

L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our experience with Sharks Bay Umbi was very pleasant and comfortable . Surely we repeat . The welcome was good and the treatment received by Shama was incredible . It was an unforgettable trip and satisfaction was enormous. Servivio treatment and received on the boat was very good and friendly. Very good food and perfect and clean rooms. The only...

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SHARKSBAYUMBI, Front Office Manager at Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review of Sharks Bay Umbi. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Unique in the area, Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a friendly, relaxing place that still maintains the feel of how Sharm used to be before the arrival of large scale tourism. The Diving Village has a well-equipped dive centre, its own private jetty and a fleet of five boats. There is also a seafood restaurant, beach bar and a full range of water sports. The accommodation ranges from budget View Huts and Beach Cabins to the individually styled Bedouin Village ... more   less 

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Address: PO Box 275, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Region: Egypt > Red Sea and Sinai > South Sinai > Sharm El Sheikh
Price Range: $29 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village 2*
Number of rooms: 70
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#59 Top resorts Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
#71 Romantic Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh
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“Rooms closer to the office have wifi access”
 of 5 bubbles Shang_Hangin_Expat, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would always take a Wooden Cabin again”
 of 5 bubbles lilangel1, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Always use the curtains around the bed.”
 of 5 bubbles akgandalf1, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best way to dive this are is on a live-a-board, But if you are land based you have a big choice of accommodation from beach cabins to luxurious large rooms that look out over miles of sea and beach., fantastic vistas.”
 of 5 bubbles 007-ken-007, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Every room in the Bedouin Village is different, beach cabins are smaller but closer to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles I1344WRbarbarar, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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