Maritim Jolie Ville Royal Peninsula Hotel & Resort
Travel Blogs from Sharm El-Sheikh
... wall was bottomless, there were dozens of snorkelers on the surface, and there were dozens of divers and hundreds of fish under water. The place was beautiful, but with everything going on around us both Leah and I quickly learned that we were in “well over our heads.” Over a period of three days we did 8 dives: two off shore on the first day, and three dives each on a dive boat the next two days. We did drift dives, swam through the most magnificent coral gardens ...
... breathing lesson where their head was kept under water and once they passed this they were allowed to go scuba diving held onto by the instructor.
The fashion of the day beside the pool and beach is the bikini for young and old - the skimpier, the better or the burkini for the local ladies. Janet and I opted for a more conservative one piece.
Four days and four nights of relaxation, sun, surf and water. ...
... democracy and trying to earn a living in an uncertain enviornoment with tourism down. The best way we can describe it is like when your teenager grows up and leaves the house - no supervision, and they're still immature. That's the feeling here - everything is inconsistant, and it turns out that things like our hotel experience are par for the course here. The people are over the top aggressive trying to get any tourist money, and it's part of ...
... the sink.
The sun sets behind the mountains as we walk to dinner.
We dine in the gigantic dining room amongst hundreds of people. This is the largest hotel complex I have ever seen and the amount of people here is mind-boggling. Each buffet serving area is beautifully arranged but packed with people. As you stand in line for the salad, someone else simply ...
... Many of these houses were little more than lean-tos made from scrap wood and metal. Some were better off and looked to be new mud-brick buildings. At one point, there were children at the side of the road with baby sheep, goats and camels that were handed to us as we passed. Our truck got a soft brown baby something - sacha and I can’t agree as to whether it was a camel or a goat.
A bit later, we stopped at a Bedouin tent in Ras Abu Galum to have tea and meet ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility