What to do in Dahab ...
(In alphabetical order)
Dahab has more than 80 hotels, camps or resorts in all different price and comfort classes! Marine Garden Camp at Lighthouse and Hotel Jowhara in Mashraba Street are two of our sponsors and also the two drop-off and pick-up points in Dahab. Both offer budget accommodation, close to all amenities. Easy and convenient !
Beach buggy rides
there are numerous places renting out beach buggies to take to the desert or around town. Try Quadroads near the bridge, Ram Quadbike Center on Mashraba or Suzuki Quadbikes at Lighthouse.
There are too many places renting out bicycles in Dahab to mention here... almost every street harbours a bike rental place these days. And you can always ask at your hotel of course.
Dahab's best known secret: the greatest dive spots in the world! There are literally tens of dive centres along the Dahab shoreline. Make sure to visit Desert Divers, one of the sponsors of Bedouin Bus!
Fitness / gym
Yes, you can get back in shape after lazing on the sea shore, eating out at one of several restaurants or drinking to many cocktails at the local café's... Planet Gym at the Lighthouse is the place to be.
Freedivedahab is a leading free dive centre in Dahab, offering from half day courses to full 4 day free dive packages.
World of Freediving offers similar packages and at similar prices.
If you are looking for general, in-debt travel information about Dahab, we'd recommend Alternative Egypt Travel Guide. Tonnes of info on, among others: dive centres, restaurants, accommodation, smoking shisha and eating seafood.
Popular activity at the Laguna; where GPKite offers courses, individual training and equipment. 300 Days of wind per year will make sure you won't be at the bar too often.
Most if not all dive centres will offer some sort of safari; be it in or outside the water. Underwater safari's will take you to some of the most amazing dive spots around Dahab; most are inaccessible by car, so you either take a boat or climb on a camel to get there.
There is a Friday market every week at Sheikh Salem House. Come and wander around the stalls to touch, buy and discover or just for a chat and leasurely stroll. From 2pm till 6pm.
Plenty of night life in Dahab... Get going at Rush, Tree Bar or Mojito for some good live music or chill out at Churchill's Bar, Yalla Bar or the Furry Cup. Open till late!
There are plenty of bookshops in Dahab and there is a great little second hand store at the back of Marine Garden Camp, where they sell good second hand books for reasonable prices. Geodia Maps and Guide books are available at most book shops and souvenir stalls. Particularly handy are the Dahab diving maps, with details of all the main dive sites.
Reiki / reflexology
If you want to know more about spirituality, learn, experience, connect, receive healing or gain insight into your current and future energies through a reading, Dahab is the place to come and Radiant Rainbow's Reiki Room recommended!
Don't even think you can get hungry or -even worse- bored by the choice in food in Dahab! With over 40 restaurants and eateries in town, there is a bite for every taste. From Thai to Italian to Mexican; from koshary to falafel to sea food delight.
Thrilling adventures on near vertical walls; hanging harnassed off mountain cliffs; looking over your shoulder to see the deep blue Red Sea. Let Sinai Rock Climbing Centre take you up and find out what it feels like to conquer your challenges.
Make sure you get the most out of South Sinai by experiencing the adrenaline pumping sport of sandboarding. Let Egyptsandboarding take you out to the most exhilerating spots in the desert; including food, drinks and fine downhills.
Popular activity at the Laguna; where Neilsen and Harry Nass offer training and equipment. 300 Days of wind a year will make sure you won't be at the bar too often.