Holidays to Taba Heights
Only a short distance from the international airport at Hurghada, Taba Heights is a resort created alongside the border town of Taba, which is the crossing point between Egypt and Israel and the meeting point of the continents.
Set against a backdrop of the stunning mountains of Sinai and close to some of the most spectacular stretches of Red Sea coast, Taba Heights holidays are perfectly placed for anyone who would to soak up the atmosphere of ancient Egypt, while at the same time enjoying some rest and relaxation in a choice of luxurious contemporary hotels.
With a climate that never drops below the 20°C mark, Taba Heights holidays offer year-round sunshine and are a great opportunity to indulge in some exciting outdoor pursuits. Popular pastimes for visitors include undersea exploration in the form of snorkelling and scuba diving with one of the many qualified guides available in the area. With the Red Sea and its reefs being universally recognised as providing some of the most spectacular diving waters in the world, this is a great place for everyone, from novice to expert.
Nature lovers will enjoy the opportunity to spot colourful shoals of fish, turtles and dolphins on an undersea adventure during their Taba Heights holidays. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a less energetic approach to exploration with one of the many skippered sailing excursions that are available.
Outdoors enthusiasts taking holidays in Taba Heights can explore the desert environment of the Sinai on horse or camel riding tours, while the clear desert skies make this a great destination for amateur astronomers.
Visitors who would like to venture beyond the resort, during their holidays to Taba Heights, can choose from a wide selection of locally operated excursions, with popular destinations including the Unesco World Heritage Site of Saint Catherine’s Monastery. Located at the foot of Mount Sinai it enjoys the status of being one of the oldest Christian monasteries in the world.
Just a short boat ride from the Taba Heights shore sits the Island of the Pharaoh, where a stunning fortress, built by Christian crusaders, bears witness to the rich history of the area. It also makes a great vantage point from which to view the distant shores of Jordan and Israel.
Eating out in Taba Heights is a great experience, with a wide selection of restaurants offering both traditional local fare and internationally inspired menus to ensure that all tastes are well catered for. In the evening, the area offers a small selection of bars, while the resort hotels have packed entertainment programmes. You might also like to try your luck in the 24hr casino, which is located in nearby Taba.