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Small, intimate and elegant, a resort where you can expect to receive the highest of standards and warmest of welcomes.
Nesima Resort is a small comfortable hotel situated on the beachfront promenade of Dahab, with its small and quirky main town conveniently behind. The resort is suitable for all types of guests, single travellers, couples, families and groups all mix perfectly well together around its pool and within the restaurants and bars.
Nesima's on site PADI diving centre is one of the most established diving operations in Dahab, maintaining extremely high levels of standards in terms of service, safety and equipment. They offer a full range of PADI diving courses from Discover Scuba Diving to Divemaster.
For those who still need to be in touch with the hustle and bustle of their lives back home high speed wireless internet is available, and those who just want to sit back and relax after a days diving there’s a private beach and private pool, the perfect place to soak up that warm Egyptian sun.
All 51 rooms (5 Superior and 46 standard) are equipped with private bathroom, air-conditioning, mini-fridge, satellite TV and telephone.
The garden rooms are pleasantly set back from the seafront within areas planted with bougainvillea, palms and other tropical plants. The superior rooms have sea views and small sun terrace facing onto the pool.
- Flights & Transfers
We can arrange your flights from many UK airports to Sharm El Shiekh including Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Nottingham East Midlands, Glasgow and many more. Flying days may vary depending on the airline and its flight schedules.
The flight to Sharm normally takes around 5 hours. On arrival at Sharm airport you will be met by the Nesima Resort representative who will be holding a sign with the Nesima logo and or your name, the transfer time to Nesima is approximately 1 hour.
- Daily Schedule
At Nesima your diving day starts between 8am and 8.30am when you meet at the on site dive centre, 30 minutes later you’re on your way for your first dive of the day. Return to the dive centre for lunch is generally around 12pm, and then if you’re taking an afternoon dive you head out again at 1.30pm returning around 4pm, night dives start from 7pm onwards depending on time of year.
A few of Dahab’s remote dive sites, such as Gabr El Bint and Ras Abu Galum, are only accessible by boat or by camel. Every Thursday you have the opportunity to join a boat dive trip for the day for an additional 40 Euro's per person.
For larger groups it is possible to arrange the boat for more days, the price for this is available on request.
We can also organise a camel diving safari for you and your buddies if you wish to enjoy the unique experience of travelling to dive sites the traditional Bedouin way.
- Food & Drink
Each morning breakfast is served on the terrace offering freshly baked homemade croissants, bread, pancakes, omelettes, American coffee, fresh juices and much more.
The pool bar is a great place to grab a bit of lunch, from a simple sandwich, homemade burgers, and gorgeous salads, there’s plenty of choice.
Nesima’s restaurant has a fantastic reputation throughout Dahab, you can choose from many international and oriental dishes from simple pasta’s to Picata à la Mushroom, their specialty it has to be their fillet steaks with a choice of 8 sauces….. delicious, they also offer a good range of vegetarian dishes.
There are 2 bars available within Nesima, a comfortable indoor bar that has a large screen TV, and a roof top terrace bar that overlooks the Red Sea with views stretching as far as Saudi Arabia, the perfect place for a nightcap.
Outside of Nesima around the town of Dahab and on the promenade you will find a large selection of reasonably priced restaurants and a few bars, if you do enjoy a tipple with your meal do check that wine and beer are served, as not all restaurants in the area will offer alcohol.
- Optional Activities
Nesima Resort is suitable for non-divers, as it is close to the pedestrianised town area as well as being on the seafront promenade. Nesima staff are happy to arrange excursions to St. Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai, Coloured Canyon and White Canyon, as well as snorkelling trips to the beaches north and south of Dahab town.
From Nesima its easy to extend your stay, maybe a few days relaxing in a luxury beach front hotel in Sharm, or a cultural visit to Cairo or Alexandria, please ask your tour advisor prior to booking of what could be available.
- Courses & Equipment
- It is now obligatory that all PADI courses taken in Egypt, guests must have a manual EACH, no sharing at all, and if purchased before you arrive in Egypt you must provide "proof of purchase" to the dive centre or you will not receive your certification.
PADI Diving Course Supplements (Booked and paid for in advance, in addition to standard diver package):
Scuba Diver (3 days) £95.00 Open Water Referral (2 days) £115.00 Open Water Course (5 days) £120.00 Advanced Open Water (2 days) £130.00 Emergency First Response ( 1 day) £85.00 Rescue Diver (4 days) £110.00
Please note the above prices include equipment hire and the PADI licence fee but do not include the manual.
Divemaster Course £650.00
Open Water Course Manual with RDP Metric (Slate) £30 Advanced Open Water Adventure Manual with Data Carrier £25 Rescue Manual with Work Slate £25 Divemaster Manual £25 Divemaster Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving £30 Divemaster Diving Knowledge Workbook £20 Divemaster Slates (set of 3) £25
Non-diver discounts deducted from standard diver package
If you have a family member or friend who is not a qualified diver but would like to have a taster or join you on the boat for the day please see the relevant discounts below.
5 days snorkelling -£110.00 Discover Scuba Diver -£110.00
Please note the above prices include equipment unless otherwise stated.
Equipment Rental Prices (Per Person Per Day payable on site):
Full equipment € 21.00 Mask € 2.00 Fins € 2.00 Booties € 3.00 Snorkel € 1.00 Full wetsuit € 9.00 Half wetsuit € 6.00 BCD € 8.00 Regulator with Octopus € 9.00 Depth Gauge € 2.00
Dive Supplements (In addition to one day of dive package, payable on site):
Camel Safari (2 dives inc. lunch) € 40.00 Boat Safari (2 dives) € 40.00 Early morning or night dive € 6.00 Nitrox (Per dive) € 2.50
Extras (Booked and paid for in advance):
1 additional days diving £40.00
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