Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village

Hotel Overview

Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort that is pleasing to the eye with its authentic architecture, stunning views and lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The Bedouin style Village Rooms and Wooden Beach Cabins offer traditional features and a relaxed setting that, combined with warm hospitality, make for a diving holiday like no other.

There is an excellent seafood restaurent, beach bar and bedouin tent also onsite, and if you fancy a break from diving then you could try your hand at water-skiing or wakeboarding, the snorkelling is also a wonderful option for non-divers.

Bedouin Village Rooms

Bedouin Room interior


  • Air conditioning
  • Mini Fridge
  • T.V.
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Sea View

With stunning views across the ocean to Tiran Island the Bedouin Village Rooms are built into the cliff above the bay. They are situated on different levels joined by a series of walkways flowing down to the beach, many have terraces or balconies. All are air conditioned and have their own bathroom, mini fridge, telephone and television. They are individually styled and some sleep up to 4 guests.

Wooden Beach Cabins

Beach Cabin exterior


  • Air conditioning
  • Mini Fridge
  • Bathroom
  • Single beds
  • Towels
  • Sea View

If you want direct access to the beach then these Wooden Cabins are the perfect accommodation. The front row are situated on the beach and all are at sea level. They benefit from having a small private bathroom, air conditioning and a mini fridge. Bath towels are supplied. All cabins offer twin beds.

Food and Drink

The Umbi Seafood Restaurent is said to be Sharm's best kept secret! The raised outdoor verandah is on the beach with stunning views over to Tiran Island. The restaurant has a true Bedouin feel with its beautiful sandstone cobbled floor, wooden and tile tables and atmospheric lantern lighting. There is also an indoor dining room with a natural rock wall and ambient lighting making it the perfect place to relax after a hard day diving!

There is a buffet breakfast which is served here daily. You will find a wide selection of fruit, yogurt, cereal, breads and pastries. There are also hot food options and a choice of freshly cooked eggs.

Lunch and dinner menus contain a selection of freshly caught fish and seafood. Umbi’s star Chef also creates a variety of dishes from across the globe such as pasta dishes, pizza, burgers, sandwiches and salads along with tasty tagines, grilled meats and plenty of vegetarian options.

There is also a Beach Bar offering lunchtime treats, coffee, cold drinks, fruit juices and milkshakes. It is open from 8am until late afternoon.

Sharks Bay have a Bedouin Tent that has wonderful beach views and is located next to the Seafood Restaurant. Here you can enjoy shisha (water pipe) alongside Arabic coffees, Bedouin tea and a variety of hot and cold drinks. This is the ideal place to end your day catching up with friends by moonlight, relaxing with the sound of the lapping waves in the background. For those that fancy a change of pace then the bustling nightlife of Naama Bay is just a short taxi ride away.

Flights and Transfers

You can now fly directly from the UK to Sharm El Sheikh, the flight takes approximately 5 and a half hours.

Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is located approximately 10 minutes from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport.

Diving Information

With the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy, non-divers are always welcome on-board to snorkel at suitable sites.

The standard 5 days / 10 dive packages begins with your check in at the dive centre at 8am where you will meet your guide. The package includes 2 boat dives per day, third dives can be made as an optional extra, to be paid locally.

Pricing Information

Based on a 7 night stay in a Wooden Beach Cabin prices start from £595 per person and include:

7 Nights Bed & breakfast
5 Days diving / 10 dives

*Refer to the 'Diving' tab for more information about the daily diving schedule*