Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Travelers heading to Egypt’s Red Sea coast are looking forward to the Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, thanks to the recent multi-million dollar expansion. Located on a vast private coastline, gardens filled with Arabian architecture, palm trees, and bougainvillea create a fairytale backdrop where desert and sea escapes meet within 10 minutes of Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. Since opening 20 years ago, Samio Anidis, a popular general manager in the Red Sea, has set new standards in accommodations, recreational facilities, and restaurants, turning it into one of Egypt’s most beloved and prestigious resorts in a new era of luxury. It is said that it has brought.
Beachfront oasis & Escape from the palace
This oasis of 115 brand-new rooms and suites located along the beachfront of the Red Sea offers stunning views that can be best enjoyed from the balcony or terrace under the sun for all the seasons. The intimate two-story retreat comprises of one and two bedrooms, some of which have a private pool. The interior color scheme is inspired by the natural environment of Sharm El Sheikh with its golden sand and its blue sea and has authentic Arabian design elements and arabesque detailing, such as arched windows and shades inspired by mashrabia screens.
The resort also offers the most luxurious accommodation – The Palace; a three-bedroom independent residence with 6,100-square-feet of private fitness and spa treatment room, dressing room, and office space, designed to accommodate royalty and distinguished international figures. The residence also has a lush garden, an entertainment terrace, and two swimming pools close to the private beach.
Scuba diving and sunset sail
The House Reef of the resort is a magnificent introduction to the Red Sea’s remarkable underwater world, thanks to its year-round warm waters, clear visibility, and abundant biodiversity. Furthermore, the resort’s brand new dive center provides professional instruction and certification courses for amateurs and veteran divers alike. You can also opt to go on a private yacht charter, take a day cruise along the coastline, or look for dolphins at sunset.
Headed by the 27-year-old Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri, the resort provides many dining choices. From a Bedouin breakfast on the beach to a live music or evening feast with a belly dancer to a specialty restaurant stall with Asian classics and street food on the menu, there’s something for everyone. For Lebanese and Arab cuisine, visit Zitouni, and Luna, the outdoor poolside pavilion, is already a guest favorite for innovative Latin American flavors inspired by Mexico and Peru.
How to get there
Due to the Egyptian government lifting all restrictions regarding COVID-19 intrusion, US travelers no longer have to fill out a traveler locator form, submit a vaccination certificate, or have a negative PCR test to enter Egypt. Airlines operating flights from New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) to Sharm El Sheikh International, such as Egyptair, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa, provide connections to Cairo, Istanbul, and Frankfurt respectively.
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