The Red Sea

A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh on the Red Sea Riviera is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world and renowned for its rich sea life, teaming with over 2,000 species.

Itinerary

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  • SHARM EL SHEIKH

    SHARM EL SHEIKH

    A fantastic destination with something for everyone: a paradise for snorkelling and diving, great nightlife, an 18 hole championship golf course, desert trekking on horseback and sand-boarding on the dunes to name just a few of the activities on offer.
  • TABA

    TABA

    Taba has a wonderful sandy shoreline offering great snorkelling along the impressive coral barrier around Pharaoh’s island. The prevailing winds are strong enough to ensure some exciting windsurfing and great water board sports. Here you can also enjoy the views of the town’s ancient Ottoman fortress.
  • NUWEIBA

    NUWEIBA

    Nuweiba has fantastic diving with healthy, vibrant reefs and protected waters. The sandy beaches are equally unspoilt and you can enjoy a safari out to the Coloured Canyon where millions of colours of geological history is imprinted in the canyons.
  • EL GOUNA

    EL GOUNA

    Relax in the town of El Gouna, the spa stop: a lively small town with resort hotels, boutiques and elegant restaurants along its marina. There are several world class spas to choose from including the Mövenpick Resort.
  • MAKADI BAY

    MAKADI BAY

    One of the most popular beach holiday destinations on the Red Sea Riviera with long sandy beaches offering SCUBA diving and a 9 hole golf course. From here take a helicopter day trip to the ancient city of Luxor along the Nile River.
  • SOMA BAY

    SOMA BAY

    One of the most exclusive parts of the Red Sea, Soma Bay is a self-contained hotel complex with beautiful beaches and amazing reefs. It boasts a championship golf course, the largest thalassotherapy spa in the region and a good kitesurfing centre.

Sample itinerary

  • Sharm el Sheikh Taba 95 miles
  • Taba Nuweiba 30 miles
  • Nuweiba El Gouna 110 miles
  • El Gouna Makadi Bay 15 miles
  • Makadi Bay Soma Bay10 miles
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Highlights

  • Explore the rose-coloured lost city of Petra, one of the most famous and beautiful archaeological sites in the world. A fabulous combination of history and archaeology you won’t be let down!
  • Visit St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai, Egypt where the monastery is  a UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the oldest working Christian monasteries in the world! A day filled with history and religious findings.
  • Soma Bay peninsula, one of the most exclusive parts of the Red Sea and offering one of the best diving sites around. The peninsula is surrounded by water on all sides and limited access is gained by a single controlled gate via a private road.
  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Adriatic & Eastern Mediterranean

    Classical history and glorious landscapes are found in this region. They will kindle the spirit of discovery and escapism in you, while you bask in luxury on one of our magnificent yachts.
  • Western Mediterranean

    The appeal of cruising around the world’s most exciting and revered ports in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia is unrivalled. No wonder so many of our most seasoned charter clients return again and again to revisit favourite haunts and make new discoveries!
  • Caribbean and Bahamas

    Unrivalled opportunities for snorkelling, diving and fishing, against a backdrop of islands blessed with gorgeous sand and lapped by warm aquamarine water. The virgin seas around the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas offer some of the best tropical island cruising in the world.
  • Indian Ocean

    A tempting alternative winter charter destination to the Caribbean. Choose from the equally stunning Maldives or the Seychelles, each with their own unique characteristics, but both offering spectacular beaches and turquoise waters for outstanding snorkelling and diving. The Maldives consist of 26 atolls and hundreds of islets, only 250 of which are inhabited. Charters in the Maldives are not conducted to pre-determined itineraries and your captain will plan a daily programme to match your preferred activities.
  • South Pacific

    With many areas inaccessible to mainstream tourism, discover the true South Pacific and cruise through some of the most beautiful, unspoiled islands imaginable. The locals will welcome and inspire you with their love of music and dance. The South Pacific offers arguably the best diving in the world; a constant warm water temperature means you can spot reef sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins often up to 50 metres away. Few seascapes are as evocative of paradise than the coral islands of the South Pacific.
  • South East Alaska

    Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles all combine to make Alaska a place for the most amazing adventure and exploration. A cruising experience like no other.
  • Costa Rica

    The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Far North Queensland offer off-the-beaten-track cruising at its most spectacular with outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities in an untouched natural environment of extraordinary beauty.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands spanning an area of over 5000km across the equator. With vast differences from island to island, they all have one thing in common and that is a rich and colourful culture where life is regulated by a series of spectacular rituals. The islands of Komodo, a designated World Heritage Site, are blessed with hundreds of secluded beaches, transparent crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs waiting to be explored. Home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, you will also find here the most extraordinary cultures where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
  • Norway

    There are tens of thousands of islands across Norway from top to bottom offering stunning views across varied coastlines. Take a helicopter or seaplane ride over the stunning waterfalls and glaciers or try some skiing or reindeer and dog team sleighs. Taste home made cheeses and creams straight from the traditional farms and order private performances of musicians and artists on coastal islands. It’s quite simply a perfect cruising destination.
  • South East Asia

    The Andaman Sea on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula offers ideal cruising conditions. Dramatic limestone landscapes, endless lagoons, lush tropical vegetation and powdery white sand beaches together with the cultural attractions of Thailand and Malaysia guarantee the most unforgettable of journeys.
  • The Red Sea

    A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh, on the Red Sea Riviera, is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world, renowned for its rich sea life and teeming with over 2,000 species.
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