The Best of the Red Sea 2022
8 days with Emerald Waterways Rating:
Day 1 - Aqaba, Jordan
Meet your luxurious super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, in Aqaba and embark on your unforgettable cruise of the Red Sea.
Situated on Jordan’s southern coast, the idyllic town of Aqaba is rich in history and marine biodiversity. Blessed with vibrant coral reefs and a mesmerising array of sunken vessels, it is widely regarded as one of the best diving spots in the Red Sea. (Dinner)
Day 2 - Aqaba
As the country’s only port, Aqaba has long been a hugely important part of Jordanian life. Its Old Town features the 14th century Mamluk Fort, while Aqaba Archaeological Museum offers a fascinating insight into the town’s past. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 - Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
At the base of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, is the luxurious resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Traditional and modern Egypt comes together as centuries-old mosques and bazaars nestle neatly next to elegant hotel resorts. The region is also renowned for its diving sites. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 - Safaga
The traditional starting point for pilgrims of the Nile Valley embarking on their journey to Mecca, Safaga is a setting of soothing tranquillity. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 - Safaga
Acquaint yourself with the stunning white-sand beaches of Safaga, and take in the dramatic views over the Red Sea. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 - Nuweibah
Translated as “bubbling springs” in Arabic, Nuweibah lies on the Gulf of Aqaba and was historically inhabited by the Bedouin tribes, Tarabin and Muzeina. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 - Eilat, Israel
Israel’s “window on the Red Sea”, Eilat is a resort town of pristine beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Gateway to the Negev desert, it offers moments of tranquillity in the serene surrounds of Eilat Mountains Nature Reserve. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 - Aqaba, Jordan
Your spectacular yacht cruise comes to an end in Aqaba where you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra for your transfer to the airport, taking unforgettable memories with you. (Breakfast)
All This Included
This round-trip of Aqaba incorporates visits to the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, renowned for its stunning beaches and azure waters, lined woth a bustling bar and cafe culture. Sail to Safaga, on the coast of the Red Sea, and onto Nuweibah in the eastern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, before the beautiful Israeli port of Eilat and back to ancient Aqaba.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Emerald Azzurra
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