Gebel El Rosas, Marsa Alam

4.3
#4 of 6 in Beaches in Marsa Alam
Also known as the Oriental Bay, Gebel El Rosas attracts underwater enthusiasts with its reef and colorful marine creatures. Its sandy entrance, well-protected from strong winds, offers safe diving and snorkeling opportunities year-round. Sloping down 40 m (131 ft) deep underwater, the reef offers picturesque coral landscapes, sea-anemone gardens, and a series of caverns. If you prefer to stay on the shore, bring binoculars and try to spot dolphins. Note that the water can get quite murky during strong winds. Before you head to Marsa Alam, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Marsa Alam road trip planning app , to make sure you see all that Marsa Alam has to offer, including Gebel El Rosas.
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  • Amazing bay with direct access from the sea, easy for beginners and wonderful for diving. Colorful area where you can find corals yellow, purple, red, blue but also fish of all kinds, from crossbows, to clowns. There are also breeds and turtles to surround this living aquarium. Worth seeing.
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  • Beautiful barriers with so much purple, blue and yellow, is on the left side to see many fish and Corrallo!!! In the middle to see the turtle! We also saw the Mantarra, the Aquilla of the sea.
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