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Dahab bound!

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Dahab bound!

We have decided on Dahab for a 3 day stay and would like advice on which part of town is less touristy, we would like a nice hotel but not a generic resort and it would be nice to support locals. Also, suggestions on choosing a dive company. Finally, we have to get to a 3:30 am flight out of Sharm; how do we best do that? Perhaps need to go towards the airport the night before?

Many thanks, TA contributors!

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1. Re: Dahab bound!

I would suggest deciding first on the dive centre and then the hotel and then the airport transfers.

There was a thread fairly recently on dive centres in Dahab... https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g297…

Unfortunately it did not bring many responses on dive centres. Best bet is to check diving forums and Facebook pages.

The dive centre will recommend hotels near to it and you can find plenty on booking dot com or on TA - Dahab has loads of small hotels around the Assalah area / village all the way to the Blue Hole... some are very good and some are lousy.

The hotel or the dive centre can arrange the pick up from the airport and the return transfer. If your flight is at 3 a.m. you can easily leave Dahab at 11.00 pm - 11.30 pm - the road is good and the journey takes kess than an hour.

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