When choosing a new housing unit in one of the Egyptian coastal cities, many of us get confused due to the multiplicity of unique places and wonderful coasts in eastern and northern Egypt. However, if you seek a destination that is close to Cairo and has everything you want, including the picturesque beaches, the charming nature, and the wonderful atmosphere throughout the year, you should choose Ras sudr City. Ras Sidr is located in South Sinai Governorate and features all the natural ingredients, services and facilities to give you an unforgettable experience every time you visit it. In the following lines, we will talk in detail about the best tourist villages and resorts of Ras sudr.
Ras Sidr is known as the land of turquoise and is one of the most beautiful Egyptian cities on the Gulf of Suez on the coast of Red Sea. Ras Sidr is a well-known historical city since the era of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
Ras Sidr City is distinguished by a long coastline extending for about 95 kilometers, white sands, and marine salts. Also, the city is famous for the purity of its waters, the beauty of its coral reefs and the hot sulfur water springs since 5,000 years, such the springs of Moses or Oyun Musa and Ain Wadi Taraki.
Ras Sidr is mostly inhabited by Sinai Bedouins and some people from the Nile Valley who work there. The city is 200 kilometers from Cairo, and can be reached through Ahmed Hamdy Tunnel, which passes under the Suez Canal.
Ras Sidr is famous for its safaris, tourist villages, resorts, and widespread hotels. The city is known to be constantly and widely visited by Egyptians and foreigners.
Ras Sidr is the first city in the South Sinai Governorate from the east, and is divided into 3 regions:
1. Wadi Sidr
3. Abu Essaouira
The area of Ras Sidr is more than 6,000 square kilometers, is about 60 kilometers away from the Suez Canal, and is fertile with valleys, such as Wadi Sidr. There are Bedouin tribes in the City who congregate in the areas of Oyoun Musa, Wadi Grendel and Abu Essaouira. The Bedouin tribes are famous for herding, embroidery, Bedouin music and handicrafts, and many of them work in tourism.
Ras SIdr is about 200 kilometers from Cairo, and the new Sharm El-Sheikh International Road passes through it from the east and the Cairo-Suez Desert Road as well.
The road between Ras sudr and Sharm El-Sheikh is about 340 square kilometers long. Each direction of the road has 3 lanes with 25 meters wide and there are 7 gas stations on each side of the road. The average distance between every station is 50 kilometers and there are rest houses, highway patrol stations, ambulance stations, and rapid intervention units (RIUs) for the comfort and safety of travelers.
Ras Sidr can also be accessed via the sea from the Suez, Al Adabiya, El-Arish, and Al-Tur ports. The city is also close to Cairo, El-Arish and Sharm El-Sheikh Airports. The Egyptian government is also planning to establish a new airport in the region.
Ras Sidr is a residential and tourist city which have amazing compounds, and there are many services that residents continuously need, which are as follows:
Health services: there are many hospitals in Ras sudr, such as Ras sudr General Hospital, which is located in Ard El Gamaeya area and next to the power station, the health unit in Sadat district, and Al-Hurriya Hospital. The City also includes many pharmacies, such as Mark's Pharmacy in the mall next to the Cecil Hotel, Al-Rahman Pharmacy, and Elham Edward Pharmacy
Educational services: The coastal city includes many schools to serve the region, such as Al-Hamma Primary School in Wadi Al-Hamma, Al-Khulafa'a Al-Rashideen Preparatory School in Abu Suwayrah, and Al-Sadat Primary, Preparatory and Secondary School in Al-Sadat district
Entertainment and shopping services: The city is filled with popular markets and bazaars that sell gifts and homemade accessories. There is also Ras Sidr yacht club, a social club next to the markets within resorts and tourist villages, and specialized centers for fans of Kitesurfing
Utilities: Ras Sidr has a good infrastructure and since 2020 the city has witnessed a boom in developing its infrastructure. The internal roads with more than 5 kilometers of length have been developed and the water, sewage, electricity, communications, and internet networks have been renewed.
Ras Sidr is a major tourist center and is a precious piece of the land of Egypt. The city combines culture, civilization, and history with the beauty of the charming nature in every inch of it. In the coming lines, we will mention the most important landmarks of this wonderful City:
Oyun Musa is located near Ras Sidr. It is the place of the miracle of the Prophet Moses when 12 springs exploded for him and his followers out of rocks while they were escaping from the oppression of Pharaoh. Now, there are only 4 springs and the other springs have died off due to negligence and algae.
Residential properties for sale or rent in Oyun Musa overlooking springs produce hot sulfuric water where you can soak in them to recover and relax. The area of Oyun Musa is characterized by moderate climate throughout the year and features a wonderful view of the sunset on the Gulf of Suez
The area has many palm trees and is about 35 kilometers from Suez and 165 kilometers from Cairo.
It is a military war attraction located in Ras sudr and is one of the war sites from which Israel launched its attacks against Suez and Port Fouad. The Egyptian armed forces in the October 1973 war recaptured the site after a resistance epic of the 603rd amphibious infantry battalion. The museum contains the Israeli military operations room, personal belongings of Israelis and the military telescope through which they watched the Suez Canal. The museum is located near Oyun Musa.
This cave is one of the oldest historical areas in Sinai and contains some ancient Egyptian inscriptions. The cave is located in Wadi Sidr east of the Gulf of Suez. There are some remains and huts of ancient Egyptian workers in the area, which prove that our ancestors were interested in mining and sending expeditions to the desert to extract minerals and search for precious stones like turquoise.
It is a fortified castle that was built during the reign of Sultan Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi and his brother al-Malik al-Adil in 1183. The castle is located on the hill of Ras al-Jundi with 2,150 feet above sea level. The castle includes small rooms with suitable prices for the soldiers of the garrison, a mosque engraved with Basmallah (In the name of Allah, The All-Merciful, The Ever-Merciful), and a large water tank.
The bath consists of 15 springs of natural sulfur water coming out from the bottom of a cave in the mountain near the beach. The temperature of water in such springs reaches 92 degrees Celsius, and there are sulfur, calcium, and other useful natural elements in the water. These springs feature one of the hottest water in all of Egypt.
One of the most important valleys in the region for summer holiday and has many desert animals and wild birds. It also has a dense vegetation cover and drinkable mineral water. The valley is one of the best places to enjoy a safari and desert atmosphere away from the hollow concrete blocks.
This sulfuric spring is located in Wadi Asal, which is about 9 kilometers from Ras Sidr and is known as an unspoiled arid desert. The spring erupts water at nearly 200 degrees Celsius, then water rushes into a naturally dug canal, and then water reaches a lake of about 150 square meters. So, water cascades down to mingle with very hot, hot, and cold water to provide a useful combination for curing skin diseases, rheumatic, and orthopedic diseases.
Ras Sidr is different from any other tourist place in Egypt, as those people visiting it really look for the beauty of nature and relaxation, unlike the bustling city life with all luxuries and noise. Despite the calmness of Ras Sidr, it is not a desert place without services. Rather, there are many high-end tourist villages in Ras Sidr that give you all want while keeping the elegance and meaning of the city. Such tourist villages are as follows:
It is one of the most famous tourist villages in Ras Sidr. It is located on Al-Tour Road in South Sinai. Blue Lagoon Village is characterized by various properties for sale with different areas and green spaces that constitute the largest part of the project area. There are also cafes, restaurants, swimming pools, kids areas, and a hypermarket.
Musa Coast is a tourist village and resort developed by the well-known Misr Italia properties Company. The village is located near the unique Oyoun Mousa area and directly overlooks the sea. The resort is about 150 kilometers away from Cairo, i.e. it is about 75 minute-drive away.
The Musa Coast project has large green spaces, swimming pools with different sizes for elders and children, garages, and 24-hour security service.
Nozha Beach gated community is located on Ras Sidr - Sharm El Sheikh Road and about 45 kilometers away from Ras Sidr. The village is characterized by many high-end services, such as playgrounds, running and cycling tracks, kids areas, swimming pools, and a water park.
Nozha Beach features different housing properties offered for sale, including chalets and villas with an area ranging from 57 to 120 square meters. Nozha Beach Village is one of the projects of Nozha Group for real estate investment.
It is a touristic project located about 20 kilometers from Ras Sidr. The Village of Remas includes chalets available for sale with super lux finishes and different areas ranging from 53 to 115 square meters. The village also provides various services, such as swimming pools, aqua park, sports fields, a tourist hotel, restaurants, cafes, a hypermarket, a mall and a yacht marina.
It is one of the most important and most famous tourist villages and resorts in Ras Sidr. It is located 90 kilometers away from the Martyr Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel
La Hacienda has chalets offered for sale, swimming pools for elders and kids, indoor pools for women, a paved sandy beach, an aqua park, a health club, cinemas, a hypermarket, artificial lakes and 24-hour security services. Areas of units in La Cianda range from 62 to 200 square meters with super lux finishing.
La Playa was chosen as one of the best tourist villages in Ras sudr. It is a tourist village and resort located 95 kilometers beyond Martyr Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel and before the area of Pharaoh's Bath. La Playa is located on the Ras sudr-Sharm El Sheikh Desert Road and about 120 minute-drive away from Cairo.
La Playa Resort Village provides various housing chalets for sale with areas that suit everyone's needs, including fully finished chalets with an area ranging from 45 to 130 square meters. The village also has integrated services, such as swimming pools for elders, kids and women, an aqua park, cinemas, a sandy beach, a marina for yachts and fishing, entertainment and shopping areas, a gym, a jacuzzi and spa, and security service.
Project of Hayat is one of the well-known villages of Ras sudr. Hayat is located on Al-Tour Road at Kilo 32, and 35 kilometers from Martyr Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel. The village has restaurants, cafes, swimming pools, sports fields and a mall.
The project extends over an area of 20 acres, where only 20% of the total area has been allocated to buildings and the rest of the area has been allocated to green areas and landscapes. The Hayat Village includes chalets with areas ranging from 70 to 200 square meters.
Yasmina Beach is located just 20 kilometers away from Ras Sidr, at Kilo 81 on Al-Tour Road. The village features a children's amusement park, football, tennis and volleyball fields, kids areas, cinemas, a theater, a gym and a mall.
The village is designed on the distinct heights of the Red Sea so that all chalets available for sale at sea view. The project is carried out and developed by Al Waad Spring Real Estate Investment.
It is another distinct village near Ras Sidr, as it is located at Kilo 47 on the Al-Tur Tunnel Road. The village is exactly 20 kilometers away from Oyoun Musa and about 40 kilometers away from the Pharaoh's Baths.
Golden Beach 2 has chalets offered for sale with a social club, swimming pools, large green spaces, sports fields, a gym and health club, a marina for diving and fishing, an area for restaurants and cafes, an open cinema and an aqua park.
It is one of the most amazing tourist resorts in Ras sudr. The Village extends over an area of 230,000 meters and has a beach of 1,200 meters-length.
Fantasia Village contains many properties for sale and more than 93 villas and 373 chalets. All units enjoy see views and the services of the health and social club, water park, the mall and the vast green areas. Also, there are car garages and 24-hour security service. All units in the resort are fully finished.
Diamond Village and Resort extends over an area of 50 acres and is one of the finest tourist villages in Ras Sidr. Green spaces in Diamond are about 40 acres with the largest beach in Ras sudr, which extends for 3,500 square meters.
The Diamond Resort is located in the area of Ras Matarma Bays. There are various chalets and villas with different areas to suit all needs. The project also has many wonderful services, such as restaurants, cafes, garages, security service, playgrounds, swimming pools with various sizes for elders and kids, and kids areas
It is a tourist village located on Ras Matarma Bay, specifically at 69 kilometers from the Martyr Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel. It is a tourism project developed by Egypto Group for Tourism & Real Estate Investment. The village extends over 110 acres, where 82% of the total area is allocated to green areas, landscapes and services.
Paradise Village offers residential chalets offered for sale with areas ranging from 75 to 276 square meters, and villas with areas of 410 square meters. The village enjoys many services, including a secured sandy beach without rocks, cafes, restaurants, a mini-market to meet the needs of the residents, various playgrounds, kids areas, various swimming pools for elders and kids, and 24-hour security service.