3 Stars

All year round

4.5 Hours

Beginner, All

From £1035

Marsa Nakari

Marsa Nakari is a charming village featuring a sheltered bay just 40 km south of Marsa Alam city. A smaller, quieter and more remote alternative to Marsa Shagra but wilh all the benefits. A fantastic house reef just minutes from the shore, unlimited diving and peace and tranquility. The perfect mixture for a perfect dive holiday.

Marsa Nakari's main appeal is its proximity to the Samadai protectorate (Dolphin House); one of the Red Sea’s most important national parks. The coral reef system of this off-shore reef and the dolphins that inhabit its lagoon are one of the southern Red Sea’s most popular attractions. One of three natural bays, which also include Marsa Shagra Village and Wadi Lahami Village, which essentially put the region of Marsa Alam on the map.

At Marsa Nakari, Hossam has endeavoured to promote sustainable tourism along with eco diving and his educational diving programmes are a continuation of his desire to ensure the long term future of this area. This unique tour gives divers exclusive access to many outstanding reefs including Elphinstone and Samadi Reefs from this still relatively remote location. Marsa Nakari benefits from an extensive and diverse house reef with hard and soft corals of offshore quality. Our guests say these villages are the best value and all-round diving experience you will find in the Red Sea.

Marsa Nakari is the smaller and more remote alternative to Marsa Shagra and is suitable for all levels of qualification from non divers to instructors – there really is something for everyone. A small village with a maximum occupancy of 120 people, Marsa Nakari offers the following types of accommodation Beach Safari Tents, Royal Tents, Mandarah Lodges, Madyafa Guest Houses and Deluxe Madyafa Guest Houses. Linen is provided. You will need to bring your own towels for beach and shower use with the exception of guests staying in the Madyafa Guest Houses where a shower towel will be provided.

You will be supplied with three hearty meals a day in a buffet style layout, plus freshly baked cake is available in the late afternoon. Tea, coffee, water and bottled soft drinks are included free, cans (diet & tonic) are chargeable. Egyptian beer is available as well as fresh juices, speciality teas and coffees, ice cream, chocolate and crisps – all of which are allocated to your room by name, signed for and settled at the end of the week during check out. Vegetarians and other special dietary requirements are very well catered for. Please let us know in advance regarding your requirements.

Board Basis

  • Full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner
Tent-outsideseats

Beach Safari Tent

Next to the water’s edge, these spacious twin bedded tents have electricity and share modern toilet and shower facilities. A great choice for those who enjoy an expeditionary feel and briefly wish to leave the western world behind. Inside each tent there are 2 beds a metre apart, handmade furniture and an outside seating with sea views. Taking a small torch may prove useful at night.

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Sunrise View
  • Shower gel & handwash provided in public bathrooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Guaranteed Sea View
  • Frequent Public Bathroom Cleaning
Royal-twin

Royal Tent

Royal tents are the ideal choice for couples, being almost twice the size of a normal tent and include the choice of either a double bed or twins. They have a floor standing fan, mini-fridge, wardrobe, bean bag seats and table, with a small table and chairs situated outside – perfect for catching the early morning sunrise. They share the same bathroom facilities as the standard tents.

  • Fan
  • Mosquito Net
  • Mini Fridge
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Sunrise View
  • Shower gel & handwash provided in public bathrooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Guaranteed Sea View
Deluxe-swan

Deluxe Chalet

The Deluxe Chalet is our finest room standard overlooking the mountains on one side and the Red Sea on the other. With the additional benefit of air conditioning, ensuite, mini fridge and tea and coffee making facilites this accommodation is fantastic for those hot summer months. Towels are provided for showering. Two of the guest houses have inter-connecting doors, great for young families.

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Mosquito Net
  • Mini Fridge
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Wardrobe
  • Side & dressing table
  • Sunrise & sunset view
  • Laundry Service
Chalet-terrace

Chalet Fan

The Chalet Fan is built in an attractive Arabic style and facilities include twin or double beds, fan, wardrobes, side table, dressing table with mirror and a terrace on both sides, one overlooking mountains and the other the Red Sea. The Chalets are 4x6 metres and have an ensuite with towels provided for showering only.

  • Fan
  • Mosquito Net
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Wardrobe
  • Side & dressing table
  • Mountain & sea view
  • Sunrise & sunset view
  • Laundry Service

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Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Sunrise Marina Resort & Emperor Divers in Marsa Alam

The overall holiday was excellent value for money. Emperor Divers provided an outstanding dive experience on day boat trips to provide some of the most relax dives I have ever encountered at reasonable depths.

Sunrise Marina Resort & Emperor Divers in Marsa Alam

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Marsa Nakari Village

Red Sea Diving Safari is the oldest and most experienced diving operation in the Marsa Alam area of the Egyptian South Red Sea. Their Ecolodge concept takes you away from mass tourism to the peace and quiet of dedicated diving villages with a desert atmosphere.

They promote diving with a minimum impact for the reefs through a limited number of guests.

The dive centres are located in Ecolodge Shagra, Nakari and Wadi Lahami Village and are built in front of the most beautiful and well protected house reefs of the area.

The Ecolodges cover more than 150 km of inshore and offshore reefs by boat and truck. Ecolodge Shagra and Nakari Village offer unlimited house reef diving plus guided truck and boat dives. Wadi Lahami offers 4 dives per day by speedboat on the magnificent reefs of the Fury Shoals.

Red Sea Diving Safari in Marsa Alam is the oldest and most experienced diving operation in the Marsa Alam area of the Egyptian South Red Sea. Their Ecolodge concept takes you away from mass tourism to the peace and quiet of dedicated diving villages with a desert atmosphere.

They promote diving with a minimum impact for the reefs through a limited number of guests and absolutely no touching!

The dive centres are located in Ecolodge Shagra, Nakari and Wadi Lahami Village and are built in front of the most beautiful and well protected house reefs of the area.

Pioneer Divers is a diving operation that is run by the Red Sea Diving Safari. The Ecolodges and Pioneer Divers cover more than 150 km of inshore and offshore reefs by boat and truck. Ecolodge Shagra and Nakari Village offer unlimited house reef diving plus guided truck and boat dives. Wadi Lahami offers 4 dives per day by speedboat on the magnificent reefs of the Fury Shoals.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you're short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

PADI Open Water Diver

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

PADI Open Water Referral

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

You attain this rating by completing five pool dives and a number of knowledge development sessions with a final exam (which is not rocket science its just diving) and by completing four open water dives.

PADI Scuba Diver

This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Dive Course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, The PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

PADI Scuba Diver to Open Water Upgrade

This program will allow you to dive to depths of 18 metres and achieve the most popular dive program in the world!

From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.

Junior Open Water Divers ages 10 to 11 years must complete three adventure dives to become a Junior Adventure Diver. They must dive with a PADI Professional or certified parent/guardian. Dives must not exceed 12 metres/ 40 feet.

Junior Open Water Divers ages 12 to 14 years may complete three Adventure Dives to earn the Junior Adventure Diver rating or five Adventure Dives to earn the Junior Advanced Open Water rating and must dive with a certified adult.

PADI Junior Open Water Diver

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

PADI Night Diver

The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you've wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enrol in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

PADI Deep Diver

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130ft. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:

PADI Divemaster

Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

The PADI Dive master course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include: