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Travel Options To Dahab

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Whether you’re coming from Cairo by bus or flying from abroad, there’s an easy way to get to Dahab. Read on for up to date options for travelling to Red C Villas. Go Bus to Dahab from Cairo: A deluxe bus service is now running between Cairo and Dahab. The buses have comfy reclining seats, A/C and TV. The Go Bus Station …

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PADI IE at RED C

Padi Ie At Red C

Our pool is fantastic for cooling down in the summer months and even for swimming a few lengths. We also designed it to accommodate diver training. This came in handy last November when, thanks to some extra-windy conditions, Red C Villas had the opportunity to host the confined water portion of the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) in Dahab. The …

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Top Travel Tip: Breathe. They’re only Bedouins.

Egyptian Bedouins

That ubiquitous red and white keffiyeh seen so often on news reports these days, can for some people, give rise to a host of associations. Warranted or not, they’re there. But pushing through those associations and approaching the South Sinai with an open mind can reveal a host of cultural activities that’ll have you wanting to simultaneously; pack-it-in back home, …

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Ramadan Kareem!

Ramadan Kareem 2015

Just a quick post to wish all our Muslim friends a happy Ramadan. Those observing the Ramadan will fast from sunrise to sunset, until the Iftar or breakfast. The Iftar is often organised as communal meal with juices, soups, appetizers, mains and desserts. Fasters will often initially break the fast with a couple of dates and water or, sometimes, a …

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Solar Heating System Phase II

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Winter is coming, time to install phase II of the RED C Villas solar heating system A month ago the pool temperature started to drop dramatically as the winter approached. The weather is still comparable to a mild English summer’s day but the water temperature had started to become a bit bracing. Time to install phase II of the solar …

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What’s Been Happening at RED C this June

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Apartment Sandi: Our third apartment will be ready to rent in August, just in time for the Autumn season. The perfect time for a visit to Dahab; the air temperature is in the mid 30Cs (a bit cooler than the 40C heat of summer) and a lovely water temperature of around 25C. Apartment Sandi offers an open plan kitchen and …

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