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Mexicana Hotel

3 stars

Sharm El Sheikh, Red Sea and Middle East

For your diving holiday to Sharm El Sheikh - Red Sea & Egypt, Mexicana Hotel offers the perfect break for dive holiday makers of all ages. The hotel is characterized by its beautiful pink Bougainvillea covering most of its white walls to offer the guest a unique landscape and a cheerful cosy atmosphere.

Approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the airport, the Mexicana Hotel is around a 16 minutes’ walk to the beach.

The hotel has 106 guest rooms (standard), 76 family rooms (apartments) and 12 executive suites designed to ensure the utmost in comfort and convenience. Rooms have great views over the swimming pools & gardens.

Standard Guest Rooms include, one king size bed or twin beds, a sitting area, mini fridge, phone, satellite TV, in-room safe, individual air conditioning units, private bathroom with shower and hair dryer and a private terrace or balcony.

One & Two Bedroom Apartments include a king size bed (with twin beds in two bedroom apartment), a sitting/dining area, fully equipped kitchenette, mini fridge, phone, satellite TV, in-room safe, individual air conditioning units, a private bathroom with a shower and hair dryer and a private terrace or balcony. There is a sofa bed in the one bedroom apartment sitting room.

Executive Suite, facilities include a king size bed with a sofa bed in the sitting room, a fully equipped kitchenette, mini fridge, phone, satellite TV, in-room safe, individual air conditioning unit, a private bathroom with a shower and hair dryer and a private terrace or balcony.

The hotel facilities are comprehensive and convenient with a main restaurant and two a la-cart restaurants, two bars and a dancing pub. There are two easily accessible swimming pools (one heated during winter), which are surrounded by a sundeck and garden, a sauna, children’s playground,  laundry service, 24 hour- concierge service, internet services and access to an on-call doctor 24/7. Mini market, pharmacy and shops are available on site.

A free scheduled shuttle bus service gives you access to  two private beaches,  Palma Beach (Coral beach) ideal for snorkelling, diving, sunbathing and relaxation, with a magnificent view over Tiran Island in the Red Sea and Terrazzina Too, which is a sandy beach, well known for its chilled out atmosphere as well as its seafood specialties. Its location in Sharm El Maya Bay gives the options for water sports and swimming.

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: All year

Average Air temps: 21-40°C

Average Water temps: 21-30°C

Visibility: 15-70 metres

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Dive Centres:

Ocean College > PADI 5 Star IDC Centre, BSAC Premier Facility and DSAT Tec Diving Centre.

Camel Dive Club > PADI 5* IDC Centre, social hotel club atmosphere.

Great Reasons to Dive in Sharm El Sheik

  • Over 40 dives sites.
  • Dive sites suitable for all levels.
  • Ideal for Learn to Dive or specialist courses.
  • Spectacular wall dives.
  • Excellent drift diving.
  • Top quality wreck diving.
  • Mini liveaboard trips.
  • Excellent value 5* hotels.
  • Activities for non-divers.
  • Multi sport options - golf, snorkelling, kitesurfing.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.