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Marsa Alam Divers Hotel - Marsa Alam, Red Sea and Middle East

from 549pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

Red Sea diving holiday offer to Marsa Alam. Stay at the divers resort, Marina Lodge in Port Ghalib with onside jetty and options for shore and house reef diving plus liveaboard extensions. Ideal for learn to dive, advanced or speciality dive courses.Excursions to Elphinestone and trips to see local dugong and Spinner dolphin pod. Good for solo divers and those wanting uncrowded, pristine dive sites.

Marina Lodge

3 stars

Marsa Alam, Red Sea

Marina Lodge

Port Ghalib is one of Egypt’s newest resort areas, approximately a 10 minute transfer from Marsa Alam airport 5km away. The hotel is situated directly on the waterfront with a full service PADI 5* ICD and boat jetty with dives boats departing from here, shore and house reef dive packages. Perfect for new and experienced divers wanting exceptional value.

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  7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £599pp 
  INCLUDING return flights and transfers
  Departs selected dates in February/March 2019.

Price included return UK flights, return airport transfers, standard room on twin share basis.  Subject to availabilty.

 Dive Centre

Port Ghalib Dive Centre

The Marsa Alam Dive Centre is a full service PADI 5* ICD centre based at Marina Lodge. They offer high quality rental equipment and daily boat diving to the famous reefs of Elphinstone, Shab Marsa Alam and Ras Abu Dabab to name but a few. Plus house reef onsite.

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Marina Lodge in Marsa Alam - Red Sea, is situated on the waterfront at the end of Marsa Ghalib port, it is perfect for new and experienced divers wanting exceptional value, year round sunshine and superb, uncrowded diving.

You can explore the protected park and famous reefs at Elphinstone, Marsa Mubarak and Dolphin House (Shaab Samadai) reefs. Marsa Alam has several bays with superb coral, turtles, guitar rays and dolphin regularly sited. There is a choice of diving sites suitable for all levels.

Marina Lodge is located approximately 10 minutes transfer from the airport, at Port Ghalib 5km away, where the hotel is situated just a few meters away from the boats moored on the hotel jetty. It is just a 5 minute drive from the corniche with its shops, restaurants and bars.

Marina Lodge has 201 well furnished and comfortable rooms built in Nubian style, with either a balcony or terrace with views over looking the pool, garden or sea. Rooms feature double or twin beds, air-conditioning, satellite TV, IDD telephone, mini fridge, safe, ensuite shower and WC.

Guests can enjoy a diverse dining experience at Marina Lodge as it offers several dining options including Indigo Restaurant that serves à-la-carte specialties and a breakfast buffet, Viz roof-top terrace that serves refreshments, Shark Bites Pool Bar and 50 Bar. The hotel has a private beach area nearby, 2 swimming pools, garden, 2 swimming pools, large sun terrace, gymnasium, gift shops, on call doctor and 24 hour room service, a shisha corner, gift shops, a fitness centre and, at an additional cost, a sauna and massage treatments bookable locally. Free parking and WiFi are available.

The PADI Dive centre is based at the hotel with daily boats leaving from the jetty in front of the hotel (or nearby jetty depending on boat schedules) with shore diving and house reef diving packages available at nearby hotels. More >

Our Opinion
A very popular divers hotel, with many repeat guests, offering excellent value and convenient access to excellent dive sites with the convenience of the dive boat jetty in front of the hotel.

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: All Year

Average Air temps: 18-35°C

Average Water temps: 18-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites: Shore dives plus Elphinstone, Marsa Mubarak & Dolphin House Reef (Shaab Samadai). Abu Ghosan shipwreck. More on Dive Sites>

Dive Centres:
Wadi Gimal Dive Centre > Ideal for learn to dive, shore & daily boat diving close to shore.

Great Reasons to Dive in Marsa Alam

  • Pristine, uncrowded diving.
  • Variety of reef, caves, tunnels & wall diving.
  • Spot dolphin & large turtles.
  • Protected national park.
  • Good for novice divers and snorkellers on day boat. dives with sheltered bays
  • Resident dubong at Abu Dabbab.
  • Exursions to see Hammerheads and White tip shark.
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from 1399pp HB INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN SAVE 200 Eriyadu Island Resort 7 nights Half Board INCLUDING flights. Excellent value, daily boat diving packages and superb house reef.
Departs LAST MINUTE to December 20019

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from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

7 nights inclusive including return flights and transfers. Beach hotel with watersports centre on the spot.
Departs LAST MINUTE 27 February 2019.

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Safaga Red Sea

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from 599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

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Dive centre and jetty on the beach of your hotel!

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Bali Diving Holiday Offer

Bali Diving Holiday Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA SAVE 100 4* Alam Anda Dive and Spa Resort with a swimming pool, dive centre and spa on site. Boat and shore diving, reefs, Tulamben wreck and world class critter sites. + NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT to 31 May 2019.
Departs LAST MINUTE to December 2019.

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Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer

Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer - Zanzibar, Africa

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

ZANZIBAR - PAJE - PEMBA SAVE 100 Stay on stunning Paje beach and dive the Zanzibar lagoon or Pemba channel. Wrecks, drift, mantas and more! Ideal for all levels of diver.
Departs LAST MINUTE 26 February to December 2019.

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Tobago, Caribbean

Tobago, Caribbean - Tobago, Caribbean

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

TOBAGO - Caribbean Dive North or South SAVE 100!
1 week BB from 899 INCLUDING return flights and transfers! Superb drifts, wreck, coral gardens, turtles and the biggest brain coral in the world? Twin centre North and South stays recommended.
Departs LAST MINUTE and selected dates to June 2019.

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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer

Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

PHILIPPINES - PUERTO GALERA SPECIAL OFFER - SAVE 100 Divers Resort 7 nights in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks. Options to extend to Dumaguete and Malapascua!
Departs LAST MINUTE to December 2019.

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Malapascua Diving Offer

Malapascua Diving Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 1195pp INC FLIGHTS!

Malapascua Island offers a variety of excellent diving, walls, colourful reefs, sandy muck dives and superb macro life + Thresher sharks!
Departs LAST MINUTE 28 Feb 2019 to December 2019.

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Manado Scuba Diving Holiday

Manado Scuba Diving Holiday - Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia

from 1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

Manado 7 nights FULL BOARD from 1,499pp SAVE 100
TWIN CENTRE Manado + Lembeh 10 nights FULL BOARD from 1,995pp SAVE 100 INCLUDING flights, transfers.
Departs LAST MINUTE 28 Feb 2019 and selected dates to Dec 2019.

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Maldives Dive Holiday Offer

Maldives Dive Holiday Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1499pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN SAVE 200 Adaaran Club Rannalhi 7 nights All Inclusive INCLUDING flights. A relaxed, traditional island offering day boat, PADI courses with an excellent house reef.
Departs LAST MINUTE to December 20019

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Maldives Liveaboard Offers

Maldives Liveaboard Offers - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1499pp FB INC FLIGHTS!

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Departs LAST MINUTE and early booking to December 2019.

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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.

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