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

from 549pp INC FLIGHTS!

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 £549pp 
INCLUDING return flights and transfers
Departs selected dates in January 2019

Price included return UK flights, return airport transfers in Marsa Alam, 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

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






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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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Lanzarote Scuba Dive Holiday

Lanzarote Scuba Dive Holiday - Lanzarote - Costa Teguise, Canary Islands

from 599pp INC FLIGHTS!

LANZAROTE - CANARY ISLANDS Short flights to sandy beach, a variety of dive sites, gentle shore diving and courses suitable for all levels.
Departs LAST MINUTE October/November 2018.

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Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer

Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer - Zanzibar, Africa

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

ZANZIBAR - PEMBA CHANNELSAVE 200 Stay on stunning Paje beach and dive the Zanzibar lagoon or Pemba channel. Wrecks, drift, mantas and more!
Departs LAST MINUTE 31 October to August 2019.

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Les Alizes Sal Island

Les Alizes Sal Island - Cape Verde Islands, Africa

from 899pp inc Flights

CAPE VERDES NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT Stay in Santa Maria town on the Cape Verdean Islands of Sal with its spectacular beaches, Portuguese-creole culture and variety of diving. Departs November 2018.

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Tobago, Caribbean

Tobago, Caribbean - Tobago, Caribbean

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

TOBAGO Best Value Caribbean for your next scuba diving holiday
1 week BB from 849 SAVE 100 INCLUDING return flights, transfers!
Departs November/December 2018

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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer

Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

7 nights in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks. Departs LAST MINUTE to September 2019. Twin Centre with Dumaguete and Malapascua!

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Oman Diving Holiday Offer

Oman Diving Holiday Offer - Oman, Red Sea and Middle East

from 995pp HB INC FLIGHTS!

OMAN - MUSCAT 4* Sifawy Boutique Hotel with dive centre on site just outside Muscat. Pristine reefs, beautiful beaches staying in luxury, boutique hotel with dive centre. Price includes Half Board, flights and transfers. Departs LAST MINUTE November and December 2018 and May 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 INCLUDING flights, transfers and 10 DIVES! Lembeh 7 nights FULL BOARD from 1,699pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 10 DIVES! TWIN CENTRE Manado + Lembeh 10 nights INC 16 dives from 2,195pp!
Manado 5 nights and Lembeh 5 nights from 2,195pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 16 DIVES!
Departs LAST MINUTE to March 2019.

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Maldives NEW Gan Island

Maldives NEW Gan Island - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES - NEWLY FEATURED Gan Island in the southern most atolls on the equator. 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE including return flights and transfers. 6 Days non limit diving from 399 per person. Departs September 2018 to April 2019.

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5* Deluxe St Regis Resort

5* Deluxe St Regis Resort - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1799pp FB INC FLIGHTS!

MAURITIUS - LE MORNE 55% OFF 5* The St. Regis Mauritius. Unrivalled luxury, service, a la carte dining, sublime spa. FREE Upgrade to Full Board and Kids Stay free. Departs September to December 2018.

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St Lucia 30% OFF Early Booking

St Lucia 30% OFF Early Booking - St Lucia, Caribbean

from 30% OFF

CARIBBEAN - ST LUCIA Anse Chastenet 30% OFF early booking OFFER. Luxurious beach resort with PADI 5* Dive Centre onsiteTravel between 03 January and 21 December 2019. Book by 30 November 2018.

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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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