Taba is a typical small town located in the governorate of South Sinai, the northeastern part of Egypt, and practically lies on the border of Egypt with the state of Israel, on the very coast of the Red Sea.
In ancient times, on the territory of the location of this city, in modern terms, there was one of the first logistics centers of that time related to the famous caravan route.
And this territory has been the cause of an armed dispute between Israel and Egypt for many years and only since 1989 has it been finally recognized as Egyptian. At the same time, it should also be noted that about 20 years ago Taba was a completely small Bedouin settlement in which there was no development of transport, there were no roads, and even more so large and comfortable hotels
Nowadays Taba is one of the highly developed resort centers, among which a great many hotels are located to satisfy the tastes and requests of the most sophisticated tourists and travelers, fine restaurants, swimming pools and, especially, beautiful beaches, each of which has its own unique flavor. The large-scale reconstruction of the Taba international airfield, located thirty-five kilometers from the city, helped greatly in increasing the popularity of this city. As well as the indescribable beauty of the local nature surrounding the city. Which lies on a narrow strip of sandy beach spit of a beautiful sea and majestic granite mountains, by the way, the unusual azure-colored sea, replete with secluded lagoons, grottoes and not tasty gifts, will pleasantly please the eyes of the traveler.
In particular, the features of urban development are dominated by squat, two- and three-storey comfortable numerous hotels and hotels with the culture of premium class service inherent in Eastern countries, oriental ornament and color predominate in the architecture of buildings. As a resort, Taba is characterized by a peaceful and unhurried atmosphere, there is no noise of large clubs and discos inherent in megacities. Among the many ways of recreation, even exotic water sports, fishing, yachting, kayaking, and jet skis are easily accessible, and coastal water sports complexes, according to tourists, have earned the name of an earthly paradise for scuba diving lovers due to the diverse and attractive coral reefs.
From the city center, a comfortable bus with air conditioning, TV and mini bar will take tourists for excursions to the monastery of St. Catherine, as well as to Mount Moses. A ten-kilometer distance from Taba is the world-famous Color Canyon, where it is possible to admire sandy and stone rocks of various colors from pale white to bright purple, and capture beautiful views of the color canyon in the photo. Excursions to the so-called island of the Pharaohs located near the coastline, the ruins of which have preserved the remains of the citadel of Salah El Din, built by the Crusaders, are also extremely popular among vacationers.
The excursion to the island is connected with a sea trip by boat, which, according to the testimonies and reviews of tourists, is very attractive for water relaxation. And in the evening, the forces of the local recreation industry arrange amazing fireworks and various light and sound performances, and a water extravaganza. After which what they saw will be remembered for many years.