Affordable one-way flights to Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm-El-Sheikh

With flight times of just five hours from the UK, holidays to Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt offer an accessible taste of faraway lands. Whether you come for the endless sunshine, the golden sands, the luxury hotels or the intriguing Egyptian culture, Sharm El Sheikh doesn't disappoint.

Sitting pretty on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Sharm El Sheikh boasts a whopping 35kms of soft sands which meet the azure waters of the Red Sea. The resort is lively, vibrant and buzzes with electric energy, with plenty to do to tempt you away from that seafront sunlounger, from watersports to the diving for which the area is famed.

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There’s even more to see from your base in Sharm El Sheikh, with the magical Nile River also on many must-see wish lists - with affordable air travel from Sharm El Sheikh, these dreams can become a reality.

Book your cheap flights to Sharm El Sheikh with Thomas Cook Airlines and discover the best of both Ancient Egypt and the modern luxury of the Red Sea resorts, for an unforgettable holiday adventure in the glorious sunshine.

Sharm el Sheikh weather

Five-day forecast

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28°C

FRIDAY

06.05.

27°C

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07.05.

27°C

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08.05.

28°C

MONDAY

09.05.

29°C

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Top 5 things to do in Sharm-El-Sheikh

10 facts about Sharm El Sheikh

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Nearby Mount Sinai is reputed to be the spot where Moses received the Ten Commandments. It takes three hours to climb the 4,000 steps to its summit.

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If that sounds like 3900 steps too far, you can explore the St Catherine’s Monastery at the bottom, one of the oldest working monasteries in the world.

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Tourists travel from all over the world to dive into these warm tropical waters, thanks to the astounding variety in fish and other marine animals that can be viewed.

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Sharm el-Sheikh is a very modern resort and development only began in 1967. Before then, it was little more than an l base of operations for local fishermen.

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Sharm el-Sheikh experienced its highest recorded temperature in 2013, when the mercury reached a sizzling 46 °C (115 °F).

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You can even ice-skate in bustling Sharm el Sheikh - head to Soho Square for an ice-cold break from the tropical temperatures.

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Sharm el-Sheikh is sometimes referred to as the City of Peace, thanks to the large number of peace conferences held in the city, often attended by world leaders,.

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There are a huge variety of sharks in Egypt’s Red Sea, including oceanic White tips,white tip reef sharks, guitar sharks, whale sharks, tiger sharks, bull sharks, lemon sharks and hammerheads.

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In the pyramids? Unwrapped, the bandages of an Ancient Egyptian mummy could stretch for an impressive 1.6km.

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There are over 1200 different species of fish in the Red Sea. 200 of them are endemic, meaning they are only found in the Red Sea.

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