The beach of Ras Um el-Sid is called El Fanar, here the wind usually there isnt’t, the sea is calm, you can do snorkeling in one of the most beautifl reef of Sharm.
The entrance is not free, you can pay both egiptyan pound both euro. It costs 5 euro for each person, the price includes towel, beach lounger and a small bottler of water to take in the bar. The bar prepare good plate and the prices are quite cheap.
You can enter in the water directly from the beach or through the jetty
If you dive from the dock, you are immediately on the reef with a lot of fish of different species. Get off the dock and go right, in the left side the sea current is too strong..
Stay here until sunset, the view from here is fantastic.
How to reach El Fanar: if your hotel, like ours, is in Nabq, take a minibus up to “Old Market”, from here take a taxi and ask to go to El Fanar, are few chilometres, remember to bargain with the taxi driver. You can ask the taxi driver to return The taxi will came and wati for you. On the way back, ask to drive to Nama Bay, from here you can take the minibus until your hotel.