The area is full of cheap and cheerful restaurants and cafés as well, so it's a good place to spend the entire evening.
Ras Mohammed National Park is what put Sharm el-Sheikh on the tourist map.
The entire beach area has excellent facilities, including ample sun-shades and loungers, and the beachside cafés mean you don't even have to move from your patch of sandy bliss all day.
Direct flights to Sana'a are offered by Yemenia.
This route has been announced recently, and is not operational yet.
After diving off the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba for two weeks once before, I eventually worked my way to this area located directly across from Tiran Island.
Its population is approximately 73,000 as of 2015.
This means January is the coldest month of winter for Sharm el Sheikh with average highs of 22°C during the daytime and average lows of 13°C at night and December the warmest winter month with average highs of 23°C during the daytime and average lows of 15°C during the night.