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Taba Heights

May - October 2010

Choice of five hotels

Flights from Gatwick

Wide range of excursions

Watersports & Diving

Championship Golf


Taba Heights TABA HEIGHTS IS ONE OF THE MOST STUNNING LOCATIONS ON THE RED SEA. SET AGAINST THE MOUNTAINOUS BACKDROP OF SINAI, AN ATTRACTION IN ITSELF, THE TABA HEIGHTS RESORT IS CHARACTERISED BY ITS BREATHTAKING NATURAL BEAUTY AND SPECTACULAR VIEWS.

InterContinental Resort

ffering year-round equatorial sunshine and boasting five kilometres of beautiful

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and unspoilt fine sand beaches, Taba Heights is the ideal resort for those who

simply desire a relaxing break. For the more adventurous traveller there are plenty of excursions which can be booked during your stay, including jeep-safaris, camel rides, quad biking, as well diving and a wide range of water-sports. The surrounding clear blue waters and wealth of bays offer the perfect opportunity to experience some of the best diving in the Red Sea area. In addition, Taba Heights provides the perfect base for those looking to explore further afield. With our huge range of excursions, the ancient sights of Cairo, Jerusalem, Petra, Jordan and Mount Sinai are all easily accessible.

You can book your holiday with peace of mind knowing that African Safari Club Ltd. is fully bonded, being a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA no. V4000) and holding an Air Travel Organisers Licence (ATOL no. 2313).

Sofitel Taba Heights


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Excursions Whilst staying at Taba Heights we have a wide range of optional excursions for you to enjoy. From a visit to world famous Petra to a quad bike desert safari; from a dinner with Bedouin to the excitement of a parasailing experience, Taba Heights offers something for all the family.


Taba Heights UPTOWN TABA HEIGHTS

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With a fantastic variety of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from, you are sure to find everything you desire, as well as things you didn’t know you wanted. In addition to the many fantastic bars and restaurants, there are plenty of other conveniences located uptown in Taba Heights, including bazaars which sell everything from souvenirs to sun creams, shops selling paintings and ornaments, clothes, books, papyrus, spices, perfumes, and jewellery, a pharmacy, beauty salon and two banks.

A complimentary shuttle bus service, taf taf, operates regularly around the Taba Heights resort in two directions throughout the daytime and into the early hours of the morning. The taf taf stops at all of the Taba Heights hotels, including the Three Corners El Wekala Golf resort which is located uptown and its private beach, the diving and water-sports centre, golf-course, as well as the many bars, restaurants and shops located in Uptown Taba Heights.

The perfect time to explore all that Uptown Taba Heights has to offer is in the evening, especially at sunset to see the breathtaking colourful ocean views.

DINE AROUND PRIVILEGE The ‘Dine Around Privilege’ offers guests the flexibility to sample gourmet cuisine at a selection of fourteen à la carte restaurants throughout the Taba Heights resort, offering Asian, Italian, Ethnic, Oriental, Seafood and International specialities. Each restaurant offers a credit of up to EG£30 per person towards your bill and these credits can be used twice during a seven night stay (full details on our website).

Hyatt Regency Taba Heights ##### ituated amidst acres of impressive landscaped gardens and lagoons, the Hyatt Regency has a

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distinctive appeal of its own. Designed to interpret an ancient Egyptian village and reflect the

natural beauty of the region this luxurious hotel enjoys a prime position in Taba Heights, set on half a kilometre of secluded, white sand beach, overlooking the Red Sea. • On the Rocks Bar featuring regular live entertainment • À la carte Tanour restaurant specialising in Lebanese cuisine • The Beach Bar offering daytime snacks • 24 hour room service • Floodlit tennis courts (payable locally) • Table tennis • Billiards • Wellequipped health-club complete with gym, massage and aromatherapy treatments (payable locally), sauna, whirlpool and steam bath • Games centre • Casino • Shopping arcade • Currency exchange service • ATM • Laundry service • Internet terminal in reception (payable locally) • All day animation programme • Regular evening entertainment including live shows and music.

FACILITIES • Private stretch of white sand beach • Three freshwater swimming pools • Olympic size lap pool • Saltwater lagoon • Two children’s pools • Outdoor jacuzzi • Sun beds and pool towels • Oasis kids club (4 – 13 years) • Children’s playroom • Buffet-style main restaurant • El Fresco à la carte Italian poolside restaurant • Breeze à la carte open-flame grill restaurant • Palm Court Café offering coffee, pastries and ice-cream

RESERVATIONS

0845 345 0014

ACCOMMODATION All rooms are generously sized and well furnished, with either twin or king-size beds, bathroom with private shower and wc, seating area, balcony or terrace, airconditioning, satellite TV, telephone, mini-bar, internet access (payable locally), safety deposit box, hairdryer and iron.

BOARD BASIS Half Board

KEY FACTS Official Rating: 5 Star • 426 rooms • 3 floors • No lifts

HOTEL SUPPLEMENTS Upgrade to a Sea View room, Sea Front room or Lagoon View room. You can also upgrade to either a Deluxe King room, Regency Suite or Presidential Suite.


InterContinental Resort Taba Heights

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he stylish InterContinental Resort is set between the famous cinnamon coloured Sinai

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Mountains and the sparkling waters of the Red Sea. Surrounded by extensive tropical gardens,

the main buildings of the InterContinental are connected by verdant, winding walkways, which compliment the surroundings and merge perfectly with the natural beauty of its location.

FACILITIES

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• Private beach • Large saltwater lagoon • Two freeform swimming pools (one heated) • Two children’s swimming pools • Children’s club (3 – 12 years) • Children’s playground • Buffet-style main restaurant • El Mar à la carte restaurant specialising in Mediterranean seafood cuisine • The Lagoon Bar and Restaurant offering delicious Spanish Tapas and Arabic Mezzah • Splash Bar and Grill in the pool area • Arches Bar serving cocktails and also featuring live entertainment • Reef beach bar • The Courtyard hosting daily evening shows • Lobby Lounge Bar • Tennis court • Squash court • Aerobics room • Fully-equipped fitness centre • Spa centre featuring jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and indoor pool • Massage (payable locally) • 24 hour room service • Laundry service • Currency exchange service • ATM • Mini-market • Gift shop • Beauty salon (payable locally) • Daily animation programme with aqua gym, beach volleyball, beach football, water polo, darts • Full evening entertainment programme.

Half Board

Marriott Beach Resort

KEY FACTS Official Rating: 5 Star • 503 rooms • 3 buildings • 5 floors • 3 lifts

HOTEL SUPPLEMENTS Sea View, Sea Front, Terrace rooms and Junior Suites are also available. All Inclusive available for a supplement

ACCOMMODATION Rooms are housed throughout the three separate buildings and are beautifully appointed, with either twin or double beds, en-suite bathroom facilities with shower and wc, balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar (payable locally), high-speed internet access (payable locally), safety deposit box, bathrobes and hairdryer.

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he Marriott Beach Resort offers one of the ultimate Red Sea escapes. Located in the bay of

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Taba Heights, the Marriott Beach Resort lies in an enviable beachfront position on the

magnificent Red Sea coast. The hotel is situated within acres of well-tended grounds, with an unspoiled, private sandy beach and many attractive waterfalls cascading down onto the swimming

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pools below, it undeniably offers a glimpse of Egyptian paradise.

Half Board

FACILITIES • Private beach • Large lagoon shaped swimming pool with waterslide and sunken pool bar • Children’s swimming pool • Outdoor jacuzzi • Sun beds and pool towels • Kids club including full daily activity programme • Children’s playground • Children’s games room • Babysitting service • Buffet-style main restaurant • The Grotto Pool Bar and Grill à la carte restaurant which features three themed evenings and live entertainment • Tuscany à la carte Restaurant serving fine Italian dishes • Oriental Café serving hot and cold drinks and snacks • Regatta Club and Cocktail Bar • Lobby Lounge which features live English football

and sports on the large screen TV’s along with drinks and snacks • Beach Bar serving daytime refreshments • Juice Bar for those cooling daytime drinks • Well equipped health club complete with gym, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and massage room (payable locally) • Floodlit tennis courts (payable locally) • Table tennis • Billiards • Business centre • Currency exchange service • ATM • Onsite doctor • 24-hour room service • Laundry service • Internet terminal in reception (payable locally) • All day animation programme • Full nightly entertainment programme including live music, disco, shows and cultural entertainment.

KEY FACTS Official Rating: 5 Star • 394 rooms • 3 floors • 3 lifts

HOTEL SUPPLEMENTS Upgrade to a Sea View or Pool View room or a room positioned directly on the private beach. Junior Suites, Duplex Suites, Executive Suites or Presidential Suites are also available.

ACCOMMODATION Rooms are modern, spacious and well equipped, with either two double or one king-size bed, private bathroom facilities with shower and wc, balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, minibar, internet access (payable locally), safety deposit box and hairdryer.

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Sofitel Taba Heights

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he luxurious Sofitel Taba Heights is an exceptional retreat. Boasting an enviable position

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directly between the vast, colourful Sinai Mountains and a stunning stretch of Red Sea

shoreline, the natural beauty of the Sofitel’s setting is complimented by its opulent, yet traditional architecture. The resort offers both relaxation and activity; its location means it is an ideal base

BOARD BASIS All Inclusive

for those who are looking to couple a stay in a haven of tranquillity with the cultural exploration

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of ancient Egypt, Israel and Jordan.

FACILITIES

ACCOMMODATION

• Private beach • Five swimming pools • Separate children’s pool • Two jacuzzis situated in the pool area • Sun beds and pool towels • Baboo children’s club (4 – 12 years) • Children’s playground • Babysitting service • Buffet-style main restaurant • L’Asiatique à la carte restaurant serving Japanese, Chinese and Thai dishes • Le Lotus poolside snack bar • Sultana Bar fun pub which features regular entertainment • Wellequipped health club featuring gym, indoor pool and sauna and massage rooms (payable locally) • Two floodlit tennis courts (floodlights payable locally) • Table tennis • Billiards • Snooker • Video games room • Nightclub • Meeting rooms • 24 hour room service • Laundry service • Internet terminal in reception (payable locally) • Currency exchange service • ATM • Bazaar • Medical service • Daytime animation programme • Daily evening entertainment programme.

The well furnished rooms are situated throughout three blocks within the well tended gardens. Facilities include either twin or double beds, en-suite private facilities with shower and wc, balcony or terrace, airconditioning, satellite TV, telephone, mini-fridge, internet access (payable locally), safety deposit box and hairdryer.

The Three Corners El Wekala Golf Resort

Official Rating: 5 Star • 294 rooms • 4 floors • 3 Blocks • 3 Lifts

HOTEL SUPPLEMENTS Sea View, Beach Front rooms, Plaza rooms, Junior Suites and Family Suites are also available.

ALL INCLUSIVE - WHAT’S INCLUDED: • Three meals a day served in the main restaurant: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – typically international themed cuisine • Snacks at the Pool bar (at designated times) • Afternoon Tea (at designated times) • Local beverages including soft and hot drinks, local beer, local wine (only served during lunch and dinner), plus local alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails • A selection of sports activities • Drinks are served by the glass, between 1100 -2300 and imported alcoholic beverages are not included in the All Inclusive package.

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he Three Corners El Wekala affords some of the best views to be found in the Taba Heights

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resort. Positioned on a hillside with views transcending across to the Sinai Mountains and the

beautiful shores of the Red Sea, The Three Corners El Wekala is infused with natural beauty. The hotel is situated in a perfect position for the keen golfer, being just a few steps from the resorts 18-hole championship course which overlooks the picturesque Red Sea coastline.

BOARD BASIS All Inclusive

FACILITIES

ACCOMMODATION

• Private beach with swimming pool (just a five minute transfer via complimentary shuttle bus) • Outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool • Sun Terrace complete with sun beds, umbrellas and pool towels • Trixie Kids Club (4 – 12 years) • Children’s playground • Buffet-style main restaurant • Chez Pascal à la carte restaurant serving international cuisine • Beach snack restaurant • Poolside Bar • Beach Bar • Afandina Oriental Café • Peanuts evening bar • Gift shop • Laundry service • Internet terminal in reception (payable locally) • Currency exchange service • ATM • Fully equipped gym • Massage (payable locally) • Daily Animation activities including bike tours (payable locally), beach volleyball, billiards, ping pong and darts • Evening entertainment featuring cultural shows and music.

All rooms are spacious and well appointed, with twin or double beds, a bathroom with shower and wc, a balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, wifi internet connection, safety deposit box, hairdryer and mini-bar.

RESERVATIONS

0845 345 0014

KEY FACTS Official Rating: 4 Star • 215 rooms • 2 floors • 1 Lift

HOTEL SUPPLEMENTS Family Rooms and room upgrades to Junior or Senior Suites are also available.

ALL INCLUSIVE - WHAT’S INCLUDED: • Three meals a day served in the main restaurant: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – typically international themed cuisine • Snacks at the Pool bar (at designated times) • Afternoon Tea (at designated times) • A selection of local beverages including soft and hot drinks, local beer, plus local alcoholic and nonalcoholic cocktails • A selection of sports activities • Drinks are served by the glass between 1000 - 2400, and imported alcoholic beverages are not included in the All Inclusive package.


Excursions here are a number of things to do in and

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around Egypt and a visit to Taba Heights

isn’t complete without experiencing some of the major features found nearby. A programme of exciting optional excursions is available during your stay to give you a greater insight into local life and culture, including trips to many famous world heritage sites including the holy Monastery of St Catherine’s, the ancient city of Petra where tombs, façades, theatres and stairways are carved into the sandstone mountains, as well as island snorkelling trips and desert safaris. Excursions start from £25 per person and are pre-bookable prior to your departure. Further details can be found on our website: www.africansafariclub.com

Petra (Jordan)

DIVING AND WATERSPORTS HOLIDAYS

Full Day - £160 per person

Taba Heights occupies a prime position on the Red Sea coastline, with the surrounding water rich with colourful marine life and untouched coral reefs. With such stunning underwater scenery it is no surprise that the Red Sea is renowned as one of the world's best dive sites for both the beginner and the more experienced dive master.

Jerusalem Full Day - £145 per person

Cairo by bus Full Day - £70 per person

Overnight Cairo by bus Two Full Days - £160 per person

Monastery of St Catherine

Pharonic Island

Full Day - £40 per person

Full Day - £50 per person

Canyon Motor Safari Half Day - £33 per person.

Quad Bike Safari Half Day - £33 per person

Camel Safari with Bedouin dinner Half Day - £35 per person

Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St Catherine One Night - £50 per person

Jeep safari and Coloured Canyon

Dinner in Castle Zaman Sharm El Sheikh Full Day - £56 per person

Sharm El Sheikh overnight

Abu Galum

One Night - £85 per person

Half Day - £60 per person

Half Day - £25 per person

All diving and watersports must be booked and paid for locally. The resort’s complimentary shuttle bus service visits the Red Sea Waterworld until 8pm daily.

GOLF COURSE

Evening - £50 per person

Full Day - £50 per person

Saladin Citadel

Red Sea Waterworld is a five-star watersports and diving centre, just a short bus transfer from Taba Heights. This award winning watersports centre is one of the largest on the Red Sea and offers an extensive range of activities including both entry level and advanced PADI courses, open water dives, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, parasailing, wakeboarding, waterskiing and many more.

Full details of all excursions available on our website: www.africansafariclub.com

The Taba Heights resort also boasts an exclusive 18-hole, Par 72 championship golf course, which is positioned in the centre of the resort. The course overlooks the Gulf of Aqaba and the Sinai Mountains provide an unforgettable backdrop. You can book a round of golf, or coaching directly through your hotel.

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Your Holiday Prices The Three Corners El Wekala Golf Resort Dep Date

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All prices £'s per person based on two adults sharing a standard twin room. * For single travellers these rates are subject to a 100% single occupancy supplement. PRICES INCLUDE: Return Economy Class flights between Gatwick and Taba • Hotel accommodation and board basis as detailed • All airport taxes • Coach transfers between overseas airport and hotel • £2.50 ATOL protection contribution (APC) • Fuel Surcharge NOT INCLUDED: Holiday Insurance • Egypt visa charges (see seperate note below) • Items of a personal nature, such as gratuities, drinks (where applicable), etc • Optional excursions Egypt Visa Charges Nationals from UK, EU and USA travelling to Taba, Sharm El Sheikh, Dahab and Nuweiba resorts, for a maximum of 14 days, do not require a visa prior to travelling as a free entry permission stamp will be granted upon arrival. If you intend to travel outside of the above mentioned areas you must obtain a Visa. In this event, Visas can be purchased on arrival at a cost of £15 per visa. Alternatively, you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate in London prior to departure at a cost of £15 per visa.

CHILDREN’S REDUCTIONS Children’s reductions (as shown in the price panel above) apply to children aged 2-11 years (on the date of departure). For one single adult and one or two children sharing a standard twin room, a single supplement will be applied to the adult fare and normal children’s reductions will apply (as shown above). (Children’s reductions do not apply to Executive Lounges). Infants : Infant charge £80.

Flight Details GATWICK DEPARTURES You fly direct from Gatwick to Taba with Monarch Airlines, aboard their Boeing 757 aircraft. In Economy Class you have a 30” seat pitch, a luggage allowance of 25kg (which includes 5kg hand luggage) and a meal service appropriate to the time of day.

EXECUTIVE LOUNGE

FLYING TIMES & TIMINGS Gatwick – Taba: 5 hours Depart Gatwick: Sat 1600 Arrive Taba: Depart Taba: Sat 2300 Arrive Gatwick: (Timings and flying time are approximate).

Executive Lounge at Gatwick - £20 per person

Relax and enjoy hot and cold complimentary refreshments, including beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks, light snacks, newspapers, internet access, TV screen and comfortable seating away from the bustling departures areas.

Sat 2200 Sun 0320

ABTA No.V4000


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