Pharaoh’s Island, surmounted by the restored citadel of Salah El-Din, is one of the most picturesque spots in the entire gulf. This historic site reflects the Medieval age in its beauty and architectural uniqueness. Pharaoh’s Island and Salah El Din Citadel form an island fort that was built to protect pilgrims who travelled to get to the Monastery of St Catherine. A bonus to visiting this historical site is that you can dive and explore the reefs surrounding the island.

  • Historical site
  • Amazing view
  • Great location
  • Chance for diving or snorkelling