Dahab Festival (Water Sports)
Know Dahab, in Egypt, the Mecca for water sports lovers
Dahab in Egypt reminds of a destination that you just see in fairytales or in a breathtaking poster. The place was once known to be a Bedouin village mostly inhabited by fishermen and where backpackers and hippies meet during the 80’s. But, Dahab has now managed to emerge as an international destination for all seeking for a non-all-inclusive or non-standard getaway. This small town veils an international appeal and a strong character which is enough to attract any wary traveler. Local culture, traditions, see-through seas, vibrant colors, amazing visions and unforgettable memories are what Dahab can offer and it’s also bestowed with an astonishing coral reef. At Dahab, tourists can indulge in wind-surfing, snorkeling and more such water sports. Also, for adventure lovers there is trekking and horse-riding offered here.
Water sports at Dahab
Dahab, touted to be the most famous diving destinations in Sinai, is ideal to indulge in a desert trip or to enjoy trekking on the rocky mountains. Also, for all those water sports lovers the place is ideal to experience wind-surfing, snorkeling, kite-surfing and more such activities. Chilling windsurfing stunts are activities which one can see when visiting Dahab during the Dahab International Festival of Water sports.
Dahab International Festival of Water sports
This water sports festival in Dahab is a one week event that comprises of two festivals held together, it includes Dahab International Festival of Water sports, Culture and Desert Adventure as one and the Dahab Bedouin Festival as the second. The idea of organizing these events is to revive back the tourism in Dahab again. The water sports festival here is organized by the business owners in Egypt and is an event that manages to attract large number of people from all across the globe.
The water sports festival was sponsored by PADI two years back, which is a training agency and there are different sponsors every year for the same. This event showcases the local events and activities which Egyptians carry out that helps in attracting tourists while making them aware about the rich culture and traditions followed here. The festival marks the coming together of people in Egypt and is a heaven for all water sports lovers while helping them enjoy like never before. Hundreds of volunteers come together during this time to organize the event in a great way to help tourists just enjoy without feeling that anything important is missing. The aqua sports organized here are all under the guidance of trained and experienced divers and professionals to ensure complete safety of every tourist in every sense.
When at the Dahab water sports festival
When at Dahab, during this festive time of the year, you can just jump into the water to enjoy the marvelous under water scenes and to have a breathtaking experience. Also, you can surf over and revel in speed and wind. If not interested in adventure fun, you can just simply relax and meditate and can experience the healing sessions and do yoga and other dance exercises which are enough to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul completely.
A week long photography session is also on display here, by which you can learn how to click amazing pictures under the water. After mastering this art you can even participate in the two photography competitions held here during the event. Also, for fun is a face painting activity that can help you click pictures which you would just laugh at even after years. Every year the Dahab Water sports festival aims to get bigger and better with better and more exciting activities than the year before.
Dahab is blessed with not few but more than fifty dive centers which help tourists have an experience like never before. During the festival the area is full of camps to help all backpackers here find an accommodation easily and to ensure they can enjoy what they have come here for that is diving and snorkeling in the Red Sea.
Dahab festival of water sports is a way of locals here to attract more tourists and to add to the popularity of this amazing and beautiful place of Egypt.
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