Discover the Wonders of the Red Sea
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Discover the Wonders of the Red Sea

Starting at $9,160


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ITINERARY

Aqaba, Jordan
Meet your luxurious super yacht, Emerald Azzurra, in Aqaba and embark on your unforgettable cruise of the Red Sea. Situated on Jordan’s southern coast, the idyllic town of Aqaba is rich in history and marine biodiversity. Blessed with vibrant coral reefs and a mesmerising array of sunken vessels, it is widely regarded as one of the best diving spots in the Red Sea. 

Nuweibah, Egypt
Translated as “bubbling springs” in Arabic, Nuweibah lies on the Gulf of Aqaba and was historically inhabited by the Bedouin tribes, Tarabin and Muzeina. 

Hurghada
With year round sunshine, Hurghada offers fabulous scenery both above and below the Red Sea. Well known for its world class diving Hurghada is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Hurghada - Safaga
Acquaint yourself with the stunning white-sand beaches of Safaga, and take in the dramatic views over the Red Sea.

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
At the base of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, is the luxurious resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Traditional and modern Egypt comes together as centuries-old mosques and bazaars nestle neatly next to elegant hotel resorts. The region is also renowned for its diving sites.

Eilat, Israel
Israel’s “window on the Red Sea”, Eilat is a resort town of pristine beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Gateway to the Negev desert, it offers moments of tranquillity in the serene surrounds of Eilat Mountains Nature Reserve.

Aqaba, Jordan
As the country’s only port, Aqaba has long been a hugely important part of Jordanian life. Its Old Town features the 14th century Mamluk Fort, while Aqaba Archaeological Museum offers a fascinating insight into the town’s past.

Aqaba, Jordan
On your return to Aqaba, you’ll have another chance to explore the rich culture, ancient sites and delicious food of this vibrant town.

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
At the base of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, is the luxurious resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Traditional and modern Egypt comes together as centuries-old mosques and bazaars nestle neatly next to elegant hotel resorts. The region is also renowned for its diving sites.

Ain Sokhna
Situated on the shore of the Red Sea’s Gulf of Suez, Ain Sokhna is the nearest beach resort to the Egyptian capital Cairo. 

Ain Sokhna – Transit Suez Canal
After a further day exploring Ain Sokhna, begin your transit of the Suez Canal.

Transit Suez Canal
Situated at the mouth of the Suez Canal, Port Said has a long, proud maritime heritage. This dramatic city was a cosmopolitan hub during the 19th and early 20th century, and today is a major Egyptian business centre.

Alexandria
Founded by Alexander the Great, the city of Alexandria has a wealth of history and legend. Egypt’s second largest city was the country’s ancient capital for over 1,000 years and provided an important trading route between the Mediterranean and Red Sea.

Alexandria
Immerse yourself in the culture of the ‘Pearl of the Mediterranean’. Dating back to the 15th century, Qaitbay Citadel is recognised as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and is said to contain remnants of Alexandria’s original 3rd century BC lighthouse.

Ashdod (Jerusalem)
The coastal city of Ashdod plays a major role in the teachings of the Bible. Its where the Philistines were said to have captured the Ark of the Covenant, and today it still marks the starting point for pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Ashdod (Jerusalem)
Ashdod is awash with religious monuments such as Giv’at Yonah, the highest point in the city and believed to be the burial site of the prophet Jonah. 

Haifa (Tel Aviv)
Described as ‘Israel’s San Francisco’, Haifa is home to breath-taking scenery and fascinating culture. Set on the foothills of Mount Carmel, the country’s third-largest city features the Bah’ai Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a pilgrimage for those of Bah’ai faith.

Limassol, Cyprus
Your luxurious yacht cruise concludes in the Cypriot city of Limassol, where you’ll disembark Emerald Azzurra and be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. 

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