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New location for 2016

With the new year we have a new start and are proud to announce our move the Montazah area.  Operating from the center based at the Melia Sinai Hotel and located just on the promenade we have the most stunning views across to Tiran Island. Ras Nasrani – our favourite local site – is now our house reef and just steps away from the center!  Having spectacular corals and marine life Ras Nasrani is simply stunning. Dive Center facilities include a dedicated swimming pool designed specifically for diver training! We look forward to seeing you all very...

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PADI Women’s Dive Day – 18 July 2015

What are you doing on 18 July 2015?  Why not learn to dive! Blue Lagoon Sharm is offering  a whopping 30% discount to all ladies booking PADI Open Water Diver course (excluding manual and certification) or PADI Discover Scuba Diving program direct through our website.  This offer is valid when booked on or started on 18 July 2015. Join divers from all around the globe as they celebrate PADI Women’s Dive Day. The emphasis is to get as many women as possible, at every level, diving on the same day in order to build awareness and interest for the sport of scuba diving. Not a diver yet? Scuba diving is a great way to share life experiences with friends and family members and to connect with nature. Plus, a PADI certification is a passport to new adventures and travel options. Most scuba divers will tell you their only regret was not getting certified sooner. So get cracking and send us your enquiry...

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Blue Lagoon Trip Advisor Award of Excellence 2015

We are proud to announce that today we have received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.  We would like to thank all of our dive family for taking the time to review us and make this possible.   Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience. When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews and opinions submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period as well as business’s tenure and ranking on the Popularity Index on the site.  “Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at Blue Lagoon Sharm and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Ramy Youssry, Marketing Director. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by our customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”   “TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses that have received consistent praise and recognition by travelers on the site,” said Marc Charron President, TripAdvisor for Business. “By putting a spotlight on businesses that are focused on delivering great service to customers, TripAdvisor not only helps drive increasing hospitality standards around the world, it also gives businesses both large and small the ability to shine and stand out from the...

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Sharm Diving Center Cat Rescue

Blue Lagoon Sharm Diving Center Cat Rescue hero Amir tells his story: “When I arrived at the diving center at around 10am I heard meowing.  It sounded a bit strange so I searched around for the cat.  At first I could not find her but then I looked up and there she was – at the top of a palm tree. It was obvious that she was stuck.  Moving from side to side and looking at me with big sad eyes.  I put some water and food at the bottom of the tree hoping she would be able to find her own way down. As the day progressed it became clear that she could not find her way down the tree on her own.  But as she is a stray I was not sure of the safest way for both me and her to get her down. By 4pm I considered the situation desperate.  I ran to the staff at La Perla hotel and asked them for a ladder. After leaning the ladder gently against the tree I climbed up.  Although she is a stray I could see that she knew I wanted to help her.  I held her with one hand and secured our safe descent with the other. Rescue over and safely on the ground she drank from the bowl and chowed down the food.” Sharm Diving Center Cat Rescue – What we have to say: Hopefully her tree climbing days are well and truly over.  We will keep our eyes open for our little feline friend who disappeared promptly after the rescue. We certainly are proud of Amir and happy he is part of our team of animal loving divers.  Coining a phrase form ‘Ghost Busters’: A stray cat up the tree? Who you gonna call? Amir!...

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Orphanage hosted by Blue Lagoon Diving Center

On the 13 September 2014 Blue Lagoon Diving Center had the pleasure to host 9 orphans along with their carers and escorts from the orphanage based in Alexandria, Egypt. The children began their day with a talk on the fish of the Red Sea and full explanation of how to snorkel.  After donning equipment and lots of splashing the boys took to the mask, snorkel and fins like fish to water and ended the day as confident snorkelers. We look forward to welcoming them back on board next year for another day of fun on the Red...

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Blue Lagoon Diving Center Announces Loyalty Scheme

It is always rewarding to see our guests return year after year to dive with us or continue their PADI education.  Many of our guests have been visiting us yearly since we opened our doors and donned our fins back in 2007. After giving much thought to how we can best recognise their loyalty to us  Blue Lagoon Diving Center is pleased to announce that once you become part of the Blue Lagoon family we will provide you with special repeat guests discounts and credits to be used on your visits to us. To receive your loyalty bonuses just let us know when you last dived or completed a course with us at the time of your booking. Terms and conditions apply.  ...

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