A cocktail in our hand helped too!
As soon as we arrived there was honeymoon Champagne and glasses waiting for us, and Happy Honeymoon’ was written across our bed in flowers. We were also offered a complementary meal at the a la carte restaurant and could choose which day we wanted to take it.
The hotel had a number of excursions to choose from. We wanted to swim with whale sharks but they said that, because of the time of year, we may not see any – so we went snorkelling with turtles instead! The reef around the island was
Our most romantic moments were the night we sat and watched the sunset and the complimentary honeymoon meal. The sunset was magnificent – to watch the sunset whilst in paradise is a whole different experience, and to share that experience with the person you love the most in the entire world is magical. However, the most special part of the whole honeymoon for both of us was snorkelling hand in hand round the island. I love water and have always been awe-inspired by any underwater creatures, so to be able to see them in their natural environment whilst swimming together was a moment I know we will both never forget.
Honeymoon adventures await couples visiting Egypt’s Soma Bay, along with an intoxicating mix of fun, sun and romance, says Alan Benstock
A Given that its history stretches over five millennia, it is hardly surprising that Egypt is an enigmatic place to visit and not just for those who love history
It is this mystery and plethora of secrets waiting to be discovered that makes it a romantic choice for a honeymoon, especially if you looking for something a little different. Away from the famous world heritage sites such as the Pyramids of Giza or the Temple of Hatshepsut there are other treats and surprises for the visitor.
Soma Bay has been described as one of Egypt’s best-kept secrets. This exclusive holiday destination sits on a peninsula south of Hurghada on the Red Sea. The resort is the embodiment of peace, luxury, and beauty. With year-round sunshine, idyllic beaches, blue skies and refreshing ocean, a trip to Soma Bay is the ultimate escape to enjoy the essence of life and is a treat for the senses.
Whether it’s swimming with brightly coloured tropical fish in the topaz blue waters of the Red Sea; soaring through the morning air whilst kite surfing; stargazing at the incredible Egyptian night sky or enjoying a sensual massage at a luxury spa, there is plenty for newlyweds to keep them entertained at Soma Bay Or they can simply relax, unwind and indulge in honeymoon bliss on the wide, camel-coloured beaches of the peninsular.
The resort boasts five luxury hotels, each designed to offer a different holiday experience to guests. Visitors to Soma Bay can use the facilities at each hotel regardless of where they are based. There is a frequent mini-bus service running between each hotel and a stylish marina with shops and boutiques for a little retail therapy For further information log onto: www.somabay.com