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Tropicana Grand Azure Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh

We stayed at the Tropicana Grand Azure Hotel in Nabq in March 2011

Wall paintings around reception area at Tropicana Grand Azure Hotel
Panorama around the large circular reception area 

Hotel reception area
Very large round reception area.  Bar with juice, tea and coffee. Shop Internet access. Meeting room with some evening shows. Speciality restaurant.

View of painted glass roof above the reception area at Tropicana Grand Azure Hotel
Roof above the reception area.

Hotel gardens and pools looking down from reception plaza towards the beach.
View after passing through reception. Downhill slope towards the sea with steps and ramps at intervals. Pools on three levels. Buffet resteraunt half way down
Typical accommodation at Tropicana Grand Azure
Typical accommodation on the right. Air conditioning. 3 floors. Some rooms on the back look out over building site on south side.
Outdoor arena for evening entertainment
Outdoor arena - great evening entertainment on warm evenings - otherwise entertainments in meeting room off the receptions area.

Nice quiet garden area with flowers.
Two level buffet restaurant
Two level buffet restaurant for breakfast, lunch and eveing meal
Sun shades with sun beds by the pool
Sturdy sun shades with sun beds by the pool.
Beach jetty across the reef
Beach view with 1km long jetty. Water depth approx1m throughout, varies with the tide. Poor quality coral reef.  Just beyond end of the jetty the coral quality improves at the edge of the reef where the depths drops to 25m, with a near vertical wall. Excellent fish and snorkelling.  Beware sharks and notices and red flags about waves and currents.
Beach bar and snacks
Beach bar and snacks - goof hamburgers and fish and chips.
PADI dive company offering diving and snorkelling trips
Dive and snorkelling company offering dive and snorkelling trips. We went with them for two day trips to Darhab ( visiting canyon and Blue Hole), also another at Ras Mohammed  Note membership of the Chamber of Commerce Diving and Water Sports.
Maps of the dive sites
Maps of the dive sites - Hadabet um el sid, Ras Ghoziani, Laguna Reef, White Knight, Ras Kafy, Jaxckson Roof, Jackfish Alley and Shark's Bay. Note wreck of the Thistlegorm dive site
Pool view
Pool view
Water slides
Water slides . great fun
Circular painted glass roof
Beautiful circular painted glass roof above the car port outside the reception.

If you know more about the Tropicana Grand Azure hotel, please tell me.
Page started 11 April 2011, amended 30 Jan 2015 Eric Johnston