Dear Sahel, we love you but there are a million and one other places that are just as beautiful, and less crowded than you! Here are 14 of them. Please don't disown us.  

Blue Hole - Dahab


El Gouna

Fjord Bay - Taba 


Giftun Island - Hurghada


El Mahmya - Hurghada


Makadi Beach - Hurghada

Nayzak - Marsa Allam

Qulaan Islands - Marsa Allam

Photos: Rowan El Shimi

Ras Abu Galum - Dahab


Ras Hankorab - Marsa Allam


Ras Shitan - Nuweiba


Sharm El Naga 


Sharm El Sheikh

Sunken City - Sahl Hashish