Tawila

Continent
Africa
Country
Egypt
Next Big City
Hurghada
Next Town
El Gouna
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
Swimmers, Reefs
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Crystal clear, blue water. Big shallow area. Partly with corals. Excellent flat water. A very small reef right at the beach. Close by a channel with an outstanding blue color. Be careful with swimmers, boats with swimmers like to stop at the beach for a swim.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Shells
Beach Users:
None

Big sandy beach with shells and corals. Best to lay down the kite close to the water.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NNE, NE, NW, NNW

Normally Northerly winds, which means offshore. Best winds from spring to autumn. During winter time can be some time now wind,some time always wind. Not predictable. All kind of strength are possible, so always bring all kite sizes. Wind usually comes over land, so expect it to be gusty right in front of the beach.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
No walk

Tavila is only accessible by boat. From El Gouna tours can be organized. The boat needs 2 hrs to get there.

Extra information

Rules
None

The organized tour has a small boat for rescue, which works excellent, but may take a while to get you.

Nightlife

No nightlife.