Learn to scuba dive in the Red Sea

There are many reasons why the Red Sea is right up there as one of the best diving spots in the whole world. Think professional instructors; clear, calm and warm waters; and some of the most vibrant and colourful marine life that you could ever wish to set your eyes upon. When it comes to scuba diving, the Red Sea really does have it all.

Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a complete novice, Hurghada is definitely the place to don your wetsuit and delve deep below the water’s surface. You can book diving excursions and courses from your hotel as most tend to have their own diving school. If it’s your first time diving, in most cases you can even do a taster dive in your hotel’s own swimming pool. What better way to get a feel for diving. And for those who are more experienced, you can speak to your Thomas Cook rep at your hotel about getting your PADI qualification. They will be able to advise the best way to go about this.