Taba Heights review
On the Sinai Peninsula lies Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, Taba Heights. Boasting picturesque bays, breathtaking dive spots and first-class accommodations, Taba Heights is fast becoming Egypt’s premiere tourist destination. Located between Taba and Nuweiba, Taba Heights is developing at a rapid rate and will provide tourists with some of attractive and luxurious accommodation in the Middle East if not globally.
Having realized the potential of Taba several years ago, InterContinental Hotels Group, the world’s most global hotel company, have opened the doors to their most recent five star developments. This latest property takes the number of hotels currently under the Group’s management to 12.
The resort, situated on the northernmost tip of the Gulf of Aqaba and located 35km from Taba International Airport, rests on a prime water front location boasting sandy white beaches, turquoise waters and stunning desert scenery securing it as a year round destination.
InterContinental Resort Taba Heights is part of Taba Heights, a 4.2 million square meter destination.
The 503-room property, encompassing twenty seven junior, seven executive and one Presidential Suite is spread out over three buildings; the Pentagon, Atrium, & the Crescent. Walkways and paths surrounded by the lush tropical gardens of the resort, link the three buildings, with each room offering guests superb views over the idyllic coastline, pool, lagoon or mountains.
InterContinental Resort Taba Heights offers white sandy beach, two tennis and one squash court, two free-form swimming pools, of which one is heated one salt water lagoon and a spa that features sauna, Jacuzzi, massage, beauty and facial care services, as well as an indoor heated pool.
“Our guests are always impressed with our location and its short traveling distance to amazing places such as the Taba Protected Area, Mount Sinai, the amazing Blue Desert and some of the Middle East’s top dive spots,” said Ashraf Khalil, Area General Manager, InterContinental Hotels Group, Taba Region.
“Of course, no resort would be complete without the best sports and leisure facilities,” said Khalil. “If guests want to enjoy the natural surrounds of the area all they have to do is step into our lush grounds and enjoy our open air heated swimming pool, children’s heated swimming pool, diving and water sports centre, squash court, tennis courts and health club that includes an indoor heated pool and a squash court.”