Aurora Oriental Resort

Along a beach, this laid-back resort is 9 km from Sharm El Sheikh Zoo and 11 km from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport.

Warm rooms with terraces or balconies offer flat-screen TVs, minifridges and sitting areas, as well as Internet access (fee), and tea and coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas. Room service is provided 24/7.

Parking is free, as is breakfast served in an airy restaurant that’s next to an indoor pool. Other amenities include a casual Italian eatery, several relaxed bars and a spa, plus outdoor pools, a gym and sports courts. There’s also a dive center and event space. Airport and area shuttles are available.