Reef Oasis Blue Bay Resort and Spa  

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This place gives you a huge choice of places to eat, sunbathe and swim. It even comes with its own diving school.

Pools are where this hotel excels, with the star attraction being the infinity one with sea views. There’s no shortage of places to eat either, with the à la carte options including a gourmet French place.

The hotel is on its own private beach. It’s got a jetty, which makes a great jumping-off point for snorkelling. Or you can sign up to the diving school and explore the Red Sea’s world-famous coral reefs.

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  • 2Floors
  • 696Rooms
  • 4Lifts

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Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
All Inclusive

Buffet breakfast and dinner in the main restaurant. Late breakfast, lunch and dinner at the 24-hour Caribbean Bar. Two à la carte restaurants.  Hot and soft drinks served by the glass in all bars. Locally produced alcohol served by the glass. Wine served with dinner only.  Hot snacks.

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Main outdoor pool

Curving elegantly around the beach side of the resort, the heated infinity pool is designed to help you relax. With loungers and parasols dotted along the 2 sides and offers stunning views over the beach and to sea.

Kababgi restaurant

Your choice of meat or fish is barbecued to order and then you have a choice of salad and meze to accompany it. There's also a special menu just for little ones. The dress code here requires men to wear long trousers to dinner.

Thalasso Spa & Wellness Centre*

If you're not quite relaxed enough after a few days of sunbathing then the spa offers a steam room, sauna and 12 types of massage. If you want to keep up your fitness regime whilst away the wellness centre has a fully-equipped gym with treadmill, bikes and step and rowing machines.

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superior twin room

Superior twin rooms are closer to the lobby and sleep 2 or 3 people in twin beds and a sofa or fold out bed.

twin room

Twin room sleeps 2 or 3 people in twin beds and a sofa-bed or fold out bed.

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lovely place but way too many russians....

Place it self lovely, unfortunately because of 90% of guests are Russians our stay wasn't so pleasant as last year, hotel service welcome you in Russian language if you are from Europe. big hiccup with room, we been relocated twice. and worst of all when we complain about hotel service, and about hotel stuff using Russian language instead of English, hotel invite us to Italian restaurant as apology for all inconvenience. We thought its very nice of them.... our surprised faces ware priceless when at end of two weeks holiday hotel give us bill to pay for that apology diner. very very disappointed.... all night attractions for the Russians, in Russian style. they are rude and obnoxious. due to current international conflict you will be very safe between them, Russia will not shot down air plane with own folks on board. Most definitely i will not recommend this hotel to any one.....More

red_m8,

Beautiful hotel!

My hubby and I returned about 3 weeks ago from this hotel and we had a fabulous holiday! We would definitely recommend this hotel. On arrival at the hotel we were greeted with a cold drink and music, which was lovely, and directed into the Reception area. There we noticed a lot of people just seemingly sitting around which we felt was odd at that time of night (around 9:30pm). We later discovered the reason for this was that Wifi is only available in the reception area. We were given 2 room keys and our luggage was taken to our room with us tagging along behind. Room: Our room (5216) which was about 5 mins away from the main Reception which, for us, was nice as it was quiet. The room was pretty basic but most importantly it was clean. We had a balcony which faced out over the pathway which was fine. The only down side for us where the room was concerned was that the TV was very old (the ones with the huge bit at the back). Food and drink: There are plenty of places to eat or get drinks from around the hotel, just check out the opening and closing times of each to avoid disappointment. Some drinks you have to pay for like alcoholic cocktails (if I remember correctly - but check before you order). Pools: There were a few different pools to use. The main outside the main restaurant we didn't use, just because we preferred something more quiet. The Relax Pool is an adult only pool which was where we generally hung out. No kids so it was nice and quiet. There is a bar situated just next to the pool and the staff visit you on your sunbed to take drinks orders so you don't have to move. Towels are provided at the pools too so you don't need to lug towels around. There is also a kids pool with slides (which we didn't visit) and a Scuba Diving Pool (again we didn't use this). Grounds: The hotel grounds are very well kept and a pleasure to explore. There are a few shops just beyond the Reception (ask at the Reception for directions) where you can pick up extra drinks (Beverage Shop), suncream and the like (Pharmacy) and just souvenirs from your stay. Ask at Reception for your drinks vouchers. Beach: The beach is just a little walk and a lift away from the main pool. Again there was a towel service and in some cases the staff will find you a sunbed and lay out your towels for you. There is also a bar on the beach and staff who will visit you at your sunbed and take your drinks order. You can get food at the beach bar but you are not allowed to eat it on the beach as there are seating areas at the bar where you can eat. I guess this makes for a more pleasant experience as there will generally be no flies lingering around or birds. I should also mention that there are water sports that you can engage in, but we didn't as we just wanted to relax. The beach is surrounded by coral so lots of the places where you would walk into the sea are cordoned off to a certain distance to protect the coral so if you like a beach where you can walk out from the sand far out into the sea, you will not get this at this hotel. There is a jetty that you can use to get into the sea for some swimming or snorkelling though and the fish are great! Staff: The staff were very friendly always introducing themselves and wearing name badges. We I must specifically mention Abdel the doorman at the front Reception. He was a lovely, polite and helpful man who gave us a little tip about the hotel each day which resulted in us visiting little bits of the hotel that we otherwise would not have known about. We also learned a little itsy bit of Arabic from him too which was lovely! Shuttle bus (Taf Taf): There is a shuttle bus for the hotel that picks up and drops off at a number of different locations around the hotel grounds which is great if your room is at the far end of the resort so do take advantage of that. Tip: I would note that if you are going to Egypt around the time we did 28 July - 1 Aug check whether the clocks go forward during your stay as we were not aware of the time change and this caused a little bit of stress on our departure day. I thinks that covers everything. It is a fabulous hotel and we would definitely go back and recommend to friends.More

Lozza A, London, United Kingdom

Lovely Holiday

Me & my partner just returned from the ROBB, was our first time at the restort. On arrival we were welcomed by everyone & reception were very polite and helpful. We had booked a standard room but were told they had been over allocated so we were upgraded to a superior suite (2247) which was lovely and located inbetween the entertainment pool and the relax pool. Dinner was as expected. Food was average in the main resturant, was a bit busy and the waiters were very slow and rude. Drinks were always warm which was very disappointing. The Italian resturant was nice, lots of food and staff very polite. Our favourite was the egyptian resturnat next to the pool which you dont have to book, amazing food! The bar staff by the pool were very friendly. We found they would bring you drinks round by the pool in the morning but not so much in the afternoon, however on our last couple of days we were treated extremely well by the infinity pool. Staff would come round by all the pools and spray you with cold water to cool you down, they would also bring cold iced towels and clean your sun glasses. The staff in the shops were all very friendly, we never felt hassled. The beach was ok but sand was very rough. The Jacuzzi area up from the beach was amazing, the most relaxing part of the hotel, a must! We went on a boat trip with the hotel dive centre, it was fantastic - highly recommend it. Well worth the money! We also went to SOHO square, it wasnt as we expected but was nice to leave the hotel for an evening. There was a few things we felt that let the hotel down, one was the entertainment in day time. The animation team were Italian so didnt speak to us at all. The evening entertainment was average but finished by 9.30pm then nothing to do afterwards! We were also shocked when we were told that ice cream was an extra charge! Our cleaners would knock on our door between 8-9am which we thought was far too early! Towels were not changed every day and rubbish was not removed from the room. The most disappointing thing was the drinks, they were always warm and flat! We gave up drinking coke etc as it was never fizzy. Apart from those few things we really enjoyed the holiday and would go back but would not recommend for children. We have previously been to the Holiday Village in Sharm and that was fantastic for children, highly recommended!!More

harriet a, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Disappointing

Stayed at the ROBB from 25/07/2014-08/08/2014. Nice enough hotel and the pools were lovely. Rooms were fairly spacious with a lovely bathroom. The grounds and gardens are beautiful but if anything the complex is a bit too big. We were in room 5209 so it was quite a walk from reception, restaurant and main pool from our room. This was not a bother after a couple of days tho. The food in the restaurant is average not enough choice and too much the same on a daily basis. There was sometimes no bowls for the soup and icecream. Also the bowls for the ice cream were often red hot so by the time we got back to our table it had melted. Coffee in the morning was poor as you were lucky if you got one cup out of the coffee pot and it was often just lukewarm. Quite often we had to go on the hunt for milk. The service in the restaurant wasn't always good. As for the all inclusive, we couldn't get icecream when we wanted. If my daughter wanted an icecream and it wasn't a mealtime we had to pay for it. We've never been in an all inclusive hotel where we've had to pay for icecream! The glasses were sometimes handed in at the bar, only for them to be refilled and handed to a different guest. This is disgusting and definitely not hygienic! Also the glasses were often dirty and stained with sun cream etc. As for bar staff the majority of them were fine, but there was a certain one in particular. His name was Mohammed, he works in The Pub and the Arena Bar. He is extremely rude and obnoxious. On our last night he came up to our table at the Arena Bar and confronted my husband in a threatening manner for no reason whatsoever! Based on our experience with this man we won't be back to this hotel! We felt as though we had to tip every time to be able to get a better service. If we wanted to pay for our drinks we would've went self catering! This hotel was very disappointing! It's not a 5 Star!More

Janine R, Amble, England, United Kingdom

Excellent

I'm going to start by saying that all the bad reviews for this hotel are utterly ridiculous and obviously come from people who are either a) rude to the staff therefore don't enjoy the great service they truly provide, or b) just take enjoyment in moaning about nothing. I've just come back from a 2 week stay with my family and we have all agreed that this was the best holiday we have ever gone on. The hotel is exceptional. The food - so much choice and variety every night. Great selections of breads, pastries, mains, salads, desserts etc etc. Each night there was something different on offer even for my little brother who is incredibly fussy. All breakfast, lunch and dinner was fantastic and the waiter service in the Bay View restaurant was great. Unfortunately we did not eat in any of the other restaurants but people who we met did and only had great things to say about them. The pools - again, so many choices!! There is the leisure pool which we spent most of our time at as there are 3 large slides which my little brother loved. They were open twice a day for a couple of hours at a time. The bar service at this particular pool was absolutely exceptional, second to none - the bar waiters in particular Sobhy, Salah and Ali just made our holiday complete they were all such gentleman and really good fun teaching us different tricks and puzzles all day. The lifeguard/towel men in particular Eslam was also great. He reserved our sunbeds every morning and during the day made his way around the whole pool cleaning your sunglasses, spraying your feet with cold water and providing ice cold clothes in the hotter hours of the day. The infinity pool was also great with an amazing view. There was an adults only relax pool which looked lovely - 16yrs and over only so if you're looking for peace and quiet this would be a good choice. There was also a diving pool for scuba lessons and 3 jaccuzi's on different levels which looked out onto the beach. Entertainment - no matter what age or kind of holiday you are looking for there is something for everyone here. Every night there is a kids disco (and a kids club during the day) followed by a show - some of the ones we seen were fantastic!! (Great variety from singers to magicians to dancing acts etc etc.) The Pub just outside reception showed football games for the men (and women who are interested!) and the Caribbean Bar just opposite which is 24hrs for drinks and snacks plays music. Outside in the middle of these 2 there was a different singer or musician performing. The terrace on the opposite side of the Caribbean Bar showed a different movie each night varying from kids movies to ones for the adults. The Spa - AMAZING. During my stay I had may visits here and all the ladies were so welcoming and friendly. Atmosphere was great, therapists were great, treatment variety and quality was great! Loved it. Also in the spa was a free gym sauna and steam room. The absolute best thing about our stay were the staff. We have never come across such a genuinely friendly group of people in all the places we have stayed. They became really familiar and we were all on first name terms. They genuinely could not do enough for you, always offering drinks, good conversation, laughs and jokes and advice on good places to visit. We cannot thank the staff enough from reception to bar staff, the spa ladies, our cleaner etc etc as they made our stay so so so much more amazing than we had expected. Please please if you are thinking about visiting this hotel you absolutely have to - its beautiful, clean, friendly, there's always something to do or see, theres places to relax in quiet or enjoy the lively entertainment. I could go on writing much much much more but hopefully you all get the jist now. We will definitely be returning next year, can't wait to see you all again!!More

AH3094, Moray, United Kingdom

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