Ras Elbar is a major city and resort on the Mediterranean Coast, in Damietta Governorate. The City covers about 200 km north of Cairo and is distinguished by its unique position since it is the point where the Nile River meets the Mediterranean Sea. In addition to that it enjoys a good moderate weather, crystal clear water and numerous tourist places.The main economic resources for the city currently are tourism and trade since it has become one of the international trade points and tourist attraction as well. Ras El Bar resort is widely visited resort not only by Egyptians but also for foreigners due to the wide range of facilities and services provided for visitors and the numerous marvelous places. On top of popular tourist attractions in Ras El-Bar comes El Gerby Zone that is distinguished by overlooking the Nile River and forming the third side of the triangular city.
On the sides of El Gerby zone, there are numerous places of entertainments, social clubs and casinos. El Gerby zone is considered one of the best places of natural therapy in Egypt. This is because the area’s dry sands contain thorium which is useful in healing rheumatism through the process of submerging the infected limb into the sand. Additionally the city encloses El Lissan Region, the Hanging garden, and the Nile Street of Corniche El Neel. Moreover, the city encompasses a large number of villas, hotels, apartments, shopping centers, and blocks to provide the visitors with all necessary amenities and comforts.