Ras Sedr is one of the popular summer resorts not only for Foreigners but also for Egyptians located in South Sinai Governorate. It is renowned as a one-day resort for most of the Egyptians since it locates only 130km away from Cairo. At the same time, Foreigners prefer summering in Ras sedr because it can be easily reached by air through Ras Sedr International Airport and provide all means of entertainment for its visitors at cheap prices. Worth admiration in Ras Sedr is its turquoise water with its fascinating coral reefs and colorful fish, soft sand beaches and moderate weather throughout the year with low rate of humidity.
It encloses a large number of tourist villages including Daghash Land Villages and is regarded as a marvelous place for safari tours. Mountain climbing is one of the main sports that can be practiced in Ras Sedr since it encloses many mountains such as Abu Gada and Abu Gharandal. Another activity is bird watching since the beaches of the city receives a large number of rare species of immigrant birds annually. Many tourists weather Arab or foreigners visit Ras Sedr for curing their rheumatic ailments in its sulfuric water springs. Shopping in Ras Sedr is really an entertaining activity since it allows interacting with its kind Bedouins inhabitants who trade in the brightly colored manual wall hangings and carpets, jewelry, beverages and other items that reflect the Bedouin culture and heritage.