Dahab is a small touristic town located in the south of Sinai, Egypt. The coastal town is located 85 km north of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Gulf of Aqaba and 175 km south from Taba. Dahab is the top destination for diving and a relaxed place that many travelers have fallen in love with over the years, and always return to. Dahab was an once an isolated Bedouin village inhabited only by the local tribes but since the 1980s the town started to become a well known destination. Many of young Egyptian and nomad travelers fall inlove with the town due to its culture and self-sustaining lifestyle. The town was based on fishing as well as traditional goat herds become now the home for ecolodges, huts and cheap hostels. Dahab is surrounded with amazing scenery of mountains and the city has the famous snorkeling and diving spot which is know as Blue Hole.