The most southern point of Sinai has beautiful sandy beaches sitting at the feet of breathtaking mountain chains. With its clear waters and large coral reefs, It is the richest underwater habitat on the planet; corals, turtles, devil fish and more than 100 species of wonderfully colored fish make this area a paradise for sea and diving enthusiasts. Naama Bay, is the most famous and well-developed tourist bay, thanks to its sandy sea floor and year round sunny climate, it is the ideal location for bathing. The gulf is encircled by an attractive pedestrian seafront which is home to most of the best hotels, sports and diving centers, fashionable shops, excellent restaurants with views over the bay and discos providing night time entertainment. Ras Mohamed, is the extreme point of Sinai peninsula from where you can see the coast of Asia on the left and the coast of Africa on the right. It is one of the best underwater diving locations in the world, with both sides of its long beach being flanked with mangrove bushes. The islands of the strait of Tiran are dotted around the intensely blue Gulf of Aqaba. Excursions can take you to Dahab, Nuweiba, the Colored Canyon and the monastery of St. Catherine. The Monastery is overlooked by the Mount Sinai. Tradition has it that this was the mount on which God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses. A perpetually burning lamp illuminates the place of biblical vision in the famous chapel of the burning bush. The shrine contains the golden relics of Saint Catherine, while the museum boasts more than 2,000 icons.