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Castle Zaman

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Address: East of the Sinai Peninsula | Overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, Taba, Egypt
Phone Number:
+20 128 214 0591

The Castle hosts the only slow-food restaurant in the region, swimming...

The Castle hosts the only slow-food restaurant in the region, swimming pool, cocktail bar and treasure dungeon (gift shop).

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We went as a group of 8 friends and travelled from Dahab. Castle Zaman lived up to our expectations! Book in advance online and select your food as they slow cook the food for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
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93 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went as a group of 8 friends and travelled from Dahab. Castle Zaman lived up to our expectations! Book in advance online and select your food as they slow cook the food for hours. You decide what time you would like to eat. Pay with card for food and entry online, any extras are paid at the bar when... More 

Thank oliviaw843
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place really is a hidden gem on the coast of Egypt's Sinai. It's position and architecture give it the most incredible atmosphere and the music and vibe as well as the small breeze off the sea that takes the edge of the intense heat of the desert sun is the perfect mix! The bar serves amazing cocktails and the... More 

Thank yazwaneis
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I fell in luv with this place, amazing view, amazing foods,Great music. Once you get in you will meet Three ladies, they will request some ids and confirmation for your online booking , try to respect the 2 hours gap before your lunch or dinner time as the place usually is full. You will enjoy the pool and the view... More 

Thank EL_Moe77
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The place is amazing and truly worth a visit. But is spoiled by a staff that is extremely unprofessional, rude and knows nothing about people management. Even though the place is centered around spending the day and enjoying a meal, they refused to let us in except 2 hours before our food is served, despite having confirmed to us that... More 

Thank Rana F
Cairo, Egypt
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Castle Zaman is a hidden gem off the beaten path in Egypt's Sinai near Taba. The castle offers an amazing view overlooking the red sea as it is perched upon a hill. As you enter you feel the Medieval vibes as you acend the ramp into the castle. On the inside the castle offers some great entertainment and great menu... More 

Thank ORostom
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The best taste I have ever had it's slow food restaurant you make your order by phone and state your arrival time then you can enjoy the pool till your order is ready I tried the seafood plate & turkey plate both are more than delicious and the staff treatment is very nice ( the three ladies) they have friendly... More 

Thank Ahmed S
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The place is nice but children are not welcomed there.. That's ok with me coz I didn't know, but the way the staff used to inform me after paying and checking in was unacceptable and terribly rude... I left without any negotiations coz I went to Taba to have peace of mind and soul nothing else. I have been to... More 

Thank Jimmy J
Mako, Hungary
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I advise everybody to visit Taba and the castle ,because wonderful but be careful with the shuttle if you arrive in Eilat and then you want to visit Taba.!!!!!!We took Eilat shuttle from Ovda to Taba Hights hotel on the 26th of November 2016.The guide didn’t tell us that the bus will not cross the border and it was not... More 

1 Thank mariagizellas
Cairo, Egypt
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98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The place is just magical, amazing and breathtaking. We had lunch there and enjoyed the sunset. The offer slow food cooking so u better go there before being so hungry. U can enjoy the pool and the view. It is just amazing and extremely recommended for an amazing quality time.

Thank Amir H
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended , Very nice and great Place, Very very recommended.

Thank Noc s

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