Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh is an idyllic holiday destination.
Updated 09 December 2018

Things to do at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh offers an ideal holiday experience — whether you are looking for a romantic break or a family gathering. There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed at this hillside resort:

1. Scuba diving 

With an easy access to more than 70 dive sites, adventure seekers can either go for wreck diving to explore the shipwreck sites of Thistlegorm and Dunraven or for a chance to spot rare underwater creatures, colorful coral reef, and myriad marine life just off shore. 

2. A Bedouin dinner experience

Enjoy an authentic dinner under an endlessly starry sky, where the shadows and firelight dance invitingly and the sound of waves on the shore mixes with the exhilarating notes of traditional music. 

3. Desert adventures

Experience the spiritual power of Sinai mountains and live the real safari, the way Bedouins have done thousands of years ago. 

4. Swim with the dolphins 

Experience an amusing opportunity to see, feed, dance and swim with the dolphins, trained to perform tricks, jumps, and many fun activities. Capture a picture-perfect family moment in a fun-filled open air theater. 

5. Spa specialties inspired by ancient Egypt 

After a day in the desert sun, retreat to the spa for a luxurious bath of honey and milk followed by a relaxing massage with the Cleopatra treatment, which will leave you feeling like royalty. 

6. Kids’ club

Keep the little ones busy with different activities every day, such as making handmade Pyramid hats, belly dancing lessons, making cartouches with Egyptian hieroglyphs, sandcastles on the beach and treasure diving in the pool.

7. Classic keepsakes to take back home

For souvenirs, visit Soho Square adjacent to Four Seasons Resort Sharm El-Sheikh. At night, Soho Square becomes a hub for entertainment, shopping, clubbing and activities. It has numerous pieces of public art, a dancing fountain and kids arcade.

8. Saint Catherine Monastery and biblical landmarks

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Saint Catherine Monastery situated at the foot of Mount Sinai is the most scenic spot in Sharm El Sheikh. The resort’s concierge team can help arrange a trip to climb Mount Sinai at sunset and see the stunning landscapes painted in gold and orange hues.

360-degree mentoring to boost Saudi social enterprise sector

Updated 23 May 2019

360-degree mentoring to boost Saudi social enterprise sector

The King Khalid Foundation (KKF) and Mowgli Mentoring have collaborated to strengthen the growing social enterprise sector in the Kingdom through the provision of 360-degree mentoring, which will support the personal and professional development of social entrepreneurs. The EMCC-accredited mentoring organization is working to built the capacity of Saudi mentors by instilling best mentoring practices and sharing experiences from its 10-year work around the world.

Globally, the concept of social entrepreneurship is increasingly gaining momentum and positive attention as it combines commerce with social good, allowing entrepreneurs to go beyond profit to positively impact communities and societies. Supporting these entrepreneurs, therefore, is in line with the KKF’s vision, which is to have a Saudi society with equal opportunities.

The KKF’s collaboration with Mowgli resulted in the creation of the Athar (Impact) Mentoring Program.

This program aims to build and increase the capacity of Saudi mentors, and equip them with the necessary tools to be able to provide mentorship, support and guidance to social entrepreneurs in the Kingdom. Matching mentors with social entrepreneurs and managing their mentorship relationships is a key benefit of the program.

To commence the mentoring program, Mowgli recently delivered a four-day workshop in the KKF premises in Riyadh. Fourteen professionals and business leaders received training to be 360-degree mentors before being matched with 14 social entrepreneurs. Both groups were provided with the guidelines to build solid foundations for their 1-2-1 mentoring relationships. In addition, the matched pairs will be supported over a duration of six months, during which structured on-going support will be provided to ensure that trust-based and impactful mentoring relationships are developed.

Mowgli Mentoring’s CEO Kathleen Bury said: “We see this program supporting the three themes on which the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 was built upon: Developing a vibrant society, a thriving economy and an ambitious nation. By supporting social entrepreneurs, we’re working toward achieving the Kingdom’s economic aspirations of increasing SME GDP contribution by 20–30 percent by 2030. We are, therefore, excited to be back in Saudi Arabia and are honored to be working with the King Khalid Foundation in delivering this program, and building Saudi Arabia’s mentoring capacity to sustainably support change-makers and their surrounding ecosystems for years to come.”

The key to developing entrepreneurship and fostering economic development lies in having a well-balanced ecosystem with equal investment in four key pillars: Environment (schooling, parenting), finance (working capital, debt and equity financing), infrastructure (incubators, accelerators, utilities and sound legal frameworks) and human capital development (mentoring, skills and knowledge development). Mowgli supports the latter and has successfully delivered more than 110 mentoring programs across the Middle East, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.