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Go back to your Roots Red Sea

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With all this talk of lockdowns and tier levels, it is easy to get a bit down, but there is some good news – the award-winning British-run divers resort Roots Red Sea has reopened for a short autumn season.

Having been through the rigorous procedures to obtain COVID Secure Certification from the Ministry of Tourism, Roots Red Sea is one of a handful of hotels in the South Red Sea to be able to offer a safe haven for divers who have been starved of Red Sea diving for the best part of a year.

First arrivals on the day of opening were a small expedition from UK charity Deptherapy and several more small groups that have booked to follow in their footsteps. To comply with the COVID regulations, Roots is limited to offering only ten chalet rooms reduced from the normally available 33 rooms, so opportunities to get out and savour the amazing ambiance and calm will be at a premium.

Roots Red Sea

Regardless of government travel advice, Easyjet are offering well-supported direct flights from Gatwick and Manchester twice a week. You will need, as required by the Egyptian government, a PCR test within 72 hours of flying, but this is for your own piece of mind as much as anything. Travel and dive insurance with COVID cover is available from Dive Assist and other companies. What you need to be aware of is on your return, you currently still need to spend two weeks in home quarantine – but you could be on lockdown and working from home anyway!

This maybe your last chance to enjoy some warm –water diving in 2020, for any information, contact: info@rootsredsea.com

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Roots Red Sea

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Scuba Diver's Editor-in-Chief Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. 30-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.

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