Yet to perfect your giant stride entry or the throwing yourself backwards off a boat method? Then the Dahab way is for you.
The laid back Egyptian village set on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, around an hour north of Sharm El Sheikh, has enough shore diving sites to keep divers busy for at least a week or so.
In fact shore diving seems to satisfy visitors' demands so much that none of the local dive schools have yet invested in a Zodiac boat for off-shore diving.
Read about my shore dive at Dahab's 'Golden Blocks' as featured by On The Road at The Independent:Travel.