Basata

Location

Egypt
29° 12' 25.128" N, 34° 44' 6.864" E

Basata is simply the first ecolodge in Egypt with true credentials for the 'eco' label. It's the most famous of this category in Egypt for Egyptians and international travellers alike with its own special beach and very immersive community experience. 

 

PRICES (captured 2014-11-22 from website)

Prices for residents in Egypt are different from travellers with no-residence visa in Egypt. Also, there are special prices for single-women.

For Foreigners with no residence in Egypt 

Camping area

12 EUR / night/ person

Hut

20 EUR / night / person

Single hut

23 EUR / night / person

Chalet

80 EUR/ night for up to 3 persons
20 EUR/ night/ extra person

 

Single women (non-residents)

Camping area

10 EUR / night

Hut

18 EUR / night

Chalet

50 EUR / night

 

For Egyptians and foreign residents in Egypt

Camping area

44 EGP / night / person

Hut

70 EGP / night / person

Single hut

92 EGP / night / person

Chalet

400LE per night up to three persons
92 LE / Night / extra person

 

Single women (residents)

Camping area

35 EGP / night

Hut

70 EGP / night

Chalet

300 EGP / night

 

NOTES:

 

  • All prices are calculated in Egyptian pounds for locals and residents and in Euros for foreign nationals.
  • There is a minimum charge on beverage and food of 55 EGP per person per day.
  • Children up to the age of four are free of charge and children between the ages of four and twelve are half-price.
  • If you are unable to spend the night, you are invited to spend the day with full use of all facilities for a nominal charge in low season for 35 EGP.
  • The meal prices are: Fish meal: 95 EGP, and/or Vegetarian meal: 70 EGP
  • Please note: all items (accomodation and food) include 15% tax.

 

Address: 
24 km north of Nuweiba, 42 km south of Taba. N 29.20706 / E 034.73523 (+29° 12' 25.4", +34° 44' 06.8")
Method to Get There: 
Road (excellent track for normal cars)
Contacts: 
Phone 0020 69 3500480 Phone 0020 69 3500481 email basata@basata.com
Website: 
http://www.basata.com/localhost_8080/basata/index.html
Cost Per Night: 
CAMPING AREA: 12 EUR / night/ person --- HUT: 20 EUR / night / person --- SINGLE: 23 EUR / night / person ---- CHALET: 80 EUR/ night for up to 3 persons. 20 EUR/ night/ extra person
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Comments

Basata contains s 18 Hut and

<p>Basata contains s 18 Hut and 9 Chalets.&nbsp;</p>

<p>Huts have no electricity or bathrooms, while chalets have both. There is a main area that contains the kitchen, library and a big sitting area. On both ends of Basata there is a big bathroom &amp; showers area, ladies and men are separate, very clean and in good condition.&nbsp;</p>

<p>Basata Rules are strict and straight forward and they do apply It and don&rsquo;t welcome anyone who is not following the rules (no drugs, no nudity, no fishing or diving, no over romance in public, no loud music). The rules are intended to keep Basata a favored destination for those who love peace and simplicity.&nbsp;</p>

<p>What to bring in addition to usual things: candles, your food as possible, flash light, insect repellent, a book, a power bank as electricity not stable,</p>

<p>Dinner is one day fish and another vegetarian. Basata don&rsquo;t serve meet or chicken as they come from Cairo, and this is not matching the owner health standards. &nbsp;The food is excellent. &nbsp;I recommend the fish day</p>

<p>It&rsquo;s a beautiful friendly environment. You will do you own food and serve yourself. In the early morning they bake feta cheese bread and small pizza, and the dinner (if booked) is served at 7. Otherwise, you are on your own.</p>

<p>The beach was chosen by the guardian as of the best 10 beaches worldwide in 2005. It&rsquo;s a while sandy beautiful beach. With a rich snorkeling are very nearby. You can rent your snorkeling gears from there, but advisable to bring it with you as not all sizes are available. &nbsp;</p>