Dahab is located on the Gulf of Aqaba at the Red Sea, south east of the Sinai Peninsula, about 100 km to the north of the famous resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, and lies about 140 kilometers from the Israeli city of Eilat. And includes two bays Alkorh Dahab, which is located downtown, and El Gouna.
Dahab consists of two villages, the first village, the village and Bedouin name Alaslh located in the southern half, while the second village is the commercial and administrative part of Dahab, located to the north. Also on the Israeli border, Taba, a Coral Island, where the Crusaders castle can be seen the remains. Dahab and named that name relative to the golden color that characterizes the net sand beaches