Sidi Abdel Rahman
Sidi Abdel Rahman is a small settlement in Egypt
Egypt , officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, Arabic: , is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Egypt is thus a transcontinental country, and a major power in Africa, the Mediterranean Basin, the Middle East and the Muslim world...

. It is most famous for its beach located 132 km west of Alexandria and some 30 km west of Al Alamin. This desert and beach area is located some 190km East of Mersa Matruh and is often a resting point on trips from Alexandria
Alexandria is the second-largest city of Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, extending about along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country; it is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. It is Egypt's largest seaport, serving...

 to the Siwa Oasis
Siwa Oasis
The Siwa Oasis is an oasis in Egypt, located between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Libyan Desert, nearly 50 km east of the Libyan border, and 560 km from Cairo....

and to Matruh.


The Gulf of Sid Abdel Rahman on the Mediterranean including the Al Alamin Hotel were recently auctioned off by the Egyptian Tourist Authority and a joint venture of a Dubai based developer with an Egyptian partner won the right to develop the area. A new year round city will be developed in the Gulf of Sidi Abdel Rahman with costs in the region of $10 Billion or some LE 60 Billion.
The Al Alamin is the site of the famous battles of the WWII. Mausoleums and cemeteries for the Allies, the Germans and the Italians are close by to Sidi Abdel Rahman and Al Alamin.
There is a big resort being constructed currently called Marassi Resort and hosting DJ Bob Sinclar on August 1st, 2008

30°58′N 28°44′E
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