Beach sights in Alexandria
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There are plenty of public and private beaches along Alexandria's waterfront, but the ones between the Eastern Harbour and Montazah are often crowded and very grubby. Mamoura Beach , is slightly better - it even has a few small waves rolling in. The local authorities are trying to keep this beach suburb exclusive by charging everyone who enters the area around £E5; but then there's a further fee of around £E20 to get onto the sand.
Women should note that even here modesty prevails and we recommend covering up when swimming - wear a baggy T-shirt and shorts over your swimsuit. To get here jump in an Abu Qir-bound microbus at Midan al-Gomhuriyya - make sure that the…