One traveler shares they were ready for sun, sea, and a sunburn in San Felipe but were ultimately let down when they arrived and saw the environmental degradation that had taken place in the area. Fisheries had been decimated, and the quality of the beaches had declined.
Although the historical sites in Egypt are incredible, the hagglers and scammers in the country are not. Female travelers have reported struggling with aggression towards women (by local men). Travel in a group if you can.