Safaga is a rough-and-ready port town that most people pass through, but if you are a windsurfer or diver, you might want to stop a while to enjoy its turquoise waters and some excellent offshore reefs. People come to Safaga from all around the world to enjoy the sun, the sea, and the exciting water activities on offer which include diving the Abu Kafan Reef, the Panorama Reef, Ras Umm Hesiwa and Sharm El-Naga, but they also come for the curative properties of this paradisaical Red Sea destination. Soma Bay currently houses several residential compounds as its becoming more and more popular among both Egyptian and foreign tourists. Soma bay is prominently divided into Soma Breeze, Mesca, Reef Town, Wadi Jebal, Bay West, and Bay Central; among other areas. It also features some Red Sea diving with its house reef and a variety of nearby diving sites.