Taba Heights is a resort town comprised of a total land area of 4.27 million sqm, of which 2.56 million sqm has been developed. Taba Heights is located in Taba, a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba on the Sinai Peninsula, approximately 200 km north of Sharm el-Sheikh and 20 km south of the Israeli town of Eilat. Its position makes it a popular starting point for excursions to UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the monastery of Saint Catherine, the rose-red city of Petra, the desert of Wadi Rum, the holy city of Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Taba International Airport is just 25 km from Taba Heights. The town offers six 4 and 5-star hotels with a total of 2,365 guest rooms and a wide range of international-standard facilities, including a medical center, child daycare services, 111 outlets including cafés, bars, restaurants and shopping facilities, 25 hotel swimming pools, various spas, a 5-star water sports center, tennis and squash courts, a man-made salt cave and an 18-hole championship golf course. In addition, Taba Heights offers a yacht marina with berthing capacity for 50 yachts and which provides overnight mooring.