Bigeh Islan the magical view of Nile

Bigeh Island is an island and archaeological site situated along the Nile River in historic Nubia and within the Aswan Governorate of southern Egypt. The island has been situated in the reservoir of the old Aswan Dam since the dam’s initial completion in 1902

Bigeh Island – Aswan

This is a really amazing place with an incredible location directly across from the Philae Temple, you can watch the evening light show from your dinner table or your room
Best Place to stay at in Nubia with extraordinary view and outstanding Nubian Food. It is great for both relaxation & activities.

Swimming in the Nile was always an exotic idea for many visitors in Aswan, because of the beauty and the clear water the Nile enjoy in this area.

The water between the 2 dams (where our island is located) considered as the best fresh water in Egypt, as it comes directly from Nasser Lake, and then cross the Aswan dam to continue its journey in the Nile. We don’t have any source of pollution in both Lake Nasser and in our area between the 2 dams, that is why this water is considered as clean fresh water suitable for drinking, and actually most of the Nubian communities living around our island drink directly from the Nile.

Swimming in the Nile won’t be a strange act in this area, as we will be copying what local communities do. Still we can be the source of pollution to the Nile, that is why one of our beach rules is to take your shower before getting into the water (not after) to remove any chemicals like sunblock or creams before your swim.