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Hurghada - the Red sea resort

Hurghada evolved from being a small fishing town on the shores of the Red sea into a well known summer holiday resort that attracts millions of both domestic and foreign tourists every year. Famous for its long sandy beaches and numerous scuba diving spots Hurghada has been the favourite destination for water sports and beach holiday lovers.

Hurghada is located 400 kilometers south of Cairo and has its own international airport that is only 5 km from the city downtown. Tourists can also reach Hurghada from Cairo or Alexandria by bus, it takes a round 8 hours from Alexandria and 6 hours from Cairo.

Many hotels and resorts are located along the Red sea shores, many of these hotels have their own private beaches. Tourists can find their preferred hotel according to their budget as hotels categories range from 3 stars to luxurious 5 stars with many amenities. There are also apartments that can be rented at a low price.

Food prices in Hurghada is reasonable as the resort has a large residential districts near hotel areas which makes the city a perfect place to spend a low cost holiday if you are on a tight budget. On the other hand if you are looking for a luxury holiday destination then Hurghada is also appropriate for you as there are high standard famous hotel chains that offer many amenities and a high quality service.

Tourists will find many things to do in Hurghada including:

  • swimming, snorkeling, wind surfing and  other water sports.
  • diving (there are many divers clubs that provide diving courses).
  • sea trips to enjoy coral reefs and other marine life
  • desert safari by quad bikes, jeep cars or on camels
  • enjoying entertainment shows every night at many places
  • souvenirs shopping.

There are also several entertainment places including:

  • Dolphin show.
  • Alf Laila we Laila dance show
  • Aqua parks like the one at Sindbad resort and Golden five village
  • local markets

Once you arrive in Hurghada you will find things to do and places to go to enjoy your stay.

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