Hurghada is the ideal destination for sun lovers who do not just want to spend their beach holidays lazily on a lounge but also want to explore the underwater world.
The paradise for divers also offers ideal conditions for kiting and windsurfing and you can go on exciting excursions in the area. In Hurghada, you also have a very large selection of hotels. Here you’ll surely find the right accommodation for your needs.
Hurghada is perfectly located in southern Egypt, on the beautiful seacoast of the Red Sea, in the governorate of the same name, stretches along 40 km of coastline dominated by colorful types of tourist facilities.
The history of Hurghada dated to 1905 when this heavenly resort was nothing further than just a simple fishing village, Hurghada was chosen and developed in 1909 by British architects who worked in oil exploration but in 1913 everything about this blessed place changed when the Egyptian government and colorful foreign transnational companies invested in Hurghada in the late 50s by building hotels and inner resort transforming the entire city into a true international tropical attraction.
showcases the most majestic underwater life of mesmerizing coral reefs, alluring underwater sea auditoriums, and wonderful sea creatures. Hurghada RedSea is now notorious for being one of the top-three diving destinations on earth and a magical international center for aquatic activities.
Fun Activites in Hurghada
The Red Sea offers some of the best diving and snorkeling spots, frequently just offshore and easily reached by long jetties. With a bit of luck, you can even see sea turtles and dolphins. No matter whether you’re a beginner or a professional, the reefs off Hurghada and the girding beaches allure everyone.
But the desert in the outback also lures with exciting excursions. Would you like to ride a quad through the desert, have tea in a Bedouin tent or ride a camel? Then your vacation in Hurghada is the perfect opportunity to make this dream come true. EZ Tour Egypt will certainly organize a suitable excursion for you.
The city is served by the Hurghada International Airport which holds a direct connection to several European cities. It is renowned for containing many diving schools and shops. The resort has many bars, and nightclubs in the modern Sekalla district.
And in Dahar you can visit the souk and enjoy the shopping experience, If you need a break from the sand and beach. The marina is also always worth a walk, it’s Hurghada’s famous boardwalk.
And even you could have a magical star-watching night in the desert, Take a Jeep safari trip by sunset and reach the camping spot where you will get delicious Sahara dinner and enjoy watching all the marvels of the night sky.
Hurghada has a subtropical desert climate with an overall very warm and dry weather pattern. In the summer months, peak values of over 40 degrees Celsius are often reached. Even in winter, the temperatures rarely fall below 20 degrees Celsius, so you can vacation here all year round.
The Best Time To Travel To Hurghada
Summer in Hurghada is very hot. In July there are up to 13 hours of sunshine and temperatures can climb to 35 degrees Celsius even in the shade. Even the sea water is quite warm at 30 degrees. The summer months are therefore particularly suitable for a beach holiday.
If you would also like to go on excursions and explore the exciting surroundings, then a holiday in Hurghada in spring or autumn is recommended. In the months of April and May as well as October and November, the temperatures are between 24 and 26 degrees. In winter it is noticeably cooler, but at around 20 degrees Celsius you can still soak up the sun. It can rain occasionally between December and March – but these are usually only short showers.
Private Beaches and Resorts in Hurghada
The city also contains numerous private beaches and magical islands around her like Sheduanisland, Dishes El- Dhaba, Abu Minqar islet, Marsa Abu Galawa” Carless Reef”, El Fanus”
Dolphin Reef”, Turtle Bay, Gota Abu Ramadan. k.a” The Aquarium”, Oberoi House Reef, GotaAbu Makadi, Gifton Island plus some inner resorts embracing Hurghada similar as the SahlHasheesh, Makadi Bay, El Quseir, Soma Bay, Sunrise City Resort, Cleopatra Luxury Resort, Sharm El Naga,
and more. The most notorious attractions in Hurghada include:
Coral Reef Caves
Coral Reef caves are known to be one of the most famed diving spots in the Hurghada red sea, as the caves retain numerous coral forests, underwater auditoriums, and a large number of marine creatures similar as hammerhead sharks, tuna, and more. The caves are veritably notorious among divers who see the place that has a depth of 16 meters as a true haven for their fantastic water adventures.
Hurghada grand aquarium
Hurghada Aquarium is one of the most unique and bewitching places in Hurghada, that holds colorful marvelous sea aquatic creatures. It was opened in 2015 to exfoliate some light and be home to the magical rare sea creatures of the red sea in Hurghada.
Hurghada AquariumMuseum has colorful types of marine creatures up to further than,200 marine sea animals from further than 100 types of different marine animals.
St Anthony and St Paul Monasteries
The monasteries of Saint Anthony and Saint Paul have located roughly 45 km from the heart of Hurghada, a large complex that includes Coptic churches dating back to the fourth-century announcement, and is characterized by its majestic architectural design and alluring decorations.
Sand City Hurghada
Sand City Hurghada is the first gallery of its kind in northern Africa and the Middle East region, and the Sand Museum Hurghada is the first of its kind in the world. It holds many statues that were carved with two types of sand, yellow and white. The Sand City Hurghadaholds numerous different carvings up to number 42 statues, and all of them were made by 42international sculptors from all over the world.
Umm Qamar Island
Umm Qamar Island is set up 9 kilometers north of Giftun Islands, which is notorious for three coral halls full of distinctive coral reefs, surrounded by a large group of fish, plus a wreck length of 25 measures. The islet is the perfect place to enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling which would explain why it’s veritably popular among divers.
Sharm El Naga
Sharm El Naga is a fantastic village located around 40 km( 25 mi) south of Hurghada, known to contain a beautiful reef cliff. It’s one of the best diving and snorkeling spots in the world. is designed and constructed on a veritably high standard level of accommodation, amenities, swimming pools, cafes, entertainment, and fun.
Soma Bay is located 45 km( 28 miles) to the south of Hurghada, is another recent tourist
development with an 18- hole golf course, a marina, and upscale hotels and villas.
Makadi Bay is an amazing resort located 30 km south of Hurghada and filled with marvelous
hotels, shops, and clubs overlooking the heavenly Red Sea.
El Quseir means” a small palace or fort”, located between Hurghada and Marsa Alam, and
is one of the oldest cities on the western seacoast of the Red Sea. It was known as Thagho in the
Pharaonic period, Leucos Limen” white port in Greek” in the Hellenistic and Ptolemaic period, and Portus Albus in the Roman period.
It holds several 300- time-old structures similar to an Ottoman castle and a number of historic mosques like El Farran, El Qenawi, and El Senussi. The city holds numerous bazaars, cafes, coffee shops, and cafes plus the chance to explore the Literal beauty and greatness of the red ocean.
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