Who doesn’t like to spend their holidays in a beautiful coastal resort?
Almost everyone likes it, including me!
In the first place, Hurghada is the perfect destination for you to spend your holidays this year. Moreover, Hurghada provides you with all that you are looking for. Beautiful beaches, dive into the sea, amazing resorts, delicious food, breathtaking scenery and much more.
To begin with, Hurghada is a thrilling city in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt. From being just a fishing village to a leading coastal resort, this city has become one of the country’s major tourist centres.
in additon, the Hurghada city is known mainly for its water sport activities like scuba diving; snorkeling, windsurfing, kite surfing, its nightlife and the warm weather.
Hurghada was discovered in the early 20th but then it was a small fishing place. After few years it caught the Egypt Government’s eye. And since 1980s, they have been promoting and developing the place for the betterment of the country’s tourism.
Don’t forget to visit the el Dahar market and meet local people to experience their lifestyle!
Furthermore, you will find amazing resorts all over the city. These resorts provide you will all the amenities that you ever wanted.
EL Qoseir, Makadi Bay, Sharm El Naga, Soma Bay, El Gouna and El Mahmya is some of the wonderful hotels and resorts you will find in Hurghada.
Places to Explore in Hurghada
Opened in January 2015, Hurghada Grand Aquarium is home to over 1200 individual animals and 100 different species which you cannot miss.
Ever seen an open-air museum? No? Then you must visit the Sand City Hurghada. It’s an open-air museum which features historical and many imaginative sculptures by global artists.
Mini Egypt? It is an outdoor educational park that has miniature models of Egypt’s famous and major attractions. You can get a glimpse of Egypt in one go!
Not to mention, you will get awe-struck after watching the choreographed shows of the most beautiful dolphins. Also give yourself an opportunity to swim with the dolphins at Dolphin World.
Other famous attractions of Hurghada are:
- Makadi Bay Water World
- Shadwan Island
- Hurghada Marina Boulevard
- Giftun Island
- Sliders Cable Park and many more.
Not only water sports but the city also has numerous clubs and bars where you get a glimpse of Hurghada’s nightlife.
Likewise there are many bars and clubs like Bartender Bar, Peanuts Bar, Papas Beach Club, White Beach Hurghada, Cacao Bar. These are some of the famous bars where you can enjoy your night after a long tiring day.
(Unlike other parts of Egypt, Hurghada is modern so you don’t need to always look for what you are wearing!)
Tourism in Hurghada
Since the city has amazing and eye-catching water activities,it has succesfully attracted huge crowd from all over the world. Moreover, it has continually improved and developed by Egyptian Government and became the leading coastal resort on the Red Sea.
In addition, its dramatic landscape and clear and calm waters all round the year has urged people to visit the place particularly for scuba diving and snorkeling.
To be sure, these stunning coral reefs and turquoise waters will urge you to visit this captivating place!
How to Reach:
- Take a flight to Hurghada Airport and take a 30 min taxi ride to reach to your hotel near the gorgeous seashore.
- Or if you are on a budget, you can fly to Cairo and then take a bus to Hurghada (6 hours journey).
- Another option is to go fast by boat from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada.
What to Expect: Breathtaking views of the clear waters, most beautiful resorts, thrilling water sport activities and an amazing nightlife.
Weather: The weather is mild-warm in winters and hot to very hot in summers. The best time to visit Hurghada is in the winter and early spring.
What to carry: Sun block, a hat, a carry-on bag, and water bottles.
Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)