Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada, Egypt


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Hurghada Egypt

Hurghada is a resort town on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt. A former small and unimposing fishing village, today, the resort of Hurghada is almost unrecognizable from its past life and has grown to become the most visited tourist destination in the whole of Egypt, with more than 100 different hotels, many of which line the shoreline. Famous for its superb diving opportunities, Hurghada is especially appealing to those with little experience of scuba diving, who come to marvel at the underwater reefs and awesome marine life. The main reason to visit Hurghada is the Red Sea, which is excellent for diving or snorkeling. See incredible coral reefs and hundreds of varieties of tropical fish just 10 m from the beach. Hurghada offers many activities not to be found anywhere else on Earth: quad-biking hundreds of miles into the Sahara desert for tea with a Bedoin tribe, then camel-riding across Biblical plains to see remote and ancient wonders; diving and snorkeling around a vibrant and colorful coral reef; boat trips to the unpopulated Big and Little Gifton islands; swimming in the warm sea; good shopping; excellent and varied cuisine from across the world, etc. If you were to choose to stay in your hotel complex for the duration of your break, you would miss out on much more than you bargained for.
Recommended airport
Hurghada Intl (HRG)
Points of interest
  • Dolphin World
  • Old Town Sahl Hasheesh
Nearby destinations
  • El Gouna a 20.09 km
  • Makadi Bay a 30.73 km
  • Soma Bay a 46.79 km