About Hurghada

About Hurghada


Hurghada is one of the largest resorts in Egypt, the city is located on the Red Sea, approximately 500 km south-east of the capital, Cairo. The city is famous for its beaches and, of course, diving and surfing in the Red Sea. Hurghada was a fishing village of El Sakkala. Construction of hotels for tourists from around the world began in 1988. More than 200 hotels are located in Hurghada, ranging from small to large, which even include internationally renowned hotel chains. Construction has not stopped and modern complexes show up year after year. During leisure, do not forget to visit jewelry stores where you can buy for the low price elegant silver and gold. The resorts have «duty-free» shops in which the goods are not subject to duties. Without a doubt, the brightest will experience a fantastic underwater world of the Red Sea, which has the most diverse and beautiful underwater life in the Northern Hemisphere. Diving in the clear sea will remain forever in your memory. There are a lot of diving centers in the city, especially in hotels. They can rent equipment, devices for photos and video underwater. On the morning of each day many boats and ships send divers to the beautiful islands and reefs. Surfers will not stay without hobbies. The best place for surfing is the area of the sea front of the hotel Magawish. Training for beginners can be done there. A board and the necessary equipment for hire are on almost any beach in the surf centers. Climatic conditions in Hurghada provide an opportunity to spend a holiday in any season. In February, the coldest month of the year, the average temperature is 23-25 degrees and the water temperature – 20-22 degrees. At the peak of the heat in July the air temperature is not above 35 degrees and the water warms up to 28 degrees. Due to the presence of dry air and desert summer heat is easier than in a humid climate. Plus, a cool breeze from the sea also helps. The beaches are sandy, clean, fully equipped for relaxation, fine sand and gently sloping beaches are everywhere. Families can relax In all hotels and inns can. The staff speaks a common set of colloquial phrases, besides our compatriots in Egypt resting enough, so there should not be any difficulties in communicating with the staff. Food in most hotels – has already become known to all as a “buffet”, a variety of dishes including vegetables, fish, and, of course, sweets and fruits. If you eat according to the “breakfast / dinner” that will be able to dine in one of the many restaurants or cafes, which are in themselves around, or located near the beach or in the old town Entertainment options may include: Jeep Safari – jeep ride through the desert to visit Bedouin villages, camel riding, stay on the shores of the Sinai desert and the Gulf of Aqaba. Immersion in a special submarine “Sinbad” at the bottom of the Red Sea at a depth of 25 meters, boat trips on yachts and boats with a transparent bottom. Hurghada offers Aquariums, located near the hotel Three Corners Village, there are almost all kinds of fish of the Red Sea.