Egyptian Pound (EGP)
GMT/BST + 1 hour
5 hours 15 minutes
A popular seaside city, Hurghada is situated on the Red Sea coast. Since the 1980s it has rapidly become a favoured destination for Egyptian and European tourists alike, attracted by the many nearby holiday resorts. Consisting of El Dahar, the Old Town and El Memsa, which is Down Town, Hurghada has a busy international airport to serve its yearly visitors, and is a popular location for travellers seeking a Christmas vacation. Boasting a sun kissed climate with consistently high temperatures, holidaying to Hurghada provides an authentic Egypt holiday with so many activities to choose from. After redevelopment, the city provides a great selection of holiday accommodation ranging from luxury resorts to simple Egyptian guest houses. Something for everyone!
Surrounded by a dramatic landscape including desert plains and vast unspoilt beaches, Hurghada’s subtropical climate sees average summer temperatures of 36C! With many water sports available such as scuba diving and other aquatic activities such as windsurfing, snorkelling and even deep sea fishing, it’s an exciting place to visit .Take advantage of the excellent climate; visit the amazing water parks Hurghada has to offer which will provide everyone with endless hours of fun. If you fancy relaxing why not enjoy some me time at one of the health and beauty spas, or get your trainers on for the fitness centre.
Alternatively, the resort of El Gouna is a new resort aimed at those seeking an idyllic setting with plenty of amenities on hand. Offering a good mix of accommodation including large scale hotels, secluded bungalows and self-catering apartments, whatever holiday experience you require, holidaying in El Gounda has it all! The glamorous El Gouna resort is interspersed by a pretty canal network, immaculate gardens and many private unspoilt beaches which offer a perfect retreat for holidaymakers. There are many restaurants, cafés, and a variety of shops available. And if you feel competitive try playing golf. For youngsters, the resort also includes a small aquarium whereby you can marvel at local marine creatures, and for adrenalin junkies who can’t slow down, a go karting track and a paintball arena are within reach of the resort too. Or, you can dance the night away at one of the several discos situated within El Gouna resort.
So, whatever your taste, a holiday to Hurghada is a great holiday experience, book today at lastminute.com for some amazing offers. It will be a holiday you will never forget.
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