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Makadi is one of the most beautiful resort destinations across the Red Sea, and, is situated just 30km from Hughada international airport. A tropical bay, the resort is known for its clear blue seawater, white sands and coral reefs. Many full board hotels are situated here, where year round tourists are pampered within idyllic settings.
Holidays in Makadi are known for sunshine filled happy days and relaxed atmosphere with many tourists enjoying a range of water sport activities including snorkelling. Beaches are clean and provide the perfect setting for you to bask under glorious sunshine at consistently high temperatures.
Or take a boat trip to Giftun Island where, if you dare, you can take a riveting deep sea diving lesson. Only a 45 minute sail boat journey from the mainland, here you can observe sea life undisturbed while stopping to enjoy a leisurely lunch en route.
Alternatively, if you fancy exploring Egypt’s ancient past whilst holidaying in Makadi, take advantage of a day trip to famous tourists’ sites. When holidaying in Makadi, an excursion to the resort of Luxor is a must. An ancient city with a rich history, Luxor is situated on the banks of the River Nile and the journey is three hours by car or coach ride. Marvel at the spectacular mountain scenery and desert plains while travelling via the burial ground of the Valley of the Kings. It really is a spectacular day out! Or experience the city of Cairo by air, with a breath taking aerial excursion of the capital city and surrounding areas.
For all die hard shoppers out there, Makadi offers plenty of retail therapy. A traditional bazaar market in the town centre will provide lots of traditional souvenirs for gift hunters. Test your haggling skills with local traders and a snag a bargain such as handmade statuettes or exotic lotions. If you prefer fashion shopping, a day out at the Senzo Mall is definitely for you! Located 15km out of town, this shopping paradise will tempt you with many famous brands such as Nike, Adidas and lots more at highly competitive prices. You won’t leave empty handed.
While most resort hotels provide all inclusive options whereby you can feast on the international cuisine readily available, many traditional cafes and restaurants are present within the city centre. If you seek late night entertainment, lively venues such as Hard Rock café and trendy nightclub Ministry of Sound are a short car journey away. Disco bars are also commonplace here so if you wish to venture out late at night, it’s a great way to make new holiday friends.
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