recent
News

Translate

Best things to do in Hurghada

Home

Best Things To Do In Hurghada





Overview


Hurghada is a beach resort town stretching some 40 km along with Egypt’s Red Seacoast. It’s renowned for scuba diving. Hurghada (Red Sea Riviera) is located on the western beach on the Red Sea, 550 km from Cairo. It is the 4th largest city in Egypt.


Hurghada Map
Hurghada Map


Hurghada contains many tourist and entertainment places, luxury and high-end hotels. Hurghada hotels are considered one of the best hotels in Egypt because they provided various distinguished hotel services at reasonable prices for all visitors. Hurghada also contains many resorts and apartments spread between Sekalla, El-Dahhar, The Walk Area, and El Gouna.

Hurghada Hotels
Hurghada Hotels

Sekalla area includes a large number of seaside resorts, standard hotels, and many restaurants.  Most of the luxury resorts located in the south of Sekalla.

Hurghada Resorts
Hurghada Resorts

Hurghada Resorts
Hurghada Resorts

Hurghada Resorts
Hurghada Resorts

As for Al-Dahar, it includes the charming old part of the city, including its bazaars.

The villages road is the modern part of Hurghada, where you can visit several luxurious places such as Soma Bay, Makadi Bay, and Sahl Hasheesh.

There are also many islands in the Red Sea that protect the beach from the waves and make the beaches of the sea in that region a favourite place for marine creatures such as colourful fish and coral reefs. Also, there is a soft sandy beach with a length of 30 km and mild weather throughout the year. These natural ingredients were attractive factors for investments in this field from different places.

Red Sea Islands

Giftun Island - Hurghada
Giftun Island - Hurghada


There are about 24 islands that enjoy a plant and animal environment on their surface, the most important of which are:
  • Zabrgad island.
  • Big Giftun Island and Small Giftun.
  • Abu Manqar Island.
  • Shadwan Island.

How can be reached Hurghada


Can be reached directly to Hurghada International Airport (Entry Visa on arrival you can purchase at the airport), or via Luxor or Speed Boat from Sharm El Sheikh.


Hurghada weather

Hurghada Weather
Hurghada Weather

Hurghada is characterized by its location on the Red Sea, which makes Hurghada a suitable destination for swimming and snorkelling throughout the year. The fall and spring are considered the most appropriate and best times to visit Hurghada and enjoy the most beautiful tourist trip and practice various activities.


Top things to do in Hurghada

If your vacation is in Hurghada, and looking for activities that you can do during the trip, other than spending time on the beach, here is a list of the most important activities in Hurghada.

Giftun  Island - Diving

Giftun Island - Hurghada
Giftun Island - Hurghada

Giftun Island - Hurghada
Giftun Island - Hurghada

Mahmya - Giftun Island - Hurghada
Mahmya - Giftun Island - Hurghada 

Orange Bay - Giftun Island - Hurghada
Orange Bay - Giftun Island - Hurghada

Paradise - Giftun Island - Hurghada
Paradise - Giftun Island - Hurghada

It is 1st natural reserve in the Red Sea, and it is considered one of the natural habitats of seagulls, where  50% of the species of seagulls found in the world. Giftun Island has been divided into two parts, the Big Giftun Island and the smaller Giftun Island also includes 14 charming diving sites.


Utopia Island

Utopia Island - Hurghada
Utopia Island - Hurghada

Utopia Island is the most beautiful island in the Red Sea in Soma Bay, located approximately 45 km south of Hurghada. The beautiful thing about this trip is the reef with which you make snorkelling, it is a magical area.


Grand Aquarium Hurghada

Grand Aquarium - Hurghada
Grand Aquarium - Hurghada 

Grand Aquarium - Hurghada
Grand Aquarium - Hurghada 

Grand Aquarium - Hurghada
Grand Aquarium - Hurghada



It is 3rd largest Aquarium for marine simulation in the world.  Grand Aquarium shows a large group of different marine creatures divided into 24 exhibitions, including turtles, sharks, and colourful fish, which gives a natural simulation of marine life while wandering under the water inside it.


The Sand Museum - Hurghada

The Sand Museum - Hurghada
The Sand Museum - Hurghada

The Sand Museum - Hurghada


With the participation of about 42 artists and sculptors from 17 countries, the museum includes a number of the most important monuments and historical monuments in Egypt and the world. In addition to several historical, fictional, and legendary personalities that have influenced world history. Where you can see the pyramids and the sphinx with a full nose and 42 murals. During the visit, artistic performances and sound and light shows are presented accompanying an explanation in several languages ​​of the contents and history of these sculptures.



Safari and Bedouin dinners

Safari - Hurghada
Safari - Hurghada

Safari and Bedouin dinners - Hurghada
Safari and Bedouin dinners - Hurghada

Safari - Hurghada
Safari - Hurghada

Safari and Bedouin dinners - Hurghada
Safari and Bedouin dinners - Hurghada


Safaris in Hurghada, to enjoy the nature and Egyptian wildlife in the mountains, sand, hills, valleys, and Bedouin life in all its details. Also during this trip can try Bedouin dinners where traditional Bedouin tents, delicious home food, beautiful Bedouin dance, and traditional music.



Marina Yachts

Marina Yachts - Hurghada
Marina Yachts - Hurghada

Located in the Sekalla area,  the evening period is the most appropriate time to visit it, as it is an integrated entertainment area. Where there are nightclubs, discos, cafes, restaurants, shopping areas, and a yacht and boat dock.


Sindbad submarine

Sindbad Submarine - Hurghada
Sindbad Submarine - Hurghada

Sindbad Submarine - Hurghada
Sindbad Submarine - Hurghada


If you do not want to dive, the Sinbad submarine will be the best choice to enjoy undersea life. Where the submarine takes you on an hour-long trip to enjoy the underwater view of colourful fish and charming coral reefs.


Straits Gubal

Straits Gubal - Hurghada
Straits Gubal - Hurghada

Straits Gubal - Hurghada
Straits Gubal - Hurghada

Wrecks and Reefs Route - Hurghada
Wrecks and Reefs Route - Hurghada


It is a narrow strip of water trapped between the Red Sea coast and the western coast of the Sinai Peninsula. The most important feature of the area is that the waters contain the wreckage of the Kingston ship since the Second World War, which made the area attract many tourists to see the wreckage. In addition to swimming with dolphins in more than 30 unique diving sites.


Dolphin Show

Dolphin Show - Hurghada
Dolphin Show - Hurghada

In Makadi Bay Hurghada. The most beautiful Dolphin Show you can see and children will enjoy and be very impressed.

The show consists of 4 main paragraphs
  1. The paragraph of the sea lion and this is where the sea lion will do, while doing some water tricks, and Samba dancing.
  2. The paragraph of the sea cats and this is where the sea cats will sing, as well as singing the guitar.
  3. The seal section. This is where the seal at night is the most famous seal in Egypt and the Middle East. It imitates the sounds of animals and many others.
  4. The paragraph of the dolphins and will show the dolphins with the coaches, while they fold, play, and dance violin.


Camel rides

Camel Rides - Hurghada
Camel Rides - Hurghada

Experience the full desert experience, take a stroll on the beach, or even go for a long two-hour journey. Where a group of Bedouins in the area provide many beauties for a pleasant walk on the high saddle.


Alf Leila


Alf Leila - Hurghada
Alf Leila - Hurghada

Alf Leila - Hurghada
Alf Leila - Hurghada

The most prominent parties were held in Hurghada. It includes a group of paragraphs such as Sound and Light Show, Belly Dancing, Swahili Dance, Skirt, Fireworks, Bedouin and Country Dance, Dancing Fountain Show, and other paragraphs.


Famous places in Hurghada


Makadi Bay

Makadi Bay is an international tourist city located on the Red Sea coast, between Safaga and Hurghada, 35 km south of Hurghada in particular. The city is characterized by its recreational atmosphere and high-end tourist resorts.


Where can stay

Makadi Bay Resorts- Hurghada
Makadi Bay Resorts- Hurghada

Makadi Bay Resorts- Hurghada
Makadi Bay Resorts- Hurghada

Makadi Bay Hotels - Hurghada
Makadi Bay Hotels - Hurghada

Makadi Bay Hotels - Hurghada
Makadi Bay Hotels - Hurghada

Makadi Bay has a group of the finest hotels and resorts overlooking the Red Sea coast. It is considered the best among Hurghada hotels, as it reaches approximately 15 full-service resorts to satisfy all tastes and budgets.

Tourist attractions in Makadi

Although there are few attractions and tourist activities in the area, but it's few landmarks are special and exciting, the most famous of which are the following:

Makadi Hurghada Walkway


It is the most famous landmark of Makadi Bay that extends along the coast of the sea and can stroll on the sands of clear sea waters near the bright coral reefs.


The Green village of Makadi Bay - Hurghada

Green Village - Makadi Bay - Hurghada
Green Village - Makadi Bay - Hurghada 

Green Village - Makadi Bay - Hurghada
Green Village - Makadi Bay - Hurghada 


It is one of the most important villages in the region and includes shops and services for selling gifts, souvenirs, and consumer products, in addition to a bank branch, a pharmacy, and a cafeteria.


Makadi Water World

Makadi Water World - Makadi Bay - Hurghada
Makadi Water World - Makadi Bay - Hurghada


No vacation without an amusement park, it is one of the largest water games amusement park overlooking the Makadi Bay in the Red Sea, and there you will find more than 50 games were swimming pools, pitfalls, and water games.


Mini Egypt

Mini Egypt - Makadi Bay - Hurghada
Mini Egypt - Makadi Bay - Hurghada

One of the most beautiful tourist places that can be passed during a visit the city of Makadi Hurghada, especially if the trip is family. Mini Egypt Makadi Bay is a miniature museum that displays small figures of up to 30 figures, for the most important tourist attractions in the cities of Egypt.



Makadi Bay Beaches

Makadi Bay Beaches - Hurghada
Makadi Bay Beaches - Hurghada

Makadi Bay has a series of charming beaches stretching along the Red Sea coast where the sun is pleasant all year round, with soft white sand and crystal water. This makes the beaches one of the best spots for scuba diving, recreational activities, and water sports.


El Gouna

Marina Yachts - El Gouna - Hurghada
Marina Yachts - El Gouna - Hurghada 

Marina Yachts - El Gouna - Hurghada
Marina Yachts - El Gouna - Hurghada

El Gouna is a tourist resort in Abu Tig Bay, Hurghada on the Red Sea coast, opened in 1990, and over time it became one of the first destinations for Honeymoon or those looking for relaxation. It is rivalled in that of the Sahl Hasheesh resort, which we will talk about later.


El Gouna hotels

Movenpick Resort  El Gouna
Movenpick Resort  El Gouna

Panorama Bungalows Resort El Gouna
Panorama Bungalows Resort El Gouna

Steigenberger Golf Resort El Gouna
Steigenberger Golf Resort El Gouna


El Gouna contains many hotels, most of which are close to each other. If not prefer to "stay in hotels",  you can rent an apartment. The most essential feature of El Gouna hotels is that you can see the other hotels by walking on the port, in addition to watching the Marina yachts and can photograph near them.


El Gouna's activities

Kite Surfing - El Gouna - Hurghada
Kite Surfing - El Gouna - Hurghada

El Gouna is most known for its Kite Surfing sport, for which the dedicated tournaments are held there. It is also possible to try snorkelling, a glass boat trip, or participate in regular sports such as standing pedal, ride a horse, or enjoy the safari.


Transports

Transports- El Gouna - Hurghada
Transports- El Gouna - Hurghada

The most popular mode of transportation there is the "Tuk Tuk", which is characterized by its different and cheerful colours, or a taxi, limousine, or free shuttle bus provided by some hotels.




Sahl Hasheesh

Sahl Hasheesh
Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada



Sahl Hasheesh Bay is located on the coast of the Red Sea. Sahl Hasheesh offers its guests many activities including diving, other water sports and quad biking to watch the sunset over the desert mountains. Sahl Hasheesh is the favourite honeymoon destination through a lot of luxury resorts. 


Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada
Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada

Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada
Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada

Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada
Sahl Hasheesh Resorts - Hurghada


There are shopping in the Old District, where much high-end shopping places, movie theatres, children's play areas, and spas.



Soma Bay 

Soma Bay - Hurghada
Soma Bay - Hurghada


Soma Bay is a coastal resort on the Red Sea in Egypt, 45 km south of Hurghada.  Soma Bay is a peninsula surrounded on all sides by the sea.



Soma Bay Resorts - Hurghada
Soma Bay Resorts - Hurghada

Soma Bay Resorts - Hurghada
Soma Bay Resorts - Hurghada

Soma Bay has some diving sites with a coral reef. The five resorts also have access to an 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course and golf academy designed by Gary Player. Soma Bay also features one of the largest spas and thalassotherapy centres. Water sports are particularly popular due to the prevailing winds which allow for windsurfing, kite surfing, and sailing.


Windsurf - Soma Bay - Hurghada
Windsurf - Soma Bay - Hurghada



Hurghada Hotels 


Booking.com




@@@ Enjoy your Trip @@@
google-playkhamsatmostaqltradent