Growing from a small fishing village in Egypt, Hurghada has become known as the capital of the Red Sea Riviera – known for its top diving spots, sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife.
When it comes to accommodation, the city has the greatest selection of places to stay outside the capital Cairo, with luxurious top-end resorts readily available for travellers.
The city is split into three main areas: El Dahar is the oldest part of the city whilst El Memsha boasts modern amenities and Sakkala stands as the hotel quarter. Here we look at ideal places to stay when visiting this exciting destination.
Jungle Aqua ParkHurghada
With an abundance of water slides, swimming pools, sports and social activities, Jungle Aqua Park Hurghada is a resort with plenty to offer. It can accommodate all tastes and ages so you can spend your time relaxing in a spa, making the most of one of the 21 onsite swimming pools, sitting in a swish coffee shop or simply soaking up the sun on the resort’s private beach.
The resort also offers a selection of eight bars as well as an array of restaurants where you can enjoy delectable Mediterranean, Italian and Asian cuisines.
With a spa centre, private beach, house reef and lagoon pool, this Nubian-style resort screams luxury and respite. The area surrounding the resort is renowned for its water sports and deep sea diving, making it the ideal accommodation for anyone looking to for an abundance of coral reef and tropical fish to marvel at.
Water sports and trips can be arranged by the hotel staff while Asian and international cuisines is served in the resort’s Grill Restaurant buffet.
Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel
Situated in El Memsha(Village Road), the Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel is the ideal place for sophisticated lavishness. With landscaped gardens, the deluxe beach hotel sits with the backdrop of the Red Sea mountain ranges.
The resort embraces traditional Egyptian hospitality with a Swahili-style twist, blending India, Arabia and Africa into its themes and spirit. Rooms have private balconies, whilst the hotel offers other plush amenities including a spa, private beach and a limo car service.
Coffee shops, cafes, a restaurant and poolside bar offer refreshments and food to keep guests satisfied throughout their stay, making it another top choice.