Red Sea Resort, Hurghada
The most famous tourist center of the Red Sea coast is the city of Hurghada, it is located southeast of Cairo, about five hundred kilometers from it. This place is endowed with endless beaches, flaunting against the backdrop of desert mountains, the sun, which caresses all year round with its warmth and wonderful places for snorkeling and surfing.
The predecessor of the beautiful resort center was the unremarkable fishing village of Es Sakkal.
Of great interest to tourists are jewelry stores, where you can buy inexpensive, but striking in their original products made of silver, gold and other metals. Hurghada is also teeming with duty free shops.
If you present a passport to a foreigner, you will be able to purchase three units of alcoholic beverages and a block of cigarettes, as well as many goods necessary for a tourist.
For fans of surfing, on any beach in Hurghada, boards are available for rent, especially since one of the best places for surfing is located directly in front of the Magawish Hotel. If you are new to surfing, then right on the spot you can get lessons from experienced instructors. Any surfing center in Hurghada has equipment not only for beginners, but also for experienced surfers.
Almost all hotels in Hurghada are equipped for families, and the staff is selected in such a way that it can easily communicate with vacationers from anywhere in the world. Therefore, our compatriots can feel almost at home in Hurghada. Food in the resort hotels is organized in the form of a “buffet”, with a huge variety and abundance of assortment. Breakfast and dinner, in most cases, are included in the price. And you can have lunch at one of the resort’s many cozy restaurants, which can be found both on the beach and in the hotel grounds.
Before diving enthusiasts, colorful pictures of the Red Sea, which is the most saturated in the entire northern hemisphere, open up. The unusual transparency of the water in this sea is due to the fact that it does not flow into it, not a single river that can pollute it with silt and sand.
In this resort, there are diving centers in every, even the smallest hotel, there you can rent everything you need for diving: mask, scuba gear, fins. And in the photo shop, you can rent a camera for underwater shooting or buy a disposable camera with film. Many diving boats leave the port of Hurghada daily, which are transported to the islands and reefs.
Vacationers are offered a walk through the desert in jeeps, where you will enjoy camel riding, meeting with the Bedouins, as well as a fabulous sunset spectacle among the desert mountains. You will visit oases overshadowed by palm trees, and the travel route is laid through the biblical Sinai desert, the Gulf of Aqaba and a grove of mango trees.
In the evening, you can enjoy a visit to discos, the most popular of which is El Sakia. There is also a bowling club and casino with many slot machines, and roulette.
Every day at the Goldem Five Hotel, a stunning show of “dancing fountains” is held. Fountains, illuminated by all the colors of the rainbow, will fascinate you with their beauty for half an hour.