Top attractions in Hurghada
One of the most popular and spectacular holiday destinations on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada is the perfect resort to visit. With so much to do, here are some ideas to make your time in Hurghada really special.
With some of the best deep-sea diving and snorkeling in the world, the beautiful coral reefs and beaches of Giftun Island are a must-see!
The perfect spot to experience Hurghada's abundant colorful corals and fish, at Magawish Island you can also just sit on the beach and watch dolphins play in the waves.
You won't regret a trip to Mahmya's little piece of paradise. But if you ever get tired of relaxing on the beach, you can discover some magnificent reefs a short swim from the shore.
The Pyramids at Giza, the Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum are all accessible on day trips to Cairo by bus straight from your hotel or by plane.
Feeling a little more adventurous? You can experience a ride across the Egyptian desert and jump over sand dunes by booking yourself onto a Desert Quad Bike Safari!
Get a little closer to the local marine life with a relaxing trip to Dolphin House. There you can observe the playful marine mammals in the wild and even swim with them yourself.
Embark upon a real Red Sea adventure with a fishing trip. Or join a tour to learn new techniques and tips from a professional guide and experience the best fishing in the area.
Whether you're looking for a calm relaxing beach resort, fine dining, vibrant night life, local cultural activites or adventure trips, Hurghada makes it all possible right on your doorstep!
There is a wealth of great holiday accommodation in Hurghada. Whether you choose a 5-star rated hotel resort or family villa, you won't be disappointed.
Hurghada is beautiful at all times of the year, but if you want to go when it's a little less busy, the months between October and March are best.
The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP). Remember to follow local dress codes (i.e. keep arms and legs covered, and potentially also head if you are female).
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- Many Egyptians head to Hurghada for holiday in the summer, and to avoid the more unbearable heat in the larger cities. Try to avoid June, July and August. Hurghada will still be plenty warm for most tourists in the off-season.
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What people are saying about Hurghada
It was an amazing adventure and the whole trip was well prepared and planned. We choose the sunrise trip. Pick up from our hotel on time at 3:30, the agency called us day before the trip + transport driver called us additionally 30 min before pickup just to make sure we are awake. At the quad station we received an introduction by the driving instructor who guided us the whole trip. We were lucky because nobody else booked as well so we had a private trip :) The instructor verified our driving skills and asked us what to see/where to drive( desert, bumpy parts, beach, cliffs) and depending on that he created the route. Stunning desert driving in the night( high adrenaline) and beautiful sunrise at the beach. Highly recommended, would do that definitely again when back in Hurghada
The travel in general was very good! The people from the boat very kindly and helpful. The food was excellent with all the drinks and the snorkeling and the water activities also. The only problem was with the driver because he left us like 20 min alone in the van while we were waiting for other people that were coming on the tour. I think in this kind of situation they have to leave them in their hotel. It’s not fair for the rest of the people who was at time and pay the same money. And if you want swim with the dolphins you need to know how to swim very very well. But I recommend this excursion for have a funny day!
Excellent and fast wapp communication with Sebastian, changed the trip to Orange bay after booking, since Giftun is still closed for visitors (not mentioned here in programme).Driver was very kind and accurate. The boat crew was great, esspecially SAM and MANGA who vere so friendly, proffessional and entertaining! Food was good also, there was just a smalI lack of water in the last hour. I reccomend trip with them strongly!
This trip was 1 of the best I’ve been on, the boat was immaculate, the crew were outstanding and the food was delicious, I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone, I’m actually thinking about doing it again before I return to the UK.
this was Brilliant there were 6 of us in our group our guide was a very lively young man and a good laugh he made the trip fun .. i left him a nice tip and also my gloves i took for the trip ..