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We have the best range of Hurghada, Egypt Holidays. Hurghada is a lively Red Sea resort and one of the most popular destinations on Egypt's Red Sea Riviera. Hurghada holidays offer year-round sunshine, world-class scuba diving and other watersports, cheap flight tickets, and great deals on last minute holidays.

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Holiday to Hurghada, Egypt

The coral sea around Hughada, which contains over 200 different coral species, is one of several factors that have made it a world-famous scuba diving holiday destination. Scuba divers and those who want to learn to dive come to Hurghada from all over the world to enjoy superb visibility (around 50 metres), diverse marine life (over 1000 species of fish) and warm waters (18° to 26°C).

Guide to Hurghada, Egypt

Famous Hurghada dive sites include the nature reserve on Giftun Island and reef diving in the area around Makadi Bay. More experienced divers might enjoy a diving safari to visit some of the easily-accessible dive sites off the coast, such as the coral outcrops of Taba, the impressive vertical coral walls of Ras Mohammed, the wrecks of Sha'ab Abu Nuhas, or the islands of 'The Brothers' and 'Zabargad.'

If you don't scuba dive, you'll still find plenty to do and see in and around Hurghada. You can enjoy the 20km of fine, sandy beaches however you like: snorkel, sail, take a trip in a glass bottomed boat to admire the fabulous water gardens and uninhabited reefs around the coast, or even go deep-sea fishing. Other travel options include jeep safaris across the dunes to visit the colourful Bedouin tribes, and day trips to Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, and other nearby cities.

If you're looking for a Red Sea resort with a range of hotel options, good weather, a lively nightlife, and water sports for all the family, you'll find plenty of choice for cheap holidays to Hurghada. Whatever the time of year, it's easy to get cheap flights to Hurghada, so it's the perfect escape for a summer or winter sun holiday in Egypt's Red Sea Riviera.

Hurghada Hotels

All inclusive holidays to Hurghada, Egypt, are a particularly popular choice as they offer accommodation, flight tickets, food, entertainment, and water sports all for a single price. It's worth noting however that most of these holiday packages exclude scuba-diving so you may want to pre-book a cheap hotel and a diving course or package separately, which you can do through online travel websites.

Hurghada, Egypt Holiday

Independent travellers can choose from a vast range of Hurghada hotels, from five-star luxury through to budget accommodation. Many of the luxury hotels are located in El Gouna, a resort some 25km from the centre of Hurghada which has a marina, 18-hole golf course, as well as luxury hotels and restaurants. Other popular places to stay in Hurghada include Soma Bay (a resort approximately 45km away, where many of the more upmarket hotel chains in Hurghada are situated, including the Hyatt Regency, Inter-Continental and Sheraton), Sahl Hasheesh (20 km from Hurghada airport) and Makadi Bay (35 km south of Hurghada and close to some of the best dive spots). Cheap hotels in Hurghada are generally of a good standard as there is plenty of competition amongst the major hotel operators.

There are three Hilton hotels in Hurghada, all of which have a private beach, but the Hilton Hurghada Long Beach Resort (sometimes called the Hilton Long Beach Hurghada) is popular with families due to its kids' club and seven swimming pools. Other popular choices include the all-inclusive Coral Sea Hurghada, a 4 - 5 star hotel with family rooms situated 15km from the centre of Hurghada.

Flights to Hurghada

It's easy to find cheap flights to Hurghada. Hurghada International Airport has scheduled flights to and from Cairo, and direct connections to London Gatwick (a five hour flight) and several UK regional airports. If you can travel out of season you'll find it easy to book cheap flight tickets.

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