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Hurghada is one of the best resort towns in Egypt. Equipped with the best facilities and lots of entertainment options, Hurghada is an excellent destination to spend a holiday. Whether you wish to enjoy diving, snorkelling, or just sit back and enjoy the amazing views, Hurghada is just perfect. The town has some of the best resorts and hotels most of them lined along the coastline so that visitors can wake up to enthralling views of the Red Sea. \r\nThere are several beaches along the coastline of Hurghada. Some of the best beaches include the Hurghada Beach, Orange Bay Beach, Crystal Bay Beach, etc. The Hurghada Harbour and the New Port are also good places to visit. Cruises to nearby islands are available from Hurghada. When the sun sets walk along the Hurghada Beach Promenade and sip tea or coffee at one of the local traditional cafes. There are also several shops that line the promenade that sell souvenirs and trinkets. \r\nThe Sekalla high street is one of the best areas to shop in Hurghada. For a traditional shopping experience, the old downtown area known as El Dahar is a good place. The areas of New Marina and Sheraton Road also have some good shops selling international brands....more

Hurghada, Egypt

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Hurghada is one of the best resort towns in Egypt. Equipped with the best facilities and lots of entertainment options, Hurghada is an excellent destination to spend a holiday. Whether you wish to enjoy diving, snorkelling, or just sit back and enjoy the amazing views, Hurghada is just perfect. The town has some of the best resorts and hotels most of them lined along the coastline so that visitors can wake up to enthralling views of the Red Sea.
There are several beaches along the coastline of Hurghada. Some of the best beaches include the Hurghada Beach, Orange Bay Beach, Crystal Bay Beach, etc. The Hurghada Harbour and the New Port are also good places to visit. Cruises to nearby islands are available from Hurghada. When the sun sets walk along the Hurghada Beach Promenade and sip tea or coffee at one of the local traditional cafes. There are also several shops that line the promenade that sell souvenirs and trinkets.
The Sekalla high street is one of the best areas to shop in Hurghada. For a traditional shopping experience, the old downtown area known as El Dahar is a good place. The areas of New Marina and Sheraton Road also have some good shops selling international brands.

Nearby Airports

Hurghada is served by the Hurghada International Airport, which caters to flights from almost all destinations in Europe and Middle East and also from domestic locations. Taxis are available from the airport to Hurghada.

Halal Restaurants

Almost all the restaurants in Hurghada serve halal food. Some of the best restaurants to dine in Hurghada include El Halaka, Masala, Grand Fish Restaurant, El Dar Darak Restaurant, Nubian Cafe & Restaurant, etc. Hurghada has a wide variety of restaurants serving cuisines from around the world.

Mosques

Hurghada has a few mosques. Some of the mosques in Hurghada include the Al Azhar Mosque, El Mina Mosque, Hurghada Marina Mosque, etc. Each of these mosques features beautiful architecture.

Things to Do and See in Hurghada

  • Scuba-diving and snorkelling
  • Windsurfing and parasailing
  • Jet skiing and quad-biking
  • Cruise to island of Giftun
  • Hurghada promenade
  • Family entertainment center
  • Orange Bay
  • Hurghada Beach
  • Hurghada Sahara Park
  • Hurghada Museum of Marine Biology
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