Egypt Beach' Holiday
Just relax, and let our specialists craft a trip specifically meet your tastes and interests,
providing you the ultimate Beach destinations in all shapes and sizes, wherever you’re
looking for, whether, placid blue North Coast waters and brilliant white sands, or
crystal red Sea waters with its golden sands.
Aside from its ancient civilization and its greatest achievements represented in its
gigantic pyramids and massive temples, attracting tourists from every corner in the
globe, today, Egypt probably attracts more beach lovers than any other type of
tourists. Simply, because of the warm-water all year round, and also, Egyptian
beaches are both inexpensive and well appointed.
If you don't know that, every beach has its own pace and personality, so, Picture this,
as you're lying on long, smooth sweeps of golden sand with brilliant waves, or crystal
waters of a white sandy beach just a short swim from a coral reef. Another picture
should be imagined, that you're swimming in a non-such crystal waters or snorkeling
and scuba diving in some of the world's most breathtaking diving sites, or maybe you
want to ride the waves kite-surfing or windsurfing, this and more, our specialists have
hand-picked the best options ever to let you enjoy, taking a deep breath and just relax
in a lifetime beach holiday whether you’re looking to escape to The Spectacular
Mediterranean (North Coast – Alamein or Mersa Matrouh) or need some inspiration
of The Magnificent Red Sea Coasts whether in Hurghada or Marsa Alam and many
others, as well as the beautiful South Sinai Coastal Cities of Sharm IL Sheikh, Dahab,
Nuweibaa and Taba, all are surrounded by the majestic Sinai and Red Sea Mountains
to offer a spectacular View never found in any place else.
Egypt can be said to have as many as seven beach zones. These consist mainly of the
Mediterranean beaches, and the Red Sea ones, each of these areas either vary
somewhat or extensively from the others.
The main Mediterranean coastal city, without doubt is Alexandria, the beaches here
cater almost exclusively to Cairenes and Nile Delta region dwellers, due its proximity,
with the exception of some specific resorts and 5 star hotels, having their private
beaches, however, Alexandria is for the Egyptians a city to escape the heat of Cairo.
Further west of Alexandria, along the coast to the Egyptian-Libyan border, are the
best of Egypt's Mediterranean coast beaches, well developed throughout the last two
decades. Rapidly it became one of the hot spots of tourism development, specifically
the area between Alexandria and AL-Alamein, the real story of Egypt's North Coast is
the new Luxurious resorts that are still springing up, especially after the great care the
Government and President AL-Sisi gave to the whole area, and the founding of the
New AL-Alamein City-Resort. Unlike Egypt's older traditional beaches, these are
mostly resort upscale-compounds. Mostly have only villas, some are privately rented
out to guests (Egyptians/Arabs/and Foreigners), but many of which are vacation
homes for notable, affluent Egyptians. However many villas in each location can be
rented. Renting a villa there, is perhaps a unique experience, to enjoy a holiday
surrounded by the Elites, who are usually well travelled and sophisticated. However,
remarkably just east of AL-Alamein there is a hidden paradise, called Sidi Abdel
Rahman, despite the fact, originally was a small village, developed only recently, but
the stunning white sandy beaches and clear water makes it one of the northern coast's
most beautiful locations for some time on the beach.
Another hidden pearl, is just before reaching to Marsa Matrouh (the now most
favorable summer resort for the Egyptians), only 48 KM, is Ras IL Hikma , a land
spur jutting out into the sea. Famous for its attractive beaches.
Nowadays, Marsa Matrouh, became the most favourite summer resort, for Egyptian
vacationers, famous for its unique beaches, vary from one to another, the city is a
frequent stopover for travelers to Siwa Oasis, it's said, the city like Alexandria was
founded by Alexander the great on his way to visit the temple of oracle at Siwa, but
historical evidences and archaeological finds prove that its history dates back to the
pharaonic period and was called bratinum, and king Ramsess II fortified this part by a
military fortress at the area called Gharbaniyat. Not to mention, that the city served as
a port for Mark Anthon and queen Cleopatra. Among the several beaches, Agiba
beach still the best, about 28 KM west of the city, Ceopatra Beach, is another,
attractive beach, but to see not to siwm, there's a huge rock, where the queen is said to
have bathed in the hill-like rock.
Leaving Cairo and heading eastwards, we reach to the Red Sea Coast, divided into
three coastal regions, the northern or upper region, the southern or lower region (don't
be confused with upper Egypt, which is the Nile Valle, and Lower Egypt, which is the
Nile Delta, as here the terms come from the current of the Nile floods from south to
north), and opposite to the east, directly south of the Suez Gulf in the Sinai, is the
south Sinai Region. The most popular for the locals is the upper Red Sea Coast, due to
its proximity to Cairo, this region coastline referred to as Ain-AL-Sukhna, a week end
resort, just one hour drive from Cairo, the closest beach area to this city, especially
after the opening of the new highway.
The Southern region includes Hurghada/Safaga Quseir and Marsa Alam. Hurghada,
by far is the most popular tourist beach area, unlike many of the compound resorts
along all Egyptian coasts, Hurghada (which in facts is divided into two main parts)
with all the entertainment facilities one might expect of a beach resort anywhere in the
world, is Egypt's most popular resort town. As one of the primary beach destinations
for beach holidays' lovers, there are hardly any activities found elsewhere that cannot
be found at Hurghada, with the exception of calmly safe swimming, along with,
snorkeling, windsurfing, parasailing, and jet skiing, it I also one of the main scuba
diving hubs in the Red Sea.
The region around Hurghada, includes the more upscale resort of AL-Gouna, just to
the north, is one of the most orderly and planned beach towns in Egypt, offers a range
of very upscale hotels accommodations, and like Hurghada, there is also every
imaginable beach and water activity, but the more advantage here is its fine golf
course., and to the south is the fine resort compound of Soma Bay, is by far the most
attractive tourist beach area along Egypt's mainland coast, particularly among foreign
tourists. In recent years, Soma Bay has probably become known for its golf course
more than its fine beaches.
From here, further south along the coast, there are number of lesser resort-towns,
sometimes offer quaint beach vacations or at times dedicated to scuba divers, mixed
in with some very specific larger resorts areas, among the most notable of which is
Marsa Alam. It has had an exceptional ancient history, during the Greco-Roman
period, but above all gold and emerald mines were exploited during the Pharaonic
period.During the last decade Marsa Alam has taken off as an exceptional beach
lovers' destination. To avoid the crowds further north, there is an increasing number
of divers. Its warm climate, particularly during the winter months, makes it Egypt'
first beach destination for many Europeans.
The eastern shore of the Sinai along the Gulf of Aqaba, has a number of stunning
beach vacation resort-towns, from the very north tip of the gulf to all the way
southwards. From Taba to Sharm IL Sheikh, which like Hurghada is one of the main
tourist destinations for beach lovers to Egypt. In between there are Nuweibaa and
Dahab, tend to be more camp-like, though there are certainly a few fine hotels here
and there, which seem to captivate tourists looking for little luxury resorts, that's why
they are less crowded.