Coral reefs and pharaohs
Egypt’s tourist hotspot attracts with five-star hotels that boast luxurious pool facilities and direct access to the beach. But Hurghada is more than a top beach destination and offers plenty of other things to do, see and explore. For example, the breathtakingly colourful underwater world. The Red Sea is one of the most beautiful diving and snorkelling areas in the world. Divers and snorkelers get their money's worth here.
Summer temperatures and sunshine all year round. Hurghada’s climate is ideal for a beach holiday. The hot months are May through October – but with water temperatures consistently at 25° C, the Red Sea is always lovely to cool down in.
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Edelweiss tips for Hurghada
The oriental mezze at the Mazagouna Restaurant, on the port of El Gouna, are highly recommended.
Sightseeing in your Hurghada holidays
A particularly beautiful destination: the Giftun Islands with its crystal clear water and fine sandy beach. Directly from the beach you can snorkel to the offshore coral reefs. Caribbean feeling in Egypt. View in maps
For the most important sights in Egypt, it is best to plan a day trip (comfortably by bus or plane): The pyramids of Giza impress with their age of more than 4'500 years and are the only still preserved wonder of the ancient world. View in maps
How about a trip to Luxor and immerse yourself in the mystical time of the pharaohs? Directly on the banks of the Nile the tombs of the pharaohs are still well preserved and fascinate with colorful hieroglyphics and amazing architecture. View in maps