Hurghada is the largest city along the Red Sea and it also has a very good tourist infrastructure with the largest concentration of hotels and holiday villages in Egypt. Great weather, warm sea and wonderful coral reefs are what makes this destination so popular. Hurghada is a working city and people visiting are interested in the old district of Dahar, where restaurants, souvenir shops, the post office and the fruit and vegetable souk (market) are located. The city of Hurghada is an excellent starting point when discovering Egypt. From here you can go on trips to Luxor, Cairo and a cruise along the River Nile.
Hurghada was once home to refinery workers and fishermen. Nowadays, families, surfers and divers choose to holiday in Hurghada as it has an all year round tourist season. There is a 3km long promenade called Mamsha, where you can find souvenir shops, cafes and banks. It is the perfect place for an relaxing evening.
Hurghada is experiencing a property boom and is continually growing. To the south of Hurghada lies Makadi Bay, Soma Bay and the quieter town of Safaga 35km away. Hurghada is a fantastic choice for a holiday in Egypt!