Hurghada - Sharmdirect.com

Welcome to Hurghada

Hurghada is a luxury resort town divided by Sigala, El-Dahar and El-Memsha. Sigala is where you’ll find many seaside resorts, mid-range hotels and plenty of restaurants. South of Sigala, you’ll find luxury resorts. El-Dahar is the older charming part of town with its bountiful bazaar. El Memsha, which means the village road, is the modern part of the city. There are numerous luxury locations nearby, visit Soma Bay, Makadi Bay, and Sahl el Hashish. Considered the capital of the Red Sea Riviera, Hurghada is south of Suez and 550 km from Cairo. You can reach Hurghada by ferry from Sharm-el-Sheikh, the road from Luxor and by the Hurghada International Airport.

Information & Facts

Activities

Reef Diving
 
Shore Diving
 
Snorkeling
 
Boat trips
 
Beaches
 
Nightlife
 
Marina
 
Cultural trips
 
Quad biking
 
Islands
 
Golf
 
Spa
 
Kayakking
 
Banana Boat
 
Sea scooters
 
         

Climate

The temperature is lovely all year round, with Hurghada’s dry desert climate you should expect large differences in the temperature between night and day, days are hot, while nights can get pretty cold especially during winter months. Temperature can reach highs of 18 C and lows of 42 C.

Eating Out

International restaurants, such as Japanese, Thai, Italian and Chinese available all over Hurghada, as well as many places serving traditional Egyptian and Middle eastern cuisine.  

Getting Around

Taxis, and local buses are in use, as well as hotels private taxi limousine services.  The local taxis, we advise to agree the price and your destination you wish t travel too, before getting in the taxi.   Whilst the taxis based in the hotel will all be at a fixed price, and shoould be displayed n the hotel for you to see.

Kids Attractions

Beaches

Islands

Boat Trips

Snorkelling

Glass bottom boat

Water parks

Language

Arabic is the main spoken language in Hurghada, however due to the large ammount of international tourist most people do also speak English as well as Russian, french & German

Money

Most currencies are accepted, the local money of Egyptian pounds, as well as sterling, euros and dollars are all welcomed.

Night Life

World renowned bars such as Little Buddha, Hard Rock Cafe and Papa Johns, for booth food, drink and partying.  Amongst many other local bars and night clubs can be found with a wide variety of choices , there is also the marina with many small cafes to enjoy a quiet relaxing evening.

Restaurants

Hard Rock Cafe, Little Buddha, as well as many international restauraunts serving food from, Thailand, Italy, China, and many more, with a great choice of middle eastern and local Egyptian Cuisine.  To try out and enjoy.

Shopping

Senzo Mall - great for shopping with shops from top named brands.

El Dahaar Bazaar - best place after a day in the sun to be shopping for all your best bargains! Don't forget to barter for the best prices! 

Downtown - Great for souvenirs!

 

Sightseeing

Marina

Marina Boulevard

Maymya Island

Brothers island

Paradise Island

Time

The time difference from Hurghada to the uk is +1 hour.  So not a big time difference to get used too!

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