El Gouna is beautiful.
Hurghada is well known for its fabulous nightlife, with an array of lively restaurants, buzzing bars, and energetic nightclubs which stay open until late each night of the week. Within the resort towns, you will also find a great selection of places for a spot of night-time entertainment after a day of relaxation in the sun. El Gouna plays host to a bustling nightlife scene within sophisticated bars located in the Marina, to lively late-night venues in Downtown. At Makadi Beach and Spa Resort, you will find hotel-hosted nightly entertainment with live music and some great onsite bars and disco, so no matter where you stay, there’s great evening entertainment if you want it.
Hurghada is the place for a spot of holiday souvenir shopping, with a whole host of malls, souvenir shops, boutiques and bazaars. Here you will find a wonderful variety of goods ranging from traditional handmade Bedouin linens and handbags to Italian designer names. Traditional galabeya, like kaftan, is a good buy, being competitively priced and of good quality, with matching accessories in the form of purses, handbags and jewelry. A real cosmopolitan area, you can also enjoy art galleries, handmade wood and glass items and antique shops. Export quality Egyptian cotton bed linen is also a good buy, with many custom made, one off designs available. Leather goods are also well made and well priced.
The Red Sea coast is famous for its beautiful beaches. With a coastline spanning over 50km, it offers many splendid beaches, from relaxing sandy beaches like those found along Makadi Bay, to fun-packed activity hubs like Zeytouna beach in El Gouna. Various water sports can be enjoyed on many of the beaches, and the reefs and numerous shipwrecks are breathtaking for those experienced divers wishing to take advantage of the crystal clear water. You could also take a catamaran with its underwater glass panels or a submarine to enjoy the plentiful fish and sea life in their natural environment without taking a dip yourself!
Hurghada is perfect whether you like to spend active days on the water, or firmly on dry land. No matter whereabouts along the coast you stay, you will find a huge array of sporting activities to try. Many beaches are home to Aqua Centres offering a variety of water sports and boat excursions, whilst you can also find world-class golf facilities, tennis and provisions for gym & fitness. However for families, Hurghada is truly ideal, with a host of kids clubs which can be found within the resort hotels, crazy golf, and even a brand new and superb water park! Hurghada is the place to ensure that you will never run out of things to do on your holiday!