Located in two of the resort hotels, the Mövenpick and Steigenberger, El Gouna’s wonderfully luxurious ‘Angsana’ spas offer the ultimate in pampering. While the children have fun in the kids’ club, take the opportunity to revitalise your mind and body with sumptuous treatments influenced by cultures around the world, from sand massages to Turkish baths, aromatherapy to mud wraps. Relaxation guaranteed!
Alternatively, if its only a simple beauty treatment which you are after, there are also numerous beauty salons within the Marina, Downtown and the other resort hotels.
Many of the hotels within the resort boast indoor and outdoor pools, which can often be used by our customers for an extra charge. These include the Movenpick and Sheraton Hotels.
Restaurants and bars
With over 100 restaurants and bars offering everything from spectacular waterfront feasts to intimate candlelit suppers, the range of dining options available at El Gouna is simply unmatched. Whether you opt for sumptuous seafood, exotic Asian food, fine French cuisine or a simple pizza, it’s well worth spoiling yourself with a few meals out during your stay!
Don't forget, that El Gouna benefits from being outside of the Euro-zone, and so meals out are incredibly good value for money. There are restaurants to suit all budgets and many main dishes average between 550 – 900 EGP (£5.50 - £9.00)
A wander around Abu Tig Marina, and you will stumble upon a beach bar with great views, an Italian restaurant serving yummy pizzas, a delicious seafood restaurant with romantic ambience facing the sea, an American-style steakhouse with great atmosphere, delicious Belgian cuisine with live piano music, an elegant French restaurant, a gourmet German-Swiss restaurant, an authentic Moroccan restaurant with entertainment in the form of belly-dancers, Scandinavian specialties, mouth-watering sushi, an up-market Champagne bar, and an exotic Vietnamese restaurant to name a few!
In Downtown you have a choice of authentic Egyptian cuisine, an Art Café, a wonderful Greek Taverna, tasty Tapas, a Chinese restaurant serving addictive Pekingese and Shanhai cuisine, a fun-filled and lively Sports bar, a couple more Italian restaurants serving superb homemade food, and an appetizing Thai restaurant. There are also numerous bustling coffee shops, snack bars and specialty outlets such as a juice bar, crèperie and fish & chips takeaway!
The hotels within El Gouna, also offer a great selection of top-notch restaurants and bars, whilst if it’s a bit of nightlife that you’re after, El Gouna also plays host to a number of great bars and pubs which can be found in both Abu Tig Marina and Downtown. Dependent upon the time of year, you may sometimes find that there is live entertainment in the form of singers and dancers, in Abu Tig Marina and Downtown, as well as street and beach parties.
Getting around in El Gouna couldn’t be easier, with a variety of transportation options within the resort, from taxis and ‘Tok Toks’, to regular shuttle buses and taxi boats. If you call ‘0’ from the phone line in your property, you can speak to the operator who will order you a taxi or Tok Tok. You can hop in a Tok Tok for 50 EGP (50p) per person, or there are always plenty of taxis which cost around 200 EGP (£2) per journey. In addition, there are large blue buses which run frequently around the resort, as well two large, colourful and ornate buses, which the president of Pakistan gave to El Gouna as a token of appreciation for the time he enjoyed spending there.
Enjoy the vast flavours of the Orient and choose from authentic dishes on their à la carte menu. They offer a special Oriental open buffet every Sunday, accompanied by tea, live music and an array of entertainment.
Mamounia offers a vast range of delicious dishes but is renowned its Moroccan cuisine that is a feast for the senses. The world famous couscous and a variety of tagines and authentic Moroccan specialties are enjoyed in a beautifully decorated restaurant on the marina promenade.
El TableyaLocal cuisine
Dine at El Tableya and enjoy the old fashion lifestyle of Upper Egypt with tasty authentic food, artful décor, comfortable attire, refreshing drinks and playful traditional music. El Tableya is more than a restaurant; it is an experience!
Located in the Marina overlooking the water, La Scala servies fresh Italian cuisine, and has tables outside so you can watch the sun set whilst eating.
Lavish the flavours of Italy in a romantic candle-lit setting overlooking the glowing landscape. La Piscina has a special Seafood BBQ on Saturdays, and Steak Night every Tuesday and all served to the relaxing melody of a pan flute.
Situated in Downtown, White Elephant is a wonderful restaurant serving traditional Thai cuisine.
Enjoy Tandoori and Mughalai specialties at the only authentic Indian restaurant in El Gouna.
Boasting a top quality French chef, Bleu Bleu specializes in French cuisine served at an ideal location in the Abu Tig Marina. Enjoy a variety of magnificent cuisine and seafood specialty dishes either inside the restaurant or on the marina boardwalk.
Captain's Steakhouse Grill restaurant
Located on the marina promenade, Captain's Steakhouse offers an intimate, yet informal, candle-lit setting mere meters from the sea. Their a la carte menu features mouth-watering steaks on sizzling platters, flaming brochettes, seafood and much more!
Feast on not only wonderful Belgian culinary delights at their specialty Belgian restaurant but enjoy a fantastic meal of fabulous dishes from all corners of the earth. A wonderful evening, accompanied by soft, live piano music while you dine.
The Sail Restaurant offers both international and local delicacies in a sophisticated and relaxed setting. The warm colours and cosy atmosphere the restaurant offers, as well as the friendly service, gives you an unforgettable dining experience.
Situated right on the beach front, El Sayadin restaurant is the epitome of romance as you dine while overlooking the sea. Their a la carte menu features fish and seafood specialities, catch of the Day, Lobster Academy, Oriental mezza as well as a BBQ grill.
Dining at this floating restaurant located in the new Marina will be a unique culinary experience. Offshore serve Mediterranean cuisine offering a variety of appetizers and local Seafood, accompanied by our locally produced El Gouna wines for that truly authentic touch.
Dawar El OmdaBuffet
Right in the heart of Downtown El Gouna, Dawar El Omda brings you daily themed buffets, from the Atlantic to the Pacific! Highly recommended is Wednesday's 'Taste of Arabia' buffet, offering exotic dishes alongside enchanting Arabian rhythms to indulge all senses. All set amongst an elegant setting of Oriental design.
Experience a great evening in an elegant yet cosy restaurant. Daily buffet themes include a uniquely Egyptian fare and traditional dance show on Tuesday evenings.
Situated in the scenic Abu Tig marina, at Maritim you can sit and have a breakfast, lunch or dinner and watch an array of stunning million dollar yachts pass by. Their menu is typically international seafood with both vegetarian and other options available. An exciting addition recently made to the restaurant is their Volcanic Rock Grill which now allows diners to grill their own dishes at their table for that truly unique experience.
Jobo Sports BarBar
Jobo’s Sports Bar is the local sports bar in El Gouna. It serves a variety of dishes including fajitas and BBQ steaks as well as some more exotic cuisine such as their range of Scandinavian dishes. It also shows sports from around the world broadcasted live on big screen and flat screens throughout the restaurant.
Relax on bean bags under umbrellas on the beach with your own waiter service. Delicious food is available at both the restaurant and at the bar, so whether you’re looking for a more formal evening or just to relax and unwind with a cocktail, dining at Moods offers this.
If you’re looking for traditional and authentic Greek delicacies then Athena is the place for you. Its welcoming atmosphere gives a great family feel to the restaurant making diners feel at home. You can also enjoy some traditional Greek music and dancing and get involved in some famous Greek plate smashing.