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Holidays in El Gouna
Search your Egypt holidays in El Gouna. At Libraholidays you will find cheap holidays to El Gouna that simply cannot be beaten. Whether it’s All Inclusive holidays, a family holiday or late deals to El Gouna, we will find you holidays to this fantastic Egyptian resort. Set along 10km of sun drenched shoreline, incorporating islands, lagoons and sympathetically designed luxury hotels, gardens and golfing greens. El Gouna is situated 20 km north of the equally fantastic resort of Hurghada and appeals to holiday visitors on a well deserved El Gouna holiday. Learn to scuba dive or snorkel along the Red sea, an ideal setting for those wishing to learn with experienced divers. The majority of Hotels in El Gouna, offer the best facilities, including quality gyms, large pools and even Golfing holidays are increasingly popular, owing to the great golfing facilities.
El Gouna holidays – a sports paradise, with internationally certified diving centres, windsurfing, waterskiing, parasailing or snorkelling on your doorstep! Whether you want to learn to kite surf or enjoy a leisurely round of golf the choice of sports and leisure activities is endless!
When it comes to relaxing holidays in the sun, El Gouna is pretty hard to beat. This simple yet stunning land has become a smash hit with foreigners as well as Egyptian folk, looking for ideal summer holidays. A blend of stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and wonderful architecture, this place simply demands investigation. If your idea of a great holiday to Egypt is all about taking things easy, you’re in the right place. This place has stunning beaches that are ideal for holidays packed full of sunbathing and swimming. From beaches to markets, El Gouda’s also home to some fantastic bargains. Browse the bazaars and look for traditional souvenirs to take home. So whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, or explore the Venice-like canals and bridges, holidays in El Gouna are well worth a look.
A self-contained town on the beautiful Red Sea coast, El Gouna offers an unrivaled lifestyle. Built on 10 km of beach, the town of 10,000 residents spreads across islands and lagoons. Boasting a superb infrastructure and excellent services, the destination is a short flight from Europe. At El Gouna sandy beaches and the ideal temperatures welcome visitors all year round.
El Gouna, with its two tourist districts of Kafr el Gouna and Abu Tig Marina, and a number of prestigious hotel chains, offers a wide variety of dining experiences. Many cuisines and styles are present in town, from Indian to French, Thai, Belgian, German, Italian, Chinese and many more. You’ll find everything from five-star gourmets to casual marina-side bistros, seafood buffets, shisha cafes and poolside eateries You can dine with a view of the sparkling sea, verdant golf course, stunning desert mountains or bustling marina. In El Gouna, you also can take advantage of the exclusive Dine Around programme, which allows you to sample restaurants of hotels other than yours if you are on half-board basis. Stroll out in Kafr El Gouna, the heart of town, or in stylish, beautiful Abu Tig Marina, and find a number of international and local restaurants and bars, including some of Cairo’s trendiest joints such as Le Tabasco and Maison Thomas or the lively atmosphere of the popular meeting places such as the Club House and the Biergarten. You will find also a big choice of restaurants and eateries with a strong local flavour, with some outlets having a very popular. Be aware that not all local restaurants serve alcohol. They serve though great tasty local food!In El Gouna, the hotels’ cuisine is in general quite good. Hotels normally have a main restaurant serving the boarding meals (breakfast and dinner, sometimes also lunch), and one or two a-la-carte restaurants to sample specialties or to celebrate that special occasion in an intimate atmosphere.
El gouna holidays, the best bet for souvenir shopping is Downtown, where there’s a cluster of boutique style stores selling everything from carpets, ceramics and artworks to sheesha pipes, brassware, leather goods, spices and clothes. Bargaining is allowed but the hassle factor is thankfully absent.
Don’t forget the outdoor Art Village featuring handicrafts and paintings. Remember that many shops may shut in the afternoon but reopen until well into the evening.
Out & About in El Gouna
El Gouna Tours Available during a stay in El Gouna (Bookable through your local Libra rep)
Luxor overday Valley of kings, Temple of Hatchepsut, Colossi of Memnon & Karnak Temple approx. £69 per person
Snorkelling Trip to Mahmaya Island approx. £37 per person
A lazy boat ride to the environmentally protected idyllic island at Mahmya
Desert Jeep Safari approx. £35 per person
Enjoy a jeep & camel ride through the desert for a typical bedouin night.
Transfer time from Hurghada airport is approximately 35-40 minutes.
Other Rresorts in Egypt
Alexandria, Aswan, Dahab, El Gouna, Hurghada, Luxor, Nuweiba, River Nile – Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, Taba, Makadi Bay, Soma Bay,
Accommodation in El Gouna
Steigenberger Golf Resort Hotel 5*, Sheraton Miramar Hotel 5*, Movenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna 5*, Sultan Bey Hotel 4*, Dawar El Omda Hotel 4*, Arena Inn Hotel 4*, Turtles Inn Hotel 3*, Captains Inn Hotel 3*, Ali Pasha Hotel 3*