Stretching 40 kms along the Red Coast, Hurghada is a beach town in Egypt, located 600 km from Cairo. It is known for its stunning coral reefs and turquoise waters. One of Egypt's main tourist attractions, Hurghada, which once used to be a fishing village, is now known for its nightlife, holiday resorts, beaches and water sports activities.
Hurghada does not have many spectacular sightseeing options. Still, it offers numerous adventure activities like cruising along the Red Sea to Giftun islands, quad biking in the Sahara desert, or a glass-bottom boat ride with amazing corals. Also known for its watersports, Hurghada has some of the best numerous diving and snorkelling sites around Abu Ramada Island, Giftun Kebir, Fanadir and Giftun Soraya. Tourists also like to visit the shipwrecks at El Mina and Rosalie Moller.
The beach town of Hurghada is a perfect blend of modernism and traditions, studded with vintage coffee houses and restaurants, Hurghada also houses some great bars and clubs. If you are looking for a beach destination where you can relax and party while enjoying a town's rich history, Hurghada is the place for you.
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