Jaz Makadi Star & Spa ResortThe Jaz Makadi Star & Spa resort in Hurghada promotes itself as an "oasis on the Red Sea." Located 30 Km away from Hurghada Airport, this deluxe holiday resort can cater to all your needs. The resort facilities include heated swimming pools, a gym, as well as the luxurious Makadi Serena Spa where you can enjoy the most relaxing and reviving treatments ever. As a guest of the resort, you'll also have access to the hotel’s private beach and the nearby coral reefs; the diving centre instructors will introduce you to the pleasures of snorkelling and scuba diving.
And after a long day spent at the beach, you can dance the hot Hurghada night away at the hotel's nightclub, "Al-Manara" or enjoy a sumptuous dinner at any of the hotel's varied restaurants.
Address: Madinat Makadi, P.O. Box 178 Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt
Tel:+ 20 65 359 0580, Fax: + 20 65 359 0589 Visit Website
Le Meridien Dahab ResortNestled in a beautiful bay overlooking the Gulf of Aqaba, Le Méridien Dahab Resort has it all for a perfect diving holiday on the Egyptian Red Sea coast. The hotel boasts a total of 182 spacious rooms and suites, opening out to beautiful terraces with breathtaking sea views. The hotel facilities include a windsurfing and diving center, two tennis courts, five swimming pools, as well as a wide selection of restaurants and bars. The hotel's Spa is to be completed by the second quarter of 2011.
Address: PO Box 2, South Sinai, Red Sea
Phone: +20 69 3640 425, Fax: +20 69 3640 428Visit Website
Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel
El Remaya SquareVisit Website
M.S. Soleil Nile CruiserA beautiful luxury trip down the Nile on this cruiser will have you falling in love with Egypt;visit the Temple of Edfu, Luxor Temple, Dendera and many more on this full board tour of the Nile Valley. There are 30 double and 2 single cabins to choose from as well as 2 suites, all with individual climate control, minibar, satellite tv, radio, and private bathroom. Housekeeping is twice a day, and the rooms are all towards the front of the vehicle, away from public areas and the engine room. You are offered three meals a day, a mix of international and local cuisine, as well as afternoon tea on the deck where you can watch the sun set. There are several activities on board such as lazing on the sun deck by the pool, or playing games such as mini football and table tennis. There are events every night after dinner, including a Nubian folkloric performance, belly dancers, or the renowned galabiyya party. A masseuse is available onboard if you need a relaxing massage after a hectic day of sight seeing.
49, Mohey Eldine Abulezz,
Tel: +20 (0)2 3336 0244/55
Maritim Jolie Ville Kings Island ResortPerfect for families and couples alike, the Jolie Ville Kings Island resort covers an area of over 24 acres on a stunning private Nile island. The 227 rooms of the resort are organized in the form of bungalows, extending to a swimming pool area where you’ll find a separate children’s pool and a breathtaking infinity pool overlooking the Nile. The resort also offers a wide range of sports and leisure facilities. The resort is a few kilometers away from downtown Luxor and the ancient temple of Karnak.
Address: Awameya Road, Kings Island, Luxor, Egypt
Tel: +20 (95) 2274855, Fax: +20 (95) 2274936Visit Website
Mena House Oberoi
Located in Giza, close to the Great Pyramids, the Mena House Oberoi is a picturesque palatial hotel with a royal history, starting in 1869. It is surrounded by gardens of jasmine, and you will be swept into another time by the luxurious and traditional décor. The hotel offers many modern amenities to facilitate your stay such as a golf course – actually being renovated – where you can tee under the pyramids, a pool, a fitness center, internet access, and a wide range of upscale restaurants offering both local and international dishes.
Pyramids' Road, Giza,
Cairo, EgyptVisit Website
Moevenpick Resort & SpaSpanning over 350.000 sq meters on a paradisiacal Red Sea peninsula, the very exclusive Moevenpick Resort & Spa in El-Gouna has everything one might dream of for a perfect vacation. The resort's facilities cater to all types of travellers. Spend your time on the hotel's private beach or in one of the 4 available pools, before heading down to the luxurious Angsana Spa for a relaxing treatment. If you're more into sports and diving particularly, you'll also be served. The resort houses 2 tennis courts, 1 squash court, 2 gym work-out rooms, and the PADI 5* Dive Tribe Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Centre offering all levels of diving courses. Been there, done that? Then try kitesurfing from the resort's private beach. You'll love it, especially that El-Gouna's wind conditions are praised among the kite surfers' community world-wide.
Address: P.O. Box 72, Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt
Tel: +20 65 354 4501, Fax:+20 65 354 5160
Movenpick Resort AswanLocated in the northern part of the Elephantine Island, the Mövenpick Resort Aswan is an imposing modern hotel housing 235 guestrooms. The hotel is surrounded by greenery and most of the rooms and suites overlook the majestic Nile, the islands and Aswan. Apart from the usual amenities that all 5-stars hotels have on offer, the Movenpick Aswan houses an exquisite spa and a gigantic outdoor pool additionally to business amenities such as wireless Internet and a spacious versatile meeting room. The hotel’s main restaurants serve International, local and Italian cuisines.
Address: Elephantine Island, PO Box 62, Aswan, Egypt
Tel: +20 97 230 34 55, Fax: +20 97 230 34 85Visit Website
Oberoi Sahl HasheeshCovering a total surface of 48 acres, the opulent Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh resort is justifiably one of, if not the most luxurious Red Sea resort in the Hurghada area. The resort features luxurious accommodations ranging from Deluxe to Royal Suites. The former are spacious and elegantly furnished and feature marble baths overlooking a private open-air walled garden. Larger Grand Suites have their own private swimming pool, heated in the cooler months. And this is only a mere example of the world-class upscale standards of the resort!
Address: P.O. Box 117, Sahl Hasheesh, Red Sea, Egypt
Tel: +20 65 344 0777, Fax: +20 65 344 0788Visit Website
Porto Marina ResortNestled in the gigantic Porto Marina real estate project on the Egyptian North Coast in Alamein, the Porto Marina Resort & Spa boasts a total of 338 rooms, including 325 standard rooms, 5 executive suites, 3 junior suites, 3 royal suites, 1 captain suite, and 1 presidential suite. The hotel is surrounded by The Venice Canal Mall – a man-made canal with Venetian pirogues floating through it – and the 18-hole golf course. The real estate complex is a favourite among Egyptian and Arab vacationers, but it has started to attract more and more westerners over the past few years. The resort's 2 private beaches and the private diving centre on-site offer endless sports and recreational options, including water sports, jet-skiing, banana boats, pedalos, and canoes.
Address: Alexandria - Matrouh Road, El Alamein, Egypt
Tel: +20 46 445 2711, Fax: +20 46 445 2712Visit Website