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OUR EL GOUNA HOLIDAYS

El Gouna, Arabic for ‘the lagoon’, is a self-contained resort town with a series of islands and lagoons connected by canals. This location provides the perfect getaway if you are looking for beautiful beaches, action and adventure and high-class shops, bars, and restaurants. It is also renowned for its water sports and championship golf course.

QUICK FACTS

  • Beautifully maintained cosmopolitan destination
  • Family friendly hotels and activities
  • Luxurious beachside resorts
  • Ideal for golfers and water sport enthusiasts

WEATHER AND FLYING TIME

  • Air Temperature: 17-33°c
  • Sea Temperature: 21-29°c
  • Flying Time: 5 hours - Hurghada International Airport
  • The Movenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna
    Long sandy beach

    The Movenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna

    from £905pp
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  • The Three Corners Ocean View
    Adults Only Resort

    The Three Corners Ocean View

    from £985pp
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  • The Three Corners Rihana Resort
    Waterpark “AquaSplash”

    The Three Corners Rihana Resort

    from £1095pp
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  • Aqua Park
    Soft & Easy

    Aqua Park

    Enjoy a lovely day out with the water lovers and let your kids and yourself have endless fun with more than 33 water slides.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Not Included:
    from £62pp
  • Desert Safari
    Adventure Tours

    Desert Safari

    Discover the desert and enjoy riding camels, quads, Go Karts and have fun in the evening enjoying a lovely BBQ Dinner, belly dancing, Tanoura show and star watching by telescope.

    • Duration: One afternoon
    • Not Included:
    from £57pp
  • Dolphin House
    Boat Trip

    Dolphin House

    Another great day out in the Red Sea to three very different sites. If you are lucky, you may get the chance to see dolphins (NOT GURANTEED) in the wild.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Not Included:
    from £41pp
  • Giftun Island (3 Islands)
    Adventure Tours

    Giftun Island (3 Islands)

    Relax on the island for one and half hours and get a fantastic tan, snorkel over the beautiful reefs WITH 2 STOPS 45 min each.

    Tuesdays Only

    • Duration: 1 hour and half
    • Not Included:
    from £36pp
  • Mahmya Beach
    Soft & Easy

    Mahmya Beach

    Here you can sunbathe, swim and snorkel all day until you are satisfied with the beauty of the best beach on the Red Sea.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Not Included:
    from £87pp
  • Paradise Island
    Soft & Easy

    Paradise Island

    Known throughout the world for its coral reefs, crystal clear waters and relaxing beaches. Relax on the island for one and half hour to get a fantastic tan, snorkel over the beautiful reefs.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Not Included:
    from £52pp
  • Quad Safari
    Adventure Tours

    Quad Safari

    Travel through the desert on a quad bike to a Bedouin camp. Guaranteed to have your own quad, no sharing.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Not Included:
    from £41pp
  • Scuba Sensation
    Adventure Tours

    Scuba Sensation

    With its vast selection of coral reefs and various colorful sea life. This remarkable introductory day to diving includes two dives in the amazing Red Sea...

    • Duration: 1 hour
    • Not Included:
    from £68pp
  • Seascope
    Boat Trip

    Seascope

    Enjoy a 2hrs cruise on the Red Sea in this beautiful yellow catamaran and admire the corals and beautiful array of tropical fish - without getting your feet wet.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Not Included:
    from £41pp
  • Sharm Elnaga
    Soft & Easy

    Sharm Elnaga

    Make your day memorable with its combination of sand, sun and sea. Take some time to snorkel in the Red Sea.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Not Included:
    from £62pp
  • Submarine
    Boat Trip

    Submarine

    Fantastic underwater sights from the large panoramic windows as you cruise under the sea. All the wonders of the underwater world - tropical fish and beautiful corals. Excellent opportunity to see the underworld without getting wet.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Not Included:
    from £57pp
  • Turkish hammam and massage
    Soft & Easy

    Turkish hammam and massage

    The Turkish Hammam is an ancient bathing ritual during which you will enjoy a body polish; the special Turkish cloth (kese) along with special soap is rubbed and massaged across and into your skin leaving your body fresh, smooth and moisturized.

    Sauna, steam, Jacuzzi and transfer are also included.

    You may have any other alternative of massage rather than Swedish (free of Charge) except Hot stone and Thai massage, they’re subject to supplement.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Not Included:
    from £57pp

Egypt Holidays have been arranging trips to this wonderful destination for over 30 years. Our expert experience and unrivalled product knowledge puts us in the perfect position to provide you with this handy Fact File to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime.

GETTING AROUND

Taxis are available and usually charge on a fixed rate so check the fare beforehand. At the marina you will see a tok tok station (small three wheel taxis), these will take you around the resort, they are a cheap way to travel.

QUICK FACTS

  • As a British citizen, you will need a valid passport and a visa to enter Hurghada. You can get your visa at the airport when you arrive or from the Egyptian Consulate. For further information please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/entry-requirements.
  • El Gouna is 1 hour ahead of UK time (GMT).
  • The currency used is the Egyptian pound.
  • The language spoken is Arabic
  • Resorts will be busy after Ramadan as Egyptian families will go away to celebrate. Ramadan is a sacred month when Muslims fast from dawn until sunset.
  • Don’t miss El Gouna’s weekly Street Festival from Spring until Autumn where there is entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. The venue is subject to change so ask at your hotel for up to date information.
  • The Sights
    The Sights

    The architecture is quite unique for an Egyptian resort and it is an experience in itself exploring the countless islands, stunning turquoise lagoons and bustling marina. There are gourmet restaurants, trendy nightclubs, Olympic pools, luxury spas, a famous golf course and tennis courts. More than enough to keep the whole family happy!

  • Oceanfront
    Oceanfront

    You can eat, drink or just sit and relax watching the luxury yachts at the lovely Abu Tig Marina. By night you have your pick of bars serving amazing cocktails with live music on offer. The white sand beaches are perfect for kitesurfing, waterskiing, snorkeling and scuba diving or you could just lay back with a good book and catch some rays.

  • Explore More
    Explore More

    If you want to submerge yourself in history, then take a break from the beach and visit Luxor with its fascinating ancient sites. Those looking to escape the hustle and bustle can head out on a desert safari where you can have tea with the Bedouins and star gaze to your hearts content.