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OUR MAKADI BAY HOLIDAYS

The beautiful Makadi Bay with its silky sand and crystal waters is one of the Red Sea’s quieter destinations but still with plenty to offer. Makadi Mall has entertainment, cuisine for all tastes and a relaxed shopping experience, or you can blow off some steam at the Sports Centre followed by an afternoon of sunbathing or a visit to a beachside spa

QUICK FACTS

  • Secluded bay between the desert and the Red Sea mountain range
  • Peaceful location with easy access to Hurghada and Safaga
  • Ideal for snorkeling, diving and sailing
  • 18-hole championship golf course amid stunning scenery

WEATHER AND FLYING TIME

  • Air Temperature: 16 – 33°c
  • Sea Temperature: 20 – 28°c
  • Flying Time: 5 hours – Hurghada International Airport
  • Serenity Fun City Resort
    Great for families with water parks on-site

    Serenity Fun City Resort

    from £990pp
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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

Many hotels offer a shuttle bus service, we would suggest seeking advice on arrival. Alternatively, due to the size of the resort, you may choose to walk along the beach around the bay. Taxis will be available for hire at the hotel, agree the destination and cost before starting your journey.

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.
  • Makadi Bay 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.
  • Take the kids to Makadi Waterworld, this is Egypt’s largest water park and an exciting action-packed day out offering over 50 different rides.
  • The Sights
    The Sights

    If you fancy a change of scenery, then take a trip to the close by port of Safaga with its black sand dune beaches where the seawater is highly saline and said to have curative qualities. Alternatively, you may prefer to experience the hustle and bustle of Hurghada to get a taste of traditional Egyptian daily life visiting the old town souks. From there you can jump on a boat to Giftun Island with its nature reserve and National Park.

  • Oceanfront
    Oceanfront

    Makadi Bay is well known for its tranquil palm-fringed beaches, spectacular diving and wonderful house reefs making it a great place for both beginners and experienced divers. The sea is warm allowing for an abundance of marine life including rays and turtles along with beautiful corals displays. The lively waterfront is filled with resorts where you can enjoy a cool drink whilst admiring the view across the bay. There are also other activities available such as snorkeling and sailing excursions.

  • Explore More
    Explore More

    If you want to stay dry but not miss out on the bay’s fascinating underwater world then take a journey on a glass bottom boat. For the adrenalin seekers there is the opportunity to join a desert quad bike safari to work up an appetite climbing the sand dunes before entering a Bedouin village for a delicious buffet dinner where you may even be treated to a belly dancing performance.