The beautiful Makadi Bay with its silky sand and crystal waters is one of the Red Sea’s best kept secrets! This idyllic resort is not overrun with tourists making it the perfect location for those seeking sun, sea and tranquillity. Located between Hurghada and Safaga, Makadi Bay nestles between the mountains and the serene desert dunes, boasting stunning stretches of white sand. The Makadi Mall is where you will find entertainment, cuisine for all tastes and a relaxed shopping experience, or if you prefer to remain active and pamper yourself you can blow off some steam at the Sports Centre followed by an afternoon of sunbathing or a visit to a beachside spa.


  • Modern seaside resort developed around a picturesque bay
  • Quiet resort with great family friendly hotels and beaches
  • Premier diving exploring Makati’s deep waters
  • 18-hole championship golf course amid stunning scenery


  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    from £68pp
  • Seascope
    Boat Trip


    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
    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
    from £62pp
  • Submarine
    Boat Trip


    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
    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
    from £57pp

Makadi Bay is popular for its idyllic palm-fringed beaches, spectacular diving, golf course as well as being a quieter option to neighbouring Hurghada. Being the ideal base for sailing and diving trips and to make sure you make the most of your holiday we have listed below some facts that you will find handy as we know you will be very busy soaking in the glorious sun or exploring this beautiful bay.


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.


  • 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 2 hours 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. Ramadan for the year 2021 starts on the evening of Monday, the 12th April lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Tuesday the 11th of May.
  • 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

    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.