hurghada city guide egypt

Travel Guide To Hurghada

  • Egypt
  • Hurghada
  • EET (UTC+2)
  • EGP
  • Arabic
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General Information About Hurghada

Hurghada, has incredible coral reefs and dozens of attractions in a relaxed and quiet atmosphere. Although this destination is known as one of the top three destinations for diving in the world, it has something for everyone, even for those who do not practice diving: beach fun, extreme water sports, clubs and golf are just some of the options from which to choose.

The water in Hurghada is very clear and the variety of marine fauna and flora is exceptionally rich, so dive sites in this area are perfect for underwater photography.

Hurghada has a wide range of beautiful hotels, where guests can enjoy spa facilities, massages and beautiful beaches, windsurfing, underwater fishing.

Hurghada is a luxury resort city divided into three areas: Sigala, El-Dahar and El-Memsha. In Sigala you will find many resorts on the beach, mid-range hotels and many restaurants. South of Sigala, you’ll find luxury resorts. El-Dahar is the oldest part of the city. The Memsha, which means village road, is the modern part of the city. There are many luxury destinations nearby, including the bays of Soma and Makadi and Sahl Hasheesh.

Hurghada Culture and History


Communication with the older people, could be little bit difficult as they mostly speak their native language. The younger people speak English language.

Although Egypt is an Islamic state where alcohol is forbidden, you can consume alcoholic beverages in most major hotels and bars in Hurghada.


Hurghada was founded in the early 20th century. It grew from a humble fishing village of a few hundred inhabitants into a booming city. Soon this place became a gold mine. The tourists kept coming, and residents became excellent hosts. Hurghada acquired its name from a plant which has grown naturally since ancient times.


The sun in Hurgada is very strong, so make sure you are protected from the hot African sun. Drink enough water to be protected from the sun stroke and dehydration.

Hurghada Nightlife

Hurghada is a town famous for its nightlife. Located between two port cities, Hurghada gets plenty of visitors wanting to have fun. There are many ways to spend an afternoon when you’re in Hurghada.

Hurghada has a great Nightlife and people can go enjoy their night out in many bars and discos. Alcoholic drinks can usually be found in bars or hotels.
Hurghada has a very western atmosphere so it is much easier to drink than in other places in Egypt. Hurghada is known for its cosmopolitan nightlife scene, with the many bars within the new Hurghada Marina.

Popular Bars in Hurghada

SubZero Ice Bar & Restaurant

Sheraton Road, Moon Valley Hotel,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel. : +20 100 503 7249

Moby Dick

Sheraton street, opposite the hotel Regina Royal Resort,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel.: +20 65 3440050

Retro Bar & Pub

Between Sunrise Holidays Resort and Moon Valley Residence,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel.: +20 100 512 6667

Caribbean Bar

Sheraton Road, Bella Vista Building,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel.: +20 111 049 7436


Famous Clubs in Hurghada

Papas Beach Club

Hurghada New Marina,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel. : +20 106 88 33 552

White Beach Hurghada

Opposite El Tabia Hotel, Sheraton Road,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel.: +20 100 400 7109

Samba Bar and Latin House

Old Sheraton Rd, Next to Sunrise Holidays Hotel,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel.: +20 107444157

Color Beach Club

Shedwan St.,
Hurghada, Egypt,
Tel. : +20 111 112 5617

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