What to do in Hurghada? there are many things to do in Hurghada. Hurghada used to be a quiet fishing village, but in the past 20 years, it has become the most popular resort on the Red Sea. The resorts offer a wide range of water sports activities for sailors, yachters, divers, and swimmers. The 36 kilometers of pristine beaches are a great place to relax before diving into the depths of the Red Sea in search of a lost treasure. Moreover, there are 36 kilometers of beautiful beaches with resorts and holiday villas where visitors can relax before diving into the Red Sea, searching for the legendary gems hidden there.

Visitors to Hurghada can choose from many fun things to do both during and at night. This makes the city ideal for a wide variety of vacation styles. To truly get away from the stress of everyday life, people need to be able to do mentally and physically challenging things. In the past few years, Hurghada has become a popular place for water sports such as windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, and swimming. So, going to this big city is not an option.

But it has become known worldwide as an excellent place for diving and snorkeling. Divers love to go to underwater parks because they have a wide variety of plants, animals, and coral reefs that are hard to see anywhere else. If you are a diver or just interested in diving, you may want to plan a trip to Hurghada to witness some of the best diving activities in the world.

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Hurghada is an excellent place for divers of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking to find new depths or a beginner getting your feet wet, you won’t be disappointed. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver looking for the best diving places, this is true. Working with PADI-certified instructors at one of the many dive centers will allow you to customize your scuba diving trip according to your interests and needs.

Snorkeling is another water sport often practiced by people in the Hurghada area. Snorkeling has a much easier learning curve than most other water sports (although safety training and guidance are provided). Snorkeling is a way for people to get close to things in the water without diving.

Due to its convenient location, the city is a popular starting place for scuba divers who want to go all over the Red Sea. From here, many divers go to the Mediterranean. Anyone who has ever been interested in the depths of the ocean should believe that this area is an unbelievable dream come true.

People who come to town should spend time in its old neighborhoods, such as Sakala and Dhaher, and its newer areas. If you try it, you may make a mistake that will be very bad. Many high-end hotels in Hurghada offer spa and massage services to their guests. Visitors can also sail on the city’s beautiful beaches, windsurf, deep-sea fishing, pedal boats, and jet-ski.

People who do not want to wet their feet but still want to see the hidden beauty of the river can take a glass-bottom boat. After dark, Hurghada’s famous nightlife comes alive. They include places such as the Ministry of Sound Beach Club, discos, and other entertainment venues in the city’s hotels and resorts.

Some restaurants serve real Arabic food, while others, such as Hard Rock Café, are only for tourists. The beauty of Egypt will make you want to come back, again and again, to see it in new and exciting ways. The beach and the desert are so close together that they can’t help but be fun. The excitement and beauty of Hurghada will be reason enough to stay a while on their own, but the nearby desert and beach add a lot of variety.

The desert and coastal areas of Egypt are known all over the world. Going inland from the Hurghada area, people of all ages may find exciting new places to discover and explore. The Central Desert Highlands make up much of the western United States. As the sun sets, you see stunning views and have unrivaled opportunities to learn and grow.

A quad bike desert trip is one of the most exciting things to do in and around Hurghada. You will have a great story to tell your family and friends back home. Bedouins are the people who live in the vast and beautiful eastern desert. This desert consists of sand, rocks, mountains, and cities called “oases.” Bedouins make up most of the people who live there.

Before taking you on a camel ride to the desert dunes in the afternoon, the tour guides will introduce themselves and do a safety check. An authentic Bedouin village is the best place to learn about the Bedouin way of life and traditions. After that, you will dine in the desert, ride camels and listen to Bedouin music. Your camping night will end with a hearty meal, after which you will sleep under the stars. People who do not want to drive can use four-wheel drive vehicles to reach the Bedouin settlements. Therefore, people who prefer not to drive can still get where they need to go.

You can see the other islands if you look away from the desert and towards the shore. You can reach these islands by boat, and there are many things to do and see there. Many islands are also popular snorkeling spots, with good diving for beginners and experts alike. This place is excellent for diving and snorkeling, with many coral walls, sandy shallows, and different depths. 

If you are a scuba diver on vacation and want to go snorkeling, you should check out this site. It is full of fish and other sea creatures waiting to be seen. Many believe that Giftun Island is one of the best places in the world to go scuba diving. For this reason, a lot of diving tours go to the island. The island consists of beautiful sand reefs, and the surrounding sea contains coral and other marine life.

The clear waters around the reef make it an excellent place for snorkeling. There are many brightly colored tropical species and beautiful corals in these seas. On your travels, you may see dolphins, turtles, and stingrays, among other aquatic animals. Many tour companies have piers where divers and snorkelers can leave to visit the atolls in the area.

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Mahmya island in hurghada

Mahmya Beach is an excellent location off the coast of Hurghada, Egypt, and it is located on the south side of Giftun Island National Park. This beautiful island is well managed, as evidenced by the fact that it attracts visitors without being too crowded. Its Arabic name, “protected area,” tells you everything you need to know about it.
Many tour companies offer day trips to Mahmya, which is very popular among tourists.

You can reach the island on two boats from the reserves at that time. Each ship has a capacity of 27 people. Small boats carry people to and from shore so that tourism does not harm the reefs or animals. Boats must moor near bay buoys to protect the reefs and the animals that live there. When people arrive on the island, they can choose from many things to do. They can snorkel or snorkel around the lagoon’s colorful coral reefs, stroll along the beach, play volleyball with other guests, learn to dive with the help of a dive center, or relax on the beach.

After a day of sightseeing, you can relax with a drink at the bar or eat great seafood and traditional Italian food in the hotel restaurant. Visitors can rest easily on a deserted island, knowing that qualified lifeguards, medical professionals, and security staff are always close by.

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Giftun Islands:

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Top view of Giftun Island

One of the most popular things to do in Hurghada is to take a boat out to the Giftun Islands, where there are beautiful stretches of white beach where you can relax and soak up some sun, as well as excellent snorkeling.
People who aren’t crazy about scuba diving the best diving in Egypt can get an excellent feel for the Red Sea by visiting the coral reefs along the island’s coast. When many people on the Giftun Islands and hundreds of boats are coming and going daily, it’s best to relax on the beach instead of scuba diving or snorkeling. When things are calm, you might see brightly colored fish darting around in the water as you paddle close to shore. Those who don’t want to do dangerous things in the water can find a shady spot under a palm tree and enjoy the warm sun.

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Sinbad the Submarine:

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Sindbad Submarine in Hurghada

Learning about new ways to explore the ocean is interesting as water sports such as diving and snorkeling are becoming increasingly popular. A two-hour trip in a submarine can be used to see underwater in the Red Sea. If you want to, you can keep going. In Hurghada, you can see Sinbad, a vehicle that can sink underwater. It can accommodate up to forty-four people and has two pilots. On a trip to Sinbad, tourists can see beautiful coral reefs and plenty of marine life in the area’s waterways. These places are great for diving and have interesting stories behind them.

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Mons Claudianus:

The Romans established a prison colony in Egypt called “Mons Claudianus.” The prisoners who mined granite for the Roman Empire helped build it. Guests won’t have to work in the quarry while there, which is fine. This is a great advantage because it is located near the southern edge of Hurghada. Everyone knows that Egypt is a country with a lot of history.

This stone was used to build many other important buildings, such as the Pantheon and the Temple of Venus in Rome, Hadrian’s Villa at Tivoli, the walls and towers around Mons Claudianus, and many others. Among the remains of granite artifacts, a Roman camp, nearby homes, shops, and stables, you may find evidence of hot springs being used to heat underfloor heating systems.

The site is the largest, best-preserved, and most complete Roman complex in the Eastern Desert, and its granite quarry is still in use today. It is not only the most extensive Roman ruins in the Eastern Desert but also the largest in the world. Mons Porphyrite (about 40 km from Hurghada) can also be seen.

The Hurghada resort:

At the luxurious spa in the Hurghada area, guests of the resort can enjoy a wide range of services and recreational facilities. All the resorts nearby, such as Safaga, El Gouna, Makadi Bay, and Sahl Hasheesh, are worth a visit, and our hotel is an excellent place to start. Since Hurghada International Airport is so close, it is quick and easy to get to Cairo and see its famous historical sites, such as the pyramids. You can also go to Luxor, where there are several ancient temples.

Enjoy the beach life in Hurghada:

The loveliest stretches of beach in the area are on the north and south sides of Hurghada, where there are beach resorts.
Almost all resorts let people who aren’t staying at the hotels come in for the day.

But if you want to see what Hurghada offers as a beach town, you should stay at a resort for a few nights. Hurghada has beautiful resorts that offer everything you need for a great vacation. The best beaches are south of the Sigala district in the middle of the island.

A few kilometers farther down the coast from here is where the main resort area. Some of the best hotels and long stretches of white sand beach on the Red Sea coast are in Sahl Hasheesh, 18 kilometers south of Hurghada Airport, and Makadi Bay (30 kilometers south of Hurghada Airport).

Trip to the desert by jeep or quad bike:

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Quad bike in Hurghada desert

Visitors often don’t notice the beach’s dry landscape because there are so many water activities to do. Hurghada has toured in dune buggies, safaris through the desert, and quad riding on the dunes. You don’t have to go too far off the beaten path from the resort town to find acacia-covered ravines and red-tinged mountains in the eastern desert. A five-hour quad bike safari in Hurghada, which often stops at a Bedouin town and includes a ride on a camel, is a popular way to see the interior of the desert.

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Camel Ride into the Desert

All the resorts in Hurghada allow their guests to ride a camel, whether they want a short walk along the beach (which is excellent for families) or a longer one-or two-hour desert trek. Long tours often go to one of the Bedouin towns far from the city. From a high saddle, you can see desert views backed by jagged mountains along the Red Sea coast from a high tackle. Since they are all led by Bedouin camel men, you don’t have to worry about the camels taking off while running. Alternatively, you can relax and enjoy the views.

Snorkeling in Hurghada:

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Diving in Gota abu ramada

The only way to see the fascinating underwater places near Hurghada is to go snorkeling. If you don’t like diving, you can explore the many shallow reefs by snorkeling. The area around the Giftun Islands is one of the most famous places in the world for snorkeling. Red Sea snorkeling trips sometimes stop at the main island of Giftun for a swim and solarium before moving on to nearby reefs for the snorkeling portion of the journey. He takes care of transportation to and from your hotel in Hurghada and gives you a full-day boat trip that includes lunch. You will not lack opportunities to relax and unwind either.

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