Makadi Bay Hotels Egypt

Makadi Bay is situated just 30 minutes south of Hurghada and is one of the most beautiful resorts on the Red Sea. The resort is excellent for watersports and has lovely sandy beaches and stunning underwater reefs.

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Makadi Bay

A purpose built resort with a pleasant pedestrian centre with a choice of shops and restaurants, and large resort style hotels stretching along the coastline offering all the requirements needed for a relaxed holiday. Popular with families many of the hotels offer a variety of entertainment on-site including kids clubs, aqua-parks, sports facilities and play areas coupled with long stretches of gently sloping beaches.

An entry Visa is required for Egypt and costs approx 15 GBP per person.

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Makadi Bay Hotels (?)

Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel Photograph of Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
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The Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel treats guests to an amazing experience of a luxury lifestyle combined with the warmth of true Egyptian hospitality. This hotel is the ideal choice for a relaxing and a...

4.6 / 5 from 18 reviews

Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel Photograph of Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
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The Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel is ideal for couples and families with its relaxed atmosphere and great location next to Makadi Bay....

4.8 / 5 from 41 reviews

Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel Photograph of Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
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Stylish and traditionally Egyptian resort combining luxurious accommodation with great facilities and a nice location right on the beach....

4.4 / 5 from 112 reviews

Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay Photograph of Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay
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The Cleopatra Resort offers a host of entertainment options within its grounds as well as a choice of 8 pools to relax around....

4.4 / 5 from 25 reviews

Beach front hotel with a diving centre, multiple swimming pools and a host of activities for all adults and children...

3.8 / 5 from 5 reviews

Steigenberger Makadi Hotel Photograph of Steigenberger Makadi Hotel
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This luxurious hotel is ideal for those wanting to mix a little golf with a relaxing holiday in the sun....

5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Jaz Makadi Star Resort And Spa Hotel Photograph of Jaz Makadi Star Resort And Spa Hotel
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The Jaz Makadi Star Resort And Spa Hotel is the perfect place for a relaxing and revitalising holiday....

3.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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The Labranda Royal Makadi sits directly on the beach front, offers a large lagoon style swimming pool and an on-site buffet style restaurant....

3.9 / 5 from 7 reviews

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The Serenity Fun City Hotel as the name suggests provides a great range of entertainment options, including a large waterpark, a kids club, childrens playgrounds, video games room, cinema as well as a...

3.8 / 5 from 4 reviews

Jaz Makadina Hotel Photograph of Jaz Makadina Hotel
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This hotel has made fine attention to detail to create an ideal family holiday....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

Iberotel Makadi Beach Photograph of Iberotel Makadi Beach
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Makadi Bay features a long sandy beach. Enjoy a unique resort experience in Madinat Makadi. Superb, dining, diving, sport and leisure activities....

4.7 / 5 from 3 reviews

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This Hotel will appeal to couples and families looking for comfortable accommodation in a unique and exciting location, creating the ideal setting for a relaxing holiday....

5 / 5 from 1 reviews

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A family friendly complex which offers an array of facilities and services. Ideal for guests seeking fun and entertainment, this hotel offers a number of pools, a wellness centre and a kids club....

5 / 5 from 2 reviews

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Stella Makadi & Spa is just the place to stay if its a relaxing beach holiday you require....

4 / 5 from 1 reviews

Harmony Makadi Bay Hotel & Resort Photograph of Harmony Makadi Bay Hotel & Resort
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This Superb Resort destination is ideal for couples and families alike. Harmony Makadi Bay Hotel & Resort is an ideal place for a relaxing holiday....

2 / 5 from 1 reviews

Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel Photograph of Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel
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The hotel faces the magical waters of Egypt's Red Sea, nestled between desert dunes and breathtaking mountain ranges. The bay provides a superb location for scuba-diving and snorkeling....

3.2 / 5 from 11 reviews

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A fabulous first class hotel which combines comfort with a extensive range of amenities and guests have use of the nearby sister hotel's amenities making it enjoyable for both families and couples see...

3 / 5 from 5 reviews

Al Nabila Grand Makadi Hotel Photograph of Al Nabila Grand Makadi Hotel
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Al Nabila Makadi is a situated in the picturesque resort of Makadi Bay, Hurghada. It is an ideal choice for families and couples looking for an unforgettable holiday....

2 / 5 from 4 reviews

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A 4-star resort hotel offering a variety of sporting and relaxing amenities, aimed at both adults and children looking for a fun filled holiday in the sun....

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Jaz Makadi Saraya Resort offers a relaxing atmosphere in the centre of Makadi Bay. With an extensive range of facilities available on site and nearby, it can be as active or as relaxed as you wish....

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The Labranda Club Makadi is an ideal base for families and couples wanting a relaxing holiday, but a range of water and sports facilities are nearby if you are wanting a more energetic holiday....

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Thr Labranda Makadi Garden features 2 swimming pools, access to the beach approx 1km away and has an on-site buffet restaurant....

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This charming resort offers a wide range of facilities for all the family. Located overlooking the beach, the hotels is ideal for a fun family holiday....

Sol Y Mar Makadi Marine Hotel Photograph of Sol Y Mar Makadi Marine Hotel
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All Inclusive hotel set in a lovley location on the beach at Makadi Bay; great for those looking for a nice beach holiday....

Makadi Bay Reviews

Holiday Date:7th Jul 2017
Accommodation:Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel
Room:Dune Single - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Aqua Park - good. Dolphin trip - good. Shops were expensive.

Holiday Date:20th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

This hotel has everything you need to have a great holiday and I saw so much going on for children, even though I didn't travel with my children.

Holiday Date:19th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

The bay is comprised of several hotels with their own protected sea/beach area. This made snorkelling very safe as the speed boats and tour boats could not come within the roped off area. If you want to eat out or "party" you have to go into Hurghada. Makadi Bay is for people who want all their entertainment in the hotel complex and Fort Arabesque tried to provide this service.

Holiday Date:14th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Makadi Bay is located away from the town of Hurghada so there is an air of peace and quiet. If the need arises to go into town transport is available to accommodate the journey.

Holiday Date:13th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Resort & Spa Makadi Bay
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

A good bay with many hotels either on a sandy bay or as with Stella Di Mare on a beach better suited to snorkelling from the long pier.

Holiday Date:9th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

The bay was lovely and for divers the coral and sea life was amazing, saw 2 pods of dolphins when we went out on a dive trip, turtles and many other types of fish just off the jetty. Coral was stunning in places. All clean and no issues with pollution.

Holiday Date:6th Jun 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Ideal location for all aspects.

Holiday Date:3rd Jun 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

The hotel has the best spot on the bay. 500 metres of sandy beach. Good snorkelling.

Holiday Date:3rd Jun 2017
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Beautiful bay, clean, relaxing.

Holiday Date:31st May 2017
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Wonderful hotel, staff are wonderful, so attentive. Been going there for 10 years, will be going again in September and again next year. We have so many repeat guests there that we see all the time, year after year. With 7 a la carte restaurants the food is always great and they are opening three more restaurants so what more could you ask for.

Holiday Date:30th May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

We did not leave the hotel on this stay but we have visited before and found the area very friendly.

Holiday Date:30th May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Lovely beach, great space between beds at Fort Arabesque, will return.

Holiday Date:27th May 2017
Accommodation:Iberotel Makadi Beach
Room:Superior Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Makadi Bay is a very well kept area and is very very safe. The beaches in Makadi are excellent.

Holiday Date:22nd May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Beach and snorkelling are excellent, easy walking around the bay.

Holiday Date:20th May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Great beach, great diving. Friendly people. Been many times, will go again.

Holiday Date:16th May 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Resort & Spa Makadi Bay
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Try the Albatross White Beach.

Holiday Date:15th May 2017
Accommodation:Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel
Room:Dune Single - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(1 suns)

Excellent beach. Other hotels looked better but for the price Tia was ok.

Holiday Date:13th May 2017
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Pool View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Perfect for a lazy holiday.

Holiday Date:13th May 2017
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Pool View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Very nice, no shops outside. Approx 30 minute taxi drive if you want to go into Hurghada but never the less was very nice.

Holiday Date:12th May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Good holiday. Red Sea fabulous.

Holiday Date:10th May 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Lovely resort staff excellent.

Holiday Date:14th Apr 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Superior Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

The reef is beautiful and you always feel safe when you travel around the resort.

Holiday Date:13th Apr 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

We went to relax in the sunshine and swim in the bay so it ticked all our boxes.

Holiday Date:11th Apr 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Single - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

A beautiful resort.

Holiday Date:2nd Apr 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Fun City Hotel & Resort
Room:Double Or Twin - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Makadi Bay is a great place for snorkelling and diving. I did enjoy snorkelling in Makadi Bay more then any other places in Hurghada.

Holiday Date:24th Mar 2017
Accommodation:Cleopatra Luxury Resort Makadi Bay
Room:Double Or Twin - Pool/Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Good destination to travel to. We didn't explore the local towns close by so cannot rate this. However we did a day trip by flight to Cairo which was great.

Holiday Date:13th Mar 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Superior Single - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Very quiet.

Holiday Date:11th Mar 2017
Accommodation:Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel
Room:Single
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Excellent holiday, resort a bit quiet but better for visitors. Walk around the bay was very good. All clean and any rubbish was cleared immediately.

Holiday Date:9th Mar 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Nothing much to do outside of hotel grounds which was ok as we wanted to relax by the sea and snorkel.

Holiday Date:3rd Mar 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Resort activities are as good as you get anywhere. Water sports, diving, snorkelling, sailing, parascending etc. Never a dull moment.

Holiday Date:28th Feb 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Premium Side Sea View + Late Check Out 14:00 - Side Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Did not leave my hotel. So unavailable to make any comments other than it seems clean and safe.

Holiday Date:28th Feb 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Single - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

It is an area rather than a resort about 40 minutes from Hurghada.

Holiday Date:15th Feb 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Hotel complex really enjoyable but as an area Makadi Bay has little to offer outside the actual hotel. Didn't bother us at all - sun, relaxation, snorkelling and diving all on site.

Holiday Date:3rd Feb 2017
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Single - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Fort Arabesque have the best location.

Holiday Date:1st Feb 2017
Accommodation:Stella Di Mare Beach Resort & Spa Makadi Bay
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Slightly disappointed, although they are trying.

Holiday Date:22nd Jan 2017
Accommodation:Serenity Makadi Beach Hotel
Room:Premium Single - Premium/Sea/Singleuse View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Only reason why I have given 4 stars is because of the fact that if you want to go anywhere outside the resort you have to catch a taxi or bus I suppose. As it is (like the other resorts around that area) desert on one side and water on the other and not surrounded by any shops or bars or restaurants. However saying that, its not very expensive to catch a cab if you wish to go off site.

Holiday Date:17th Jan 2017
Accommodation:Al Nabila Grand Makadi Hotel
Room:Bungalow
Board:All Inclusive
(1 suns)

It was miles from any where.

Holiday Date:6th Jan 2017
Accommodation:Tia Heights Makadi Bay Hotel
Room:Single - Pool View
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

I go for the diving. I dive with IDive Diving Centre in front of Fort Arabesque hotel, about ten minutes walk. I have been going with them since 2006, excellent dive centre.

Holiday Date:28th Dec 2016
Accommodation:Fort Arabesque Resort Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Sea View - Promo
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Enjoyable as always! Will return again soon.

Holiday Date:20th Dec 2016
Accommodation:Sunrise Royal Makadi Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Beautiful bay, nice to have long walks and fabulous for snorkelling. The bay offers events for families and people of all ages.

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Things to do

Makadi Bay is a great place to enjoy watersports from snorkelling to scuba diving and boat trips to kite-surfing, the crystal clear waters and golden sands make it ideal for beach activities. Much of the resorts entertainment is to be found within the hotels where many of the hotels offer organised activities, mini-golf courses, sports facilities, evening live shows, a choice of restaurants and bars often with live music.

There is also a golf course in Makadi Bay, along with horse and camel riding, while in the surrounding area there are a variety of excursions to choose from, such as visits to nearby Hurghada, historical sites and desert safaris.

Beaches

Beach shoes are recommended along the coastline due to the closeness of the reefs as often areas of sharp rocks and coral can be found.

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