El Gouna

El Gouna, Egypt

Nestled between the shores of the Red Sea and the mountains, El Gouna is a fantastic destination for a holiday. There are many shops, bars and restaurants on offer, and five sandy beaches offering a variety of water-sport options.

El Gouna

El Gouna is a well designed holiday destination, built on 10km of beach and spread across islands and lagoons, the resort features a number of deluxe villa complexes, hotels of varying size and categories, a marina and a good choice of bars and restaurants.


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

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El Gouna Hotels (16)

Located in El Gouna, the hotel offers a great space for sunbathing and four-star service. A great pick for a sunny getaway to Egypt....

Guests of Club Paradisio also have access to all the facilities of the sister hotel Steigenberger Golf Resort which is located nearby and conveniently reached by shuttle boat....

This hotel offers the best in service and a warm, private atmosphere with all the amenities and activities within easy reach. Local textures, mosaic floors, meticulously chosen antique furniture, orig...

The Arena Inn is a 4-star resort hotel located by a lagoon and connected by a bridge to the lively downtown area. This hotel is the ideal choice for a relaxing holiday for couples and families....

A guest house overlooking the beautiful Abu Tig Marina, built in the style of local houses in varying styles. Also offers guests an intimate atmosphere in picturesque surroundings....

Small and friendly hotel with Arabic-inspired architecture, an eco friendly ethos and a relaxing atmosphere...

Set in the midst of the resort of El Gouna, Sheraton Miramar lets you island-hop without leaving the hotel. This five-star pick offers entertainment, swimming pool and a private beach on the shores of...

Three Corners Rihana Resort boasts a diving centre and a windsurfing centre, direct access to the lagoon beach and plenty of organised entertainment for adults and children....

The Movenpick Resort & Spa is situated between the Eastern Desert Mountains and the Red Sea. The hotel provides a variety of leisure facilities for guests of all ages....

This hotel is designed in a Nubian style and is situated on the shores of the lagoon beach, an ideal spot for families....

The Ali Pasha Hotel is a small hotel with a private and intimate environment which will appeal to many....

The Three Corners Ocean View Hotel is situated along the Abu Tig Marina, featuring two swimming pools and access to a private beach. This adult only haven offers comfortable accommodation and a good r...

Set on a large plot overlooking an 18 hole golf course and El Gouna, this resort is great for families and couples looking for a beach holiday combined with nice accommodation and a good range of on s...

Offering a variety of room types including Lagoon Villas suitable for families or groups of up to eight people, the Bellevue Beach Hotel offers a convenient base in El Gouna within easy reach of the r...

A small and friendly hotel offering a good range of facilities and its own private beach making it the ideal destination for a relaxing and fun filled holiday....

A small and homely hotel, the Turtle's Inn treats each guest as an individual. The Turtle Inn is very convenient for the best of El Gouna's shopping and dining possibilities....

Beaches

There are five sandy beaches in El Gouna; Buzzha beach, Mangroovy beach, Three Corners Hotel beach, Marina beach and Zeytouna beach.

Found on its own island is the Zetouna beach, featuring a 400-metre jetty which provides access into deeper water and the coral reef plateau. This beach has good facilities including towels, drinks and food, bathrooms and fresh-water showers.

To the north of the Abu Tig Marina is the Mangroovy beach, a well serviced beach particularly popular for kite-surfing. Buzzha beach is located on the northern end of Mangroovy beach, again with good facilities and a great spot for watching the kite-surfers.

Moods beach has a private beach club and is located on the northern side of the marina, as well as the usual facilities it features a massage parlour on the beach. The secluded beach on Tawila Island is accessed via a boat trip, and is a great spot for snorkelling.

Out and about

El Gouna is situated just north of Hurghada around 25km from its international airport, the resort features a marina, an 18-hole golf course, boutiques, elegant restaurants and bars. Getting around is easy within the resort with its local shuttle services, taxis and tuk tuks.

A variety of shops, market stalls, courtyard cafes, bars and restaurants can be found in El Gouna's downtown area which has been built in a traditional Egyptian style with winding alleys and inner courtyards.

The resort has a good variety of dining options and bars, and nightclubs for those looking to dance the night away. It offers a unique dine around programme where guests staying on half-board, full-board and all-inclusive may select to take a voucher (value dependent on where you are staying, not all hotels are part of the scheme) and dine at one of the participating restaurants in the resort.

Activities available in El Gouna include scuba diving, snorkelling, kite surfing, horse riding, boat trips and golfing.

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