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8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 23 Mar 2019
Seagull Beach Resort
23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £503 per person
Roma Hurghada
23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
From £402 per person
Sunny Days Mirette family resort
23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £466 per person
Hurghada Marriott Red Sea Beach Resort
23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £499 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 06 Apr 2019
Jewels Sahara Boutique Resort
06 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
From £618 per person
Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel
06 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
From £777 per person
Samaka Beach Resort
06 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
TripAdvisor rating 2.0
From £536 per person
Le Pacha Resort
06 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
From £613 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 13 Apr 2019
The Three Corners Sunny Beach Resort
13 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £795 per person
Beach Albatros Resort
13 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
From £1,019 per person
Continental Hotel Hurghada
13 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £861 per person
Azzurra Suites
13 Apr 2019 - 20 Apr 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £694 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 04 May 2019
MinaMark Beach Resort
04 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £513 per person
Sunrise Holidays Resort (Adults Only)
04 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £573 per person
Hilton Hurghada Resort
04 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £565 per person
Empire Beach Resort
04 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
From £528 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 11 May 2019
King Tut Aqua Park Beach Resort - All Inclusive
11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
From £512 per person
Happy Days
11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
From £355 per person
ZAK INN
11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
From £392 per person
King Tut Aqua Beach Resort
11 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
From £477 per person
8 days / 7 nights
DepartingSat, 18 May 2019
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort
18 May 2019 - 25 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £574 per person
Arabia Azur Resort - All Inclusive
18 May 2019 - 25 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 4.5
From £731 per person
Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel
18 May 2019 - 25 May 2019
TripAdvisor rating 5.0
From £838 per person
Sunny Days Palma De Mirette Resort & Spa
18 May 2019 - 25 May 2019
From £476 per person
Hotel ratings in Hurghada
Sunny Days El Palacio Resort & Spa
361291
From £509 per person
Super hotel super animation always the best
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Feb 25, 2019
Tallinn, Estonia
“Royal Lagoons Aqua ParkResortFamilies&Couplesonly
Hurghada
From £638 per person
Excellent animation team
TripAdvisor rating 4.0
Mar 10, 2019
Aladdin Beach Resort
Hurghada
From £752 per person
Great holiday
TripAdvisor rating 3.5
Dec 06, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Flight and hotel Hurghada

Find yourself in Hurghada

A flight to Hurghada deposits you in one of the most opulent spots in Northern Africa. Once a simple fishing village, the coastal gem sparkles with the promise of the world-famous treasures that litter the Nile Valley. Hurghada's coastline shimmers with superb diving destinations, where unforgettable encounters with majestic reefs and exotic wildlife await.

Meanwhile, more sophisticated pleasures can be found at the town's marina, which is packed with gleaming yachts and crafts of all persuasions. Thanks to the area's allure, flights to and hotels in Hurghada are becoming easier to come by.

What's important to know before visiting Hurghada

City breaks in Hurghada will often start at Hurghada International Airport (HRG), which is located just five kilometres from the centre of town. Direct flights from London to Hurghada depart regularly throughout the year, and flights from Manchester to Hurghada are just as frequent. After booking your flight to Hurghada, you'll likely need to purchase a visa.

Flights to and hotels in Hurghada are easy to obtain, and some places even accept sterling, though it is advisable to purchase some Egyptian pounds for your stay. Hurghada is two hours ahead of the UK, so you're unlikely to experience jet lag. You'll also find that English is widely spoken alongside the native Arabic language, making Hurghada extremely friendly to foreign visitors.

When is the best time to visit Hurghada?

Happily, the climate in Egypt is balmy pretty much all year, and beach weather persists throughout the winter months. Although summers can be scorching, Hurghada is, thankfully, surrounded by glittering dive sites. Bright corals and intriguing shipwrecks await. Stingray seekers will want to arrive between May and April, when these majestic creatures ripple through the waters of Hurghada. Flock along with them to nearby dive sites such as Stingray Station.

Ancient treasures and diving delights

On package holidays in Hurghada, you may be drawn by the diving and stay for the deltas hiding ancient treasures. Dive at the Giftun Islands, where Gota Abu Ramada attracts diving enthusiasts from around the globe. Nighttime dives illuminate the busy nightlife of the reef. Visitors are enraptured by this unforgettable show, which takes place between three and fifteen metres beneath the water's surface.

Hurghada weekends buzz with land-based nightlife as well. Day trips to see the treasures at Luxor are popular – visit and tick off a bucket-list item in exchange for some of your beach time. Alternatively, desert safaris by quad bike will get your pulse racing as you speed through spectacular landscapes.

What is there to see in Hurghada?

The Ashrafi Islands, just north of Hurghada, are a more remote diving destination and worth a day trip. You'll be rewarded with dive sites boasting the wrecks of grand ships such as the Siris, Tamim II and Star of Rawiah. Stingray Station is another focal point for diving enthusiasts looking to get up close to these marine marvels. The reefs at the site teem with bright things, while impressive (though harmless) leopard sharks dart in the shadows. Meanwhile, you can spot dancing dolphins and pilot whales off Shedwan Island, which snuggles between Hurghada and Sharm. Don't forget that the treasures of ancient Egypt and the famous Nile River beckon nearby.

Delicacies and dining out in Hurghada

Follow pillars of coral, festooned with billowing purple plants, down to the shipwrecks below, and resurface with an appetite for aromatic meat dishes, fresh salads and gooey desserts. After a long day's diving on weekends in Hurghada, you can look forward to digging into delicately spiced seafood dinners. Restaurants and bars draw locals and world travellers alike, particularly around the marina. Besides a glut of seafood, the menus in town proffer

  • Mouthwatering baba ghanoush, a dish made from blackened aubergines.
  • Rich okra soup, a traditional appetiser known to stabilize blood sugar.
  • Subtly spiced shawarma, the world-famous grilled meat wrap loved by partygoers everywhere.
  • Strong Kahwa coffee, believed to be a superfood with digestion-boosting properties.
  • Aswanli dark beer, produced in nearby Aswan and a favourite among locals.
  • Aibib, a aniseed digestive imbibed throughout Egypt.

Treasures of Egypt

Takeaways from Hurghada include some of the best underwater photographs you'll have the opportunity to take. Rich coral life, stingrays and sharks all present themselves to the lens of eager underwater photographers.

Package holidays in Hurghada also offer a range of souvenir and gift options. Pick up precious-smelling perfumes, shisha products and luxurious gold products from the town's numerous purveyors, or rummage through stalls replete with one-off antiques and locally produced art and foodstuffs. It's impossible to forget city breaks in Hurghada when such rich pickings abound for souvenir hunters.