Beaches of the Red Sea Coast 2017-05-20T20:15:14+00:00

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Egypt’s Red Sea Coast

Miles of beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear turquoise waters, makes this destination one of the country’s most popular tourism destinations. Egypt’s Red Sea Coast boast luxury beachfront resorts along side it’s dynamic underwater marine life. Layout in the sun, take a dip in the pools and snorkel the colorful coral reefs. A visit to the Red Sea Coast is a rejuvenating break from popular tombs and temples itineraries.

Red Sea Towns

There are three prominent Red Sea Resort towns along the coast: Sharm el-Sheikh, located on the Sinai Peninsula, Hurghada, located on Egypt’s mainland, and Marsa Alam, located on the southern tip of Egypt.

Related: Which is better – Sharm el Sheikh or Hurghada or Marsa Alam?

Sharm el-Sheikh

Sharm El-Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh – Known for its majestic 5 star hotels, lively nightlife and internationally recognized restaurants, Sharm el-Sheikh is buzzing with excitement and said to be more like Vegas than Egypt.

Destination Info: Sharm el-Sheikh

Hurghada Riviera

Hurghada Red Sea Beach

Easily reachable from Cairo and Luxor, Hurghada Riviera stretches for 40 miles along the Red Sea coast offering a rejuvenating break for tired travelers.

Destination Info: Hurghada Riviera

Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam

Remote and secluded, in-the-know divers have long kept Marsa Alam a hidden diver’s paradise. Sleeping bags, beach camps and diving safaris is now being overtaken by all-inclusive resorts and increasing tourism.

Destination Info: Marsa Alam

Makadi Bay

Makadi Bay Hurghada

A small self-contained “village” with long stretches of sandy beaches, nice resorts and is home to the nicest reefs of the area. Makadi Bay is the preferred destination around Hurghada by many.

Destination Info: Makadi Bay

El Gouna

Hurghada El Gouna Downtown

El Gouna boast 17 upscale resorts built on a network of turquoise lagoons and is known for its healthy coral reefs and sandy beaches. Looking for a luxury stay, look no further, El Gouna will be your retreat.

Destination Info: El Gouna

How do you get to the Red Sea?

Sharm el-Sheik, Hurghada and Marsa Alam all have there own international airports you can fly into. Depending on which Red Sea Town you wish to visit, there are plenty of other transportation options to choose from, such as bus, train and/or car/taxi (Uber in Egypt).

See Transportation Around Egypt page for more detailed information – here