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El Gouna Holidays are ideal for a relaxing beach holiday, situated along the coast of the Red Sea.
A popular resort in Egypt, situated on the coast of the Red Sea and purpose built on 10km of beautiful beachfront, El Gouna is a sunlovers paradise. Spread across numerous islands and lagoons, El Gouna was purpose built as a tourist and leisure destination and houses lots of outstanding architecture and aesthetically pleasing buildings and views. Situated only 22km North of Hurghada International airport, this self-contained resort town is well placed for holidaymakers wishing to spend a unique holiday in Egypt.
El Gouna appeals to tourists visiting Egypt as it is a self contained purpose built holiday resort and offers all the amenities that any holidaymaker could need on holiday. Built on a cluster of islands and pristine lagoons, El Gouna benefits from year round sunshine and warm temperatures, ideal for a holiday destination. Currently there are 14 hotels in El Gouna, offering excellent accommodation, services and amenities.
Holidaymakers flock to El Gouna for sun, sea and sand, plus the town is ideally situated on the Red Sea for any diving enthusiasts. A myriad of marinas, harbours, lagoons and 20 islands all connected together to form a seafront resort town makes El Gouna a unique place to holiday all year round.
Like much of Egypt, the El Gouna climate typically consists of hot days and cool nights. It benefits from warm sea temperatures and low humidity, plus many hours of sunshine during both summer and winter. Summer temperatures at their height can reach 40°C and above, so El Gouna is often favoured as a winter sun destination as it is still warm with lots of sunshine with an average of 20°C rising to approx 26°C in April.
El Gouna is a quiet and peaceful resort, set on the coast of the Red Sea. The main activities to partake in in El Gouna are sunbathing, sports activities and dining. Scuba and snorkeling are popular here, being on the Red Sea coast - renowned for its fantastic diving opportunities. Boat trips are also a daily occurrence to see the fabulous marine life and coastal scenery of the area. Golf is also part of daily life here for many residents and holidaymakers with an 18 hole championship course with stunning views to play on. For dining there are plenty of international cuisines to choose from and El Gouna offers a unique 'dine-around' program which allows anyone staying at participating hotels to substitute a meal at one of the participating restaurants in the town enabling them to experience many different culinary delights. Other activities include spas, tennis, Nile cruises and excursions to sights in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan to see the ancient pyramids and other attractions.
El Gouna is only 22km from Hurghada International Airport which services many international flights, including those from the UK. Many flights fly direct to Hurghada Airport from the UK, with an average flight time of 5 hours.
El Gouna is not a lively tourist resort, known instead for its luxurious hotels, sunbathing and sports activities including golf. Most of the quiet nightlife here is in the form of bars, restaurants and hotel amenities. For a more lively atmosphere you can take a trip to Hurghada 22km away.
El Gouna is a wonderful resort town to visit to relax, unwind and enjoy a sunshine holiday on the beautiful turquoise waters of the Red Sea Coast in Egypt. For all year round cheap holidays to El Gouna contact your holiday holiday travel agent or perform a holiday search now.