LOCATION: approx. 25 km from the centre of HURGHADA; approx. 15 km from the airport in Hurghada.
BEACH: beach near Dana Beach hotel, sandy, gently shelving beach, approx. 900 m from the hotel, free transfer via hotel bus (every 30 min), free umbrellas, sunbeds and towels; bar covered by the all inclusive programme.
HOTEL: four-star, stylish, opened in 2009, 860 rooms, the hotel consists of a main building and bungalows, lobby, 24h reception, 6 restaurants: Mediterranean - Mediterranean cuisine, Tagin - Oriental cuisine, Zum Kaiser - German cuisine, Asian Planet - Asian cuisine, Alfredo - Italian cuisine and Le Marche - international cuisine; highchairs for children available in restaurants; 12 bars on the premises of the entire complex and on the beach, free wireless Internet in the lobby, ATM, chemist's, mini-market, arcade with hotel shops, terrace; extra charges: Internet point, laundry, on-call doctor; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 42 m2, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box, mini-bar (payable); free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; balcony or terrace (table and chairs).
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: 21 swimming pools connected by bridges and water channels, Jungle Aquapark - 11 swimming pools with 35 slides (21 for adults and 14 for children), including 2 pools heated in the winter, free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels; tennis court (floodlights payable), table tennis, fitness, aerobics, water gymnastics, mini-golf, chess, football; playground for children, mini-club (4-12 y.o.), daytime and evening animations for children and adults, live music; extra charges: pool table, watersports on the beach and diving centre; SPA centre: extra charges: massages, Jacuzzi, sauna, cosmetics treatments.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.00-10.00), buffet lunch (12.30-14.30), buffet dinner (18.30-21.30) in indicated restaurants; late breakfast (10.00-11.00), late dinner (22.00-24.00); snacks (12.00-17.00) in indicated bars; ice-cream for children (12.00-16.00); soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks (10.00-24.00) in indicated bars; wearing all inclusive bands is required.
CONTACT: 0020/653464670, www.pickalbatros.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Visas: required. It is obligatory to buy approx. 25 USD at the airport in Egypt. Passport (with one empty page) must be valid a minimum of 6 months (from the date of return to Poland).
Flight duration: Poland-Hurghada - approx. 4 hours
Local time: GMT+1.
Language: Arabic; communication in English and German is also possible.
Capital city: Cairo.
Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP), 1 EGP divides into 100 PT (piastra), 1 EUR = approx. 7 EGP, 1 USD = approx. 6 EGP.
Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – approx. 25 EGP, water 1.5 l – approx. 10 EGP, beer – approx. 20 EGP, coffee, tea – approx. 7 EGP.
Transport: taxi - approx. 35 EGP.
Beaches: free entry to hotel beaches.
Tips: bakseesh (share your wealth), customary, and even required!
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility, that if there are too few participants, a trip may be cancelled.
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The Red Sea Riviera is a real miracle of nature. Sandy beaches, hot African sun, turquoise sea joining with the desert. Egypt is a land of the living and dead, and many mysteries, where the past meets the present, the history of pharaohs is still enwrapped in the omnipresent desert sand.
Hurghada, until recently a simple fishing village, today it is one of the most popular resorts. The mysterious world of colourful underwater gardens of the coral reef attracts amateurs of diving from all around the world, and the guarantee of sunshine all year round is like a magnet for every beachgoer. It is thanks to its great popularity that Hurghada is experiencing dynamic development – new, beautiful districts with modern and large hotels are being created. During the day it tempts comers with its beaches, and in the evenings it invites to visit the numerous restaurants, bars, discos and souvenir shops.
Hurghada is also a terrific getaway base for tourist wishing to see the ancient wonders of the world for their own eyes and admire the mythic treasures of pharaohs. One of the best places for holidays, where one can combine a relaxing leisure with the possibility of visiting Egypt. While heading south of Hurghada, you can admire Luxor with the amazing Karnak temple, the Valley of Kings, and the Hatszepsut temple made famous by a Polish archaeological mission. Enthusiasts of watersports will also find something for themselves here. In recent years, Hurghada has been gaining on popularity, particularly among enthusiasts of kitesurfing. For many years now, this resort has been enjoying unfaltering popularity.
City Tour – in the programme: drive through Hurghada, visit to the coptic church, mosque, aquarium with the most beautiful species of fish of the Red Sea, a short rest stop for coffee and tea, shisha optional. Time for shopping in a tax-free shop and the new centre of Hurghada. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 20 USD.
Jeep Safari – Jeep ride approx. 1 h to the desert to a Bedouin village, snack: hibiscus tea and shisha; camel rides, watching the sunset, early BBQ dinner in the village. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 40 USD.
Quad Safari – quad ride to the desert (approx. 20 km) to a Bedouin village, snack with hibiscus tea and shisha, camel rides, watching the sunset, early BBQ dinner in the village. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 40 USD.
Seascope – a short cruise towards the reefs in a boat with a glass body, going down to a room that is approx. 2 m underwater, where there is a panoramic window to observe the fascinating underwater world. Half-day trip. Price – approx. 45 USD (includes soft drink and a bottle of mineral water).
Giftun Island – a wonderful opportunity to try snorkelling and admire the fantastic belt of underwater coral reefs. 2 stops by reefs in the programme. Lunch on a boat. Sail to Giftun island, free time for relaxing and swimming. Day trip. Price – approx. 35 USD (includes ABC snorkelling equipment, lunch).
Diving centre – diving: Intro - become a diver for 1 day; 2 dives from a boat with an instructor. Price – approx. 60 USD (includes lunch and diving equipment).
Aqua park – trip to waterpark in Hurghada. Attractions: slides for children and adults, artificial wave, animations. Day trip Price – approx. 45 USD (includes all inclusive board: lunch, snacks, alcoholic and soft drinks).
Mahmya Paradise Beach – day trip to the white-sand beach, surrounded by reefs and azure-turquoise waters of the Red Sea. Excellent idea for spending an ideal day full of leisure, which will leave unforgettable memories. Bus/coach transfer to the port, then boat transfer to the island. On site superb service, delicious food, wonderful music - everything to provide you with holidays in a truly luxurious atmosphere. Price – approx. 90 USD, children – approx. 45 USD (includes transfer, accommodation on the island, ABC snorkelling equipment, lunch without drinks, care of Polish-speaking guide). The trip takes place with a min. of 6 people.
Ocean Diva – snorkeling under sails – a unique and only opportunity to sail on the luxurious catamaran Ocean Diva on the Red Sea. During the 5-hour cruise, you will have the opportunity to go snorkelling - two stops at beautiful coral reefs, including in places that are unavailable to ordinary boats. Sail out from the luxurious yacht port in El Gouna - a private city called the Venice of Egypt. Price – approx. 80 USD (includes: transfer, lunch (on the yacht), soft drinks, towels, snorkelling equipment: mask, pipe).
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.