LOCATION: approx. 10 km from the centre of the town of MARSA ALAM with shops and bars, approx. 120 km from El Quseir; approx. 50 km from the airport in Marsa Alam.
BEACH: private, sandy, coral, gently shelving beach, approx. 150-200 m from the hotel depending on exact accommodation, access via road crossing or path, free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels.
HOTEL: four-star, trying for the 5th star, stylish, built in 2011, 312 rooms, a few buildings, 2-3 floor, spacious lobby, 24h reception, main restaurant Hill View - buffet meals, waiting service, international cuisine, highchairs for children available, vegetarian dishes, 2 à la carte restaurants: Al Arz - Lebanese cuisine, Fish Market near the pool - seafood, fish, highchairs for children available, vegetarian dishes; Piano bar in the lobby, swim-up bar, Galaxy bar with disco, beach bar, safety deposit box in reception, money exchange, shops, luggage storage, terrace with pool-view, small garden; extra charges: wireless Internet in the lobby, 24h room service, on-call doctor, childcare (on order), hairdresser, car rental with driver, laundry; amenities for the handicapped; credit cards accepted: Visa.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 60 m2, well-maintained, tastefully furnished, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (bath or shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box; extra charges: mini-bar; free cot for children up to 2 years old on order before arrival; family: 3-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), approx. 100 m2, standard room furnishing, consists of a living room and sleeping areas and 2 bedrooms separated by doors; rooms with sea-view and family rooms on order, at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, sweet water, approx. 450 m², depth 1.4-1.6 m, paddling pool for children, approx. 10 m2, depth up to 0.5 m; 2 swimming pools each approx. 300 m2, depth up to 1.6 m, including one heated in the winter, sunbeds, umbrellas and towels available by the pools free of charge; tennis court, volleyball, beach basketball, table tennis, darts, football on the beach; playground for children, mini-club (4-12 y.o.), mini-disco (21.00-21.45), disco at Galaxy Bar (23.00-01.00), amphitheatre, animations for adults and children (3 times a week); extra charges: court floodlights, pool table; wellness centre: fitness; payable: sauna, steam room, massages, cosmetics treatments.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.0010.30), buffet lunch (12.30-14.30), buffet dinner (19.00-21.30) in the main restaurant; snacks in indicated bars (10.00-18.30); soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks in indicated bar (10.00-23.00); wearing all inclusive bands is required.
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.
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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 must be purchased at the airport in Egypt - approx. 15 USD. Passport (with one blank page) must be valid a minimum of 6 months.
Flight duration: Warsaw/Katowice – Marsa Alam – 4.5 h
Local time: GMT+1 Language: Arabic; communication in English and German also possible.
Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP), 1 EGP divides into 100 PT (piastra), 1 EUR = approx. 8 EGP, 1 USD = approx. 5.5 EGP.
Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – from 25 EGP, water – approx. 15 EGP, beer – approx. 25 EGP, coffee, tea – approx. 7 EGP. We recommend taking with you cash in USD or EUR.
Transport: taxi - approx. 35 USD.
Beaches: free entry to hotel beaches; public beaches payable (entry approx. 15 USD/person).
Tips: baksheesh (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.
The coastline called Marsa Alam lies south of the western part of the Sahara, by the Red Sea, approx. 750 km from Cairo and approx. 250 km from Hurghada. The history of the region has always been connected with fishing, and its modern development refers to this tradition. All the amusements and attractions are located in hotel complexes situated by sandy and coral beaches, the prettiest in Egypt. The modern hotels, terrifically set into the surroundings, are equipped with all comforts needed for a great holiday. Swimming pools and sport equipment, animations, restaurants with buffet and themed meals, bars with colourful drinks - everything on site. Peace and quiet around, the emerald sea and a wonderful coral reef. Terrifically organised local trips provide amazing experiences.
Marsa Alam – a developing destination located in the beautiful scenery of a coral coast, in a region of the same name, developing in recent years. This is one of the few places in the world, which combines adventure, sun, beach and the rainbow-coloured underwater world. The most famous places for diving are Abu Dabab, Abu Dabur Reef, Marsa Asslai, Dolphin House and Elphistone Reef.
Port Ghalib – a developing tourist destination with a modern hotel base and excellent conditions for watersports; the largest yacht port of the middle coast is being developed here; approx. 70 km from Port Ghalib is the oldest tourist village – El Quseir, where you can buy souvenirs and traditional Egyptian goods.
Luxor - the old capital of Egypt. Sightseeing: the famous Kings Valley, visiting the three perfectly restored tombs of pharaohs; Tutankhamen's tomb additionally payable, only in Egyptian pounds: 100 EGP. Buying souvenirs at the alabaster factory. Drive by H. Carter's house - the archaeologist who discovered Tutankhamen's tomb. Visiting Hatshepsut's temple, the most famous woman pharaoh. Stop at Colosi of Memnon. Cruise on the Nile (additionally payable: approx. 5 USD), visit to the Papyrus Museum and travel to Karnak. Day trip, depart early morning, return approx. 23.00. Price – approx. 125 USD (includes entry tickets and lunch; drinks additionally payable).
Asuan - the city of Egypt furthest south, by the most scenic section of the Nile. Visit by the Great Dam and by Lake Nasser. Touring the Isis Temple on Philae island. Cruise on a motorboat on the Nile around the largest Asuan island - Elephantine. Visit to an Egyptian perfurmery. Touring a Nubian village. Day trip, depart early morning, return approx. 23.00. Price – approx. 125 USD (includes entry tickets and lunch; drinks additionally payable).
Asuan/Abu Simbel – 2-day coach trip. Depart early in the morning to the city of Egypt furthest south, by the most scenic section of the Nile. Visit by the Great Dam and by Lake Nasser. Touring the Isis Temple on Philae island. Cruise on a motorboat on the Nile around the largest Asuan island - Elephantine. Visit to an Egyptian perfurmery. Free time at the traditional market in Asuan. Accommodation for the night in Asuan. Next day early morning breakfast and at approx. 4.00 depart in convoy. Transfer approx. 300 km to Abu Simbel. Touring two famous stone temples erected at the command of pharaoh Ramesses II in the 12 century B.C. with enormous monuments of the ruler, which showed strangers from Nubia the power of Egypt. The temples were discovered in 1813 by a Swiss traveller, Jacob Burckhardt. Price – approx. 235 USD (includes lunch; drinks additionally payable).
El Quseir and Port Ghalib – shopping trip to a typical Egyptian port town – El Quseir. Near the main street there is a form from the Ottoman times, available for visiting. On the return trip a stopover at the tourist destination Port Ghalib. Depart after lunch, return approx. 20.00. Price – approx. 35 USD.
Qulaan Islands – located south of Wadi El-Hamata National Park. Transfer to Hamata Marina approx. 105 km from the region of Marsa Alam. A cruise around the islands, 3 rounds of snorkelling, during which you can admire the wonderful underwater life on coral reefs. Renting snorkelling equipment approx. 7 USD. Day trip, depart after breakfast, return approx. 18.00. Price – approx. 80 USD (includes lunch and cooling soft drinks).
Abu Dabab – the most popular bay in the region of Marsa Alam, called the home of turtles. Beach stay, snorkelling under the supervision of an experience guide, admiring the wonderful reef, colourful fish and sea turtles. Depart after breakfast, return early in the afternoon. Price - approx. 40 USD (includes entry ticket to the beach, lunch and cooling soft drinks).
Super Safari – trip to the desert. Travel by Jeeps to the village of Bedouins, time for tea and shisha. Quad ride into the dessert, then changeover to camels and an half-an-hour ride. Dinner after sunset and a show of traditional Bedouins dances and Tanoura dance of a whirling dervish. At the end an opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope. Price – approx. 70 USD (includes dinner).
Seascope – a trip on a comfortable boat with a glass underwater part of the body. During the cruise you can admire the flora and fauna of the Red Sea without getting into the water, as well as take fantastic photos. Boat leaves from Port Ghalib. Cruise duration: approx. 1.5 h. Depart after breakfast, return in the early afternoon. Price – approx. 65 USD (includes soft drinks).
Quads – a ride to the desert on professional quads (approx. 20 km) and admiring the desert at sunset. Stopover in a Bedouin village for mint tea and shisha. Depart in the afternoon, return approx. 20.00. Price – approx. 32 USD (on double quad), approx. 45 USD (on single quad).
Superquads – afternoon ride to the desert on quads. Approx. 1.5 h quad rides. Arrive to Bedouin village and camel ride. Possibility of trying Egyptian tea and water-pipe. A dance show of a whirling dervish in the village. Dinner in a Bedouin village, unlimited soft drinks. Price – approx. 45 USD (on double quad), approx. 65 USD (on single quad).
Marsa Imbarak Cruise – day trip; sail out on a boat from Port Ghalib to the beautiful terrains of Marsa Imbarak – a place that is famous for its unique coral reefs, sea turtles and various species of fish. An attraction of this expedition is the possibility of encountering a sea cow - a dugong! The programme of the excursion includes: 2 water entrances for snorkelling, lunch, soft drinks on the boat, transfer, snorkelling equipment (mask, flippers, pipe). Return to the hotel at approx. 17.00. Price – approx. 60 USD.
Dolphin House - relaxing day trip to the house of dolphins. Depart after breakfast, then an hour-long cruise to the beautiful coral reef. During the excursion, a few hours of rest and sunbathing on the ship, two water entrances for snorkelling. Possibility of seeing dolphins in their natural environment, and with luck, swimming at their side. Price approx. 80 USD (includes pilot care during the cruise, lunch and soft drinks).
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.