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Marsa Alam

In brief

  • the most beautiful sandy beaches in Egypt
  • unique coral reefs, sea turtles and the "house of dolphins"
  • a paradise for diving enthusiasts
  • hotel accommodation with extensive sports and leisure infrastructure

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Hotel Onatti Beach Resort Hotel Onatti Beach Resort Marsa Alam

-24% 495 Gbp
373Gbp
  • family holidays
  • right next to the beach with a coral reef
  • attractions for adults and children
  • wellness centre
  • All inclusive

Hotel Elphistone Resort Hotel Elphistone Resort Marsa Alam

-24% 536 Gbp
406Gbp
  • friendly for children
  • conditions for snorkelling
  • sport attractions
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort Hotel The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort Marsa Alam

-26% 578 Gbp
425Gbp
  • fun for the whole family
  • slides for children and adults
  • spacious rooms
  • diverse animations
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort Hotel The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort Marsa Alam

-24% 578 Gbp
435Gbp
  • ideal for families with children
  • by a private beach with a coral reef
  • excellent swimming pools, miniaquapark
  • various animations
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel Royal Tulip Beach Resort Hotel Royal Tulip Beach Resort Marsa Alam

-24% 578 Gbp
435Gbp
  • active holidays
  • beautiful beach and coral reef
  • long pier
  • wellmaintained, green garden
  • kitesurfing school
  • miniaquapark
  • Itaka’s Sail
  • All inclusive

Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam Marsa Alam

-30% 640 Gbp
445Gbp
  • wide range of sport and recreational activities
  • private, sandy beach with free service
  • animations for adults and children
  • coral reef
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive
  • Itaka & Gala

Hotel Jolie Beach Hotel Jolie Beach Marsa Alam

-21% 578 Gbp
456Gbp
  • rodzinny wypoczynek
  • przy plaży
  • piękna rafa koralowa
  • przestronne pokoje
  • All inclusive
  • Last minute

Hotel Sentido Oriental Dream Hotel Sentido Oriental Dream Marsa Alam

-28% 640 Gbp
456Gbp
  • relax with children
  • right next to the beach
  • Nubian architecture
  • sports attractions
  • All inclusive

Hotel Royal Brayka Resort Hotel Royal Brayka Resort Marsa Alam

-23% 599 Gbp
456Gbp
  • holiday with children
  • swimming pool with slides
  • many animations
  • family rooms
  • close to coral reef
  • All inclusive

Hotel Malikia Resort Abu Dabbab Hotel Malikia Resort Abu Dabbab Marsa Alam

-25% 619 Gbp
460Gbp
  • ideal for families
  • next to the long beach
  • diving, snorkeling
  • miniaquapark
  • family rooms
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Hotel Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Marsa Alam

-25% 630 Gbp
466Gbp
  • recommended for couples
  • in a peaceful area
  • sandy beach
  • for enthusiasts of diving
  • amenities for the disabled
  • Itaka’s Sail
  • All inclusive

Hotel Future Dream Lagoon & Garden (ex. Floriana Dream Lagoon) Hotel Future Dream Lagoon & Garden (ex. Floriana Dream Lagoon) Marsa Alam

-22% 599 Gbp
466Gbp
  • romantic holidays
  • beautiful garden
  • spacious and comfortable rooms
  • 5 swimming pools
  • All inclusive

Hotel Brayka Bay Resort Hotel Brayka Bay Resort Marsa Alam

-23% 640 Gbp
491Gbp
  • liked by families
  • by the coral reef
  • green, palmtree garden
  • swimming pool and paddling pool
  • spacious rooms
  • All inclusive

Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam Hotel Novotel Marsa Alam Marsa Alam

-28% 702 Gbp
499Gbp
  • bogata oferta sportoworekreacyjna
  • hotelowa, piaszczysta plaża z bezpłatnym serwisem
  • animacje dla dorosłych i dla dzieci
  • rafa koralowa
  • udogodnienia dla niepełnosprawnych
  • All inclusive
  • Summer 2020

Hotel Radisson Blu Resort Hotel Radisson Blu Resort Marsa Alam

-24% 723 Gbp
545Gbp
  • family holidays
  • near El Quseir
  • spacious family rooms for 5 people
  • infinity pool
  • top quality service
  • Radisson chain
  • All inclusive

Hotel Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort Hotel Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort Marsa Alam

-23% 744 Gbp
565Gbp
  • romantic holidays
  • sandy beach
  • coral reef
  • excellent service
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive
  • Itaka & Gala

Hotel Club Calimera Akassia Swiss Resort Hotel Club Calimera Akassia Swiss Resort Marsa Alam

-25% 764 Gbp
568Gbp
  • attractions for families
  • large aquapark
  • crazy river, artificial waves
  • miniclubs and animations
  • spacious rooms
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel Jaz Lamaya Resort Hotel Jaz Lamaya Resort Marsa Alam

-25% 785 Gbp
588Gbp
  • family holidays
  • right next to the beach
  • free aquapark
  • 13 slides
  • professional service
  • All inclusive
  • Itaka & Gala

Hotel LTI Akassia Beach Hotel LTI Akassia Beach Marsa Alam

-25% 806 Gbp
597Gbp
  • family holiday
  • aquapark
  • large swimming pool complex
  • spacious rooms
  • Club Calimera hotel's amenities
  • amenities for the disabled
  • All inclusive

Hotel Albatros Sea World Marsa Alam Hotel Albatros Sea World Marsa Alam Marsa Alam

-22% 785 Gbp
609Gbp
  • active holidays with family
  • sandy beach with a coral reef
  • several swimming pools and an aquapark
  • wide range of sport and recreational activities
  • large selection of bars and restaurants
  • spacious and modern rooms
  • Itaka's Sail
  • All inclusive

Hotel Jaz Maraya Hotel Jaz Maraya Marsa Alam

-27% 909 Gbp
663Gbp
  • idealny na romantyczne wakacje
  • nowoczesny i luksusowy
  • przestronne, komfortowe pokoje
  • bogata formuła all inclusive
  • All inclusive
  • Nowość w ofercie
  • Summer 2020

This patch of African land is an intact country, mysterious and wild. The unique flora and fauna of the Red Sea waters, magical colours of the underwater world, captivate tourists from all over the world. We particularly recommend this destination to enthusiasts of diving, sunbathing and all those who are looking to discover new corners of Egypt.

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. 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 luxurious yacht port with a modern hotel base and excellent conditions for watersports; approx. 70 km from Port Ghalib is the only and oldest tourist village – El Quseir, where you can buy souvenirs and traditional Egyptian goods.

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 luxurious yacht port with a modern hotel base and excellent conditions for watersports; approx. 70 km from Port Ghalib is the only and oldest tourist village – El Quseir, where you can buy souvenirs and traditional Egyptian goods.

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-Marsa Alam – 4.5 h.

Local time: GMT+1

Language: Arabic; communication in English and German also possible.

Capital city: Cairo.

Voltage: 220 V.

Currency: Egyptian pound (EGP), 1 EGP divides into 100 PT (piastra), 1 EUR = approx. 17.5 EGP, 1 USD = approx. 16 EGP; it is recommended to take US dollars issued after 2001.

Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – approx. 100 EGP, water 1,5l – approx. 10 EGP, beer – approx. 40 EGP, coffee, tea – approx. 25 EGP.

Transport: taxi - approx. 60 EGP. We recommend taking with you cash in USD or EUR.

Beaches: free entry to hotel beaches.

Tips: baksheesh (share your wealth), customary, and even required!

Local trips: organized by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility that, if there is not enough participants, a trip may be canceled.

 


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Luxor — visit to 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): approx. 100 EGP. 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. Time for buying souvenirs at the alabaster factory. Day trip, depart early morning, return approx. 23.00. Price - approx. 125 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 63 USD (includes: entry tickets and lunch; drinks additionally payable).

El Quseir — 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. In the programme visit to the coptic church and free time. During the tour you will have a unique opportunity to try the Egyptian cuisine at the best restaurant in El Quseir, serving fish and seafood. After the meal, a visit to the Egyptian cafes and presentation of making coffee in the typical Egyptian way. After tasting coffee and tea with hibiscus - Karkadeh. Depart after lunch, return approx. 20.00. Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

Qulaan Islands — trip to beautiful Qualaan 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. Snorkeling equipment available on the boat. Day trip, depart after breakfast, return approx. 18.00. Price - approx. 80 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 40 USD (includes 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 a short ride. Dinner after sunset and a show of traditional Bedouins dances and Tanoura dance - a whirling dervish. At the end an opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope. Price - approx. 70 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 35 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, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 35 USD (includes soft drinks).

Aladdin Safari — a great opportunity to see the desert world in the early morning, when the sun's rays illuminate it in the most beneficial way. At the beginning a ride in 4x4 cars (Land Cruiser Jeeps) into the desert, then visit the Bedouin village, riding on camels and desert breakfast in true Egyptian style. After breakfast, a ride on Honda quads on the desert and the beach (approx. 30 min). Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

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 (additionally payable). 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 — 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. The attraction of this expedition is an opportunity to see sea cows - the dugong! The itinerary includes 2 descent into the water for snorkeling. Day trip, return to hotel at approx. 17.00. Price - approx. 65 USD, children under 12 - approx. 33 USD (includes: lunch, soft drinks on the boat, transfer, snorkeling equipment: mask, fins, tube).

Paradise beach - Sharm El Luli — snorkeling on one of the most beautiful beaches of Marsa Alam. The paradise coast, part of Wadi El Gamal National Park, featuring the extraordinary coral reef, is a place where tourist boats do not anchor, and the fish swim up with interest to say hello. The silent bay causes that the water is warm, and the wind does not interfere with viewing the underwater world. Stay on the beach: approx. 3 h (time for snorkeling and relaxation). Due to nature conservation, there are no sanitary facilities in the national park. Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

Satayah — a trip to the town of Hamata and taking a boat cruise during which you have the opportunity to admire the dolphins in their natural environment, and if you're lucky, swim side by side with them. The trip includes 2 stops: first stop - swimming with dolphins, second stop by the reef. Price - approx. 90 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 45 USD (includes: pilot care during the cruise, lunch, soft drinks, snorkelling equipment ABC).

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, children up to 12 years old - approx. 63 USD.

 

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.

Luxor — visit to 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): approx. 100 EGP. 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. Time for buying souvenirs at the alabaster factory. Day trip, depart early morning, return approx. 23.00. Price - approx. 125 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 63 USD (includes: entry tickets and lunch; drinks additionally payable).

El Quseir — 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. In the programme visit to the coptic church and free time. During the tour you will have a unique opportunity to try the Egyptian cuisine at the best restaurant in El Quseir, serving fish and seafood. After the meal, a visit to the Egyptian cafes and presentation of making coffee in the typical Egyptian way. After tasting coffee and tea with hibiscus - Karkadeh. Depart after lunch, return approx. 20.00. Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

Qulaan Islands — trip to beautiful Qualaan 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. Snorkeling equipment available on the boat. Day trip, depart after breakfast, return approx. 18.00. Price - approx. 80 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 40 USD (includes 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 a short ride. Dinner after sunset and a show of traditional Bedouins dances and Tanoura dance - a whirling dervish. At the end an opportunity to observe the sky through a telescope. Price - approx. 70 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 35 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, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 35 USD (includes soft drinks).

Aladdin Safari — a great opportunity to see the desert world in the early morning, when the sun's rays illuminate it in the most beneficial way. At the beginning a ride in 4x4 cars (Land Cruiser Jeeps) into the desert, then visit the Bedouin village, riding on camels and desert breakfast in true Egyptian style. After breakfast, a ride on Honda quads on the desert and the beach (approx. 30 min). Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

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 (additionally payable). 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 — 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. The attraction of this expedition is an opportunity to see sea cows - the dugong! The itinerary includes 2 descent into the water for snorkeling. Day trip, return to hotel at approx. 17.00. Price - approx. 65 USD, children under 12 - approx. 33 USD (includes: lunch, soft drinks on the boat, transfer, snorkeling equipment: mask, fins, tube).

Paradise beach - Sharm El Luli — snorkeling on one of the most beautiful beaches of Marsa Alam. The paradise coast, part of Wadi El Gamal National Park, featuring the extraordinary coral reef, is a place where tourist boats do not anchor, and the fish swim up with interest to say hello. The silent bay causes that the water is warm, and the wind does not interfere with viewing the underwater world. Stay on the beach: approx. 3 h (time for snorkeling and relaxation). Due to nature conservation, there are no sanitary facilities in the national park. Price - approx. 35 USD, children up to 12 years old - approx. 18 USD.

Satayah — a trip to the town of Hamata and taking a boat cruise during which you have the opportunity to admire the dolphins in their natural environment, and if you're lucky, swim side by side with them. The trip includes 2 stops: first stop - swimming with dolphins, second stop by the reef. Price - approx. 90 USD, children up to 12 y.o. - approx. 45 USD (includes: pilot care during the cruise, lunch, soft drinks, snorkelling equipment ABC).

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, children up to 12 years old - approx. 63 USD.

 

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.

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