Within 4 or 5 hours from Europe and ideal for sun all year round, Hurghada
lies on the Red Sea and offers a great destination for the family holiday with
a difference. Hurghada is a gateway to the underwater paradise of the Red Sea
and a full spectrum of diving courses can be taken from Novice all the way to
Divemaster. For those not wanting a qualification Try Dives are available where
a guide simply holds your hand !! Snorkeling and the traditional beach holiday
provides for those who want to stay on top of the surface.
Hurghada also offers access to all of Egypt\'s history. Trips to Luxor, where
you can visit the majestic temple of Karnak, the Nile and the Valley Of the
Kings (the resting place of Tutankhamen) can be made in a day. For those with
more time, overnight trips to Cairo and the Pyramids are available and can be
organised by the Villa Manager . If you require a part villa holiday / part
Nile Cruise / Cairo break these can be organised.
hurghada / magawish village area
magawish village is a within 5
kilometres of hurghada international airport and within easy reach of the sea.
it is just 5 minutes taxi away from hurghada's new strip which offers a wealth
of restaurants, ranging from the traditional local arabic cuisine, all the way
to western foods including italian, sea food, chinese and even curry houses!!
many hotels (ie. hilton / intercontinental), have several restaurants as well
as there being family favourites such as macdonalds, kentucky and pizza hut for
those less adventurous or on a budget!! - price is rarely an issue in hurghada
- its guaranteed to be cheaper than home!!! - macdonalds even deliver to the
villa! the hard rock cafe is always highly recommended and don't forget to buy
for those wanting more hustle and bustle downtown hurghada with its shopping
and night life is an experience in itself and is no more than 10 minutes by
taxi. prepare to haggle - its all fun and bargains are available for the brave
of heart. fixed price shops are there for the less adventurous. local
specialities are the perfume shops, papyrus and alabaster. ask the villa
manager for guidance
kids will also love a day at the titanic water park with rides to suit all
locally trips into the desert via jeep or quad bikes are readily available and
starlit bbqs with the bedouins are a must.
beach sports are available locally and magawish is home to a world renowned
kite surfing centre. there are also two golf courses are within a short drive
from the villa - remember just ask the manager.