Hurghada, is a city in the Red Sea Governorate of
Egypt. The city was founded in the early 20th century, and since the
1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to
become the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and
hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen,
scuba divers and snorkelers.Hurghada stretches for about 36
kilometres (22 mi) along the seashore. The resort is a destination for
Egyptian tourists from Cairo, the Delta and Upper Egypt, as well as
package holiday tourists from Europe, notably Serbs, Italians, Russians,
Poles, Czechs and Germans. Until a few years ago it was a small fishing
village. Today Hurghada counts 248,000 inhabitants and is divided into
three parts: Downtown (El Dahar); Sekalla,the city center, and El Memsha
(Village road). The city is served by the Hurghada International
Airport with scheduled passenger traffic to and from Cairo and direct
connections with several cities in Europe. Hurghada is known for its
watersports activities, nightlife and warm weather. Daily temperature
hovers round 30 degrees celsius most of the year. Numerous Europeans
spend their Christmas and New Year holidays in the city, primarily
Germans, Russians and Italians.
hurghada – villa for sale sea front
plot area: 2.000 m2
build area: 350 m2
located right on the beach, this villa has incredible sea views from all the stores. with
private garden and swimming pool. in ground
floor large reception, living and dining room, american kitchen, 1st.
floor 3 bedrooms and bathrooms. large terrace with amazing sea view.
the red sea
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.