El Gouna is a stunning resort spread over a clear, blue lagoon in one of the most picturesque parts of the stunning Red Sea Riviera. The purpose built resort is a contained haven of luxurious first-class hotels, championship golf courses and white-sand beaches. With fantastic boat excursions and plenty of sports and activities available for you to try, it’s the perfect destination for couples and families alike.
There are a number of lovely beaches to spend time relaxing on sun loungers in the hot, Egyptian sun. Most beaches have white, soft sand that shelves gently into the stunning turquoise waters. The beach has a backdrop of fragrant shrubbery, adding a splash of colour to the desert landscape. If you want to relax in an upbeat atmosphere, head over to Mangroovy Beach. The sandy shores have a vast array of water sports available for you to try and it’s said to be the best location in the country for kite surfing and diving. All beaches have great amenities with shops, restaurants and cafés for a break out of the sunshine.
History and culture
The relatively new build was brought to life in the 1990s to ensure holidaymakers have everything they may need in one neatly placed paradise. The small town is home to over 22,000 residents and is spread across islands around cool lagoons. You’re able to explore Egypt’s historic wonders and archaeological treasures with the ancient temples of Luxor and Aswan within easy enough reach. Conveniently located 25 kilometres north of Hurghada, the airport is also easy accessible.
The picturesque resort is made up of All Inclusive complexes so you wont have to travel far as the majority of the nightlife is focused in the hotels. Enjoy a cocktail whilst sitting outside under the stars after dining in one of the restaurants and sampling traditional cuisines. You may find that the evening entertainment consists of live music, cabaret or dance shows, which can be enjoyed no matter what your age.