h, Hurghada is an excellent place to dive into the sea and go snorkelling. With a thriving marine population, seeing exotic fish here is guaranteed and you can't miss the endless corals in every possible colour! Water sports are popular as the sea is warm whatever the season and the sea breeze keeps you the perfect temperature. There's plenty of things to do in Hurghada for all the family, from learning to kite surf or snorkel to jumping onto the slides at Makadi Water World and eating at great restaurants.

Visit a dreamy desert island

Taking a boat trip is a must-do for anybody who fancies a visit to a desert island. Giftun Island is easy to get to from Hurghada and the white sand and pure blue water have to be seen to be believed. With beaches and water like this, you'll be forgiven for never wanting to leave!

Explore Ancient Egypt

Visiting the pyramids in Cairo, marvel at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and take a trip down the Nile. All of these are easy to do in a day from Hurghada. With this city as your holiday base, you can head to the huge Senzo shopping mall, hit the water park with the kids, take in the sites of Ancient Egypt, and swim in sub-tropical waters all in the same week. With these many things to do in Hurghada, it's an ideal destination for families and couples alike.

7 Things to do in Hurghada