The official language spoken in Hurghada and throughout the rest of Egypt is Arabic. However, you’ll find that English is widely spoken in the busier tourist areas. The Egyptian people make a big effort to learn the languages of all the people who come and visit their country, not just English. So why not make the effort to learn a bit of their native language and impress them when you’re there on your holiday? Above is a list of the most useful phrases that you might need whilst on holiday in Hurghada. Just click on the green icons to hear how they are pronounced.