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Fort Arabesque Resort

Egypt Hurghada Makadi Bay
3078 reviews

Fort Arabesque Resort is a family-friendly hotel in Makadi Bay, a popular seaside holiday resort on the Red Sea Riviera in Egypt. The hotel is steps away from Makadi beach, a sandy stretch bordered by the calm waters of the Red Sea. From here, you can take a snorkelling or scuba diving excursion. The hotel has several swimming pools which are heated in the winter and surrounded by a relaxation area and landscaped gardens filled with palm trees. There's also a separate splash pool for children. You can keep fit with aerobics, aqua aerobics or beach volleyball. Alternatively, you can enjoy some fun with family or friends in a game of tennis, football or pool. You can work out in the hotel gym or, if you're looking to unwind, you can relax in the spa, which is home to a plunge pool and a steam room. Massages and other beauty treatments are also available. Fort Arabesque Resort arranges water-based activities such as windsurfing and canoeing. The hotel also hosts evening entertainment that usually includes live music and shows. Fort Arabesque Resort has three different hotel parts; the main building, West bay and the villas. West bay and the villas are for adults-only 16yrs+. The guests who stays in the villas are welcome in all buildings, West bay guests are welcome in West bay and in the main building and the guests who stay in the main building guests only in the main building.

Fort Arabesque is steps from Makadi beach and a 5km drive from Madinat Makadi Golf Course, where you can improve your handicap on an 18-hole golf course. To experience the marine life of the Red Sea Riviera, you can take a glass-bottom boat or go on a snorkelling trip on a catamaran. A popular day trip option from the hotel is to Hurghada, which is 30km away. Here, you can enjoy a family-friendly day at a water park or go diving among shipwrecks on a scuba diving tour.

The hotel has severals restaurant with both buffet and a la carte options. You can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at the buffet restaurants, which have outdoor seating and offer international cuisine, or dine on seafood at one of the a la carte restaurants. There is also an Italian pizzeria serving lunch. There are eight bars, which one of the is open 24hrs.

There's a PADI-certified diving centre if you'd like to learn to dive. For children, there's child-specific entertainment and a kids' club that involves games and activities.

Rooms at the hotel have a bright colour scheme and wooden furnishings. All come with air conditioning and a balcony or terrace.

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  • Kids pool
  • Gym
  • Air-con
  • Kids play area
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Wifi
  • Kids pool
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • 24 hr checkin
  • 24 hr reception
  • Air-con
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Cash Machine
  • Currency exchange
  • Disabled facilities
  • Kids play area
  • Laundry Service
  • Lift
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Safe
  • Shop(s)
  • Shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Distance to city centre 36.5km

On the beach

Distance to airport 31km (HRG)

Fort Arabesque Resort location

Address: 002 065 3590200, 32 km, Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt

Makadi Bay, Hurghada, Egypt

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Tripadvisor rating Based on 3078 reviews

Amazing Stay
Nov 2020 |

I loved everything about the stay!

I had a sea view room and it’s view amazing and the room is very large. No free wifi for the rooms only for villas.

Staff are very friendly, helpful and lovely.

Food was amazing but needs more variety.


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Amazing Stay
Nov 2020 |

The hotel is very neat. We stayed at the swim up villas with the private pool. The villa was spacious and the sea view is totally worth it. All staff is friendly and they strictly implement all covid precautions. Food is ok. Beach spot is v...

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Great resort for sea and beach loving couples
Oct 2020 |

We had a great two week stay in Fort Arabesque and it was just amazing. Big room with great sea view. Big gardens that you can walk around, palm trees everywhere. Great beach bars. Fantastic, clean and long sand beach with its own coral ree...

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