Hurghada is the leading seashore resort on the Red Sea. The Resort is a destination for tourists from the whole world, Europeans are the notably tourists.
Hurghada stretches for about 36KM (22mi) along the seashore of the Red Sea and is divided into three parts: Downtown (El Dahar) is the old part, is where the town's largest bazaar the Post office, Police and the Long Distance to Cairo bus Station is located; Sekalla is the city center, the relatively modest hotel quarter, where most of the fast food chains are available also fish restaurants serving Red Sea fish and ElMemsha (Village road) is the modern part where most of the international chain hotels (Stigenberger, Hilton, Marriott) are located, Night clubs (Little Buda). Also banks, ATM machines, Pharmacies, Bazaars, Photo shops are available. Hurghada is having a warm weather the temperature hovers round 30ºC most of the year.
Hurgada is very famous and popular for its water sports activities like scuba diving and snorkeling. Due to its dry and calm weather, a lot of its resorts offer in-house water parks for its guests. Water activities also available in Sharm El Naga A village, around 40 km (25 mi) south of Hurghada. Its beach contains a beautiful reef cliff. Al-Mahmya A tourist beachfront camp on the protected Giftun island, 45 minutes by boat from Hurghada where most of the hotels offer this trip to their guests..
Resorts near Hurgada or considerably an extension to it like ElGouna, Makkadi Bay, Sahl Hashish and Soma Bay.
Sahl Hashish and Makkadi Bay, the new resort extension to the south of Hurgada, It is a resort area with various hotels like Hilton, Azur, Jaz, Iberotel
ElGouna is about 25 km north of Hurghada. It consists of several islands separated by channels and connected by bridges. Besides 14 hotels and 3 marinas, It is built on 10 km of beachfront and has unique and diverse architecture. ElGouna provides diving and water sports centers, horse stables, an 18-hole golf course designed by Gene Bates with a unique aqua driving range, go-karting, shopping arcades, bazaars, a wide selection of restaurants and bars, night clubs, an internet cafe, banks, many ATMs, pharmacies, international school, a nursery, a library, post office, and a private hospital. It%u2019s a city by its own
Soma Bay Soma Bay A tourist resort situated 45 km (28 mi) south of Hurghada, with various hotels like Sheraton, Kempinski & Caribbean World Resort.