Bask in the glorious sunshine upon fine golden sands or discover the hidden world beneath the warm waters of the Red Sea in energetic Hurghada.

Hurghada was once a small fishing village. Today, it is one of the foremost tourist resorts of the Red Sea coast and provides a gateway to incredible diving and snorkelling sites. Beautiful surrounding areas include the luxury purpose-built town of Sahl Hasheesh, situated on one of the Red Sea's best bays, and the quaint fishing village of El Gouna with wonderful architecture and enchanting landscapes.

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Time difference:

GMT +2 hours


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Flying time to destination:

4¾ hours to Cairo; 5¼ hours to Luxor

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When to visit

Jan 20°c
Feb 21°c
Mar 25°c
Apr 28°c
May 32°c
Jun 35°c
Jul 36°c
Aug 36°c
Sep 34°c
Oct 31°c
Nov 26°c
Dec 22°c
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