Breathtaking Vacation Destinations in Egypt

The Eid Al-Adha weekend is just a couple days away even though some have been planning their holidays since the last Eid rest, several others continue to hesitate – squabble – over where to invest the ‘Bairam’ rest. Cairenes’ goto getaways revolve in and about Alexandria and the North Coast; but we are here to tell you that you’ll find lots of alternatives to escape Cairo’s brouhaha this Eid.

In the archaic paradise that is Siwa, to the nightlife-buzzing Red Sea destination that is Sahl Hasheesh, there is plenty waiting to be investigated across Egypt’s shores.


A delightful coastal city recognized for being and located 500km away from Cairo the-goto destination for anyone seeking a water-activity- Dahab charms, themed holiday with its breathless Red Sea locations overlooking the Sinai desert and by its miracles that are underwater.

In Dahab, it is possible to enjoy a variety of activities including windsurfing, climbing, desert hiking, snorkelling and diving.

Combining a budget- friendly accommodation, alongside a laid back hippie life-style, Dahab proceeds to be an alternate holiday destination for lots of independent travellers and an outstanding place for water-sports.

Enjoy your Eid rest at Dahab’s Sindbad Camp or at Dahab Divers Hotel – if you don’t mind going a little over funding. While you’re at it, take to the Kitchen Restaurant for appetizing meals at extremely reasonable prices.

Castle Zaman

Using its breathtaking view over looking Jerusalem, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and its perfect location between Taba and Nuweiba, Castle Zaman is that one destination for vacationers looking for a less mainstream getaway, mystical and a private.

While that stone-carved castle with a mountain-like exterior-uniting an old, historic and real ambiance-does not offer accommodation, the castle offers, nonetheless, a pristine stone pool with panoramic Red seaview, alongside some tasty slow-cooked meals served in pottery dishes. Just half an hour from Taba and Nuweiba, Castle Zaman supports an all-natural experience, where you could benefit from the water the elements as well as the tranquillity.

El Gouna

El Gouna is a perfect destination for vacationers looking to have a bundle of sea, sunlight, pool, while enjoying top notch nightlife and hotel encounters. Gouna’s resorts are equipped with best quality providers –resort, private beaches, colossal pools- assuring you a munificent stay, not to mention some exceptional dining alternatives like the Club Home, Maritim, Pier 88 and Jobos Sportsbar.

When it comes to day time activities, El Gouna provides a range of water sports including waterskiing, kite surfing, sailing, diving, boating, in addition to aquarium excursions, desert safari and mangrove promenades. In the event that you don’t mind investing a bit and searching to have that little-bit-of-every thing holiday, El Gouna is ideal.


An oasis holding one of the very exceptional primitive ambiances you’ll find in Egypt – along with a few monolithic sights like the Mountain of the Lifeless and Alexander’s Temple of the Oracle –Siwa has its unique Berber lifestyle.

Worlds away from El Gouna, the oasis is brimming with houses made from salt carts roaming the streets, with palm-trees and h AS several eco-lodges with natural-spring pools, outfitted with each of the accommodation that is mandatory services.

Eco-lodges like Taziry or Adrere Amellal, although rather pricey, offer holiday encounters that are charming with a no- electricity policy, real Bedouin aesthetic and breath-taking views over looking the lake as well as the Adrè re Amellal (the White Mountain in the Amazigh language).

We suggest Carols Ghaliet Lodge or Siwa Gardens you keep, there is nothing quite like using a stroll down Town to relish the oasis’ artisanship that is neighborhood, with suppliers attempting to sell basketry, silverware and embroidery.

Sahl Hasheesh

Though formerly favoured within the past few years for partners, as a honeymoon destination, Sahl Hasheesh has evolved to be a popular place for a relaxing holiday and one of the hottest goto night-life locations on the Red Sea.

20-minute push from Hurghada, the re-sort encompasses dozens of hotels with superior services, including Premier Romance Hotel Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh and Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh.

Using a spectacular sea-view, diving excursions to investigate its marine life and underwater miracles, persistent DJ beach parties, unique fine-dining places and several others, you ought to not hesitate to pack your bags and spend your holiday there; Sahl Hasheesh has something for every one.


Situated on the tip of Sinai, Nuweiba is another perfect destination for vacationers looking to have equally a laidback plus a budget-pleasant holiday.

Primitive in its being, Nuweiba is a coastal city ideal for those who find themselves searching for tranquillity and peace; with several attractions including water activities-mainly diving and snorkelling – inexpensive eateries offering organic food that is tasty, and several local stores selling crafts that are Bedouin.

Nuweiba unites some decent resorts –of which we urge Nakhil Inn and Desire – alongside cheap camps and lodges suitable for backpackers; including Habiba Beach Lodge, Dayra and Moon Island Camp.

Ain El Sokhna

A just one-and-a-half an hour away from Cairo, Ain El Sokhna has always been that rapid – occasionally spontaneous – chillout destination for most. While most Sokhna getaways typically entail staying in a buddy ‘s – or mo Re likely, a friend’s buddies’ – spot, hotel alternatives at Sokhna include the township’s well-known resorts Moevenpick Re Sort and Jaz Little Venice. In the event that you perform your cards right, you might have an inexpensive and cheerful holiday, but with Tabla being one of the only real places that may take you apart from the seashore, you will have to make your own personal enjoyment.

Happy Eid!