Top 5 Sea Coast Destinations to see in Egypt
By: Tasnim Elnasharty/Arab America Contributing Writer
Egypt is world-famous for its incredible history and culture: Ancient pyramids, the Sphinx, and apparently endless temples spotting the Nile. But have you at any point considered choosing Egypt for your next relaxing beach holiday?
Outside the hustle and bustle of Cairo, there are a lot of spaces where life unfurls at a more slow pace. You’ll discover pristine shorelines, first-class spas, comfortable retreats, and chances to appreciate water sports. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Egypt in case you’re hoping to unwind.
1- Sharm El-Sheikh
Perched on the southern coast of the Sinai Peninsula, Sharm is the most popular as a world-class plunge spot. Its quiet and perfectly clear waters, alongside its warm climate, make it a perfect setting for a wide range of water sports.
Do not miss out on Ras Mohamed Nature Reserve, a secured region with dazzling sea beaches, mangroves, and coral reefs. In case you’re a diver, look at the wreck of the SS Thistlegorm, one of the world’s most entrancing wreck destinations, and a magnificent place to find barracuda, lionfish, stonefish, moray eels, and different species.
Notwithstanding all the underwater activities, Sharm gives various land-based exercises, going from go-karts to quad biking to horseback riding. I highly recommend taking a stumble into the desert to see the celebrated Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery.
Incredible seashores and exceptional dive locales: This blend carries a large number of visitors to Hurghada and all things considered!
Hurghada offers a genuinely bewildering cluster of exercises. You can obviously go scuba diving or swimming for close-up perspectives on coral reefs and marine life. You can likewise decide on a glass-base vessel visit to get an impression submerged without getting wet. Different alternatives incorporate windsurfing and taking a vessel journey to investigate the close-by Giftun Islands.
On land, you’ll discover a lot of approaches to unwind and engage yourself also. Enjoy a night perusing Hurghada’s shops and attempting one of its cafés. Think about heading into the desert for a totally unique scene. Like Marsa Alam, Hurghada is just a few hours from Luxor, so you can visit some well-known sanctuaries on the same trip.
Located on the Gulf of Aqaba, around 50 miles north of Sharm, Dahab is an enchanting and loosened up seashore town known for SCUBA plunging, free jumping, swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, and other water sports. In addition, you can find yoga classes, rock climbing journeys, and sandboarding.
Dahab has gotten well known with hippies and adrenaline searchers the same. Regardless, the delightful beaches in Dahab are good for relaxing as they are for participating in additionally thrilling interests like free plunging.
4- Alexandria and the Northern Coast
The Northern Coast is the Egyptian North-Western entryway extending 525 Km on the Mediterranean east to Sallum on the Libyan border.
Despite miles of white sand beaches and azure sea, Egypt’s Med is as yet lacking and moderately uninhabited. There are fine beaches along the coast from Alexandria to Mersa Matrouh, including the retreat of Sidi Abdel Rahman, a separated straight with clear water, and a determination of villas and hotels.
At Mersa Matrouh itself, the common straight and long white beach make for good sunbathing and swimming in quiet straightforward waters. Hired bikes, carettas, or open-sided tuf-tuf transports will take you to other great bathing spots close to the out star beach at Al-Abyad and Ageebah bay, encompassed by the delightful landscape.
There are different attractions beaches in the Mersa Matrouh region: Cleopatra’s Bath, a stone cut whirlpool bath offshore which was supposedly utilized by Antony and Cleopatra, a demolished sanctuary fortification built by Ramses II, an early Coptic chapel and “Rommel’s Hideout”, a cavern where the general arranged his military battles and which has now been turned into a military historical center.
Arranged around a 30-minute drive away from Hurghada, the hotel town of El Gouna is a smaller, calmer other option, however, El Gouna still has bounty to do! You can enjoy for all intents and purposes any water sport, from SCUBA plunging and swimming to windsurfing. Various boat cruises depart normally from El Gouna’s shores.
El Gouna is perfect if you’re hoping to appreciate horseback riding, tennis, or golf during your vacation since it has facilities taking into account these sports. In general, this Red Sea resort town will in all probability have you never wanting to leave.
Overall, these five destinations are the perfect places to go to. They consolidate a wide scope of recreation activities with the perfect beachfront landscapes, captivating society, and warm climate. Regardless of whether you’re searching for a vivacious hotspot or a languid town, this rundown has you secured.
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