Other Luxury destinations
From the Spanish Costa’s to the stunning Greek Islands, you’ll always find a luxury hotel where you can kick back, relax and recharge those batteries. If you fancy travelling further afield, you’ll be spoilt for choice, with swanky hotels in abundance. Mexico needs no introduction when it comes to luxury and in resorts such as Riviera Maya and Cancun, elegant hotels stand shoulder to shoulder. Fancy a taste of Asia? Thailand is a must for your bucket list, ticking off those must see temples and tucking into some tasty street food is an experience not to be missed. And, when it comes to choosing your luxury hotel, you’ll be spoilt for choice in the destination known as the land of smiles.
Things to do in magical Hurghada
You’ll rarely have to check the weather forecast in Hurghada, as this popular destination offers year-round sunshine even in the winter months. The Red Sea is renowned for its amazing array of colourful marine life which stretches along its 36 kilometre coastline. Daily trips are available allowing you to do as much or as little as you like. The areas of Sahl Hasheesh and Makadi Bay are the best areas for snorkelling and a great choice if you’re a beginner. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous or have never dived before, professional scuba centres can help you secure your PADI qualification allowing you to discover this colourful underworld. If you have little ones with you, or you prefer to stay dry, head out to sea on-board a submarine, you may even spot a diver or two!
If you love to shop, head out to one of the new malls. Senzo Mall is around a 10-minute taxi ride from Hurghada town and has everything you would expect in a shopping mall, such as a play area for children, large cinema and of course plenty of shops. If you prefer traditional shopping and a bit of a haggle head to the souk area of Ad Dahur, where you’ll find an abundance of jewellery and souvenir shops. We wouldn’t be talking about a trip to Egypt if we didn’t mention a camel ride across the desert taking in the sites, or if you’re feeling a little more energetic how about a thrilling quad bike tour?
It's luxury all the way in Hurghada
If you’re looking for a luxury holiday without the hefty price-tag, Hurghada certainly fits the bill. You’ll find an array of swanky hotels with their own private beaches and direct access into the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea. From the minute you arrive you can expect a 5* service with relaxation at the top of the list. Hurghada offers some top adult-only hotels, and luxury hotels in Hurghada aren’t reserved just for couples, if you’re travelling as a family, you too will also have a great selection of luxury hotels to choose from packed with activities to keep the whole family happy.
A visit to the hotels spa is a must, and a perfect way to recharge those batteries. Most of the hotels serve up a choice of a la carte restaurants taking in local specialties as well as dishes from around the world. Fancy a round of golf? There’s no better way to play than in the sun and at the 18-hole championship El Gouna Golf Couse. Here you can take in the stunning views as you polish up your golfing skills. When evening falls kickback and relax with a cool drink in hand, the perfect ending to a chilled out relaxing day.
From the minute you step through the door, you'll be living it up like royalty at the impressive Baron Palace Sal Haheesh Hotel. Decked out in an Arabian flavour this hotel stands out from the crowd. you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to mealtimes, with a massive choice of eight restaurants, seven bars and did we mentions its 24hr All Inclusive? Right in the heart of this hotel you'll find the large infinity pool and the kids will love the outdoor playground. The hotel is also home to an onsite cinema offering family-friendly movies. All rooms are decorated to a high standard, but, if you fancy an upgrade, Club Double Rooms and swim-up rooms are available.
If you're travelling with children Tui Magic Life Kalawy is a great choice. Location wise, this hotel ticks all the boxes with a beachfront postcode and a spectacular house reef giving you snorkelling on tap. The hotel has three swimming pools including one with slides and one that is heated. If you like to keep active on holiday, the hotel offers a top line-up of sports and activities. The kids are covered too, with three kid's clubs covering ages 3-16 year-olds. If you fancy a pamper day, there's a full menu of massages and beauty treatments available.
It comes as no surprise that guests return year after year to this luxury hotel. Located on its own private beach, this adults-only property is certainly a head turner. From the minute you arrive, this hotel oozes class. You'll find half a dozen pools dotted around the well cared for gardens with cabana beds at your disposal. Dining in the hotel is a feast for the eyes with no less than seven restaurants available. All rooms come equipped with ip technology giving you the option to make restaurant reservations and housekeeping preferences without leaving your room.