Steigenberger Coraya Beach

The Steigenberger Coraya Beach is only a 15-minute drive away from Marsa Alam Airport. Located on a private beach, at this adults-only retreat you’ll find a host of luxury touches including a spa and marbled flooring. The pool is surrounded by hammocks and sun loungers, while a smaller pool includes a swim-up bar that serves cocktails. If you’re looking for luxury, this is the place to be. A buffet covers mealtimes but there’s also an a la carte menu if you fancy something a little different. In the evening, you’ll find bars open until midnight, so you can sit and relax with a drink in hand.

Overview of Egypt

Egypt is a truly fascinating country. Home to the pharaohs, pyramids and the Sphinx, it’s the storied history of Egypt that attracts so many visitors. However, holidays to Egypt are about so much more than ancient history. As well as offering year-round sunshine, Egypt provides glorious beaches and sloped shores that showcase the country’s natural beauty. The Red Sea resorts, such as Marsa Alam where you’ll find the Steigenberger Coraya Beach, offer the chance to spot marine life, such as giant sea turtles. Unspoilt reefs also tempt tourists under the crystal clear waters.

Things to do in Egypt

The hotel is located right in the secluded Coraya Bay. However, Marsa Alam resort is an hour away, providing a perfect connection between established tourism and natural beauty. Here you’ll find an untouched coastline that’s perfect for spotting wildlife, including the rare dugong marine mammals that visit. Marsa Alam may have only just opened its doors to tourism but it provides sensational diving opportunities in the Red Sea as well as exploration activities such as a tour of the mines where Cleopatra sourced her emeralds.

Resort Summary

There used to be shrouds of secrecy surrounding Marsa Alam, but its growing popularity as a tourism hotbed is a clear sign that it’s golden shores are enticing more and more visitors. You’re sure to feel right at home from the second you arrive, due to the friendly nature of the local townsfolk together with the modern design of the area.

With the airport just a short drive away and the coast so close, the allure of Marsa Alam holidays makes perfect sense. Enticing beaches in the area collectively dip their hats to Abu Dabab Beach, where turtles often come to play. This makes the beach not only popular with those looking to lounge in the heat, but with divers keen to meet the wildlife.

Turtles, octopuses and exotic fish await beneath the waves, together with dolphins and sharks. The local natural marine wonders of Samadai Reef and Elphinstone Reef will amaze you with their colour and vitality.