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Hurghada

Trip Planner Africa  /  Egypt  /  Red Sea and Sinai  /  Hurghada
Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites. Besides diving and snorkeling among tropical reefs, popular things to do in Hurghada include a variety of other water sports, quad biking and camel rides in the desert, boating, and island hopping. Numerous resort towns and villages are just a short drive away if you're up for a change of scenery, while the city itself boasts an abundance of shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs that are sure to keep you busy. Plan your trip to Hurghada and other Egypt destinations using our handy Egypt route builder .
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Where to stay in Hurghada

You'll find numerous mid-range and upscale resorts lining Hurghada's coastline, ranging from unpretentious and simple to 5-star in terms of luxury. Although budget-friendly lodgings remain rare, you'll find some affordable hotels in town. Alternatively, look for private rental properties if you need more space and amenities.
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