Areas of Hurghada
Looking at the Egyptian resort map, you will find that Hurghada is divided into three parts.
Names and descriptions of Hurghada area
- Neighborhood El Dahar: Walk through the streets of El Dahar offers the chance to visit the shops - jewelry, souvenir shops and artisans, a fruit market, eateries and cafes where you can smoke hookah. The main attractions of the area - a public beach, the complex "New Marina" (there is a café, a nightclub, "Hed Kandi" attraction "vertical takeoff", space for games, shows and performances), Aquarium (in a large aquarium can be seen Whitetip sharks, and other - fish-scorpions, turtles, parrot fish, stingrays, groupers, zebra-krylatok, octopus), the aquarium at the "Red sea Life" (here inhabit 300 species of fish, marine invertebrates, corals, sponges, anemones, and in one of the tanks can go scuba diving, to be as close to the marine life, and will be able to dive to a submarine with a transparent bottom), the traffic light Hurghada (purpose - to relieve traffic jams main street district), the Coptic church, Abdulhasana mosque Elshazi ( the height of its minaret - 40 m), "singing fountain" (nightfall begins the show of light and water, lasting 30 minutes - see present iridescent fountains under the sounds of classical music), the park and the library name of Suzanne Mubarak. At dusk lovers of various games and incendiary music is to move to the coast (in hotels available games such as billiards and bowling). And in the palace of "1000 and 1 night" you can get acquainted with the fabulous legends, see the acrobatic and dance show, to make beautiful photos.
- Sakkala Area: famous perfume, jewelry, souvenir, shop duty-free ' "Pyramid", the bowling club, disco El Sakia, Dream Beach Beach (admission costs about $ 8, there are bars and restaurants, and installed a trampoline and slides for children). It is worth noting that Sakkala - a great place for divers, lovers ride on a banana boat and (and even then open the school and kite surfing).
- New District Hurghada: This area is famous for its hotels, which stretch along the coast 40 km. Shops and supermarkets New Hurghada targeted at visitors, so the prices are higher, but the range is familiar to Europeans. And besides, tourists wearing light dresses here and shorts, not to attract too much attention.
Where to stay tourists
Downtown Hurghada is not suitabletravelers who do not want to live in a busy place - there is always a lot of tourists and street vendors, because of what may give the impression that you are inside a beehive. But those who do not consider this fact a disadvantage, can find in the area suitable for the hotel itself.
In Hurghada, a large choice of hotels - from4-5-star hotels you can pay attention to the "Old Palace" or "Bella Vista Resort". With regard to the economical tourists, they can look at the 3-star hotels - "Zahabia" or "Princess Palace".