Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Hurghada, Egypt

Hurghada, a beautiful resort destination on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt,Once upon a time, Hurghada was known as Ghardada and was a quite fishing village. The pleasant climate, excellent diving venues, sparkling clear water, shipwrecks, and coral reefs, have made Hurghada a popular holiday destination in Egypt.

Holiday in Hurghada
Hurghada is popular holiday destination for tourists of all ages. Elderly European and American tourists enjoy the warm weather and relaxed ambience of Hurghada. There are many excellent resorts at Hurghada, such as the Le Meridien Makadi Bay Resort that offer a complete holiday experience to visitors. Hurghada is also popular with the young party loving crowd. There are many clubs, pubs, bars, restaurants, hotels and discotheques where the fun loving tourist can have a great time.

Water sports and Diving in Hurghada
Tourists can enjoy many water sports in Hurghada. These include swimming, windsurfing, sailing and deep-sea fishing. The most popular water sports here are snorkeling and scuba diving. Hurghada is famous as one of the world's best diving sites. The coral reefs and incredible varieties of fish seen in the warm waters of the Red Sea are truly breathtaking. Tourists can also view these natural wonders through glass-bottomed boats.

Other attractions in Hurghada are the aquarium and museum with extensive collections of marine life.

Tourist Attractions in and around Hurghada

Hurghada has lots of attractions to offer a visitor. Tourists can travel on Red Sea Cruises or take safari tours of the nearby desert and mountains. Both camel safaris and jeep safaris are available.

The stark beauty of the desert with golden sand dunes rolling away into the distance and the craggy mountains near Hurghada are a picturesque sight. There are also many other beautiful beaches and water sports venues along the coast near Hurghada, where tourists can enjoy fishing excursions and sightseeing tours.

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