Marsa Alam Holidays

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Marsa Alam is the new kid on the block where Egyptian beach holidays are concerned. This stretch of sun-drenched beaches, turquoise waters, and reefs are enough to convert even the fussiest of tourists.

Beaches
White sand. That’s all we need to say. Have you been dreaming of tropical white sands but don’t fancy a long haul flight? Well, Marsa Alam has it, and it’s only five and a half hours away. Feel the adrenaline with water sports at Abu Dabbab beach or get away from it all at Honkorab.

Food & Drink
Marsa Alam is a modern cosmopolitan resort where you’ll find almost any food you want. Traditionally, seafood and homemade Egyptian grub like molokhia and koshary are popular with the locals.

Culture
Egypt is famed for its welcoming and friendly culture, and Marsa Alam isn’t about to let the team down. A strong community, at night you’ll find the locals gathering in the many shisha bars to catch up and unwind; and they’re more than happy to include you in the fun.

Nightlife
Part of Marsa Alam’s inherent charm is its calm and quiet atmosphere; a number of relaxed bars, restaurants, and music venues are located in the nearby Port Ghalib. For a livelier experience, head over to the neighbouring resort of Hurghada where you can dance the night away in some of Egypt’s trendiest nightclubs and discos.

Important Information
Flight Time: 5.5 hours
Time Difference: +2 hours
Currency: Egyptian pound
Official Language: Egyptian Arabic

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Top Marsa Alam Hotels

Steigenberger Coraya Beach

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Jaz Solaya Resort

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The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort

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Brayka Bay

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Akassia Swiss Resort

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El Malikia Resort Abu Dabbab

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Dreams Beach Resort Marsa Alam

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Pensee Royal Garden

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Utopia Beach Club

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Gorgonia Beach

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Solitaire Resort

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Magic Tulip Resort

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Shams Alam Beach Resort

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Blue Reef Red Sea Resort

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Hotel Resta Grand Resort

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The Three Corners Sea Beach Resort

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Jaz Samaya Resort

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Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa Marsa Alam

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Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort

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The Three Corners Happy Life Beach Resort

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The Three Corners Equinox Beach Resort

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Jaz Lamaya Resort

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Aurora Bay Resort

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Elphistone Resort - Marsa Alam

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Movenpick Resort El Quseir

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Marina View Port Ghalib

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Rohanou Beach Resort And Ecolodge

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Royal Tulip Marsa Alam Hotel

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Coral Hills Resort Marsa Alam

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Moon Resort

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Things To Do on Marsa Alam Holidays

Snorkeling Heaven
It’s no secret that Egypt is one of the world’s top snorkelling spots and Marsa Alam is no different. Have your breath taken away by the famous Elphinstone Reef, a 70m long coral wall home to whitetip reef sharks and giant turtles. If you’re more of a dolphin person, Samadai Reef check out Samadai Reef (Known locally as the “Dolphin House”) where you can swim with the friendly spinner dolphins in their natural habitat.

Sail the Nile
Take in the beauty of Egypt’s most famous river from the comfort of your boat as you’re guided along its riverbanks. Laze along during the day or enjoy dinner and a show, a range of Nile experiences are available to enjoy.

Valley of the Camels
Just south of Marsa Alam is the Wadi El Gemal National Park, home to a rich variety of wildlife. More than just a pretty sight, the park also houses Cleopatra's Mines; the world’s oldest emerald mine.

Live the High Life
Make a day of lapping up the luxury away in the exclusive marina area of Port Ghalib. Tree-lined quays, swimming lagoons, shopping, and dining are all just a stone’s throw in this upmarket section of Egypt’s coast.

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