For two decades, Hurghada has transformed from a small fishing village into a thriving city with a population exceeding 150,000 people, most of whom came to the city from all over Egypt with a view to earn. This phenomenal growth of Hurghada entirely dependent on tourism, because Hurghada is the largest tourist destination in Egypt, and the number of annual visitors to the resort often exceeds one million people.
The local economy is totally dependent on tourism, which develops due to the crystal clear and calm sea Hurghada, fascinating coral reefs and beautiful sandy beaches that make the resort an ideal place to relax.
Hurghada stretches for 40 km along the coast and is one of the top international centers for water sports such as windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving and spear fishing. Warm waters of the resort are ideal for swimming at any time of the year, and the central location of Hurghada provides convenient access to the best spots for diving, and besides, from Hurghada offers easy access to many uninhabited islands.
Hurghada territory consists of four areas: the old town El Dahar, located in the northern part of the city, where most locals live in the southern part of the city is new Sakkala Kura, which is a large number of restaurants, shops and hotels along the coastline stretching El Kawther area, famous for its waterfront and the trendy shops and cafes, and the area under the poetic name “Golden Mile”, is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches and new hotels.
Most hotels in Hurghada has its own chic bars, but make sure you visit and excellent bars and clubs located throughout Hurghada. Little Buddha Bar works in Hurghada in September 2007 and is a relative of the well-known Parisian Buddha Bar. Find this bar is quite easy, it is on the street in the Village area of Sinbad Resort. The bar serves any cocktail bar restaurant prepares wonderful sushi, and after 11:00 pm Little Buddha is turning into one of the best clubs in Hurghada. Visit other places in Hurghada, such as Papas Bar, Hard Rock Cafe and the Dutch Bar, and in any case not go past the wonderful Bedouin bars located throughout the city, they can drink delicious coffee and taste local Kalyanova mixture.
Hurghada has a wealth of restaurants, there are both chain stores and fast food and cozy restaurants. Taste the freshest seafood at a fantastically low price, you can fish in the restaurants in the area around El Sakkala. Most restaurants offer a wide selection of beverages, including alcohol, but not all places are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, so do not be surprised if your waiter will offer you to buy wine or beer at the local supermarket.
Will also be interesting and shopping Hurghada – prices are fixed and are not you will have a great opportunity to bargain and buy different things at a low price. Very few shops accept credit cards so be sure to carry enough cash.For an unforgettable holiday in Hurghada note the hotel Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh.
Hotel Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt – in this wonderful hotel offers to beautiful beach on the Red Sea, three outdoor swimming pools and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and a private balcony. The hotel has 4 restaurants, a spa, gym and massage rooms. Throughout the hotel offers free internet access, and if you have a car, you can use the private parking at no additional cost.
More about Hurghada can be found in the article “Hurghada – Egypt’s oldest resort.”