A jewel in the Red Sea: El Gouna

Located 25 kilometers north of Hurghada, Egypt, El Gouna is one of the most exclusive holiday destinations of the Red Sea. It is a natural and preserved town with peaceful sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons. In fact, here the sun shines all year round and its location gives visitors easy access to the main Egyptian historical and archeological sites (Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, and Sinai).

El Gouna, designed by an impressive list of prestigious international architects, has a blend of traditional and modern architecture styles. It is a peaceful clean town and all buildings are based on earth and sea colours. Therefore, the town matches the surrounding nature.

elgouna1The downtown area El Kafr is full of shops, cafés, restaurants and bazaars. It has a traditional Egyptian style with inner courtyards and curving backstreets. With a wide range of restaurants, travelers can experience different tastes from around the world.

El Gouna offers a selection of exclusive accommodations, from cozy boutique hotels to luxury five-stars. Moreover, a variety of activities are available to suit everyone’s interests. In fact, travellers can enjoy to play golf, kite surf, windsurf, go-karting and horseback riding. In addition they can discover the wonderful coral reefs snorkelling and diving. The red Sea offers large dive-spots just few minutes away from the city on a boat trip.

 Info: http://www.elgouna.com/

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