Attractions & Sights
El Gouna is the Red Sea’s Premier Leisure destination, offering a wide range of facilities including restaurants, shopping and entertainment. The picturesque Downtown or the stylish Marina can be easily reached by foot or by using the El Gouna shuttle bus and boat service. From El Gouna you can embark on adventurous excursions venturing the desert, exploring the Red Sea or visiting the cultural sites to discover El Gouna's ancient history.
Egypt is the cradle of a rich civilization whose history dates back to more than five thousand years. Visitors can explore the historical sites from El Gouna in a one day excursion: The great Pyramids of Giza or Luxor and its magnificent temples and the Valley of the Kings are all sites that must be seen at least once in a lifetime. The ancient monasteries of St. Paul and St. Anthony are located just a few hours from El Gouna and represent the beginnings of Christian monastic tradition.
Take part in an adventurous trip to the Eastern Desert. Visitors can explore the impressive mountain scenery on a Quad runner or a Jeep Safari and visit the nearby Wadi’s and Bedouin camps. Enjoy the authentic atmosphere with a camel ride and watch the sunset while enjoying some tea or shisha. For the ultimate desert adventure, choose the Super Safari, offering all the adventure you can imagine, from Jeep and Quad ride, Bedouin Dinner to a Folklore Show.
Hurghada has grown from a small fisherman village to the leading resort town on the Red Sea, thanks to its world renowned coral reefs and all year round sunshine. The 20 kilometer coastline boasts hundreds of hotels and restaurants and endless entertainment facilities including Shopping Malls, The Village Road Promenade, Hurghada Marina Boulevard and nightlife entertainment. The Oriental touch can best be explored in the old town El Dahar with its bustling city life and the Egyptian Souk. Further highlights include a Bowling Center, Aquaparks and an Aquarium.
Started as a one man’s dream it is today Egypt’s most sought after destination, built on ten kilometres of beachfront and surrounded by turquoise lagoons. It offers a wide range of services and facilities for guests as well as for the resident community. The downtown area and marina are lively spots with shopping arcades, cafes, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, open air cinema, a tourist information center and community services such as a pharmacy, a hospital and a private airport. El Gouna’s safe environment can easily be discovered either by foot or using El Gouna Shuttle services, linking the hotel by bus and boat to Downtown and its nearby attractions. The unique Dine Around program allows you to sample a wide variety of cuisines from a selection of restaurants and hotels in El Gouna.
Experience an Oasis Night with Oriental dinner buffet served in a traditional desert setting of Bedouin tents and thatched huts surrounded by a grove of date palms. Visitors can experience riding a camel or they can relax with a cup of Egyptian Tea and smoke a shisha, while enjoying the folklore show and Belly dance performance set against the impressive mountain backdrop. The Bedouin Oasis Night takes place every Wednesday and includes a transfer from Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna.
No visit to El Gouna is complete without discovering the Red Sea by boat. Visitors can choose from a wide range of options, to best suit their needs and interests. From a stylish sunset trip on a large Catamaran, a view of the coral reefs from the semi submarine or the glass bottom boat to a comfortable Lagoon trip while enjoying the scenic El Gouna. Visitors can also rent their own speed boat inside El Gouna or charter a boat for your friends and family.