Hurghada is a beach resort town stretching some 40km along Egypt’s Red Sea coast. It’s renowned for scuba diving, and has numerous dive shops and schools in its modern Sekalla district. There are many restaurants, bars and nightclubs, while the old town, El Dahar, is home to traditional Egyptian coffee shops and souks. Hurghada’s long stretch of sandy beach is lined with resort hotels.
|Visa requirements||Visa is required.|
|Languages spoken||Arabic, Egypt|
|Currency used||Egyptian Pound (EGP)|
|Area (km2)||36 km2|