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Why Egypt's Red Sea resorts are perfect for family breaks


Egypt’s Red Sea coast offers everything families need for the ideal winter sunshine break – fabulous weather, beautiful beaches and a wide range of exciting activities to keep children of all ages entertained

El Gouna offers families great value for money ©
El Gouna offers families great value for money ©

What makes the resorts of Hurghada, El Gouna and Marsa Alam even more enticing is the value for money they offer families with a host of great value top-notch resorts to choose from.

Easy access to the Red Sea

Getting to the Red Sea resorts couldn’t be easier – your clients can just jump on a flight from one of the UK airports with direct flights to Hurghada and in just four-and-a-half hours they can be sunning themselves in Egypt with memories of the freezing UK winter fading fast.


Egypt’s Red Sea resorts offer hundreds of kilometres of beautiful white sandy beaches, with turquoise clear water proudly revealing an array of fantastic colours highlighted by coral reefs and home to hundreds of species of marine life including fascinating fishes and dolphins.


Families have a fantastic choice of ways to enjoy this beachside paradise and underwater world, including taking a day trip on a fishing boat where they can enjoy local food prepared onboard by the crew, as well as swimming, snorkelling or diving.


Then there are land-based activities in the desert surrounding Hurghada, El Gouna and Marsa Alam, including horse, pony or camel-riding, as well as go-karting and motorbiking for families with older children.


There are plentiful activities for the whole family to enjoy including diving and golfing lessons, as well as attractions such as El Gouna Aquarium & Museum and Makadi Water World – Egypt’s largest waterpark located south of Hurghada offering 50 rides and slides for children of all ages.

El Gouna has plenty for families to enjoy ©
El Gouna has plenty for families to enjoy ©

Great value for money

Families can also just kick back and relax on the beach or by the pool of the many top quality international standard hotels in the region.


These resorts cater for all budgets and offer the full range of meal options from half-board to full-board to all-inclusive giving families all the flexibility and ability to budget they could wish for.


Whatever property your clients choose, they can be assured they will be receiving excellent service, with all these resorts offering great value for money.


Want to find out more? Browse the Egyptian State Tourist Board website and join the online training course for travel agents at

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