The Eid Al-Adha weekend is just a couple days away and while some have been organizing their vacations since the last Eid rest, many others continue to pause – even squabble – over where to invest the ‘Bairam’ rest. Many Cairenes’ goto getaways revolve in and about the North Coast and Alexandria; but we’re here to tell you that you can find plenty of options to escape Cairo’s brouhaha this Eid.
From the primitive heaven that is Siwa, to the nightlife-buzzing Red Sea destination which is Sahl Hasheesh, there’s plenty waiting to be investigated across Egypt’s coasts.
A lovely coastal town located 500km away from Cairo and most recognized to be the-goto destination for anyone seeking a water activity- themed holiday, Dahab charms with its breathtaking Red Sea locations overlooking the Sinai desert and by its wonders that are underwater.
In Dahab, you’ll be able to have a variety of activities including snorkelling, wind surfing, desert hiking, rock climbing and scuba diving.
Combining a budget- accommodation, along with a laid-back hippie lifestyle, Dahab proceeds to be an alternative holiday destination for lots of independent travellers and an excellent area for water sports.
Relish your Eid rest at Dahab’s Sindbad Camp or at Dahab Divers Hotel â if you don’t mind going a little over budget. Take to the Kitchen Cafe for delicious meals at incredibly affordable costs while you are at it.
With its own breathtaking view over looking Jerusalem, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and its perfect location between Taba and Nuweiba, Castle Zaman is that one destination for vacationers searching for a private, mysterious and a less conventional getaway.
While that stone-carved citadel using a mountain-like exterior-uniting an old, historic and authentic ambiance-doesn’t offer accommodation, the castle offers, nonetheless, an immaculate stone pool with panoramic Red seaview, along with some tasty slow-cooked meals served in pottery dishes. Just half an hour away from Taba and Nuweiba, Castle Zaman supports a natural encounter, where you could enjoy the water the elements as well as the tranquillity.
El Gouna is an ideal destination for vacationers seeking to have a package of sea, sunshine, pool, while enjoying top-notch nightlife and resort experiences. Gouna’s spa hotels are equipped with best quality services âresort, personal seashores, gigantic pools- guaranteeing you a munificent stay, to not mention some extraordinary dining alternatives like the Club Home, Maritim, Pier 88 and Jobos Sports Bar.
When it comes to day time actions, El Gouna supplies an assortment of water-sports including waterskiing, kite browsing, boating, diving, yachting, in addition to aquarium trips, desert safari and promenades. Should you don’t mind spending a bit and searching to have that small-bit-of-everything escape, El Gouna is perfect.
An oasis holding among the very most unique primitive ambiances you’ll find in Egypt â in addition to some enormous sights like the Mountain of the Lifeless and Alexander’s Temple of the Oracle âSiwa has its unique Berber tradition.
Worlds a way from El Gouna, the oasis is brimming with palm trees, with houses produced from salt and h AS several eco-hostels with natural-spring services that are equipped with every one of the accommodation that is necessary, pools.
Eco-hostels like Adrere or Taziry Amellal, though quite expensive, offer holiday experiences that are bewitching with a no- electricity coverage, authentic Bedouin aesthetic and breathtaking views over-Looking the lake and the AdrÃ¨ re Amellal (the White Mountain in the Amazigh language).
We highly recommend Siwa Gardens or Carols Ghaliet Lodge you stay, there’s nothing really like taking a stroll down Town to relish the oasis’ local artisanship, with suppliers attempting to sell basketry, silverware and embroidery.
Though previously favoured over the past few years for couples, as a honeymoon destination, Sahl Hasheesh h-AS evolved to be a favorite area to get a relaxing holiday and among the latest goto night-life locations on the Red Sea.
A 20 minute push from Hurghada, the resort encompasses tons of resorts with superior services, including Premier Romance Hotel, Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh and Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh.
With a breathtaking sea view, diving trips to research its marine-life and underwater wonders, persistent DJ shore parties, unique fine-dining areas and several others, you ought to not hesitate to pack your bags and devote your holiday there; Sahl Hasheesh h-AS something for everyone.
Located on the eastern tip of Sinai, Nuweiba is another perfect destination for vacationers seeking to have both a laid-back and a budget-pleasant holiday.
Primitive in its being, Nuweiba is a coastal city perfect for those people who are searching for peace and tranquillity; with several sights including water activities-primarily snorkelling and diving – inexpensive eateries offering tasty all-natural food, and lots of local shops selling Bedouin crafts.
Nuweiba unites some adequate resorts âof which we urge Nakhil Inn and Dream – along with inexpensive camps and hostels convenient for backpackers; including Habiba Seaside Lodge, Dayra and Moon Island Camp.
Ain El Sokhna
A mere one-and-a-half hours away from Cairo, Ain El Sokhna has consistently been that fast â sometimes impulsive â chill out destination for many. While most Sokhna getaways generally entail staying at a buddy ‘s â or more likely, a friend’s buddies’ â location, resort alternatives at Sokhna include the township’s well-liked resorts Moevenpick Resort and Jaz Small Venice. In the event that you perform your cards right, you can have a holiday that is inexpensive and cheerful, but youwill need to create your own personal fun with Tabla being among the only real places that may take you far from the beach.