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Our Red Sea villa with pool is in the unique resort community of El Gouna (20 minutes north of Hurghada airport). The villa is designed in the traditional Egyptian Nubian style, with vaulted and domed ceilings, is attractively furnished and has marble flooring throughout. It has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to six - perfect for families and groups. It is air conditioned, with 2 bathrooms, 4 sun terraces and a lagoon beach. There are 6 cushioned sun-beds, a shaded pergola, parasols and a built-in barbeque poolside. Pool heating is available. The resort offers Red Sea diving, world class kite-surfing, a PGA golf course and virtually guaranteed year round sunshine! El Gouna marinas and downtown provide a wide variety of bars, restaurants and shopping and are easily accessible. Cultural trips to Luxor, The Nile, Cairo are easily arranged. A host of other activities are possible from desert quad-biking to night clubbing in Hurghada, or just a leisurely boat trip around El Gouna's lagoons.
Getting there: The closest airport is Hurghada and transfers take about 20-30 minutes. Flights are operated by a variety of airlines. Transfers can be arranged on request. The cost is €15 for a party of 2 and €20-30 for larger parties (each way).
Transportation: Car Hire is not required unless desired, the resort is self-contained and there is a variety of cheap transport available with a simple free phone call to the resort internal exchange numbers:
Bike Center - Scooter and bicycle rental. El Gouna Limousine - car and limousine rental service, also taxi service. Shuttle Bus & Boat - purchase a ticket prior to boarding the bus or boat shuttle, or on the bus. Tickets are available from the Info Center, any hotel's front desk, the Kafr boat jetty, or at sales points around El Gouna. Daily ticket: 5 LE, Weekly ticket: 20 LE. Hurghada Shuttle - buses depart from Tamr Henna station every 20 minutes starting at 7am. Last bus leaves at 1:30am. Tok Tok - environmentally friendly mini-cab will pick you up from any location and take you anywhere in El Gouna. One way trip 5 LE per person (most Tok-Toks seat up to 4 people)
Climate: El Gouna is blessed with blue skies and virtually all year round constant sunshine. This, mixed with cooling north to south sea breezes, makes El Gouna an excellent year round destination. July and August can be very hot, (although cooled by breezes), spring and autumn are ideal. During winter months minimum daytime temperatures are typically 18-21C, making for a perfect winter break.
Master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, a king sized bed, en suite shower room and French door onto its own sun terrace.
Double bedroom - a king bed with French doors leading onto its own sun terrace.
Twin bedroom - two single beds that can easily be made into a double and French doors leading onto the ground floor sun terrace.
All bedrooms have built-in wardrobes....moreless
Ensuite in master bedroom has toilet, shower and wash-basin.
Separate bathroom has a shower, toilet and wash basin.
Cloakroom with automatic washing machine, toilet and hand basin, clothes drying rack.
There is also an outside shower next to the pool and lagoon beach....moreless
Our villa is equipped with the following:
Air conditioning - lounge & bedrooms,
Selection of games and books,
Internet access available if requested in advance on booking (small additional charge),
Iron & ironing board
All bed linen, bath and beach towels provided,
electric cooker & hob,
dishwasher, fridge freezer,
juicer, smoothie maker,
large selection of crockery, glassware, cutlery and cooking utensils,
telephone for free access to all resort facilities, toks-toks, taxis etc,
floodlit swimming pool (heated for additional charge, please enquire),
2 tables and ten chairs on main terrace for outside dining,
extensive galala marble terracing with planted beds, flower boxes,
6 cushioned sun loungers,
pergola with seating,
steps down to lagoon beach with sun umbrella,
gated front garden,
pergola for shaded car parking,
Harari tiled garden/driveway...moreless
Rates quoted are weekly for party size of 2 persons; Add £50 for parties of 3 and £100 for parties of 4-6. Water and electricity are charged at cost on departure (allow €7-€12 per person per week depending on usage and season). Child's highchair and cot available for rent. Internet access available for small charge on request. Pool heating available on request (€5-10 per day depending on weather).
20% deposit of base rental on booking; balance due 8 weeks before departure plus a security deposit of £100 or €120 refundable within 2 weeks of end of stay.
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El Gouna, “a world apart”, is the natural result of the creative diversity of a local community of entrepreneurs, artists, and environmentalists who made El Gouna their home. Modern arabesque architecture and unique interior design transport you to another time and space. The various activities and entertainment options, world-class cuisines and constant sunshine, make El Gouna the Red Sea's premier leisure destination. From the villa you can easily access the numerous amenities El Gouna has to offer; great shopping, health treatments, an unbelievable selection of restaurants, clubs, pubs, fabulous sailboats, immaculate beaches, Red Sea diving and snorkelling, world class kite-surfing and uninhabited islands. There is a regular shuttle bus service, tok-toks and taxis making car hire unnecessary. El Gouna is a complete holiday destination offering all the services required for a hassle-free vacation, including a hospital, supermarkets and shops. And not forgetting year round sunshine!
Other Activities: World class kite-surfing, several dive schools, desert quad-biking, Oasis night with Bedouin