Golden 5 Diamond Resort
Travel Blogs from Hurghada
... food, drinks or snacks. I highly recommend doing a half-day tour into the desert. A white jeep picked me up, like on a safari, and we drove 30 minutes out of town to a secluded area. I was lucky to have just the guide, a german and myself on the tour. We had a 5 minute tutorial on how to ride quad bikes, then we were off. I was well prepared, and bought jeans, ...
El Gouna is a paradise for beach holiday along the red sea coast. You can even rent an apartment here for permanent home. It consists of 20 islands surrounded by picturesque lagoons and Arabic style architectures. You could easily access here by Go bus from Cairo or Hurghada.
The stay in our hotel, Arena Inn, is unforgettable. Due to low season now, it costs only USD33/night. After having a big ...
... it better by just talking to each other rather than speculating about the other guests.
As an aside, the resort is massive: We were housed in one of 388 rooms and suites, all with balconies and views of the Red Sea. Outside there were 3 huge pools encircled by a "lazy river," aka a narrow canal, on which you could slowly float by way of big inner tubes. The property covers many acres, and it's all ocean-front. There are also a half dozen restaurants, ...
Safaga Egypt, April 2, 2011 – Day 87
We are the first cruise ship to visit Egypt since the "Revolution." Our arrival at the wharf in Safaga at 6:30 AM was without fanfare. The scene on the dock resembled chaos. Men were moving about haphazardly pushing carts loaded with heavy bundles covered with plastic or tarps. Burlap bags and bicycles ...
Back in Hurghada, I scheduled my plane flight to Dahab so that I could catch my flight out of Egypt in the next couple weeks. So I spent the next few days relaxing and hanging out around town. I was also told about the bomb in the Alexandria church and had quite a few discussions about religion since it's a strong topic ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet