Marsa Alam Holidays
Why Visit Marsa Alam?
Originally a small fishing village, Marsa Alam is a rapidly growing resort popular with sun worshippers, divers and wind surfers. The construction of an international airport in 2001 has secured Marsa Alam as one of Egypt's up and coming holiday destinations. Holidays to Marsa Alam have something for everyone. For the sun worshipper who likes to relax you will find that many of the hotels have access to their own private beach with plenty of sun loungers and parasols available. For those that like to be a little more active you will find a wide range of leisure and sport facilities such as tennis courts, spas and diving schools to name a few.
Sightseeing in Marsa Alam
If you don't wish to spend every day sun bathing then why not consider an excursion to add a little adventure to your holiday in Marsa Alam. Why not explore the sea life, scuba diving with a qualified instructor or take a safari through the desert by camel. You can also venture a little further afield by taking an overnight trip to Cairo to take in the wonders of the Pyramids.
Eating out in Marsa Alam
Most hotels in Marsa Alam offer all-inclusive board basis and you will find that choices for eating out of your hotel are limited. You will find some western style venues at Port Ghalib and Madinat Coraya.
Who is Marsa Alam suitable for?
Holidays to Marsa Alam are suitable for families and couples wanting a sun soaked beach holiday. It also has considerable appeal to divers wishing to explore sea life in the Red Sea.
The best time to visit Marsa Alam
As with all Egyptian resorts, Marsa Alam can offer year round sunshine making it a popular summer and winter destination. The summer weather in Marsa Alam can reach above 30 degrees which is fantastic for sun worshipers but may make going on excursions a little uncomfortable. Winter sun holidays offer temperatures in the mid 20s perfect for anyone wanting to escape our cold weather.
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