Destination Fact File
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Hurghada is one of Egypt's busiest tourist resorts and is located about 395km, south of Suez. As the destination spreads on a large scale down the coast, the red sea is easily accessible from the various resorts on offer in this region. The unique underwater reefs and gardens are some of the finest in the world. The warm water is ideal for many varieties of rare fish and coral reefs, which may also be observed through glass bottom boats. This area has fine accommodation a plenty, offering warm and efficient service.
The Hurghada region is known for its pleasant climate year round, cool breeze and sunny weather. Once just a small fishing village, today it is a popular tourist destination located on the Red Sea coast. It is an international centre for aquatic sports such as windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing and swimming. However it is probably most renowned for its snorkelling and diving.
Liveaboard trips leave from Hurghada at regular intervals and are very popular. There are a range of trips and boats to suit all levels of diver from Advanced Open Water upwards. There are many sites that may be difficult as they can be tiring and some have more current than sheltered reef diving. However, the main reason for choosing a liveaboard is to have a pure unadulterated dive holiday away from the day diving boats. A liveaboard can be at the site before day boats arrive allowing you the pleasure of a uninterrupted dive in fresh morning waters!