Located in North Africa, Egypt holidays offer you 2 coastlines. In the north you will find the Mediterranean whilst to the east the Red Sea and the beautiful River Nile through the middle. Whether you are looking for an Egypt holiday on the coast or inland on the Nile you will find a country steeped in history and filled with ancient sites, historical ruins, temples and pyramids.
The weather in Egypt is wonderful all year round with temperatures in the summer months reaching the mid to late 30`s and staying in the 20`s through the winter, perfect for swimming in the warm sea.
Apart from the stunning ancient history, Egypt holidays are popular for Nile cruises, hot air balloon rides, jeep safaris, camel rides and especially scuba diving. Snorkelling and scuba diving on Egypt holidays are a fantastic experience as visibility is superb, the sea is warm with beautiful coral reefs, famous wrecks, turtles and filled with incredible shoals of exotic fish.
Egypt holidays should involve a trip to the local market and bazaars where you can purchase some great cheap holiday souvenirs and whether you are eating out or dining at your hotel, the local Egyptian cuisine is delicious.
The most popular beach resorts for an Egypt holiday are Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada, whilst the Nile cruises tend to start from Luxor.
Ideal for Couples
Couples will love Egypt holidays for the fantastic all year round weather and excellent possibilities of day trips, from the popular Sharm el Sheikh, to the charm of the River Nile and the relaxing resort of Taba..
Great for Families
Egypt holidays are very popular with families due to the beautiful all year round weather of Sharm el Sheikh and the warm sea for snorkelling, paddling and swimming, although the temperature can be possibly too hot for the kids at the height of summer..
The best nightlife to be found in Egypt is at Sharm el Sheikh, where Naama Bay has shops, bars, restaurants and a few clubs that stay open well into the night..
Hurghada has sandy beaches and Naama Bay in Sharm el Sheikh offers sand also, as does Nabq Bay in Sharm el Sheikh which is popular with families..
Egypt holidays offer you the chance to sample the fantastic restaurants and the local Bedouin tents, where you can enjoy freshly prepared cuisine. For those looking for some home cooking, many hotels and restaurants provide international cuisine, whilst the larger resorts, such as Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada have fast food outlets..
The shops, markets and bazaars of Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh are where you can practice your haggling skills to pick up some great cheap holiday souvenirs..
Young & Lively
Egypt is not known for it`s lively nightlife, although Sharm el Sheikh does have a few nightclubs in Naama Bay..
For stunning backdrops of mountains, crystal clear warm sea and romantic meals under the stars, try Taba, Hurhgada or Sharm el Sheikh, whilst a cruise down the River Nile from Luxor makes a lovely romantic holiday..