After being only a small fishing village on the Red Sea, it got developed and became one of the most interesting tourist spots for all sunbathers, scuba-divers, and kite-surfers especially after 2001 when an airport has been constructed in Marsa Alam and it made tours to and from Marsa Alam much easier and easy to accomplish. The beautiful Marsa Alam is characterized by its incredible clear aquamarine waters, amazing coral reefs, shipwrecks, and sandy palm-fringed beaches.
Resorts & Hotels in Marsa Alam
There are lots of interesting things you can enjoy while being in Marsa Alam including booking a Desert Safari in the desert, have a charming tour to the Bedouin Village via a quad bike, or even you can have a shopping tour in the local markets to get some of the extremely interesting items including handmade rugs, perfumes, souvenirs. Among the extra interesting things you can plan from Marsa Alam is having an unforgettable day tour to explore the magical ruins of Luxor City and tour around all of its hypnotic temples & tombs.
The Best Resorts & Hotels to Stay in Marsa Alam
Here is a collection of the most recommended hotels to stay at while being in Marsa Alam based on the feedback of the majority of travelers who came to spend their vacation in Egypt:
- 1. Inter-Continental the Palace Port Ghalib
- 2. The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza
- 3. Steigenberger Coraya Beach
- 4. Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort
- 5. Jaz Lamya Resort
- 6. Concorde Moreen Beach Resort
- 7. Royal Tulip Beach Resort
- 8. Crown Plaza Sahara Oasis Port Ghalib
- 9. Elphistone Resort
1. Inter-Continental the Palace Port Ghalib Resort
This resort is on the top list of the best and the most attractive 5* deluxe resorts in Marsa Alam. It contains a wonderful lagoon-style pool that leads to a private beach and its suites have private balconies. That is not all about that wonderful resort as there is an impressive kids club, a wonderful pool, and lots of oriental, continental, and Indian restaurants to enjoy the best meal you want. It is considered the ideal beach resort for families.
2. The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort
This hotel is ranked among the best 5* resorts in Marsa Alam and it is located on the Road to Port Ghalib Marine. Guests who spend their accommodation there enjoy the best hospitality. They receive the best types of food, go snorkeling in the most interesting snorkeling spots and travelers have also mentioned that they have found in that resort all of what they were dreaming of.
3. Steigenberger Coraya Beach
It is an excellent beach resort that is located around 97 Km from El- Quseir, Marsa Alam, and families really love to visit it and enjoy their vacation with their kids mainly because of its amazing club and the well-kept grounds. While being there, it is going to be very easy to explore the Red Sea Beach and explore the majestic coral banks & the lovely turtles there. The Food served there is simply much more than O.K and as an overall view regarding that beach resort; it is a recommended one for Egypt’s visitors.
4. Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort
This incredible 5* Resort is located in the Red Sea Riviera, Port Ghalib in El-Quseir, Marsa Alam and visitors who were accommodated at that hotel have mentioned that it is very clean and there are lots of food options you can choose from. There are also many interesting diving choices you will find there to explore the amazing life beneath the water and for extra fun and enjoyment, you can head to the park and enjoy absolute entertainment means.
5. Jaz Lamya Resort
This hotel must be on the list of your hotel choices because of its affordable prices and its location. You can find that resort in Madinat Coraya, around 67 Km from El-Quseir. Tourists have mentioned about that resort that it is very clean, always has renovated furniture & amenities so that its customers enjoy their accommodation in a totally remarkable way. It has a lovely private beach where you will enjoy a lot with the members of your group and it also has a restaurant that offers the best oriental and International types of food which is suitable for all tastes.
6. Concorde Moreen Beach Resort & Spa
You can spend there the most exceptional experience ever in life while being accommodated in such a comfortable resort that offers all types of relaxation and provides its guests with the whole necessary items to have the desirable vacation they want. It is also an amazing choice for couples who seek to enjoy a relaxing tour and enjoy the beauty of Egyptian nature.
7. Royal Tulip Beach Resort
This is a good 5* Hotel that offers good quality services for its guests. Rooms there are comfortable with a magical view over the sea. The staff members there are really helpful and assist you in whatever you want. You can try the spa and the beauty center in the resort and you will know by that time the true meaning of having a recreational tour.
8. Crown Plaza Sahara Oasis Port Ghalib Resort
This is simply a wonderful 5* Resort that offers stunning services and the most delicious types of food within its restaurant. The resort offers also a freeform pool and a magnificent salt-water lagoon. If you are looking for the best snorkeling & scuba diving spots, then this resort should be on the top of your list.
9. Elphistone Resort
Although this is a 4* Resort, it offers some interesting facilities for its guests and it has a perfect location in the south of the Red Sea. You will find there many interesting long beaches, untouched corals, and the most magical pure crystal water which attract tourists from all destinations around the world to come to enjoy such incredible beauty.
Enjoy the most impressive Marsa Alam excursions and head towards the other incredible sites in the lands of Pharaohs in absolute well-organized tours arranged by your travel agency “Trips in Egypt“; let the dream begins.
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What Should I Wear While Being in Egypt?
You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.
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Are All Nile Cruises Available at Any Time?
Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.
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Should I Give Tips in Egypt?
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Can I Enter the Pyramids?
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