In Hurghada, sandy beaches, but there is an important nuance, which must be told. In the Red Sea there are coral reefs, and in the sea you can enter only in special shoes, so as not to cut your legs. Some tourists do not like it very much, but this does not go anywhere.
Safety shoes can be bought directly at the hotel, or, cheaper to buy in a store near the hotel. Costs it is inexpensive, about 20 dollars.
You can buy these shoes from us, but it is not sold in every store, it is often difficult to find it.
At this resort, a lot of hotels, more than 250. Hotels of different "star", find a suitable price for everyone can. Since the resort is year-round, then the prices here, traditionally, are lower, because hotels never completely stand idle, business overheads are lower.
Another important advantage of Hurghada, the availability of its own international airport.
The airport of Hurghada is small, rather it can be called cozy.
Denoted officially as HRG, do not confuse.
Despite the small size, the airport is quite modern, can accept even heavy aircraft, such as the Boeing 747, has "sleeves" for all types of aircraft.
If you are aiming at attractions, then Hurghada can be called the most reasonable choice, from here arrange excursions to Luxor and the valley of the kings, drive to safari in Egypt , and, of course, cruises along the Nile. If you buy a ticket to Sharm El Sheikh, then all these attractions will be for you "overseas", and in the literal sense, beyond the Red Sea.
There are several attractions that are located directly in Hurghada. Before them you can take a taxi.
The Abdulhasan Elshazi Mosque is built in the Turkish style. The mosque was opened only in the middle of the last century.
This mosque is not a tourist attraction, and non-Muslims are not allowed inside. You will have to admire the beauties of this mosque from the outside. She's really beautiful.
If you are very curious, you can look at the decoration of the mosque from the outside, some tourists do it.
When they built this mosque, the calculation of the number of believers was clearly wrong, now the mosque can not accommodate all those who wish to pray. Often, especially on Friday, people pray in pavilions nearby or in the courtyard.
The next attraction is related to the Christian religion. The Coptic Church of St. Shenouda was built in 1922. Some sources say that the church is built for the oil industry by the British, but this is not entirely true.