Nestled between the desert and sea, Marsa Alam is home to the exclusive Port Ghalib Marina, surrounded by luxurious resorts, alluring spas and gourmet restaurants. A haven for diving enthusiasts, where dolphins and dugongs thrive, this area is also a world-renowned kite surfing destination. Nearby the stunning national parks of Gebel Elba and Wadi al Gimal are home to a variety of birds and desert animals and surrounded by mountains which were once mined for gold and emeralds.
Enjoy water sports in the wide, natural bay of Makadi, wander at leisure over the swathes of sandy beach and visit the Souk Makadi for lively night-time entertainment. Golfing enthusiasts will relish the 18 championship holes at Madinat Makadi Resort where the green overlooks the sea. Additionally, a snorkelling trip amongst the rare corals at protected Giftun Island should not be overlooked.
Whether you seek relaxation, sightseeing opportunities or activities, the vast Red Sea region offers a multitude of possibilities. The constant temperate climate, clear, warm seas and fascinating culture add to the enduring appeal.