Plan for peace of mind

Some properties allow cancellations up to 14 days before arrival. Check the policy before booking.

Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Alexandria

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Alexandria. This city's cafes, beaches and seaside draw many visitors. Pompey's Pillar and Qaitbay Fortress are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Seasonal weather in Alexandria

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alexandria is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montazah Beach (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Lake Maryut (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Shallalat Gardens (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Mamoura Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alexandria

Fly into Alexandria (HBE-Borg El Arab), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Alexandria (ALY-Alexandria Intl.), which is 16.9 mi (27.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alexandria?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings around Alexandria. From 6 Houses to 27 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alexandria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alexandria. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alexandria University: 46 holiday lettings
  • Terbana Mosque: 43 holiday lettings
  • Shallalat Gardens: 43 holiday lettings
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 43 holiday lettings
  • Western Harbour: 43 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alexandria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alexandria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6 Houses in Alexandria. Our other popular types of Alexandria holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.