Find the best place to stay — El Gouna

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

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

  • El Gouna Beach: 133 holiday lettings
  • El Gouna Golf Club: 136 holiday lettings
  • Church of St. Mary and the Archangels: 136 holiday lettings
  • El Gouna Stadium: 136 holiday lettings
  • New Marina: 146 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around El Gouna 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 find a holiday accommodation with suitable for kids in El Gouna?

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    Make a holiday rental home or villa in El Gouna, Egypt your home away from home

    El Gouna is located on several islands separated by turquoise lagoons on the Red Sea. El Gouna offers a wide choice of activities to suit all guests, including diving, sunbathing and shopping. It is a wonderful mix of old and modern styles with its award-winning architecture.

    El Gouna is within easy reach of the ancient treasures of Egypt. The pyramids at Cairo and the ancient temples of Luxor can be visited by plane or bus.

    Things to do in El Gouna, Egypt

    Scuba diving is the #1 attraction in El Gouna, Egypt. For beginners there are several certified diving centres which can give lessons for the necessary dive certificates. For the less adventurous, snorkeling in the clear warm waters is a pleasurable sport.

    Water sports are popular on the Red Sea beaches at El Gouna. Windsurfing, kite surfing, parasailing, water skiing and many other activities can all be practiced here. For the less energetic, sunbathing and soaking up the sun is what the perfect beach holiday is all about.

    El Gouna’s Spas offer a chance to completely relax and unwind with massages and natural beauty treatments from all over the world. Everything from a sand massage to a Turkish bath can be enjoyed here.

    Golf is also available at the 18-hole USPGA Golf Course, so bring your clubs! Places to visit in El Gouna, Egypt

    Kafr El Gouna - This is the local name for El Gouna, the heart of the town. The kafr, or downtown area, is built in traditional Egyptian style. It has winding alleys, inner courtyards and gorgeous domes, all surrounded by the lagoons. There are plenty of local restaurants and bars to choose from. Shopping is cheap at the arcades and bazaars, but expect to barter for the best price. After dark, discos and bars offer plenty of lively entertainment.

    For those who want to see some of the ancient sites of Egypt while staying in El Gouna, trips can be arranged to the following cities:

    Luxor is the start of many Nile cruises. The ruins of ancient temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor are within the city. The Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens, both ancient burial grounds with magnificent tombs, are situated close to Luxor.

    Situated on the banks of the Nile, Aswan is the sight of the huge Aswan dam, as well as many Nubian settlements, and the gardens on Elephantine Island.

    Cairo is 450km from El Gouna, on the Red Sea, but it is just a short flight away. The pyramids, the ancient Sphinx and many mosques make this seem like a city from another world.

    Weather in El Gouna, Egypt

    Egypt enjoys zero rainfall and year round sunshine – the perfect recipe for a holiday destination you might think. Winter average temperatures are around 20C(68F) which is very pleasant, but from May to September, temperatures soar to over 30C (85F) on a daily basis.

    Flights to El Gouna, Egypt

    Hurghada International Airport is the main airport serving the El Gouna area and the Red Sea coasts resorts. The airport is just 22kms south of your accommodation in El Gouna.

    Several airlines operate weeklu flights to Hurghada from all over Europe.

    Attractions in and around El Gouna

    First time in El Gouna and looking for places to see? If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at El Gouna Beach. Don't forget to buy tickets if you plan to attend a game or event at El Gouna Stadium. Activities around the area include El Gouna Golf Club, Hurghada Marine Museum & Aquarium and New Marina. Also you might want to add Desert Breath Land Art, Church of St. Mary and the Archangels or Hurghada Mosque to your agenda.