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A holiday rental home in Alexandria is a wonderful choice for a holiday

Alexandria has something to interest a wide variety of visitors. From the mild, dry climate to the ancient structures to the beautiful beaches and lively casinos, there is no reason to ever be bored whilst on holiday to Alexandria. A holiday rental home in Alexandria will provide you with all of the comforts of home whilst serving as home base for all of your adventures.  

Things to do on holiday to Alexandria

There is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Alexandria. There is a beach just 15 km from Alexandria. There visitors can swim, sun and enjoy the warm, dry climate. For an unusual adventure, consider riding on a sand buggy through the desert sand. There are dozens of casinos nearby. Those planning a day trip to Cairo should plan to stop by one or two of the casinos located in that city. Keep in mind that the age at which visitors is allowed to gamble is 21.One of the biggest events held in Alexandria each year is the Film Festival held each September. Filmmakers and enthusiasts from around the world come to Alexandria for this event.

Places to visit on holiday to Alexandria

The Great Pyramids are about a two hour drive away.   For anyone interested in that aspect of Egyptian history, a visit to the pyramids is well worth the trip.

Other important and nearby sites include Qaitbey Fort, built in the 1300’s and the Catacombs. Here, visitors will see 2nd century funeral artefacts and much more. This site was not discovered until 1900 and is now amongst the most visited sites in Alexandria.

Weather in Alexandria

Whilst the temperature is mild year round in Alexandria, there is a difference between the day temperatures and the night temperatures. Whilst the temperatures are cooler than other parts of Egypt, such as Cairo, it can still get quite warm during the summer months. The summer average temperatures during the day can reach as high as 30 degrees. During the winter, the average daytime temperature is about 20 degrees and the average night time temperature is about 10 degrees. Whilst still very dry, Alexandria does tend to get more rain than other parts of the country. On average, about 80 mm of precipitation falls each year.  

Travel to Alexandria

The closest airport to Alexandria is Borg El Arab (HBE), just 10 km away.   Another nearby option is El Nozha Airport (ALY). Both are just a short drive from most holiday rental homes in Alexandria. Another option is to fly into Cairo International Airport (CAI), located about 220 km from Alexandria, and then take a train or private car the rest of the way. A car will be necessary during your stay. Some holiday rental homes include a car and driver in the rental price.

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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                Recent Reviews

                Excellent place to stay !

                5 of 5
                Villa Sahara is an excellent place to stay with everything you need to be relaxed and enjoy your stay. The villa was very clean UK standard. The location of villa is excellent and it’s about 25 min from beach and shopping centre. We went with family of 4 (2 Adult, 2 children – 9 years and 6 years) and we all enjoyed everything about the villa and specially the Pool. Also the Villa had high walls and very private which was what we wanted. The Villa was kitted out with everything you will need including WIFI, TV and Washing machine. We had excellent service from Maria and the team who were always happy to help. Looking forward to going again in 2017. Imran – London, UK 24th March 2016 to 04th April 2016
                • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2016
                • Date of Stay: Mar 2016

                I felt at home.

                5 of 5
                A very nice stay me and my family spent in villa oasis Everything clean and tidy. A very good welcoming from all the team . You will find all the way of intertaimnent and relaxation .. A a lovely place and lovely home. We spent a holiday to be remebered....
                • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2015
                • Date of Stay: Oct 2015

                The perfect quiet vacation villa!

                5 of 5
                My family and our friends are expats living in Alexandria (American, British, and South African) and we are always on the lookout for nice, comfortable places to visit during Egyptian holidays and school breaks. We are SO happy we stumbled across this gorgeous villa in King Mariout. The villa is expansive and housed six adults, a teenager, and a toddler very comfortably. The bedrooms are large and tidy. The kitchen is fully stocked with western appliances and enough cutlery and crockery for a crowd. The living area downstairs is huge, but very formal, however, the sitting area upstairs is also large and has more comfortable seating. The bathrooms were all very nice and clean as well. The patio seating is wonderful and covered with a large awning, which made it great for sitting outside even during the warmest part of the day. The pool is simply fabulous, with a shallow end and a deep end, and easy entry stairs as well as a ladder. I should add, though, that the jacuzzi is in the swimming pool, not a separate hot water jacuzzi. The gardens are some of the most beautiful I've seen in my life and the gardener came every day to tend them; he was respectful of our wishes to work out front when we were swimming, etc (for privacy) and is clearly very proud of his work! For us, the best features of this villa are the privacy and the absolute quiet in the area. We didn't hear a car honk it's horn for four days and enjoyed the stars overhead every night. We will definitely be back! Thank you for a lovely retreat, Dr. Hager!
                • Review Submitted: 21-May-2013
                • Date of Stay: May 2013