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posted 25 Apr 2011, 13:50 by Manal Raafat   [ updated 27 Apr 2011, 13:41 ]

Hurghada is a city in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt. It is a main tourist center and second largest city (after Suez) in Egypt located on the Red Sea coast.Hurghada stretches for about 36 kilometres (22 mi) along the seashore, and it does not reach far into the surrounding desert. 

Hurghada was founded in the early 20th century, and until a few years ago, remained a small fishing village. But today, it has gone on to become the foremost tourist resort of the Red Sea coast and an international center for aquatic sports. If it takes place in or on the water you can do it here, like windsurfing, sailing, deep-sea fishing, swimming, but, above all, snorkeling and diving. The unique underwater gardens offshore are some of the finest in the world, justifiably famous amongst divers. The warm waters here are ideal for many varieties of rare fish and coral reefs, which may also be observed through glass bottom boats. 

Its Climate 

Hurghada has a Subtropical-Desert climate, with mild-warm winters and hot to very hot summers. 

About Hurghada

- located on the West Cost of the Red Sea around 40 km cost line.

- population: 55.000 including around 7.000 foreigners.

- There are around 200 hotels in Hurghada.

- there are 70.000 tourists from Europe coming every week to Hurghada.

- sun is shining 99% days in the year

- hotest months: July, August, coldest months:
January, February

Holiday in Hurghada 

Hurghada is an exciting and vibrant holiday destination suitable for all ages and can be found on the western side of Egypt's Red Sea Riviera. 

Hurghada is known as a party town, particularly among Europeans.Locals and others will tell you that life begins at night in Hurghada, with the many, many clubs.  

Hurghada is perfect for those seeking total relaxation with fantastic weather and warm sea temperatures throughout the year.

Things to Do in Hurghada 

There is plenty to do in Hurghada ranging from day trips to watersports. 

--Hughada Diving is also popular as many people look forward to exploring the underwater marine life. 

--In the meantime, take advantage of the relaxing atmosphere and stunning scenery and spend time exploring Hurghada and the area around this fascinating city.

--Excursions are always available for visitors. With day trips to other parts of Egypt.

--Enjoy sea and sand .

--Hurghada Diving:Enjoy fantastic underwater marine life.

-- Hurghada Watersports: Choose from sailing, fishing and windsurfing, and more like banana rides, pedal boats and canoeing.

--Hurghada Shopping 

--Hurghada Nightlife :Beside hotels, duty free shops and some restaurants ,and discos,and cafe shops .

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