Best Beaches in Hurghada – EgyTipsTravel

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 Best Beaches in Hurghada

Hurghada is a city which has spread 20 kilometres along the Red Sea coastline. Unfortunately, big hotel complexes cover the sea view very effectively and this is why it’s possible to visit in Hurghada without seeing the Red Sea at all. It’s not likely, but it’s possible.

Most of the hotels have their private beach, so if you stay in a hotel in , most likely you have free access to a private beach. These beaches are usually very nice but they are also clean and safe. In Hurghada, you get to enjoy the best parts of the Red Sea’s crystal clear waters.

Hurghada weather

The Red Sea is perfect for all kinds of water sports like snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming. The seawater temperature is coldest in the winter (about 18 Celsius degrees) and warmest in the summer, when it can rise up to 30 Celsius degrees.

So, it’s possible to swim and scuba-dive in the Red Sea all year round. Red Sea is one of the reasons you should travel to Hurghada, Egypt.

Public beaches in Hurghada

Though most of the hotels offer free beach access, you may still want to check what the other beaches in Hurghada , Or maybe you stay in the rental flat or at the hotel with no beach access at all.

Whatever your the situation is: Here are tips and information about the best beaches in Hurghada .

Even though the beaches are supposed to be public, there is always an entrance fee to the beach. The entrance fee varies from 20 Egyptian pounds to 250 Egyptian pounds.

The residents of Hurghada are using the public beaches in Hurghada a lot. All the beaches are filled with people during the public and national holidays

The beaches in Hurghada have the same problem than the restaurants. They change names, owners and concept quite often. This is why I won’t write a list of all the beaches in Hurghada. I know, it won’t be same after a while.

I will write about a few popular beaches in Hurghada .

Beset Beaches in Hurghada


One of the nicest and also the cheapest beach in Hurghada in El Dahar.

Entrance fee to EL SAWAKY beach is 20 Egyptian pounds, but you have to spend .

More information from their Facebook-pages.

The most expensive beaches are located in Sahl Hasheesh and El Gouna. The entrance fee varies from 200-300 Egyptian Pounds (LE.). Check the price beforehand.

There are lots of public beaches between Bella Vista and Sunrise adults-only hotel in Hurghada. At the moment there are at least five beaches: Orange Beach, Anemone Beach, Navy Chalets, Mahmaya and Embassy beach club.

All the beaches have different entrance fees and services.

Two of the oldest, cleanest, safest and the most popular beaches in Hurghada are “ELYSEES DREAM BEACH AND OLD VIC BEACH”. These two beaches have been working as long as I remember.

Actually, they are both located next to each other, at the beginning of Old Sheraton Road, close to El Mamsha and Marriot hotel.

Dream beach includes a towel but Old Vic charges 5 LE. for towel use. I recommend Old Vic for the families and Dream beach for friends and couples.


Old Sheraton Road, close to Marriot Hotel and Bulls restaurant. Entrance fee 150 Egyptian pounds (LE.), Towel not included, 5 LE. (2019).

old vic Beach from Egytipstravel
old vic Beach from Egytipstravel

Old Vic is one of the most popular beaches in Hurghada. It’s clean and the bottom of the  sea is good, though there are some rocks. Last time I visited Old Vic.

There were some rocks on the bottom of the sea, where she could have hurt herself. If you want to buy swimming shoes, you find them from Hurghada in El Dahar or Sheraton st.,


Old Sheraton Road, close to Marriot Hotel and Bulls restaurant. Entrance fee 150 Egyptian pounds (LE.), Single (200LE.) including a towel August 2019).

Elysees Dream Beach Hurghada- egytipstravel
Elysees Dream Beach Hurghada
ELYSEES DREAM BEACH  - egytipstravel
Dream Beach – egytipstravel

Dream beach is one of the oldest beaches in Hurghada. It has been there as long as I remember. It’s one of the most popular beaches in Hurghada.

I don’t wonder why since it’s clean and safe. Also the atmosphere there is awesome. Dream beach is the best beach for couples and friends.

For the families with small kids, Dream beach is not the best choice, because the beach in Hurghada area is quite small and the beach becomes deep fast.

But there are others things to do for the kids: a playing area and small grass field where the kids can play and run.

Sun beds are comfortable and there are lots of them. The layout of sun beds in Dream Beach is different from what you probably have used to.

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Felfala beach by the Old Sheraton Road

 Felfala is on of the best beaches in Hurghada my Favorite place .  admire a beautiful sunset by the sea for free, I know a perfect place for it. At Old Sheraton Road, opposite to Granada Restaurant, next to Sunrise hotel. There you find a small bay, where locals go fishing, swimming and hang out.

The bay is a closed area and people are not allowed to go inside the gates. If you enter inside the area, you do it with your own responsibility.

I don’t encourage anyone to go inside the gates, but if you go, be careful.

You can admire the sunset from the top of the beach from behind the fence safer. This place is perfect for selfies!

Best Beaches Hotels in Hurghada

Some of the hotels allow visitors outside from the hotel to use the hotel beaches and services by daily charge. Day use costs approximately from 200 Egyptian pounds (LE.) to 500 LE. Some of the hotels sell all-inclusive services for the price and some prices include a towel only.

SENTIDO Mamlouk Palace Resort

SUNRISE Royal Makadi Aqua Resort -Select-

Hurghada Long Beach Resort

Panorama Bungalows Aqua Park Hurghada

SUNRISE Crystal Bay Resort -Grand Select-

Albatros White Beach

Coral Beach Hurghada Resort

The Three Corners Sunny Beach Resort

Sindbad Club

Baron Palace Sahl Hasheesh

Old Palace Resort

Best Hotels Deals

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Sunrise Crystal Bay Resort



11 4438 134

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Albatros White Beach - Families and couples only



11 2867 228

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Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel



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Meraki Resort (Adults Only)



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Hilton Hurghada Plaza Hotel



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Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort



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Arabella Azur Resort



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