Hurghada is a specialist scuba diving resort so anyone who enjoys water sports should come here. Families and couples looking for a peaceful and relaxing time together would find this resort appealing. The transfer time from Hurghada airport to the resort is only 10-30 minutes meaning you get to spend a lot of time in your resort but you do also get to see some of the scenery on the way. Most of the hotels have their own beaches in Hurghada where you can try various water sports. You are likely to find fine golden sands on the beaches leading down to the water. Nearly all of the hotels are located near the beach and are normally 3-5-star. Some of the hotels are in the town but maybe 2-3-stars instead.
Hurghada is very popular among those who like windsurfing and scuba diving. There are over 100 diving centres that will show you how to dive and where to find the best sights of tropical fish and the coral reef. Desert safaris are popular as you can take either a quad-bike or a Jeep. Camel rides and a BBQ are also available to you. Beach parties attract hundreds of people to Hurghada. It is famous for the live music and DJ's that entertain people until dawn. The beach parties are open to people of all ages and are not to be missed. A well as this you can try horse-riding, bowling, tennis, squash, jet-skiing, water-skiing, snorkelling and surfing. There is even a submarine trip for you to go on.
Hurghada has many restaurants both in and around the hotels which have Greek, Italian, Chinese, Korean, European and Egyptian cuisines as well as a few steak bars. Most hotels in Hurghada have entertainment in the evenings in the form of dancing or music. Most of the bars and pubs are hotel based meaning you do not have to go very far for a good night. There are many jewellery shops in the resort as well as a few places selling leather goods and souvenirs. There are public minibuses which are cheap and will take you around the resort. As well as this, there are plenty of taxis available, although make sure you agree a price before making the journey.
Hurghada benefits from daily warm weather as it is located in the east. During the summer, temperatures can be as high as 43°C during the day and drop to 7°C at night. The average minimum temperature in the winter is 14°C and in the summer it is 30°C although it can reach a lot higher than this. There is little rainfall in the resort and when it does rain it normally clears up very quickly. June, July and August are the warmest months in Hurghada with December being the coldest. However, December still occasionally gets a high of 20.5°C.