The land of pharaohs, pyramids and endless golden sand, Egypt is a destination rich in history, with a host of awe-inspiring attractions to discover. Its magnificent location in northeast Africa means this mystical nation is blessed with superb weather all year round. With the waters of the Red Sea along its east coast, it also home to a number of exceptional beach holiday resorts. From Sharm El Sheikh, on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula, to the sun-drenched shores of Hurghada, travellers will find a varied selection of luxury hotels, with both family-friendly and adult-only Egypt holidays to choose from. Visitors will also be able to enjoy a number of thrilling activities, both on land and in the sea, as well as embrace the fascinating culture this incredible destination is famous for.
Due to its diverse landscape, climate and history, Egypt is a holiday destination with so much to offer in the way of leisure activities and exploration.
From family fun and world-famous landmarks, to adrenaline-fuelled sports and pure beach bliss, you’ll find it all in Egypt.
For those who enjoy a spot of sightseeing during their holiday, Egypt is the ideal destination, with the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Great Sphinx of Giza, located just outside the country’s historic capital Cairo. The city is also home to the Egyptian Museum, which specialises in ancient Egyptian artefacts and boasts the golden mask of Tutankhamun among its collection.
A visit to the city of Luxor is another option for history enthusiasts, with notable attractions including the Valley of the Kings, the burial site of pharaohs, as well as the Luxor and Karnak Temples.
If you’re looking for a more action-packed Egypt holiday, then how about sampling some of the water sports on offer in the resorts dotted along the shores of the Red Sea? Kite surfing, water skiing and windsurfing are among some of the options available, while Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada are exceptional scuba diving and snorkelling sites. As well as being great locations for both experts and beginners, the warm clear waters and colourful reefs offer plenty to see in the way of spectacular underwater flora and fauna.
Family holidays to Egypt are also full of fun, with plenty of activities to enjoy. Indeed, many of the beach hotels and resorts feature their own water parks, as well as excellent children’s clubs. Couples and friends are also catered for, with opportunities for spa days, sports and exercise. Entertainment options are also on tap day and night, with something for everyone to enjoy right throughout their luxury Egypt holiday.
Egypt’s location in north east Africa means it has great weather all year round. Due to this, the best time to visit is completely up to you and depends on whether you are seeking a luxury summer escape or a touch of winter sun. Egypt’s hottest months are between May and October with average temperatures ranging from the high 20s up to 40°C. The hottest time to visit is in June and July when temperatures peak. Between the months of November and April the weather is a little cooler, but you will still enjoy plenty of sunshine, with the mercury remaining well above 20°C during the day. In March and April, the temperatures start to rise, with average highs in the late 20s and early 30s.