Egypt’s dynamic landscape, ancient civilization, and awe-inspiring Red Sea coastline have made it one of the world’s top tourist destinations. In fact, it is expected that the number of visitors might exceed eight million in 2018 with how promising the bookings are for the second quarter of this year specifically for locations such as the Red Sea and Cairo.
Most of the best places to stay in Egypt are luxury hotels and resorts on the banks of the Nile and Sharm El Sheikh, a resort town on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula famed for its sheltered sandy beaches, mesmerizing waters, and rich marine life. Catering to the comfort and sense of adventure of tourists, Egypt’s countless luxury hotels provide a myriad of relaxation and fun water activities for everyone to enjoy. Sports enthusiast truly have a blast with the series of low-key diving spots and watersports to try including snorkeling, sailing, kite surfing, and even skydiving or parachuting.
To help you find which amongst the luxury hotels and resort to visit in Egypt, we have handpicked the top four you should include in your bucket list.
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
Billed as the largest Four Seasons Resort in the world, Four Season Resort Sharm El Sheikh first opened its doors in 2002. It offers world-class amenities, luxurious fine dining, the best Egyptian hospitality, as well as some of the most amazing diving spots in the region. Its second phase of expansion is currently underway where two residential offerings are being erected and complemented by an additional range of superb amenities.
Marriott Mena House Cairo
Enjoying a great location in the Cairo suburbs and the most stunning views of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Marriott Mena House Cairo provides guests with luxury accommodations and a wide range of excellent amenities to match. Some of its delightful amenities are an outdoor seasonally heated swimming pool, numerous hotel restaurants offering a variety of superb international cuisine, an exclusive 18-hole (pyramid-side) golf course, lavish gardens, and lush outdoor areas.
Movenpick Resort Sharm El Sheikh Naama Bay
Overlooking stunning sea views, Movenpick Resort Naama Bay offers a great selection of luxury suites perfect for business and leisure travelers. It is located on the beach in Sharm El Sheikh’s Naama Bay neighborhood, nearby Naama Bay Beach and Sharm El Sheikh Golf Resort. This five-star resort offers an array of recreational amenities including outdoor tennis courts, a health club, an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a sauna. Guests get to experience utmost relaxation with its myriad of spa amenities as well, along with the awe-inspiring vistas of the glistening sea and the majestic mountain in the background.
Hilton Luxor Resort and Spa
Located 10 minutes away from the Luxor town center, the Hilton Luxor Resort and Spa is not only a haven for relaxation but an ideal base for exploring Egypt’s historical attractions. Its enviable location in the village of Karnak on the east bank of the lush River Nile rewards guests with the most glorious views of the river and the historic city. Luxurious guest rooms complemented by world-class amenities make up its offerings, along with a wide variety of exciting water activities and city tours you can enjoy.