Location and Setting
A spectacular destination beach resort, offering panoramic views of the Red Sea and the surrounding desert. The resort features its own dive center and is located on Hurghada Beach on the Red Sea. It is located just 15 minutes from Hurghada International airport, 20 minutes from downtown Hurghada, 270 km from Luxor and 500 km from Cairo.
There are 360 unique guest rooms and suites, including 76 one-bedroom bungalows and 24 two-bedroom bungalows. The majority offer views of the pool and or the Red Sea, satellite television, safe box, hair dryer, mini-bar, individual climate control and direct-dial telephone.
Facilities & Services
- Private beach
- 24-hour in-room dining
- Airport shuttle bus, valet and car parking
- Message service
- Babysitting and Children’s Club
- Safety deposit box
- ATM machine and bank
Wi-Fi internet access surcharges
(30 mint. US $3 - 01 hour US $5 - 24 hours US $12 - 07 days US $60)
- Doctor on call
- Gift and jewelry shops
- Recreation center
Meeting facilities are available for groups of up to 400 guests.
Dining and Entertainment
3 restaurants, Oriental café, a pool bar, beach bar, lobby bar and lounge, amphitheater and discotheque.
Sports and Fitness
The Fitness Center offers a variety of strength-training equipment, sauna, massage and private locker rooms. One outdoor swimming pool, a children's pool, an indoor heated pool, on-site diving center, billiard, bicycle rental, rifle shooting, 2 floodlit tennis courts, mini hockey, golf and soccer pitch.
Points of Interest
Desert Safari, casinos, Gifftun Island National Park, the Marine Life Museum and El Souq (the local bazaar), Luxor, Cairo and the Monasteries of St. Paul and St. Anthony. The resort can offer suggestions and information on all of the ‘must-see’ attractions.
There are souvenir shops, a souq (or bazaar) and several shopping malls.
- Check-in: 3:00 p.m. Check-out: 12 noon.
- Taxes and Gratuities: 12% service charge; 10% sales tax and 2% city tax.
- Credit Cards: American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club.
- Currency: Egyptian Pound, but the U.S. Dollar is widely accepted.
- Temperature: In winter 20 C and in summer 30 C averages.
- Electricity: 220 volts, AC, 50 cycles.
Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort Hurghada
Safaga Road – P.O. Box 263
Hurghada – Red Sea - Egypt
Telephone: +2065.346.1001 Fax: +2065.346.1010