Fact Sheet

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, just 15 minutes from Hurghada International airport, 20 minutes from downtown Hurghada, and 270 km from Luxor and 500 km from Cairo. 


360 Unique guest rooms and suites including 76 one-bedroom bungalows and 24  two-bedroom bungalows with majority offering views of the pool and or the Red Sea, satellite television, safe deposit box, hair dryer, mini-bar, individual climate control, and direct dial telephone. 

Facilities & Services 

Private Beach, 24-hour in-room dinning, Airport Shuttle Bus, Concierge, Laundry/Valet, Message Service, Babysitting, Safety Deposit Box, ATM Machine, Internet access, Doctor on call, Library, Gift and Jewelry Shops, Children’s Club, Recreation Center, Bank and Car Parking.

Meetings Facilities

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 variety 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 tables, Bicycle rental, shooting range, 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.

Additional Information and Reservations

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, U.S. Dollar and Euros are 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
Tel. 800.SONESTA (U.S. & Canada)
Tel. +2065.3461.001 
Fax +2065.3461.010