Fast Facts

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.


360 wide luxuries rooms and chalets, overlooking sea, pool, garden and mountains, all accommodations enjoy the latest amenities.

Guest Rooms

  • 105 rooms sport building garden view
  • 155 rooms pool & sea view
  • 76 units 1 bedroom bungalows (1 bed room + living room)
  • 24 units 2 bedroom bungalows (2 bed rooms + living room)

Room Facilities:

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Mini-bar filled upon request (extra charges apply)
  • Direct-dial telephone
  • Individual climate control
  • Safe box
  • Hair dryer
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Hotel-wide fire alarm system and smoke detector
  • Bathtub with shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • LCD TV with joyful variety of satellite channels
  • Electricity (220 V)
  • Connecting & non-smoking are available

Facilities & Services

  • Private beach
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Airport shuttle bus, valet and car parking
  • Concierge
  • Laundry
  • Message service
  • Babysitting and Children’s Club
  • Safety deposit box
  • ATM machine and bank
  • Library
  • Doctor on call
  • Gift and jewelry shops
  • Recreation center
  • WiFi available subject to charge

Meeting Facilities

Meeting facilities are available for groups of up to 400 guests.

Dining and Entertainment

6 restaurants, Oriental café, pool bar, beach bar, lobby bar and lounge, amphitheater and discotheque

Romantic Pool Bar

Our outdoor pool bar will offer drinks on all inclusive from 10.00 till sunset daily with a capacity of sixty seats in a shaded elegant atmosphere during the day and a romantic environment at night.

Farfasha Oriental Restaurant

At Farfasha Oriental Restaurant, you will discover an oriental cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Stop by after dinner for shishaor oriental teas and coffees at Farfasha, our oriental cafe

Farfasha Cafe

Farfasha is an oriental-style cafe serving shisha (water-pipe) with a wide selection of flavored tobacco and oriental teas and coffees as well as a variety of soft and alcoholic drinks.

Sports and Fitness

The Fitness Center offers a variety of strength-training equipment, sauna, massage and private locker rooms. In addition, the resort includes an 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.


The size of the GYM area is approximately 156 square meter adjacent to the indoor pool area. This facility is also locate next to the new Spa Center which will be open end February 2015.

The GYM provides:

  • Multi-station Gym equipment

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.


Souvenir shops, a souq (or bazaar) and several shopping malls

Additional Information

  • 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: 800.SONESTA
Telephone: +2065.346.1001 Fax: +2065.346.1010