Looking to escape the winter chill? Then a holiday in Egypt could be right up your street.Whether you’re after a sun-soaked beach escape, a vibrant city break or a historical voyage of discovery, Egypt holidays have so much to offer.
For a family-friendly holiday with fantastic beaches on the doorstep, Sharm el Sheikh is a great choice. Here you’ll find a large, well-equipped holiday resort with plenty of activities and entertainment on offer.Treat the kids to a boat trip to explore Sharm’s beautiful Red Sea coastline, or go snorkelling to discover the spectacular rainbow-coloured coral reefs and sealife in this glorious part of the world. To get a closer look at the marine life swimming and paddling just under the Red Sea’s sparkling surface, book a scuba diving excursion and get up close and personal with species such as clownfish, rays, barracuda, and many more.(image by Svetlana Grechkina).
Sharm is a great choice, particularly if you’re looking for a low-cost break. Check out these cheap holidays to Egypt with Co-operative Travel – there are plenty of affordable options, whether you’re travelling with family, with friends or as a romantic break just for two. Many hotels in this Egyptian resort are all-inclusive, which means all of your meals and drinks are included in the hotel, so it helps to keep your holiday spending to a minimum.
Of course, Egypt is famous for much more than its great beaches, and if you’re planning a holiday to this part of the world a trip to see the ancient monuments is an absolute must. It is possible to take day trips from the coastal areas like Sharm el Sheikh, or you could stay locally in Cairo or Luxor to allow more time to see the sights. Another way to explore Ancient Egypt is to take a Nile Cruise and pre-book shore excursions. This is a fantastic way to experience Egypt’s world-famous heritage while allowing plenty of time to relax onboard too. Perfect!
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