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El Gouna, Egypt - Holiday Property Rental

Aug 22, 2008
If you're looking for a great holiday destination for all the family, then check out the tourist resort and town of El Gouna in Egypt.

Situated between the Red Sea and the mountains, this Egyptian resort boasts sun and sand as well as some great opportunities for fun and relaxation. All your vacation needs are thought of in El Gouna, whether you're looking to do a sport, be entertained, to lie on a beach or enjoy some delicious food and drink.

El Gouna is a purpose-built resort which is built on small islands joined by bridges, canals and lagoons. It has so much to offer its visitors of all ages and it's an ideal location for a self-catering holiday, as there are plenty of holiday property rentals in this area.

Whether you're planning a relaxing beach vacation or an action-packed sports break, El Gouna is a perfect choice.

El Gouna boasts some beautiful beaches. Mangroovy Beach is a fantastic place to do kitesurfing. If you prefer, you can also try your hand at snorkelling or windsurfing. Or you can just choose to lie back on a sun-bed and have food and drinks bought to you! Zeytouna Beach, meanwhile, is located on its own island. Here you can just sunbathe, have a drink and something to eat at the beach bar or play a game of volleyball.

If you're a sports lover, you will be spoilt for choice in this Egyptian resort. There are so many sporting opportunities and facilities. In fact, this is a great location for diving. There are a number of diving centres here and there are courses available for everyone, including the kids. Here you can see some lovely reefs, wrecks and marine life.

As well as kitesurfing and diving, there are many other watersports on offer. For example, you can go windsurfing, waterskiing, fishing, sailing or snorkelling.

If you prefer land-based activities, you will be spoilt for choice, too. There's tennis, squash, mini-golf, go-karting, paintballing, horse-riding, biking etc. You can also enjoy a game of golf in El Gouna, as it boasts a lovely 18-hole championship golf course!

But if sport's not your thing, there are plenty of other things to see and do during your holiday in El Gouna. During your self-catering vacation, you might like to sample some of the food on offer, as there's a great selection of restaurants in this area.

El Gouna is also a good place to catch up on some shopping during your vacation.

Kafr El Gouna is the downtown area of El Gouna and boasts shopping arcades, bazaars, cafes, restaurants and bars.

Abu Tig Marina is another popular tourist area of El Gouna. The harbour town has some great shops, restaurants, cafes, bars - and, of course, yachts!

There is also some good nightlife on offer in El Gouna. You can dance the night away at a nightclub or simply enjoy a drink at a bar - whatever takes your fancy.

Although there is plenty going on in El Gouna, you might want to check out some other areas of Egypt during your vacation. El Gouna is a great base from which to explore other parts of this amazing country. There is a choice of tours available. For example, you can hire a yacht and see the islands or take a trip on a lovely motor sailing home. Or if you prefer to see the sights from land, then you can go on a desert safari, which is a fantastic experience.

If you have the time during your holiday in Egypt, try to visit Cairo or Luxor. You can choose to travel by either bus or plane and you can make it a day trip or an overnighter.

El Gouna is a great holiday destination for everyone. It's ideal for annual family vacation or a sightseeing holiday. What's more, it's a good location for a holiday property rental.
About the Author
Karen Waller is a destination rep for Self Property Rental, offering a wide selection of holiday rentals El Gouna, Egypt!
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