With sunshine and warm waters all year round, Sahl Hasheesh is one of the closest destinations to Europe where you can soak up sun, dive amazing corals reefs, and enjoy the sea anytime you need a break from routine.
Nestled between sea and desert, the town offers all kinds of accommodations, activities and areas to explore. This is also one of Egypt's most best destinations if you just want to chill out on the beach, and it's a particular favorite for family-friendly holidays due to the excellent facilities available.
Whether you're here for the sand or the sea-life, Sahl Hasheesh is a great choice for a beach break after exploring the temples and tombs in the rest of the country. The facilities at Sahl Hasheesh are of the very highest class and adhering to world health safety standards with many diving centres and other excellent water sport facilities including kite surfing, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, sailing and boat trips on the beautiful Red Sea.
Visitors on holiday to Sahl Hasheesh love to embark on excursions and day trips unique to the region, including camel rides and quad biking in the desert, hikes up the Red Sea's majestic mountains, Horseback riding by the Sea, or experience a once-in-a-lifetime Bedouin dinner with locals under the stars.
In addition to the natural wonders of the Red Sea, Sahl Hasheesh is 15 minutes away from Hurghada that is also home to the most exciting nightlife and dining destinations in Egypt.
Browse through the available options to discover the various activities available in Sahl Hasheesh, a place where fun, adrenaline, and pleasure is elevated to the next level.
When the sun goes down, and you hit to the boardwalk, you will find numerous entertainment options along the beach. With a variety of Bars, Restaurants, and Lounges to cater to all tastes, we are sure you will find the right place to make an unforgettable evening!
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Bus Stop Sahl Hasheesh
Beach Bar / Party:
Il Gusto Beach
Enjoy shopping in Sahl Hasheesh's Old Town district, and explore the various high-end shops and outlets serving the community, hotel guests, residents, and day visitors.
You can find everything imaginable here in Sahl Hasheesh! from designer brands, jewelery, souvenirs, as well as many well needed beach items and last minute gear that you might have forgot!
Don't worry, whatever it is you might need, we got you covered!
The Old Town area is the heart & soul of Sahl Hasheesh, where you enjoy the atmosphere of the old architecture with a modern twist that is unique and beautiful.
The Sahl Hasheesh Plaza is located at the beginning of Old Town, and is one of the most visited structures in the Red Sea. This beautiful structure is open to the public at anytime, and can also host events, and gatherings.
The Old Town Corniche also referred to as "Old Town Road" is along the sea coast, where you can enjoy walking by the Red Sea,shopping at the local boutiques, or sitting at one of the cafes to chill out by the view.
How about a new exciting adventure?
Quad biking is one of the most exciting and thrilling activities to do in Sahl Hasheesh.
Explore the beautiful Desert and Mountains on Quad bikes (Single or Double) and explore the culture of the bedouins and ancient Egypt.
All packages include Pick-up & Drop-off from hotel, water & complimentary hand made natural stone bracelet
If you are looking to get out of your resort or hotel and discover the rest of Egypt, we have various day trips and city tours that will take you on a journey of culture, heritage, and history.
Luxor (Valley of the Kings + Temples)
Cairo (Pyramids + Museum)
Cruise around Hurghada and visit the Mosque, the Fish Market, Hurghada Mueseum, Downtown, and various spots around Hurghada
Discover the natural beauty of the Egyptian desert on the back of reliable Berber and Arabian horses. The horses are suitable for all skill levels, beginners as well as experts. They are surefooted, friendly and also appropriate for children.
Horse riding equipment such as riding helmets and chaps are provided at the stable. Children are welcome to either participate to the beach ride or to ride on the paddock at the stable.
Weather in Sahl Hasheesh is considered to be subtropical desert climate, and pleasant all year round. Combined with its geographical location on the Red Sea, it makes it one of the most sought out travel to destinations around the world.
In the hottest summer months of July and August, temperatures rise to an average of 35°C in the shade, peaks above 40°C are not uncommon. As a rule, there is no precipitation at all during this period.
In the evenings are the cooling nights, which provide a pleasant atmosphere. Night temperatures can drop to a mild 20°C in the summer months, which is quite refreshing compared to daytime temperatures. The transition months of April, May, October and November offer moderate temperatures between 24°C to 26°C.
The few winter months are comparatively mild and also dry. In winter Sahl Hasheesh gets a little cooler and the temperatures drop to about 20°C during the day and about 9°C to 11°C during the night. Isolated precipitation occurs in the months of December to March. However, these are very short, rare showers, the statistically recorded maximum 0.31 in per month would be called “rare, isolated droplets”.