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The Most Beautiful Beaches in Egypt

Updated on July 14, 2020

Egypt may be known for its ancient pyramids and monuments, but its thriving beach resorts have brought tourists in recent years.


Where Egypt is famous for its wonderful diving places bordered by the riches of the Red Sea and the relaxation of the Mediterranean Sea, and its modern beach resorts provide a new source for its tourism industry.

The stunning coastline along the Red Sea is a magnet for sunbathers looking for sunshine all year round,


Whereas, coral reefs and vast underwater prairies attract groups of enthusiastic divers from all over the world to experience diving on the Egyptian coast.


Here is a list of the best beaches in Egypt so you can discover the luxury and natural beauty of this amazing country

1) Wonder Beach, Marsa Matrouh


This famous Egyptian beach may not be known to travelers from outside the country, and the word Agiba means "miracle" in Arabic.

Agiba Beach is a small but very impressive gem on the coast of Egypt, on the Mediterranean, which is located 24 km west of Marsa Matruh.

The only way to reach this stretch of curved beach is through a rocky path that leads from the top of the cliff to the bottom.

Once on the sand it's hard not to be affected by the transparent color of the water as the sun shines on the surface,

However this is a popular area and at the height of summer things are somewhat crowded here with people enjoying their days off home - but for the rest of the year it is almost empty.

The sea in the ocean is very rocky and the waves flowing from the vast ocean are very strong, but they also provide some great opportunities for surfing away from the rocks.

Wonder Beach, Marsa Matrouh
Wonder Beach, Marsa Matrouh

2) Fjord Bay, Taba


Fjord Bay is located about 15 km from the small Egyptian city of Taba, near the border with neighboring Eilat in Israel.

A perfect piece of paradise for taking pictures, Fjord Bay is the perfect place for snorkeling whether you are a professional divers and have hundreds of hours of diving experience or you are practicing for the first time.

It is hard to believe the amount of huge fish and the diversity of marine life that lives among coral reefs, and it is good to know that healthy coral reefs are an indicator of clean water and good environmental balance.

The fjord itself is a dark blue bay protected on three sides by a mountain range, and is ideal for hiking and panoramic views of the fjord.

Fjord Bay, Taba
Fjord Bay, Taba

3) "Sharm El-Luli" beach in Marsa Alam,


One of the most beautiful beaches of the world, which has become famous recently, and has gained advanced positions in the rankings of international beaches, as the traveler will feel that he is in one of the charming (Maldives) beaches.

Sharm El Louly Resort is located 60 km south of Marsa Alam city on the Red Sea and is one of the nature lovers' destinations.

It contains one of those soft pastel landscapes where soft gray sand flows in the ocean's pale blue color like a picture of a paradise.

The area is also ideal for scuba diving and divers, so be sure to bring your devices with you - as well as food and drink, because nothing else is close to you.

The beach can be reached through an organized trip through your hotel in Marsa Alam, but be sure to spend the day here to enjoy the magic of the crystal waters and the wealth of wildlife you live in.

Sharm El-Luli" beach in Marsa Alam
Sharm El-Luli" beach in Marsa Alam

4) Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El-Sheikh


Ras Umm Sid is the best beach in Sharm El Sheikh, and it is an attractive beach full of a variety of activities to do.

This popular holiday resort boasts stunning views of the Red Sea and is also very popular with divers who want to explore the wealth of life under the waves.

The place is located on the top of a peninsula which means that the area is a little quieter compared to the other more active beaches in the area.

Near the old market, you can take a closer look at the traditions and heritage of the locals - there are plenty of accommodations near that beach that are very popular with families.

The beach itself is the place where divers who visit Egypt cannot forget its splendor as the beauty of coral reefs attracts them.

Rare fish come out and disappear in amazing formations, which can also be seen simply by plunging into shallow waters which is a great way for kids to get to know the ocean.

Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El-Sheikh
Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El-Sheikh

5) El Gouna


El Gouna, which means "lake" in Arabic - is the name of a stylish and modern beach located in the north of the Red Sea on the east coast of Egypt.

The bustling city of El Gouna attracts rich and European Egyptian tourists who use jet planes to enjoy fine shopping and the varied dining scene, and of course a very attractive beach.

It's the kind of place families and couples want to come to relax and unwind for a few days at a 5-star resort - and there are also many activities that you can enjoy in the area.

El Gouna is famous in Egypt for its water sports - and strong winds mean good conditions for playing kite, water skiing and paragliding, to name a few.

The scenic landscape surrounds a network of canals and lakes with sandy islands in the middle, which means staying in El Gouna on vacation days spent relaxing on the white sandy beaches or playing at the region's famous golf course, and enjoying drink cups in the evening in the bars serving cocktails

 El Gouna
El Gouna

6) Sahl Hasheesh Beach, Hurghada


Sahl Hasheesh Beach is one of the most famous diving spots on the Red Sea, and it is a distinguished resort that is part of the tourist center of Hurghada, which extends for 40 km along the coast.

The region is famous for the liveliness of its untouched coral beaches, and the region has steadily evolved since the 1980s to become a prosperous place to spend holidays.

Hotels and holiday villages are scattered along the coast from the beach, Sahl Hasheesh Beach itself is an attractive place for water sports enthusiasts, with plenty of opportunities to experience windsurfing and yachting as well as snorkelling.

Sahl Hasheesh Beach, Hurghada
Sahl Hasheesh Beach, Hurghada

7) Palm Beach in El Arish,


The beach is known by the name of “Palms”, due to the presence of palm tree forests along it, and it is characterized by the presence of the Corniche that provides all the tourist services.

Every day, just before sunset, the beach west of the city of El-Arish in North Sinai witnesses the arrival of numbers of residents to enjoy the sea water at sunset in a region that families prefer for their privacy and calm, as well as the availability of accommodations and accommodation in its chalet to varying degrees in providing service on the beach, which is called "shades" Palm " .

Palm Beach in El Arish,
Palm Beach in El Arish,

Thus, we have presented some of the most beautiful beaches of Egypt and in the upcoming articles we will review the rest of the beaches in order for your vacation to be more enjoyable.

In the end, you can tell me your opinion about this article in the comments and which beaches you have visited before

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