Red Sea Holiday Resorts Keep Expanding

sharm el sheikh. Egypt

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Sharm El Sheikh on the Red Sea in Egypt has become a popular holiday destination and the area’s resorts are expanding to meet the demand. In the first 9 months of this year almost one million visitors have been to the Red Sea and mainly from the UK.

Extra flights have helped the Red Sea resorts become one of the top winter sun holiday destinations. British Airways launched a three-times a week flight between Gatwick and Sharm el Sheikh at the end of October. Other airlines flying into Sharm include the holiday charter flights as well as Easyjet, Jet2,  and Thomson Airways.

One of our most popular hotels in Sharm el Sheikh is the Aqua Blu Sharm Aquapark

Hurghada and Marsa Alam also have scheduled flight services from several UK airports while charters operate to all these airports as well as Taba.Despite the recession, there has been no slowing of the building work that has for a few years now been taking place. Egyptian hotel group Jaz is adding six new hotels in a large expansion programme in Sharm el Sheikh. Last month saw the opening of the 4 star So, Y Mar Sharks Bay. Other properties being opened in Sharm include Sol Y Mar Nama Bay which is designed to cater for divers and families and the 5 star Iberotel Il Mercat.

There is also a bew 5 star beachfront resort hotel complex in the Nabq area comprising three hotels under the Sol Y Mar Riva brand.

On the Red Sea western coast near Hurghada the purpose built Madinat Makadi resort offers over 100 self-catering studios and apartments which overlook the resorts nine-hole golf course. An 18 hole golf course opened in 2008 next to the 5 star Jaz Makadi Golf Hotel.Early in 2010 will see the opening of the Jaz Royal Taba which is an ‘All Inclusive’ 5 star hotel on its own beach.

Attractions in the Red Sea resorts are also being expanded. A new waterpark, called Aqua Coraya, opened at Marsa Alam last summer. It features 8 water slides for adults and 5 water slides for children.

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