5* all-inclusive Hurghada holiday, Steigenberger Makadi,Egypt - save 32%
On the shores of the Red Sea, Steigenberger Makadi is located in the Madinat Makadi: an oasis of lush green between the arid Saharan interior...... more
On the shores of the Red Sea, Steigenberger Makadi is located in the Madinat Makadi: an oasis of lush green between the arid Saharan interior and the golden sands of the coast. Guests at the Steigenberger have full use of the Madinat Makadi facilities, which include the 18-hole Makadi golf course, the Arabian market and designer outlets of the Makadi Souk. Steigenberger Makadi is a small, 73-room luxury boutique hotel decorated throughout in soft cream and coffee hues, dark woods and marble. It boasts an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by palm trees, a health club with fitness facilities, a sauna and a Jacuzzi and the international restaurant Eagle. An hourly shuttle service ferries guests to a strip of private sandy beach and a 20-minute drive away is the vibrant tourist town of Hurghada, which boasts some of the best diving sites on the Red Sea.To see what's included, please select the offers below.
Advantages: Complete package to relax. Lovely beach. Clean resort (Makadi) Disadvantages: No shops to walk around close by.
For our first stay in egypt we decided to stay at the Sunrise Royal Makadi resort at Makadi Bay in October 2009. This resort is situated about 40 minutes drive south of the main town of Hurghada and the airport. The Sunrise Royal Makadi comprises of many blocks of low level buildings spead across a large area divided by swimming pools and gardens. The resort is located right on it's own...
Advantages: Friendly, inexpensive, good food, swimming pool. Disadvantages: Lots of street noise on the lower floors. That's all really.
Needing some sun and not having much spare cash, we booked this holiday from Lastminute.com for £598.00 for ten days for two of us. As this included flight from Manchester and acomodation, we weren't expecting much from the hotel. In fact I said to my long suffering other half that we might well end up in a shed for that price. We were very pleasantly suprised!
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Advantages: Great staff, Great food, Great surroundings Disadvantages: The drink, not much to see if you don't dive or snorkel
...and then many hotels either side of it. The hotels themselves are more like mini resorts than just hotels, and are either on the sea side of the road with sea frontage or the desert side with none but access to a beach over the road. Many of the hotels have more than one pool and some have fun pools with slides and water falls etc., they also have other things going on like zoo's, casinos, shopping...