North Coast and Marsa Matruh for a summer vacation


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Egypt’s North Coast is very long and home to a spectacular part of the Mediterranean Sea. It is also a favorite for Egyptians who visit the area as part of their summer holidays each year.

El Alamein is a part of the North Coast and overlooks one of the most beautiful parts of the sea, especially in the area of Sidi Abdel Rahman. Marsa Matruh is also a city that many people visit during the summer.

If you are visiting Egypt in summer and want to experience the beauty of the Mediterranean Sea, whether it is in the North Coast or Marsa Matruh, here are some recommended hotels that will make your stay different. Most of the rooms and suites in these hotels have views overlooking the sea. Both El Alamein and Marsa Matruh also have international airports.

Here two of the best hotels in North Coast:

El Alamein Hotel in Sidi Abdel Rahman promises to give guest a world-class service and views of the Mediterranean Sea. The international airport is just 30 km away. For guests’ entertainment, the hotel offers go-karting, snooker and a tennis court. El Alamein Hotel also boasts a restaurant and lush gardens. A children’s playground is also available. Marina El Alamein Lake is just 25 km from the property. Borg El Arab International Airport can be reached by car in 75 minutes. The hotel is also one of the best-rated locations in El Alamein.

Rixos El Alamein is a beachfront five star hotel that is just a one-minute walk from the beach. It occupies a great location along the famous North Coast of Egypt. Guests can dine at one of the hotel’s various restaurants. Rixos El Alamein’s entertainment program offers daily activities suitable for everyone, including beach volley and tennis. Children can enjoy their time at the Rixy Kids Club. Rixos El Alamein Spa includes a variety of treatments and therapies, complemented by a gym and four swimming pools for adults and children. The hotel has one of the best-rated locations in El Alamein.

Here also two of the top hotels Marsa Matruh:

Jaz Almaza Bay is located in Almaza Bay. It features a white sandy beach, nine swimming pools for adults, six swimming pools for children, four restaurants and 15 bars. All rooms at Jaz Almaza Bay overlook the Mediterranean Sea and guests can enjoy a broad assortment of international dining options to choose from, including three fine dining a la carte restaurants.

Jaz Almaza Bay features a spa with range of relaxation options such as a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. There is also a fully equipped gym and beauty salon with treatment rooms. The property offers beach lodges where guests can enjoy quiet time with food and beverages served by private butlers. A range of sport activities is also available including table tennis, billiards, beach volleyball, water ball and aqua gym. Other activities include kite surfing, water pedaling and kayaking for which there is a charge. Children can enjoy daily activities at the kids’ club.

Caesar Bay Resort is a one-minute walk from the beach located on the Mediterranean beach in Marsa Matrouh. Caesar Bay Resort offers outdoor and indoor pools in addition to playgrounds, restaurants and a grand spa. Watersports activities are also available. This hotel’s elegant rooms feature Riviera décor with calm pastel colors; some boasts a balcony with sea view. This 5 star resort has live cooking stations and a bar; young guests have kids’ clubs and playgrounds. A hammam experience, massage treatments and saunas can be enjoyed at the spa at a surcharge. There is also a fitness center, as well as free onsite private parking.