Holidays in Safaga

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Top holiday (Flight+Hotel) £210
Family holiday (Flight+Hotel) £210
Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel) £231
Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel) £120

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Safaga is a small port city located on the coast of the Red Sea in Egypt. Because of its location on the African continent, the region enjoys a warm climate. Safaga holidays provide countless opportunities to experience aquatic life, the marine environment and a luxury seaside experience.

Planning Safaga Holidays, Climate and Travel

Safaga has an agreeable climate all year round but the best time to book a trip and avoid the summer heat is during the months of February to June or from September to November. There are many all-inclusive offers available, which include airfare, hotels and access to Safaga's holiday attractions. The closest airport is Hurghada, from which Safaga can be easily reached by bus or car.

The Many Attractions of Safaga

One of the most popular activities to enjoy on Safaga holidays is a visit to the beach. There are many opportunities for scuba diving or snorkelling. Some popular scuba diving spots include the famous wreck of the Salem Express ferry, which sank in the 1990s. The site is protected, but scuba divers are encouraged to explore the area. For a fun-filled adventure the whole family can enjoy on a Safaga holiday, a tour of the surrounding desert by dune buggy or camel is highly recommended.

Egypt is known for its rich history and the chance of an overnight stay in Luxor is not to be missed. There the traveller will be able to visit historic and archeological sites such as the Karnak Temples, Amenhotep III’s statues and the temple of Hatshepsut. Safaga is also conveniently located in relation to Cairo, which is only a few hours away and offers the chance to see the pyramids of Giza, the Nile and the Sphinx, as well as many other ancient marvels.

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