This is one of the best hotels in the area. ME 07/08 LocationThis hotel is called Little Venice on the Red Sea. It is an international resort surrounded by lagoons, sandy beaches and a colourful Bedouin-style village, as well as an 18 hole PGA golf course and lush gardens. Distance20 kms to city centre30 kms to the nearest airport (hurghada international airport)Close to the beach RoomsThere are many different types of rooms, from standard twins to four poster beds. The standard rooms are adequately furnished and the majority have balconies. RestaurantThere are three main restaurants and various bars/cafes offering a wide variety of international and national cuisine and, of course, the hotel's famous ice-cream parlour. ExteriorThe hotel is made up of several different adjoining buildings of different heights, appearing more like individual houses. LobbyThe lobby is large and finished with marble flooring and pastel coloured walls. It features casual seating and many different types of plants and shrubs.
Nestling in Hurghada Bay, with its own private beach facing the Red Sea and its marina and landscaped gardens, this beautiful hotel has been sympathetically designed to fit in with its environment. It is located just 1.5 km from the centre of Hurghada and less than 6 km from attractions such as the Titanic Aqua Park.--The heavenly hotel offers a multitude of first-class leisure options. Refurbished in 2006, all 252 double rooms have sea views. The hotel also boasts family rooms, suites and ambassador-class rooms with a host of privileged facilities. Its 24-hour reception service is always available and there are currency exchange facilities, conference facilities, air-conditioned restaurants, bars and a disco. A hairdressing salon, games room, hotel safe, lift access, a room for bicycles and hotel parking also feature. Access to high speed Internet is available at the hotel's Continent CafÃ©. Children have a playground and their very own Snoopy kids club. Room and laundry services are available.--Rooms have en suite bathroom, terrace, individually adjustable air conditioning, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, radio, Internet access, fridge/minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, safe box, hairdryer and ironing facilities.--A wealth of outdoor and sporting activities - partly for a fee - are available, including different types of water sports, snorkelling, diving, deep-sea fishing, horse riding, desert safari, trips to Giftun Island, tennis, squash and pool as well as a gym and massage service (fee). Guests can use the outdoor swimming pool wit children's section and pool bar, loungers and sunshades. There is also a sauna and a steam room as well as entertainment programmes for both adults and kids.--The restaurants and bars have shaded terraces and all look out over the sea. They feature fine Italian dining, seafood, Middle Eastern specialties and international cuisine.
The Movenpick Resort and Spa sits on a peninsula in an exclusive beachfront setting where guests can enjoy spectacular views of the Red Sea. The hotel has 554 spacious rooms and suites all of have garden, lagoon or sea views. The resort covers a large area and has almost 2 miles of private beach, making the ideal choice for pursuing any sport and leisure activity you may wish. There are tennis and squash courts, 2 gyms, an international animation team for daytime games and activities and a Angsana Spa with a range of treatments from specially created massages to facials, body polishes, skin enhancers and the Essence of Angsana Spa package to invigorate your body, mind and spirit.
The hotel is ideal for couples and families looking for a good standard of accommodation, with plenty of space and excellent facilities that will appeal to all. Itâ€™s location is perfect for a memorable beach based holiday in Egypt.
The hotel has 4 swimming pools (3 of which are heated in the winter months) with separate children pools spread out across the resort.
All have * bathroom/shower * WC * balcony/terrace * satellite TV * telephone * air conditioning/heating * high speed internet * hairdryer * (certain amenities may be payable locally)Check-in: 3pmCheck-out: 12 noon
Eating and Drinking
The hotel offers a wide variety of wining and dining options including sumptuous buffets at Palavrion Restaurant, oriental and seafood specialities at El Sayadin Restaurant directly on the beach, fine dining il limone Mediterranean Restaurant or try exotic dishes at the Bua Khao Thai Restaurant. The Oasis and Lagoon pool restaurants and bars will serve all your daytime demands and in the evening you can enjoy a relaxing drink at the Galley Bar or CafÃ© Vienna while listening to live musicians. The hotel operates an All Inclusive programme which includes meals in ALL restaurants (except El Sayadin specialty Restaurant). Breakfast can be taken at the Palavrion Restaurant or Il limone Restaurant, buffet style from7am to 10.30am. A late riser breakfast is also available from 10.30am to 11.30am. Lunch can be taken at the Palavrin Restaurant from 1pm to 3pm buffet style, a la carte at the il limone Restaurant, 12.30pm to 4pm and a la carte at the Oasis Restaurant and the Lagoon Restaurant between midday and 4.30pm. DinnerCan be taken buffet style at the Palavrion Restaurant, from 6.30pm to 10.30pm or a la carte style at Il limone Restaurant from 6.30pm to 11pm. Special Dining included: Bua Khao Thai Restaurant (3 course choice menu), from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Local beverages are included in all outlets during their individual opening hours. (local house wine, beer,soft drinks, canned juice, coffee, tea, still mineral water) and in the minibar. All importedbeverages (wine, spirits, cocktails, San Pellegrino water, Energy drinks), selected Egyptian wines, fresh juice, special teas, coffees and Minibar snacks are not included. Snacks are served at Oasis and Lagoon pool restaurants from midday and 4.30pm while the Gallery Bar serves afternoon tea and cake selection from 3pm to 5pm. Movenpick Ice Cream in scoops is included and served unlimited by the pool bars and at the Ice Cream boutique.
El Gouna visitors enjoy the waterfront elegance and charm of the Marina, traditional Arabic architecture, modern amenities and views of golf courses and blue lagoons. The Red Sea on the resortâ€™s doorstep offers limitless possibilities for water sports: dive or snorkel to discover the colourful underwater world, or sample kite surfing, the latest trendy sport on our beach. The El Gouna 18-hole USPGA golf course is only two thirds of a mile away and there are plenty of shopping areas, a casino, restaurants, bars and mini-markets. The hotel operates a free shuttle to and from the golf course.