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Egypt, Red Sea GRD Rating 8.6

El Gouna

Golf breaks at El Gouna, Egypt. GRD Rating: 8.6

Resort Summary

El Gouna is unique as a Red Sea leisure destination due to its harmony and completeness as a town. Careful planning, superb architecture, and competent management have ensured that the resorts many attractions are contained in a beautiful, immaculate and aesthetically unified setting.

El Gouna had its beginnings in one mans search to find the most beautiful spot on the seaside to build a house and small boat jetty. Around two decades ago Samih Sawiris, chairman of Orascom Hotels & Development a subsidiary of Orascom Development , El Gounas parent company, found that beautiful spot, conveniently located just north of Hurghada on the west coast of the Red Sea. It wasnt long before Sawiris friends, struck by the splendor of the azure waters and dramatic backdrop of mountains, asked to join him. In this way the town slowly blossomed into the vibrant community it is today, fulfilling Sawiris and OHDs vision of carving paradise out of the desert.

Todays El Gouna is home to 17 spectacular hotels built along 10 kilometers of beachfront and spreads across islands interlinked by lagoons. Neighborhoods of attractive villas and apartments bustle with the activity of entrepreneurs, artists, environmentalists, sports enthusiasts and other individuals and families from all over the world who have made El Gouna their permanent or vacation home. The town is easily accessed from Europe via the nearby Hurghada International Airport and boasts a superb infrastructure and excellent services as well as natural beaches and year-round sunshine.

El Gouna is immaculately maintained and has a wide variety of activities and entertainment options, world-class cuisine and an exciting nightlife. It is also the perfect jumping-off point to experience the many historical, archeological and cultural treasures of Egypt. These aspects, as well as the stunning natural and architectural beauty of the resort, combine to make El Gouna the Red Seas premier leisure destination.

Comprised of islands, lagoons and secluded sandy beaches, El Gouna is a leisure paradise where troubles are left behind and body, mind, and spirit are renewed. Treat yourself to some much-deserved pampering at our world-class spas, and rejuvenate your mind as you work outexercise in LAX gym, sit back and relax in Club 88 or walk down the alleys of the Marina visit the towns Art Village or enjoy live music in one of the many entertainment venues.

If renewal of spirit is what you crave, El Gounas stunning natural vistas are just what the doctor ordered. Spend a lazy day lounging on one of the resorts beautiful beaches or have a romantic dinner for two at one of the towns dozens of spectacular restaurants. Fun and friends await you at El Gounas happening clubs and bars, and if a day of shopping is what it takes to put your worries behind you, youre sure to find plenty of outlets here to tickle your fancy. Your only worry will be how to fit all that relaxing into one all-too-short holiday!

Golf Courses

El Gouna GC
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Gene Bates & Fred Couples
El Gounas 18-hole championship course boasts year-round golfing in a setting where players, novice and professional alike, can feast their eyes on stunning mountains and endless sea view as the course challenges their strength, ingenuity, and skill. Gene Bates and Fred Couples designed the course with every level of golfer in mind, from the beginner to the advanced golfer playing the tournament circuit. The course boasts three mens and ladies tees each, carefully placed bunkers, lagoons, and desert rough, all designed to challenge the individual at his or her own level.


El Gouna is host to 15 hotels and resorts. Accommodations options include the convenience of a marina inn, the charm of a downtown boutique hotel, or the luxury of a five-star beach resort. Whether you're attracted to an intimate inn with the waterfront elegance of the marina, a hotel with traditional Arab architecture, or the sprawling luxury of a five-star Red Sea resort, you'll find that there are accommodations to suit every mood and budget in El Gouna.

Food and Drink

Dine Around! The dine around program at the El Gouna resort allows guests to dine at any participating restaurant or food outlet for minimal additional expense.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Golf tuition is available from qualified professionals. Lessons are tailored to each players ability from the complete beginner right through to the most advance of players. Practice facilities include an aqua driving range - accommodates up to 30 players and a dedicated short game area.


Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD1085
Email Resort

Tel: +20 65 3549 702

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.



El Gouna
Red Sea

Getting there

Nearest airport: Hurghada International Airport

Google Map: Click Here for a map

Resort facilities

  • Bank
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Water sports

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
  • Exchange
  • Internet
  • Shops
  • WiFi

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