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Location of Safaga City
An Egyptian city follows the Red Sea governorate administratively. Located in the Arab Republic of Egypt south of the famous tourist city of Hurghada. The city of Safaga is the closest city of the Red Sea to the cities and governorates of Wadi El Nile, where it is about 160 kilometers away from the city of Qena, which lies in southern Egypt. Safaga is the shortest route between Egypt and Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia). The distance from the port of Daba in Saudi Arabia to Safaga port is only 8 hours.
Village of pilgrims
In Safaga there is a village called Hajaj village which provides service and facilities for pilgrims to reach Daba in Saudi Arabia. There are traces of the pharaohs’ use of this important port (Safaga harbor) 4000 years ago, from which the voyages to ancient African Puntland began. Safaga was founded in 1911 AD.
The importance of Safaga Port
Safaga port is considered one of the most important ports of Egypt on the continent of Asia because of its special strategic importance is not available to any other port and its huge, where the unloading of wheat and the reception of aluminum ore and goods.
The inhabitants of Safaga
The population of Safaga is about 30 thousand people and most of its inhabitants are employed in industry and mining due to the discovery of phosphate in it as well as tourism for its great tourist value and wonderful atmosphere and wonderful natural scenery.
The administrative division of the city of Safaga
Safaga is divided into two main villages:
Umm al-Hawaytat village: 26 km in the south-west of Safaga city next to phosphate mines, surrounded by mountains from all sides.
Al-Nasr Village: 85 km Safaga Road _ Qena The original inhabitants of the desert are Bedouins.
Climate in Safaga
The Safaga climate is dry throughout the year. Temperatures range from 25 ° C to 35 ° C in summer and may slightly increase their calm beaches.
Transportation from Sharm El Sheikh or Hurghada to Safaga:
You can enjoy the independence of the ferry on a three-hour cruise to find yourself in Safaga of the shortest way and save a lot of time and effort. You can book this trip from your hotel.
Currency in Safaga
The Egyptian pound is the main currency there, but you can use what you like currencies such as dollars, Saudi riyal and anything else, but we advise you to change the currency better for you and Overt.
Tourism in Safaga
We will show the most famous international hotels and restaurants in Safaga city as well as the most important activities that you can practice in this beautiful city …
The most important tourist activities in Safaga:
Safaga has diving centers of high quality for the diversity and abundance of diving places and the most famous diving places in Safaga Sharm El Naga near the beach, 40 km from Hurghada and a few kilometers north of Safaga.
You can go on a diving trip with specialists and dive into the magnificent Red Sea waters with magnificent coral reefs just 4 meters away. It is shallow and you can see the magic at the bottom of the sea. Enjoy a two-hour cruise through the glass boat including a meal to see the coral reef. You can book this trip through your hotel or one of the city’s diving centers. Knowing that it is forbidden to dive at night from sunset until sunrise.
Practice hunting hobby
In its clean, clear waters, you can practice your favorite sport in fishing, and Safaga also has many fishing competitions.
The salinity of its high waters and the cleanliness of its beaches and high winds is a unique and wonderful place to practice the sport of water skiing.
Of course, you will not find a great and ideal place like the Red Sea Desert to enjoy the best safaris and enjoy the wonderful Bedouin dinners and dinners. Of course you will not forget that special trip.
Medical Tourism in Safaga
Safaga and treatment of black sand for some diseases:
Safaga’s black sand is an effective treatment for some dermatological diseases and chronic arthritis diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. Thousands of patients come to the hospital from around the world.
You will find all that you desire from different types of food and food in Safaga, whether in the restaurant of the hotel you live in or in other restaurants located in Safaga.
Examples of these restaurants
Lebanese Restaurant: Located at 48 km at the Robinson Club Soma Bay.
The Beach Club Robinson Club Soma Bay is also located at Kilo 48 at the Robinson Club.
Safaga has many wonderful hotels and a good number of resorts to accommodate tourists from all over the world … Here are examples of these hotels…
Coral Garden Resort Hotel
This 2-star hotel is located on the northern end of the long sandy beach of Jasios Bay in Safaga. The 32 rooms of the hotel are air-conditioned in bright colors. The rooms have a minibar, desk, television and private bathroom. Some rooms have balconies or a terrace overlooking the sea. The hotel has a spa for an extra charge with full massage sessions and facial treatments. The hotel offers many water sports such as diving and diving on request. Free Wi-Fi is available in the hotel and free private parking is available on site. Transfers are available from and to the airport at an additional charge. The hotel is an hour’s drive from Hurghada Airport and there is a private beach, a diving school and retail galleries.
Coral Sun Beach Hotel
The hotel is located in the four star hotels 32 km from Safa Bay in Safaga. The hotel has 110 rooms with a flat screen TV. Some rooms have seating areas and a private balcony or terrace with a private bathroom with bath or shower. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool General and hot tub Hurghada International Airport is 71 kilometers away. It is one of the closest hotels to the hotel. The hotel reception is open 24 hours a day. You can play table tennis or darts at this hotel.
Hotel Lamar Resort Abu Soma
This 4-star hotel in Soma Bay is just a 3-minute walk from the hotel’s private beach. The hotel offers a heated outdoor swimming pool with 2 restaurants and water sports on request or in need. The hotel’s 327 rooms are air-conditioned and decorated with beautiful décor and the rooms are equipped with TV, mini bar, en suite bathroom with free toiletries and some rooms have balconies with sea, pool or garden views. The hotel has family rooms with airport shuttle, wellness center, spa, fitness center, Free Wi-Fi and free parking. The hotel has live cooking stations and offers an international à la carte menu where you can enjoy a US breakfast or an oriental buffet.