A popular playground for A-list celebs and beachgoers, this coastal resort on the Red Sea is a hot spot for summer fun.
Soma Bay has long been a weekend getaway of choice for Egyptians, with crowds migrating in droves each Friday afternoon to seek out the sun and sand. A popular playground for A-list celebs and beachgoers, this coastal resort on the Red Sea is a hot spot for summer fun. Even if you don’t arrive via plane to Hurghada and choose to stay in an adorable Airbnb instead of an ornate mansion, you’ll still enjoy a long weekend here.
Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay - $205
Did you know that this Kempinski happens to be the first one to ever exist in Egypt? Tranquillity is yours as far as the eyes can see — from the landscaped pools, to its waterfalls and panoramic waters.
Sheraton Soma Bay Resort - $65
Inspired by Luxor’s Karnak Temple, the hotel is all about serving hospitality along with history thanks to its temple-like buildings. Not only will you be able to pretend you're Zahi Hawass or Lara Croft, you'll also discover a whole new world beneath the surface of the sea, or try a new sport like windsurfing.
Robinson - $342
Boasting a 500-metre breathtaking coastline of glimmering sandy shores and clear turquoise waters, the five-star accommodation is the ultimate beach lover’s paradise. Whether it’s relaxing with a cocktail while watching an Instagrammable sunset or seeking the thrills of water sports, Robinson brings to life any stay you can ever dream of.
The Cascades Golf Resort, SPA & Thalasso - $73
As its name suggests, The Cascades nabs its spot on the list because it is home to one of the largest spas and thalassotherapy centres in the entire region, making it an automatic win to anyone looking for some well-needed R&R.
The Breakers Diving & Surfing Lodge - $76
If you’re a diving kinda boy, surfing kinda gal, or sailing kinda pal, The Breakers is the place to go.
Wadi Jebal Residence (Airbnb) - $264
Nestled away on top of the beautiful cliffs of Abu Soma peninsula with an unmatched 180 degrees view of the Red Sea’s crystal clear blue waters.