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El Gouna at a glance

A modern resort town on the shores of the Red Sea, conveniently situated just 25 kilometres north of Hurghada. El Gouna is known for its lagoons, coral reefs, vibrant nightlife, and stunning sandy beaches. The resort town offers a plethora of water sports options, including diving, snorkeling, kitesurfing, windsurfing, and sailing.

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The climate is warm and comfortable from April to June or September and November. July and August can see average temperatures of 35-40C while in winter the temperature drops to a daytime temperature of around 19-20C

El Gouna Travel Advice

To gain entry into Egypt as a British citizen, it is essential to possess both a valid passport and a visa. You can conveniently apply for your visa through our authorized partner, Sherpa, for a nominal fee.

It's worth noting that if your travel plans are limited to Taba and/or Sharm el Sheikh, a visa won't be required. For the latest and most comprehensive information regarding passport and visa requirements, we recommend visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/entry-requirements.

Further Information About El Gouna

El Gouna is a four-hour flight away from Europe's major capitals. Accessible from Europe through the nearby Hurghada International Airport, this charming town boasts exceptional infrastructure, top-notch services, pristine natural beaches, and year-round sunshine.

El Gouna's strategic location provides easy access to Egypt's abundant natural wonders, historical landmarks, and archaeological treasures. The ancient temples of Luxor and Aswan are within a short journey, and you can effortlessly organize day trips or overnight excursions to Luxor, Aswan, Cairo, and Sinai from El Gouna.

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