El Gouna
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Top 7 Things to do in El Gouna

The beautiful lagoon town, El Gouna, is a shimmering retreat on the Red Sea Riviera. For the water-loving visitor, El Gouna is heaven on earth. Enjoy water sports galore with sunshine aplenty as you explore this remarkable resort town.


Take a dive into the Red Sea from your choice of beaches. The two most well known beaches are Zeytuna Beach (located on its own island) and Mangroovy beach.

Abu Tig Marina

Nothing beats the convivial atmosphere of the Abu Tig Marina. Explore the neighborhood's many restaurants and get a taste of an Egyptian marina.

El Gouna Cable Park

Escape the winter at the El Gouna Cable Park. Whether you're wakeboarding or rejuvenating in the spa, you're certain to obtain an oasis state of mind.

Zeytuna Beach

Hailed by visitors and locals as one of the best beaches in El Gouna, Zeytuna Beach boasts perfect aqua-hued waters, colorful fish, and soft sand.

Boat tour

Explore El Gouna by boat! Hop on a boat tour and see the sea up close. There's no better way to get to know this charming seaside resort.


Even if you've never surfed before, fear not! You can take a lesson or three and ride the waves like a pro by the end of your stay in El Gouna.

Mini golf at Abu Tig Marina

Mini golf is the perfect family activity while you tour the marina in El Gouna. Stop in and practice your best golf stance.

Planning Your El Gouna Visit

What should you eat in El Gouna?

You'll be pleased to know that you can find all kinds of cuisine in El Gouna -- it's perfect resort for any palate. Try one of the restaurants on the marina or on the beach. You're sure to find a delight for your tastebuds whether you fancy a burger, Italian fare, or local seafood.

Getting Around

El Gouna is a small resort town and the best way to explore the city is to walk around. You can also take a tuktuk, which are available from the downtown station and the marina. There are also local buses and shuttles. Of course, you can also take a taxi.

Good to Know

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    Egyptian Pound EGP (£)
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    UTC (+02:00)
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  • Best time to visit
    El Gouna is a terrific vacation spot year round. The temperature stays around 85 degrees almost all year. Take a trip to El Gouna in the winter and enjoy balmy days and loads of water sports under the sun.

Things to Do in El Gouna

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What People Are Saying About El Gouna

Perfect in every way, no matter how experienced you are at diving

My wife and I took this trip having never dived, and vow to return many times. The crew LOVE what they do and they know every detail like the back of their hand, and within an hour of setting of had become friends with all of us. I myself was very nervous to dive but at least wanted to get in the water. After the 2nd dive I didn't want to get out! The crew are ultra supportive and patient, explain every instruction clearly and help you every step of the dive. I recommend you pay the optional extra on the day for photographs under water, ours turned out brilliantly. As an unplanned bonus, we also saw dolphins at the end of the last dive! I cannot fault this activity in any way, thank you Mourad, Abdulla, Baracuda and everyone else on board, we WILL be back!

Was a great day to remember lots of memories to keep forever !!!

Was a great day from start to finish and great value for money ! The only suggestion I would make would be to serve chicken for lunch as you snorkel all day with the beautiful fish ..... And then they serve you fish for lunch :-/

A amazing trip with our own personal tour guide!

From start to finish - a well organised, fun, information filled trip! Tour was very friendly and went the extra mile to ensure we had a enjoyable experience. Would recommend to anyone. :)

Well organized Sailing Cruise on board the Ocean Diva

Thank you for a wonderful cruise, enjoyed the atmosphere on board, the crew is very friendly ! Did some nice snorkeling and we saw some dolphins wich was super ! Also my elderly mother had a great time, she could sit comfortably on board and everything was taken care for, super! All the best to you all, I will definately recommend this trip !

Amazing Day....If you do nothing else, do this!

Our trip on the Ocean Diva was one of the highlights of our holiday. The crew were friendly and helpful. Lunch was lovely and plenty of drinks offered. My daughter Laura (6) had taken her school class teddy bear to visit El Gouna and everyone helped Laura take some photos of the bear to take back to show her class mates..snorkel on, steering the catamaran, mug of rum punch haha! We were also lucky enough to see two dolphins playing. DON'T hesitate BOOK! You won't regret it, we certainly will be booking it again when we return xx

El Gouna
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