A well-known resort on the Red Sea 240 mi/385 km southeast of Cairo, Hurghada, Egypt, has a beautiful crescent-shaped bay, rugged mountains and good beaches, but the main attraction is a nearby coral reef—one of the finest in the world.
Local dive centers accommodate both snorkelers and scuba divers. Deep-sea fishing and other watersports are also popular.
There are also a number of good to excellent resorts near Hurghada. About 33 mi/53 km south is Safaga, which also has coral reefs. Nearby Soma Bay has more pristine beaches, watersports and an international-quality golf course.
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