Hurghada properties for sale – the best in Egypt?
With their varying types of real estate investment – including Commercial Property, Developments, Holiday Homes, Land, New Homes and Residential Property – are Hurghada properties for sale the best in Egypt?
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Hurghada stretches for about 36 km (22 miles) along the coast, and it does not reach far into the surrounding desert. The resort is a destination for Egyptian tourists in Cairo, the Delta and Upper Egypt, as well as package holiday tourists from Europe – mainly Serbs, Italians, Russians, Poles, Czechs and Germans.
Until a few years ago, it was a small fishing village. Hurghada now has 248,000 inhabitants and is divided into three parts: Downtown (El Dahar) is the old part, Sekalla downtown El Memsha (Village Road) is the modern part. Dahar is where the largest bazaar in the city, post office and bus station are located.
Although the city as a major industry is tourism Hurghada current visitors are both foreign and domestic, because it is a dramatic landscape, with a year-round dry and temperate climate, long beaches and a natural environment. Its waters are clear and calm for most of the year and has become popular in a variety of watersports, particularly recreational scuba diving and snorkeling.
Since the high temperatures and dry climate, many hotels in the area now offer water parks such as the Jungle Aqua Park, which boasts the largest.
Al Quseir is one of the Egyptian ports, and one of the oldest cities of the west coast of the Red Sea. It was previously known by various names, as in Pharaonic thag during Licosa Lime (white gate) is the Ptolemaic period, and Portus Albus Roman period. The Islamic period has been given the name Al Quseir, which means “a small palace or fortress”.
Al Quseir Al Kadima is another important site. It was the ancient Roman port where hundreds of amphora and old pottery objects were found. Even the police station is at a historic site. There are now many bazaars here as well as cafes, bars and restaurants offering seafood. Several buildings have been here 300 years: the old Ottoman fortress for example.