Hurghada was once a fairly small and unimposing fishing village, located next to the Red Sea and boasting a number of superb beaches.
Things to do in Hurghada. Giftun Island. With some of the best deep-sea diving and snorkeling in the world, the beautiful coral reefs and beaches of Giftun Island are a must-see! Magawish Island. Mahmya Island. Swim with dolphins.
Hurghada is a beach resort town stretching some 40km along Egypt Red Sea coast. Its renowned for scuba diving, and has numerous dive shops and schools in its modern Sekalla district.