Egypt - Red Sea Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Red Sea Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Egypt guidebook.
The ‘Red Sea Riviera’ is a place of many different attractions. On the one hand, it is famous (or infamous, depending on your view) for cheap package holidays. But dig deeper and you will find other, more surprising sides to the region.
- make a diving date with world-class offshore reefs at Hurghada to discover why the Red Sea was catapulted onto the tourism stage
- reflecte on monasticism’s millennia-old roots by visiting the isolated monastery of St An-thony and climbing to the hermit’s cave
- flop down at one of Marsa Alam’s chilled-out eco beach camps
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Red Sea Monasteries, El Gouna, Hurghada, Safaga, Al Quseir, Marsa Alam, Eastern Desert.
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