Safaga is an ancient marine port that is slowly becoming one of the hottest destinations to visit on the Red Sea Coast. Tourists flock to this area each year to experience the relatively untouched landscape, gorgeous black sand dunes and health-inducing mineral springs. This location is truly unique in the world and a visit is suited to travellers of all backgrounds and budgets.
Low cost holidays to Safaga in Egypt are starting to become very popular and the region can be reached from a select number of airports in the UK. The majority of flights to this part of the world go to Hurghada Airport and from there, Safaga is located around a 1 hour drive away. Make sure you check the Cheekytrip comparison site to find low cost holidays to Safaga from your local airport. Direct flights to the Red Sea Coast tend to be just under 7 hours long.
Safaga is definitely at its most lively and busiest during the summer period that runs from spring until autumn. Despite the very hot temperatures inland, Safaga remains warm but not scorching. Temperatures tend to reach the low 30s throughout these summer months. Prices do tend to drop-off outside of these summer months and this corresponds with a drop in the temperatures too, although the winter will still see temperatures in the low 20s. As a result, Safaga is a great destination for a holiday all-year-round.
Many people from all over the world arrive in Safaga to experience the miraculous healing properties of the area and its mineral springs. Many visitors have claimed it to cure psoriasis, arthritis as well as back and neck ailments. Even if you don’t have any of these health issues, you can experience many of the therapeutic qualities for yourself. When it comes to water sports, Safaga is somewhat of an expert. The resort is renowned for its kitesurfing and windsurfing and even hosted the 1993 World Windsurfing Championship. The activities in this resort aren’t all extreme though, with many diving facilities as well as visitors who just enjoy lounging around on the sunny, sandy shores.
The accommodation in the area is quite varied since this place is now a fairly established tourist hotspot. You will find many fantastic hotels within walking distance of the beach as well as some fabulous options further inland. Big, small, cheap and expensive are all on offer to suit your budget and preferences. The same can be said for restaurants, with the main selection being down by the coast and in the hotels. However, there are plenty of other fantastic options dotted around Safaga town centre to choose from too.
If you are keen on a low cost holiday to Safaga in Egypt, we can certainly help. Cheekytrip is a price comparison site with holiday offers from over three dozen travel companies. Since they are all competing for your business, prices tend to be very competitive. To find the best deal, simply enter your dates, destination and point of departure into our search engine and within a matter of minutes, we'll find you the ideal holiday in the Safaga region. As offers and prices change daily, it’s best not to delay so go ahead and book now!