Summertime is all about living easy and escaping everyday stress, and the new Movenpick Resort El Sokhna, Egypt, which opened June 1 this year, grants its guests an enjoyable summer getaway.
The new five star resort lies 55 km south of the Suez Canal, so is only 90 minutes by car from Cairo. The hotel is sited in the heart of the 62 acre El Ein Resort Village directly on the shores of the Red Sea with its own private beach of fine sand and crystal clear waters. It has 162 contemporary designed rooms and suites which overlook the sea, and in the background are the imposing Red Sea Mountains.
Amenities offered at Mِvenpick Resort El Sokhna include a health club, various sporting facilities, boutiques and spacious swimming pools including an infinity pool set on an island. The hotel’s conference and banquet facilities cater for up to 160 guests, in addition to the naturally decorated outdoor facilities for events for up to 1,000 guests.
Multi-cultural cuisine at the new resort ranges from originally unique oriental dishes at the Nu-bia Cafe, to the all day Cataplana restaurant that offers a buffet and a la carte menu. The El-Gezirah restaurant on the island offers the freshest of seafood right from the sea to your plate, in addition to exotic aromatically spiced barbeque dishes.
There is a choice of bars and lounges at the hotel including the Asian Zen Bar and the Pool Bar. Mِvenpick Resort El Sokhna invites guests to sample its genuine and celebrated Swiss origins, and has exclusive offers for the opening.