New Egypt hotel offers all-inclusive packages


A new resort opening in Sharm El Sheikh on September 1 is offering all-inclusive packages featuring extensive recreational facilities and activities.

The Swissotel Sharm El Sheikh - El Salam Sports and Spa Resort offers food, fun and fitness amid a spectacular setting overlooking the Red Sea at Ras Nousrani.

"Swissotel is the first five star property to offer the all-inclusive package," says assistant director of sales Gamal Samir.

The package ensures a perfect holiday beginning with a welcome drink and including a range of entertainment, sports and dining options.

For the families, there are special facilities and activities for children while parents take a well-deserved break.

The property features 402 guest rooms and 32 family suites offering satellite TV, two phones, private bar and tea/coffee making facilities besides balconies with great views of the Red Sea or the swimming pool.

The hotel has five meeting and conference rooms which can accommodate up to 300 guests and offer state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities besides ample natural lighting.

The Spa and Wellness Centre is the ideal spot to drain the stress away. The centre offers a wide array of spa services including massage, facial treatments and daily beauty and lifestyle counselling programme.

As part of the all-inclusive package, the resort promises a treat of lunch and dinner options with live cooking stations, a buffet style breakfast, snacks, unlimited non-alcoholic and local alcoholic beverages, and a special children's section featuring special child-sized buffet and sitting area.

For the sports and fitness enthusiasts, the options are varied - volleyball, basketball, football, table tennis, archery, aerobics, giant chess, billiard and darts or head for the water for windsurfing, pedal boats and kayaks.

Complimentary sun chairs, towels and umbrellas are available for those who want to spend a lazing day by the pool or the beach.

Use of a comprehensive fitness centre along with steam bath, sauna and Jacuzzi is also part of the all-inclusive package.

Daily sports and entertainment programmes for both adults and the young are also organised as part of the package.

And nominal extra charge can provide the guest with additional facilities including use of business centre and secretarial services, baby sitting, laundry and valet service and room service.

Golf, tennis, diving and snorkelling, tennis, squash, horse riding, massage, car and bicycle rental are among other facilities at the resort.