Sahl Hasheesh Location

Sahl Hasheesh  is a bay located on the Red Sea, about 18 kilometers to the south of Hurghada international airport. The place is home to some islands and beautiful coral reefs where people can enjoy diving and snorkeling.

Soma Bay measures almost 40 millions square meters and it has been developed by Egyptian Resorts Company (ERC),  since 1995.

How to Get In ?

By Plane

Sahl Hasheesh is one hour flight from Cairo and almost 4 hours from the major European cities. Daily flights, both charter and scheduled airlines fly from many European main cities to Hurghada international airport.

Daily flights between Cairo and Hurghada international airport offered by Egypt air.

Sahl Hasheesh Weather Forecast

The weather in general in Sahl Hasheesh is like Hurghada. The most sunny months are July, August and September. The most warm months are August, July and June. The most cold months are December, January and February. The most windy months are those of June, August and September.

The average temperature is

Months Temperature
January 16°C
February 17°C
March 20°C
April 24°C
May 26°C
June 29°C
July 30°C
August 29°C
September 25°C
October 21°C
November 17°C
December 18°C


Sahl Hasheesh Hotels

Hotels at Sahl Hasheesh    

Sahl Hasheesh is home to over 4,000 hotel rooms between 4 and 5 starts hotels. All hotels feature superb facilities, from restaurants and pools to spas and watersports instruction.

Sahl Hasheesh offers some luxury hotels

  • Premier Le Reve Hotel & Spa (Adults Only)
  • Baron Palace Sahl Hasheesh
  • Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh
  • Old Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh
  • Sunrise Romance Resort (Adult Only) Sahl Hasheesh
  • Pyramisa Sahl Hasheesh Resort Opens in new window

Sahl Hasheesh Activities

The Resort is fortunate with year-round weather, with sunny, warm days and clear, cool nights. Sahl Hasheesh offers chances to enjoy diving, snorkeling, kite surfing or simply enjoying the sun.

Here are some of the activities you can have while you spend your vacation in Sahl Hasheesh

Diving and Snorkeling

Sahl Hasheesh offers blue, clear water and a variety of marine life where you can enjoy daily diving and snorkeling trips. August is the best time to dive as the water temperature is around 28c. You can easily see stone fish, scorpion fish, seahorses, octopi, puffer fish, jacks, and barracudas.

Sunken City

Historic pharonic underwater city still part of the Sahl Hasheesh bay and it offers great chance and opportunities for divers.

Golf (opening soon)

Two golf courses still under construction and will be soon opened for golfers.

Horse Back Riding

Water Sport

You can enjoy water sports while you are at Sahl Hasheesh like windsurfing, kite surfing, parasailing and more


The Crystal clear water of the Red Sea and the steady side shore winds with the flat warm water make Soma Bay an ideal place and one of the best location in Egypt for Kitesurfing.


All spas at Sahl Hasheesh offer a range of caring and nourishing treatments to relax and reinvigorate leaving you looking and feeling refreshed and radiant.

Sahl Hasheesh Nightlife

One of the best places where you can enjoy the night life is Old Town which is an entertainment hub and waterfront area. Old town has bars, cafes, cinemas, children’s play area and stores.

You can enjoy also a night at The Bar Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh where you can have a martini, juice and Indian snakes.

Sahl Hasheesh Real State

Sahl Hasheesh has a variety of seaside apartments and villas, ideal for a summer getaway or a permanent residence. residents can enjoy all the beauty and the excitement of the wonderful bay of Sahl Hasheesh has to offer.

Sahl Hasheesh Excursions and Tours

excursions from the resorts are available every day to and around Hurghada like.

  • Diving Hurghada Trip
  • Gifton Island Hurghada – Hurghada Boat Trips
  • Hurghada City Tour – Excursion Hurghada –  Hurghada Tours 
  • Luxor Private Day Tour – Luxor Sightseeing –  Luxor
  • Monasteries of St. Anthony & St. Paul From Hurghada
  • Quad Biking Hurghada | Morning Safari Moto
  • Safari Hurghada | Super Safari Badawia all in one
  • Sea Scope Hurghada – Semi Submarine Hurghada
  • Ghost City day tour from Hurghada
  • Cairo one day tour from Hurghada by coach
  • Cairo attractions – Hurghada to Cairo By Plane


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Egypt code : +2

Mobile services code

We : 015

Orange : 012

Etisalat : 011

Vodaphone : 010


Egypt  has the power plugs and sockets of type C and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Sahl Hasheesh Transfer

If you are coming to spend your vacation in Sahl Hasheesh, you can arrange your transfer in advance to start your holiday with hassle free. You can arrange your arrival / Departure from Hurghada international airport to your resort in advance with very special prices via

Taxi Hurghada transfer to Premier Le Reve Hotel & Spa

Taxi Hurghada transfer to Baron Palace

Taxi Hurghada transfer to  Old Palace

Taxi Hurghada transfer to  Premier Romance

Taxi Hurghada transfer to Tropitel Sahl Hasheesh

Taxi Hurghada transfer to  Pyramisa Sahl Hasheesh

Taxi Hurghada transfer to  Sunrise Romance resort

All those transfer cost the same price including the waiting time at Hurghada international airport, Meet & Assist, Welcome drink and 24/7 services.

The price is 10 Euro per car


What is the best time to come to Sahl Hasheesh?

The best time to come to Sahl Hasheesh is January, March and July but put in your mind that the prices for the hotels, fly tickets will be more expensive. The cheapest prices during November, so you can save money if you will purchase well in advance.

Is it safe to come to Egypt and Sahl Hasheesh?

As some of our clients rote before(Please, be smart, and don’t go if you think you’ll be uncomfortable. But, if you’re feeling confident and are looking for a fun and affordable destination that is filled with culture and sun, then head to Egypt! Follow the tips listed above, and I think you’ll have a great time)