Best 5 Things To do In El Gouna for Best Winter Stay In 2019

Winter Activities in El Gouna

Fancy spending your winter in flip-flops and shorts? Tired of wasting time behind closed doors fully dressed in coats and frumpy jumpers? Want to have a meaningful vacation but without breaking the bank?

El Gouna is calling out to you! Conveniently located by the azure Red Sea, you can enjoy the El Gouna state of mind this season by experiencing a variety of outdoor and indoor activities that will make your winter holiday stay in El Gouna the envy of all your family and friends.

Gouna MountainGoats

An adrenaline junkie? Escape the concrete jungle and release your inner explorer by joining Gouna MountainGoats organised by El Gouna’s Sytze Boomsa. Take the opportunity to savour El Gouna’s rich mountain wilderness by hiking through one of many routes that have been selected and designed by Boomsa and his team.

Try an early morning hike to get the best of the sun, if you are feeling romantic, try the sunset hike and watch a most breathtaking vistas of the El Gouna sunset. Challenge your body, mind and spirit by joining the evening hike where you can sleep overnight in the mountains and live the nomadic experience under the clear starry sky. Make some memories with your family by choosing one of the children-friendly routes that are both safe and enriching for the little ones and for you, of course.

El Gouna Mountain Goats with 4X4 cars at the heart of El Gouna Red Sea mountains covered by the clear starry sky

Soothing your senses at the El Gouna Hotel Spas

El Gouna’s five-star hotels are well-known for their luxurious spas that can relieve you of your stress from the smoky, crowded city. Choose from the Steigenberger Golf Resort, Bellevue Beach Hotel, Sheraton Miramar, Arena Inn spa or Le Maison Bleue spa to reserve an indulgent spa treatment to relax your limbs, tingle your skin and revive your spirit. Whether you aim for an aromatic Thai massage or a deep muscle massage session, you can find the treatment that works for you.

A lady feeling relaxed during a massage session at El Gouna hotels luxury spas

Swim and tan by El Gouna’s Heated Swimming Pools

Amaze your family and friends as they see Instagram posts of you swimming in the heated swimming pools in any of the El Gouna hotels. Want to enjoy a delicious meal while you sunbathe? Head over to Kiki’s restaurant and bar in Fanadir Hotel which will serve you a delicious meal in while you relax in the hotel pool or grab a drink in the pool bar as the sun warms your shoulders. Rather swim indoors? Immerse yourself in the Steigenberger’s heated spa swimming pool to loosen all your muscles and unwind from the tension of your months of work.

Fanadir Hotel heated pool in El Gouna Resort for a relaxing fun time during the winter

Beach around and Kitesurf in the El Gouna Hotels

Prefer sand to pool-sides? Head over to any of the El Gouna hotels that will provide you beach access and the chance to bask in the sun as you sip on a colorful cocktail while you deepen your tan.

Feeling more active? Take up one of El Gouna’s popular sports, kitesurfing, which this small Red Sea resort is legendary for. Whether you are a seasoned kiter or a newbie, El Gouna’s winter winds will provide the best opportunity for you to practice this international sport.

Children will also enjoy the warm weather as they build sand castles and re-fuel on their vitamin D as they play with friends out in the sunshine. Join a volleyball game or play a quick game of backgammon as the sun warms your back by the seaside.

A couple having a conversation with sun bath at La Maison Bleue Hotel in El Gouna beach

Mesmerizing Sunsets

There is no better way to come closer to your loved ones than in El Gouna as the sun begins to set. To catch the best vistas this side of the Red Sea, you can take a Catamaran boat trip right off the marina and experience a sunset like no other; with pink tinted clouds and an amber filled sun descending into the El Gouna horizon.

Prefer being on land? Climb the stairs of the Steigenberger Golf Resort’s tower, one of the highest points in El Gouna, to get a 365-degree view of El Gouna and watch the light crawl over land, sea and mountains into the distance as the sun fades.

Want to start experiencing the best of El Gouna’s winter activities? Waste no more time by booking now to take advantage of some of the El Gouna Hotels Winter deals. With special reduced rates, you can benefit from the reduced cost and maximise on the excellent services provided all over El Gouna this winter!

El Gouna golden hour at Steigenberger tower and the magical view of sunset

Mushira Sabry

Mushira Sabry

Mushira is a long-term resident of El-Gouna. She arrived to our gorgeous seaside resort in 2013 and hasn't looked back since! Not only is she a teacher in El Gouna International School, she also runs a community theatre group, El Gouna Players. This workaholic has been a published social and commercial writer, editor, copy editor and translator for over 10 years. She received her acting degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) in 2003, her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature in 2013 from the American University in Cairo, and is currently studying for her teaching degree with the University of Sunderland. Mushira is passionate about literature, education, fine-cuisine, and fitness.

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