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Your One-Stop Egypt Guide

Posted in Insider Knowledge by Laura Sargeant on

From a whirlwind of magical Souks to the majestic sights of the ancient pyramids, Egypt offers a world of experiences like no other combining guaranteed year-round sun and some of the best deals around. We've put together a definitive guide, created by the experts who have been there themselves. Read on for the low down on what makes Egypt the perfect year-round destination.

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Discover Vibrant Hurghada at the Grand Hotel

Posted in Insider Knowledge by Laura Sargeant on

Unearth an eclectic beachfront resort area based along Egypt’s prestigious Red Sea Coast. Renowned for diving, Hurghada is the home of countless dive shops and schools for beginners and amateurs alike, centred around the modern Sekalla district. For those wanting to take it easy on their escape away, the historical old town provides a plethora of intimate coffee shops perfect for lounging of an afternoon paired with a myriad of traditional Egyptian souks, bursting with life and the colour of an abundance of unique finds. Dive into the centre of this as you uncover a resort that encapsulates this sense of an elegant collision of two ideals.

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Relish in Makadi Bay’s Glory: Adventure, Relaxation and Luxury

Posted in Insider Knowledge by Charlotte on

Located along the Western Shores of the Red Sea, Makadi Bay nestles gently between peaceful desert sands and towering mountains to frame one of Egypt's most popular destinations. Here, fabulous beachfronts, otherworldly diving, guaranteed sunshine and balmy waters form the ideal balance between adventure, relaxation and luxury.

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The Makadi Spa Hotel: A Blue Bay Holidaymaker’s First-Hand Review

Posted in Guest Blogs by Tom on

Lou & Mike Smith have been using Blue Bay Travel for the past 3 years, holidaying at Excellence Playa Mujeres 3 times and Finest Playa Mujeres once (so far). They even gave us the privilege of arranging their wedding at Dreams Riviera Cancun in January 2014. This time they fancied something completely different, so Lou & Mike headed eastwards to The Makadi Spa Hotel. This is Lou's first-hand review of the hotel, and everything it has to offer.

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When Dave Met Siva

Posted in Insider Knowledge by Dave on

If our Dave has a passion, that passion is Egypt. He's got some of the best knowledge on the market, owing largely to his eagerness to get out there and learn all there is to learn. In his most recent expedition, Dave had a good mooch around Siva Sharm Resort & Spa, the newest offering from Red Sea. As the go-to people for Egypt escapes of all flavours, getting to grips with the freshest member of the family was top-of-the-list for intrepid Dave, and herein you will find the fruits of his labour. He's kindly broken down the key points that make Siva Sharm impress, and served them up in an nine-point list for your viewing pleasure. Why? Because he's a top gent, simple as.

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