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Price Includes:

Return flights, excursions with an Egyptologist, all meals, all transfers and airport taxes.

Fort Arabesque – 4* All Inclusive

Destination:Egypt, Makadi Bay, Red Sea

Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa, & Villas promises tranquility and opulence with its 444 luxurious rooms, suites, private apartments and villas, all blessed with their own sea-view balconies.

  • Introduction
  • Beach
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant & Bars
  • Sports & Activities
  • Diving
  • Conference Center
  • Photo Gallery

Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa, & Villas promises tranquility and opulence with its 444 luxurious rooms, suites, private apartments and villas, all blessed with their own sea-view balconies. Dining venues, five swimming pools (three of which heated), a state-of-the-art gym, World class Thai managed spa and sports facilities as well as I-Dive, a five-star IDC PADI dive centre, guarantee a fun and unforgettable hotel experience.

Inspired by the Sardinian roots of its architects, Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa combines distinctive Italian and Arabic accents in its architecture, from its imposing medieval fort structure to its interior touches and décor, where the different shades of Egyptian cave stones from Aswan blend with the antique fine wood furnishings of oriental designs.

The block’s glass panes open onto perfect, geometrically-shaped gardens with overhanging bridges and floating gazebo-bars. Palm trees, hibiscus, jasmine, and other beautiful plants fill the garden with sweet aromas at sunrise and sunset.

Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian desert and majestic mountains, Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa is blessed with the pristine sandy beaches of Makadi Bay and the calm, crystal waters of the Red Sea. With over 550 meters of beach front, indulge in total relaxation while soaking up the Hurghada sun and sipping on a cold cocktail.

For the more active beach-goers, water sports, acquaerobics and many other beach activities are provided by the resort’s animation team. The resort enjoys one of the best coral gardens right at its door step, which will awe all snorkeling enthusiasts. For the more serious divers, Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa hosts I-Dive, a PADI-accredited dive center that offers customized scuba-diving and snorkeling trips in the Red Sea.

Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa provides luxurious accommodations with its 444 sea-view rooms. Each room has its own sea-view balcony. The hotel also offers two private apartments, villas, and several types of suites.

All rooms are spacious and comfortable, decorated with refined furnishing and embellished with Egyptian woven textiles.

Each standard room has its own sea-view balcony overlooking the bay.

  • Sea view balcony
  • Private safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Individual air condition
  • IDD telephone
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • 29? TV with over 30 international channels

Nestled between the sweet-scented blossoms and imposing palm trees of the sea-front gardens, Fort Arabesque’s dining venues offer a variety of cuisines from French and Italian restaurants to traditional Mediterranean dishes, in addition to delicious cocktail drinks, ice cream and refreshments. Dine at night by the glow of torch lights, or bask in the sun by the swim-up pool bar.

    The East & West Wing Restaurants

    Located in each of the wings respectively, both restaurants serve breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets daily.

    The Red Rocks Bar

    The perfect rendezvous for a quiet, relaxing drink, the Red Rocks Bar is located at the main lobby of the hotel, with a stellar view of the bay offers fresh, cool and delicious cocktails prepared by our experienced bartenders. Featuring live music every evening.

    The Cappuccino Bar

    Sample our sumptuous and homemade desserts, our well-brewed and aromatic Italian coffees as you sit back and relax enjoying the scenic view over gardens and sea.

    The Blu Mirage Beach Grill

    Located directly on the beach in an elegant candlelit setting, the Blu Mirage Beach Grill brings you freshly caught seafood from the Red Sea, grilled skillfully before your eyes. Try our tender beef fillets and rib-eye steaks grilled on aromatic wood barbecues. Fresh salads from Fort Arabesque’s special backyard gardens accompany our gourmet dishes. A selection of the best Italian and French wines accompany your meal for an excellent grilled dinner.

    The Swim-Up Bar

    Located inside the main swimming pool at the West Wing, the Swim-up Bar offers fresh exotic fruit juices and elaborative cocktails that you can sample while in the pool itself. Managed by a French-Italian executive cuisine crew, our cocktail waiters are exceptionally trained and cater to your every demand for a cool drink in the Hurghada sun.

Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa offers a variety of outdoor activities, water sports and gym facilities to keep you in top shape while on holiday. Take advantage of Hurghada’s pleasant winds by indulging in windsurfing, sailing and canoeing or try your hand at a game of beach volleyball, tennis, table tennis and beach football. Work out in the swimming pool with our special acqua-aerobics class or take advantage of the wide open desert with horseback or camel rides at sunset.

  • I-Dive: International Diving Center
  • Gym
  • Windsurf
  • Sailing
  • Canoes
  • Pedal Boats
  • Snorkeling
  • Aquarobic
  • Beach Volley
  • Beach Football
  • Horse or Camel back rides
  • Petanque (French bowling game)
  • Archery
  • Tabletennis
  • Tennis

Located within Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa on Makadi Bay, I Dive is a five-star IDC PADI dive centre providing diving trips, equipment and training courses. Whether you’re a qualified diver or a beginner, I Dive has everything you could possibly need to ensure an enjoyable diving experience in the Red Sea. Offering courses ranging from snorkeling trips to boat-based technical dives and courses, I Dive is versatile and flexible in its expert training and guidance by enthusiastic and committed instructors.

Discover the beauty of the Red Sea with I Dive’s trips to the top diving sites in the area, including Giftun Island with its jaw-dropping pelagic fish passage, or the boat wreck Salem Express, the Royal Garden with its beautiful coral garden and shoals of barracuda, or Abu Hashish Island and its lagoon full of turtles, rays and moray eels. There’s also the elliptical Panorama barrier with its schools of dolphins, surgeon fish, turtles and white tip or Gota Abu Ramada, an elliptical barrier known as the aquarium of Hurghada with its flat water and abundant, colorful marine life that is ideal for marine photography.

The diving centre is located in the quiet green, a few steps from Fort Arabesque’s beach and wharf, from which the diving boats depart. Licensed and qualified as a five-star IDC, the diving center organizes trips out to sea for all levels of licenses, as well as snorkeling trips and PADI courses at all levels: beginners, experts and professionals. I Dive uses ScubaPro-Uwatec equipment and Bauer compressors, all of which are subject to periodic inspections by qualified personnel and maintained in accordance with the regulation EN ISO 14467 / ISO 24803. The staff at I Dive are highly qualified professionals with years of experience in reliable and quality service as well as a passion for the Red Sea. I Dive is insured by DAN Europe, a leader in underwater activities.

Fort Arabesque Resort & Spa is proud to present its fully functional business complex ready to facilitate all your business needs. The hotel is able to accommodate extra equipment upon your request..

    The Meeting Room

    With a capacity of twelve people, the meeting is equipped with a large meeting table and audio/visual facilities that include TV, Wi-Fi and LAN connections for eight stations, international phone lines and speakers as well as HDMI/laptop cables and flip charts. The meeting room is spacious, quiet and well-cooled with a mini bar at your disposal.

    The Conference Room

    The conference room has a capacity up to one hundred people, which can be arranged according to your seating specification requests. The room is equipped with audio/visual facilities such as a projector, Wi-Fi connections and international phone lines in addition to mics, speakers, HDMI/laptop cables and flip charts.