About Zaafarana, Egypt
Zaafarana, Egypt, is located at the Gulf of Suez, 240km north of Hurghada and 219km south of Cairo. Sometimes known as the Egyptian Riviera, Zaafarana's sandy beach and shallow waters are what it's all about. A 2km beach provides you with many lagoons to play in. This spot isn't yet as busy as other Egyptian destinations, but is quickly catching up, due to its impressive offerings. Head half a kilometre out, and shallow waters quickly disappear, replaced with choppy waves as you enter the open sea.
Visit from Mar-Sep and take advantage of the consistent cross shore wind. The best wind direction at Zaafarana is a Northerly.
Traveling to Zaafarana, Egypt
It is best to fly into either Cairo or Hurghada airports. Due to the short, five-hour flight time, Egypt has become popular with European kitesurfers. In addition, the time difference is just two hours ahead. Whilst car hire is available, it is often cheaper and easier to travel by taxi or bus.
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Facilities At Zaafarana, Egypt
If it’s not windy, you could go snorkelling or scuba diving, swim with dolphins, visit the monasteries, or even take a trip to Cairo and the pyramids. Evening entertainment is pretty quiet, so if you’re in search of nightlife, you will need to travel to one of the bigger towns.