No doubt many of us are looking for an escape to the winter sun, so here’s a suggestion for you…
With winter temperatures in the twenties and virtually 365 days of sunshine a year, Somabay, Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, is the perfect place to beat the winter blues.
With direct flights to Hurghada from London taking just over five hours, the resort location boasts some of the sandiest beaches of the Red Sea and panoramic views of desert mountains and blue skies. Luxury hotels, Gary Player championship golf course, a Holistic Spa & Thalasso centre, a diving and kite surfing centre all make Somabay the ideal place for relaxation and recreation.
See out the European winter with a long-term stay at Somabay through Stayr. Recently launched under the Somabay Holidays umbrella, Stayr offers a range of exclusive serviced apartments for long-term stays, combining personalised hospitality with a refined local touch to transform your holiday into the experience of a lifetime. With rates starting from just £570 per month (long-term rental with a minimum stay of three months) or £50 per night (short-term stay) for a Soma Breeze one-bedroom apartment, Stayr is the perfect way to escape the cold winter months without breaking the bank.
For those only able to get away for a smaller dose of sunshine, Somabay also provides a diverse range of hotel options, perfect for families, couples and friends alike, including The Cascades Golf Resort, Spa & Thalasso, The Sheraton Soma Bay Resort and Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay.
As well as its excellent range of accommodation options, Somabay offers guests the chance to get involved in some of the Red Sea’s most exciting activities. Enjoying its own house reef, Somabay has some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving facilities in the region, allowing you to discover Egypt’s scenic underwater world with the help of the Orca Diving Centre.
If you prefer to stay above water, Somabay is one of the top three kitesurfing spots in the world and is also home to world-class golfing facilities including an 18-hole Championship Gary Player Signature Golf Course, floodlit driving range for night golf and short game area. Somabay has also recently launched Footgolf, a combination of the popular sports of football and golf, offering a fun alternative to your classic game of golf. There is also the Soma Splash Water Park and go-karting at Soma Raceway, perfect for unleashing your inner child.
For something a little less active, the chic S.Cape Beach Club is the perfect option. Enjoy a blissful day at the beach at S.Cape, where you can indulge in delicious cuisine and creative cocktails as you relax at this stylish beachside escape. The Somabay Marina is another great choice for al fresco dining, with gorgeous sea views and a range of dining outlets for guests to try out, from Oriental-inspired Baladina to casual burger joint The Burger Factory.
Also popular for those that want to enjoy a relaxed afternoon with a difference is The Cascades Spa & Thalasso, the only spa with a Thalasso-Tonic seawater-based therapy in the Red Sea.
- Stayr: From £50 per night (short-term stay) or £570 per month (long-term rental with a minimum stay of three months) for a Soma Breeze one-bedroom apartment
- The Cascades Golf Resort, Spa & Thalasso: From £92 per night for a double room on a Half Board basis
- The Sheraton Somabay Resort: From £100 per night for a double room on a Bed & Breakfast basis
- Kempinski Hotel Soma Bay: From £141 per night for a Double Resort View Room on a Bed & Breakfast basis
Contact | https://somabay.com/