Wyspa Paradise
Wyspa Paradise
Wycieczka do Luksoru z Hurghady
Wyspa Paradise
Paradise Island hurghada

Paradise Island in Hurghada: A Tropical Escape in the Red Sea

If you’re seeking an idyllic Red Sea vacation spot, look no further than Paradise Island in Hurghada. This picturesque island, located about 10 kilometers from the bustling city of Hurghada, is a haven of natural beauty, boasting crystal-clear turquoise waters, soft white sands, and enchanting tropical landscapes. In this article, we will delve into all the exciting aspects of Paradise Island and explore the best ways to make the most of your visit.

Getting to Paradise Island in Hurghada

Reaching Paradise Island is easy, and there are multiple options to suit various preferences and budgets. One of the most popular ways is to embark on a day trip by renting a boat or catamaran, which typically costs around $100-150 per person. For those seeking a more affordable option, organized boat trips are available at approximately $50-60 per person.

Explore the Wonders of Paradise Island

Paradise Island is more than just a pristine beach destination; it offers a wealth of activities to satisfy all types of travelers.

1. Snorkeling – Discover the Underwater Marvels

The island’s coral reefs are a major attraction, housing a vast array of marine species, including colorful fish and mesmerizing sea creatures. Rent snorkeling or diving equipment to explore the beauty of the underwater world firsthand.

2. Diving – An Enthralling Experience

Experienced divers will find Paradise Island a paradise for diving. With numerous shipwrecks and coral reefs in the surrounding waters, the diving experience here is truly awe-inspiring.

3. Fishing – A Thrilling Pursuit

Fishing enthusiasts will delight in the island’s popularity as a fishing destination. Hire a guided boat and try your hand at catching barracuda, tuna, and mackerel.

4. Sunbathing – Unwind in Tropical Bliss

Indulge in the most popular activity on Paradise Island – sunbathing. The warm, clear waters and soft white sands create the perfect ambiance for relaxation. Rent a sun lounger and bask in the tropical climate.

5. Stroll Around Paradise Island – Experience Nature’s Bounty

Take a leisurely walk around the island and marvel at the breathtaking landscapes, including high cliffs and lush tropical vegetation.

Hurghada – The Gateway to Paradise

Situated on Egypt’s east coast, Hurghada is a sought-after tourist destination renowned for its sandy beaches, pristine waters, and unforgettable scenery. Paradise Island, a part of Giftun Island and protected by UNESCO as part of the Giftun National Park, stands out as one of Hurghada’s most iconic locations, alluring visitors with its unparalleled climate and tropical splendor.

Unveiling the Beauty of Paradise Island

A short 15-minute boat ride from Hurghada, Paradise Island offers a tranquil escape from the city’s hustle and bustle. While some beaches are exclusive to guests of select hotels, there is a public beach accessible to all.

1. Coral Reef – A Diver’s Delight

The coral reef surrounding Paradise Island is a marvel, making it one of Egypt’s most spectacular diving spots. Teeming with colorful fish, sea turtles, and even octopuses, the crystal-clear waters create an otherworldly diving experience. Shipwrecks from World War II also add to the allure of this underwater wonderland.

2. Water Activities – Thrills on the Waves

Beyond snorkeling and diving, the island offers an array of water activities, such as kayaking, parasailing, windsurfing, and jet ski tours. Fishing enthusiasts can reel in barracuda, mackerel, and tuna.

3. Sightseeing Tours – Embrace the Culture

Paradise Island presents the opportunity for sightseeing tours, where you can visit a traditional fishing village, witness the locals’ way of life, and explore the island’s charming mosque with stunning views of the Red Sea.

4. Culinary Delights – Savor the Flavors

The island boasts several restaurants and cafes serving both Egyptian delicacies and international dishes. Don’t miss the chance to indulge in fresh seafood, couscous, and traditional Egyptian kushari.

A Memorable Tour to Paradise Island

Take part in an unforgettable tour to Paradise Island, aptly named for its heavenly charm. The tour typically starts around 8-9 am, with a pick-up from your hotel and a journey to the port for departure. The itinerary includes two snorkeling breaks near the coral reefs, allowing you to marvel at the abundant marine life, including the delightful Nemo fish and graceful sea turtles. Following the snorkeling adventures, indulge in inflatable banana and couch rides and unwind on the island’s beach under palm umbrellas. The opportunities for incredible photos abound.

Swings on Paradise – Enjoy Extra Fun

Recently, swings have been introduced on Paradise Island, adding an element of fun to your visit. There are convenient facilities on the island, including a free toilet and a bar offering refreshing drinks at an additional cost. The tour package also includes a soothing massage on the ship. The order of attractions may vary depending on the day, ensuring a delightful experience for all tourists.

Tour Inclusions and Additional Activities

The tour provides snorkeling masks, tubes, and fins for your underwater explorations. Cold drinks such as cola, sprite, fanta, and mineral water, along with coffee and tea, are available on the ship. A diverse lunch spread includes salads, pasta, rice, fries, chicken, fish, and seafood, catering to everyone’s preferences. Sunscreen is also provided to safeguard your skin during the tour. If you’re interested, scuba diving with an instructor can be arranged for an additional fee of $10 per person for one descent. Please note that tips, the island’s bar, diving with an instructor, and any purchased photos or films from the ship’s photographer are payable.

A Day in Paradise – Your Gateway to Bliss

A journey to Paradise Island in Hurghada is an unforgettable experience that will redefine your notion of a perfect day on the Red Sea. Embrace the paradise-like surroundings, forget your worries, and book your trip today! Allow yourself to be immersed in the natural wonders of this captivating island, where turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and a vibrant underwater world await your discovery.

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Wycieczka do Luksoru z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Luksoru z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Luksoru z Hurghady
Wycieczka do Luksoru z Hurghady

✓ transfer from and to the hotel in Hurghada
✓ Professional guide
✓ water, soft drinks on board
✓ VIP lunch (BBQ grilled meat and chicken on the boat)
✓ snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)
✓ inflatable banana/sofa ride

✓ tips
✓ bar on the island
✓ for volunteers: scuba diving for beginners – 1 descent with an instructor $ 10 per person
✓ photos/videos bought from the photographer on the ship
✓ drinks, chips, ice cream bought in the “water supermarket”
✓ transfer from El Gouna , Sahl Hasheesh, Makadi Bay ($5 per person), from Soma Bay and Safaga ($9 per person)

✓ towels (necessarily)
✓ camera
✓ sunblock
✓ headgear
✓ own snorkeling equipment
✓ in winter (November to March) it is worth taking a warm sweatshirt, preferably with a hood
✓ in winter you can bring your own wetsuit
✓ no need to take your passport
✓ It is recommended that you bring special towels with you from your hotel so that our staff during the tour can transform these towels into wonderful shapes that you or your children can wear on your head throughout the tour

Paradise Island Tour Questions and Answers

What is the price of a trip to paradise island for children?

Children up to 6 years old pay nothing, children 6-12 years old pay half price.

Paradise Hurghada Island - what is worth remembering?

The most important thing to remember is that when snorkeling, we take care not to injure ourselves on the reef. Very important: we are not allowed to take pieces of reef or shells from the beach.

Can I take a baby stroller on board the ship?

Of course. However, please let us know if you plan to bring a stroller.

What time is the departure/return from the hotel?

We pick up from hotels in Hurghada between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM. Return from the cruise to Paradise Island around 18-19. We will confirm the exact time of departure on an ongoing basis.

Are there any hidden costs on the tour?

Apart from the items included in the "Additionally paid" list, there are no additional costs on the trip.

Paradise Island Hurghada – Info

Although the name of the tour is Paradise Island, paradise is not really an island. It is a separate part of Giftun Island with a developed beach.

Can you snorkel on Paradise Island?

Yes of course. Don't expect a huge reef and a thousand colorful fish, but you can see some interesting species underwater.

How do I know the bus/coach that will pick me up?

The person coming for you has your room number and should give it to you. If you have trouble understanding the room number, I will show you the number over the phone.

Can I pay for the trip with a different currency / card / bank transfer?

We accept payments in US Dollars, Euros, British Pounds, Egyptian Pounds. We convert the tour price at the current exchange rate and round to the nearest Euro, British Pound or Five Egyptian Pounds. We do not accept card payments.

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