EGYPT DIVE RESORT, EL GOUNA
El Gouna Dive Resort has much to offer the diver and non-diver: a wide choice of hotels, a golf course, shops, bars, restaurants and dive sites.
The diving holidays in El Gouna Dive Resort offers a mix of reef and wreck. Most of the Northern Hurghada dive sites like Sha’ab El Erg, Uum Gamar and Careless can be reached as well as great dive destinations such as the four wrecks of Abu Nuhas and on a special trip the famous Thistlegorm wreck and its sister-ship, the Rosalie Moller.
Nicknamed Little Venice due to its elaborate waterways the resort of El Gouna has a marina with many good restaurants and bars.
PADI and SSI Dive courses are available with training directly off the resort’s beach or jetty. For technical divers, Tekstreme@Emperor offers tekkie courses and trips.
Emperor Divers, a PADI/SSI Centre and BSAC Travel Partner, is a reputable dive operator established in 1992 it has a reputation for combining a highly professional, safe and organised service with a warm welcome, friendliness and a sense of fun.
One of our main attractions as a dive holiday destination is the different types of diving on offer nearby; from deep walls to shallow reefs and a choice of wreck diving at Abu Nuhas. Special trips can be booked in resort to the Rosalie Moller and the Thistlegorm. This is also a great dive holiday destination for both learners and experienced divers with a highly knowledgeable team of dive instructors and dive guides.
Emperor Divers also offer a range of options for non-divers, including children. Choose from sun-bathing on a dive boat, a free Try Dive, or the ever popular Oceans Day Trip with instructed snorkelling. (All trips can be booked and paid for locally. Trips on dive boats are space dependent.)
The main marina, Abu Tig in downtown El Gouna has restaurants, bars and shops. Kite surfing lessons, desert safaris and day-trips to the temples and the Valley of the Kings in Luxor are also available.
Flights & Transfers
Hurghada has several weekly UK flights. Flight time from the UK is approximately 5 hours. Transfer time from Hurghada Airport to your hotel is about 30 minutes.
Emperor Divers, our chosen dive centre, is located at the Three Corner Ocean View at Abu Tig Marina and shares the facility with Blue Brothers Dive Centre. Should you choose another hotel in El Gouna Emperor Divers offers free transfers.
Where to stay in El Gouna
Situated on the shore of a lagoon, the hotel is right next to the lively shopping and dining area with colourful shopping arcades, restaurants and bars.
Star Rating: 3*
Number of Rooms: Range of choice
Distance to Dive Centre: 2-3 min drive
Distance to Airport: 27 km
Three Corners Ocean View Hotel
Set in the Abu Tig Marina, this all-inclusive, adults only, resort features 2 outdoor pools overlooking the clear waters of the Red Sea.
Star Rating: 4*
Number of Rooms: 234 rooms
Distance to Dive Centre: onsite
Distance to Airport: 25 km
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