El Gouna / Moevenpick

Continent
Africa
Country
Egypt
Next Big City
Hurghada
Next Town
El Gouna
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
High tide

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
No information

The beach is private to the Moevenpick Hotel. It's very clean and tidy but small. Hard sand. There are parasols and the launch and landing can be quite tight if it's gusty.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
N, NNW



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
Short walk

Fly into Hurghada and then with car/bus to El Gouna, about 30min drive. In El Gouna find the Moevenpick Hotel and beach.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Fees

Need to pay kite service for rescue etc. Special kitezone. The training bay is small and becomes almost inexistent at low tide. Can get crowded at high tide. If it gets crowded or at low tide, you can still get to a deep water channel (and a second, bigger lagoon).

Nightlife

Mainly downtown or at the Abu Tig marina, only a 10min bus ride. A weeks unlimited bus pass for El Gouna is 15LE or £1.50.