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Port Ghalib

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Port Ghalib is located in Marsa Alam along the Southern Red Sea Coral Coast of Egypt, 67 kms south of Quseir City. It is an international destination, a premier integrated resort community of distinction, activity and variety; setting it apart from other resort communities in the region.


Spread over a total area of 8 million m² and with US$2 billion of investment, the resort will offer superior accommodation and residential residences, a vibrant town centre; extensive marine and sports facilities; and a world-class marina - all set in architectural styles from Egypt’s 7,000-year history.

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By Air

Port Ghalib is located just five minutes away from the Marsa Alam International Airport. The airport is served by various airlines/tour operators from a number of countries across Europe including the UK, Italy, Russia, France, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Austria, Sweden, Poland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and Switzerland.

It is a 5 hour flight from Europe, 2.5 hour from the Gulf and 1 hour from Cairo.

Egypt Air Express arranges 7 flights weekly from Cairo to Marsa Alam and vice versa.

By Sea

Port Ghalib is accessible by sea through its international marina, which features a Harbor Master, Customs and Immigration Office.

The marina is fully equipped to fully service yachtsmen sailing the Red Sea. Operated and managed by UK-based Camper & Nicholsons, the marina features Caltex diesel and petrol fuel supply, ship repair yard, ferry terminal, electricity and water supply, and solid waste disposal. The berths also offer communications, laundry service, transportation service and medical attendance.

By Land

Port Ghalib can be reached via an international road which leads down from Cairo and Hurghada to Marsa Alam.

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At Port Ghalib you can explore the wonders of the Red Sea through the wide array of aquatic activities, which include parasailing, banana boat, windsurfing, jet skiing and most notably scuba diving. In fact, Port Ghalib has been licensed by the Egyptian government as the only South Red Sea marina from which safari boats may make direct trips to some of the Red Sea – and the world’s – most famous marine parks, including Daedalus Reef, Brothers Island, Zabargad Island and Rocky Island.

Adventurers and sports fanatics can challenge themselves in a game of tennis, cycle or take an exhilarating safari desert ride for a true Bedouin experience.

Entertainment can be found in the bowling alley, VIP disco club, horse academy and full arcade center for children.

For ultimate relaxation, guests can indulge themselves in the world-renowned Six Senses Spa.

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The heart of Port Ghalib is its marina and corniche waterfront area with yachts from around the world. Here visitors and residents can lose themselves in 165 retail outlets boasting a variety of galleries, boutiques and shops with a rich variety of Oriental and Egyptian arts and crafts, harking back to the ancient trading days.

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Several cafés and food and beverage outlets can be found on Port Ghalib's corniche. Currently these include Costa Coffee, Fusion, Baskin Robbins.

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Four hotels with a total of 1,170 rooms are currently operating on the resort.


  • The Marina Lodge - This 4* diving hotel with its quay-side location in the Port Ghalib marina is already becoming a favorite destination of European and regional divers.


  • The Palace Port Ghalib
  • Port Ghalib Resort
  • Siva Port Ghalib

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