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Prestige Hotel

5 stars

Safaga - Egypt, Red Sea

For your windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing holiday to Safaga, the Shams Prestige Hotel is a few minutes’ walk from the kitesurfing centre and approximately a 7 minute walk from the windsurfing centre. This hotel is for Adults only.


Location

Shams Prestige Resort is located approximately 45 minute drive south of Hurghada airport, 7km north of Safaga, between the well-known Hotel Imperial Shams Abu Soma and our kitesurfing Centre. The hotel is approximately a 5 minutes’ walk away from the windsurf centre. It sits right on the beautiful sandy (private) beach.


Accomodation

This is more of a boutique style resort, consisting of 68 charming rooms, arranged in one and two storey bungalow buildings which are located on either side of the fresh water swimming pool (heated in winter). Beach and pool chairs and towels as well as parasols are provided free of charge. Maximum occupancy per room is 2 persons. The room categories include:

All rooms are comfortably furnished with modern amenities including a walk-in shower, separate WC, hairdryer, walk-in closet (Superior only), air conditioning, flat screen TV with international channels, safe, telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee maker and private balcony or terrace. Rooms either feature one king size bed or two double size beds.

The Standard Rooms are approximately 40m² in size and are located on the ground floor with a partial sea view.
The Superior & Superior Deluxe Beachfront Rooms are more spacious, approximately 64 m² in size. Most of them have direct sea views and feature a private Jacuzzi on the balcony or terrace.


Facilities
The hotel offers a buffet restaurant, terrace restaurant, a chill out bar and a pool/ beach bar. It is all inclusive and includes buffet style meals, breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner plus teatime and late snack menu. Drinks are served by the glass (with set times) soft drinks, mineral water, local beer, wine and spirits. Buffet breakfast between 7am and 10am at the main restaurant, lunch menu from 1pm – 3pm and dinner a la carte between 7pm and 10pm. Lunch and dinner will be served a la carte with a salad and dessert buffet. Also included: Ice cream (12noon to 6pm), afternoon tea, cakes & snacks (3 to 5pm), midnight snack (11.30pm to 01.00am), soft drinks 24 hrs, local alcohol (10am to 06.00am, daily refill of your room minibar with soft drinks and water, “Intro Dive” free diving introduction, one free massage per room (20 minutes), one free access to sauna and steam room per person, 30 minutes free internet per day. WiFi is complimentary,

The Shams Spa Centre is independently managed and located at sister hotel, the Sham Imperial which is next door. They offer an Aquatronic indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam bath, Egyptian Hammam, sauna, jacuzzi beauty salon or a specialist massage treatment such as a Chocolate Oil, Oasis Stone, Pharaoh Massage or full body Sea Weed scrub. All services are payable locally for an additional charge.

Please note: Children under the age of 6 years are not allowed at Hotel Shams Prestige. Infants may be accommodated at the discretion of the hotel. There are not special facilities for children at this hotel. We would recommend the sister Imperial Hotel next door for families with young children.


Windsurfing/Kitesurfing/SUP
The Kitesurf centre is situated the left of the hotel approximately 50m along the beach and the windsurf centre is located approximately a 5-10 minute walk along the beach (600m) next door at the Hotel Shams. More >


Our Opinion
Ideally located right next to the kitesurf centres. We recommend the 'Ultra All inclusive' package with free massage, sauna and scuba diving introduction and Superior Beachfront rooms with jacuzzi and sea view and roof terrace with bar for sundowners.

 

 
Price from £850 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

Fact File

Sailing Conditions

Winter On Shore Winter Off Shore Summer On Shore Summer Off Shore

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Freestyle 

Wave 

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Great Reasons to go to Safaga, Red Sea

Best Time: Spring and Autumn.
Launch: Sandy beach running
into shallow training area with
some coral heads.
Wind Direction: Cross shore from
left in morning. Swing cross shore
in the afternoon.
Wind Type: Thermal, strongest
early in day.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Flat water with
windchop. Flat water training area
& beginner's lagoon.
Suitability: All levels.
  • Good year round
    conditions for all sports.
  • Best wind June - Sept.
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing
    & diving.
  • Great beginners
    learning area.
  • Excursions to Toubia
    Island for experienced riders.
  • Most popular board size
    100 - 130 L.
  • Most popular sail size
    5.8 - 6.9 M.

Weather Information

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