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Sheraton Soma Bay Resort

5 stars

Soma Bay, Red Sea

For your windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing holiday to the Red Sea, the Sheraton Soma Bay Resort is located directly overlooking the north shore beach of Soma Bay.

Located approximately 40 minutes from the airport, the Sheraton Hotel is situated directly overlooking the private sandy beach and boat jetty on the northern Soma Bay peninsula. There is a daily shuttle bus to Hurghada (at an additional charge).

The hotel offers 310 rooms and 35 suites (some with beach front location). Rooms are well furnished with air-conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar, ensuite bathroom with bath/shower, a hairdryer, telephone, safe and a balcony or terrace. It is an international hotel with a good standard of service and facilities, built with grand style architectural features. Interconnecting rooms are available.

Board Basis 

Bed & Breakfast: This includes buffet breakfast in the main restaurant.

Half Board: This includes buffet breakfast in the main restaurant and dinners with the choice of a hot and cold menu in the main restaurant.

All Inclusive: This includes buffet breakfast in the main restaurant, a la carte lunch at the Beach Grill restaurant or the snack menu at the Beach Hut (daily specials excluded), the choice of the dinner buffet in the main restaurant or set menus at L’Emporio or La Residence des Cascades restaurants with credited amount chargeable against choices. Afternoon tea/coffee & cakes, snacks in Solar Bar & Terrace between 4 and 6pm, unlimited ice cream for children (12-5pm) and unlimited soft drinks, local brand beer and wine (10am -12midnight) from selected bars and restaurants and from room minibar are also available.

Families: Children aged 2-5 receive a reduced rate when they share a room with 2 adults. Additional supplements apply to older children sharing a room. There is a Kid’s Club for 4-12 years from 9-5pm.

Babysitting services available at additional charge and should be reserved prior to arrival to ensure availability.

Guests can either dine outdoors on the terrace of the international restaurant, overlooking the sea, or, you can enjoy the Italian restaurant where you can watch the chefs prepare the food. The hotel also has lounge areas, a pool bar, terrace bar, disco bar, beach bars and a restaurant for lunches and snacks. There are 3 freshwater swimming pools and a separate children’s pool. Guests can relax on a sun-lounger, play a game of beach volleyball, or enjoy the Les Thermes Marina des Cascades spa, a comprehensive facility for thalassotherapy. 24 hour room service and money exchange are available at reception. The hotel also has a shop for general items, hairdresser and beautician services, free WiFi, evening entertainment with daily programme including live music, live shows and nightly discotheque.

Sporting facilities: Gym, tennis, squash, croquet, billiards, table tennis, boules, beach football & volleyball. Animation & exercise programme. Diving and snorkelling (see below). Golf available at nearby 18 hotel centre with free transfer throughout the day. (Pre booking advised).

A local dive club is located within a 10 minutes shuttle bus from the Sheraton. The dive centre offers full range of courses from Learn to Dive to specialist courses plus with programme for shore and boat diving and snorkelling on house reef. The Les Thermes Marins des Cascades spa, offers an excellent facility with full spa and thalossotherapy treatments and once of the largest in the area. Facilities include Aquatonic pool, hydrotherapies, swraps, massages plus saunch, steam and “sea mist” room. Specialist consultants can advise personal programmes for fitness, nutrition, post-natal recuperation programme. All treatments and programmes should be reserved in advance of arrival to guarantee availability.

The windsurf centre, beach, restaurant, bar, shop, dive centre and laser and catamaran sailing, are located adjacent to hotel with approximately a 15 minute walk. The kitesurf centre is located 15-20 minutes away by a free shuttle bus provided by the centre.

ALL INCLUSIVE UPGRADE Upgrade your All Inclusive Package to receive the following:

- 24 hours unlimited beverages, from specific locations in the hotel (champagne, sparkling wine & imported wines excluded)

- Room service (24 hours/day) from Room Service Menu.
- Free massage (30 mins). Limited to 1 per person per week.
- Unlimited use of tennis and squash courts, including equipment rental
- Free billiards (1 hour per person, per week)
- Free use of croquet and multipurpose courts
- Free laundry facility (excluding dry cleaning)
- Free internet (30 mins per person per day) 
- VIP facilities in your room.

Please note: Spirits, liquors or room service are not included in the All Inclusive package. The AI package ends on midday on the day of departure.

Sport and Leisure facilities: 

- Free use of tennis, squash and croquet court. Equipment not included.
- Gym/Fitness centre with sauna, aerobics classes, aqua fit sessions in the pool.
- Free use of snorkelling equipment 
- 1 hour free use of catamaran or Laser sailing boat (qualified sailors only – certification to   be presented before use).
- 1 hour free use of hotel windsurf equipment*
- Free introductory dive* (in hotel pool) 
- Free introductory lesson for golf* 
* Free sports sessions for windsurfing, diving and golf limited to 1 per person per week.


Price from £800 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

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Great Reasons to go to Soma Bay, Red Sea

Best Time: All Year.
Launch: Sandy beach with shallow waters.
Wind Direction: Side shore to cross off shore from the right.
Wind Type: Thermal, building in the morning.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Wide shallow waters with flat water sailing.
Suitability: All Levels.
  • Ideal Learn to Kitesurf holiday location
  • Huge, flat water lagoon
  • Dedicated kitesurf centre
  • Superb diving
  • Choice of boutique or luxury hotels
  • One of the best shallow water & offshore sailing areas in the south red sea. 

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