Hotel Sheraton Soma Bay Hotel 5 star
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Qesm Safaga, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt Soma Bay, Egypt -
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With one foot in the water, the Sheraton Soma Bay is a replica on a lesser scale of the famous historical site of Karnak. Here, it is good to appreciate the time under the sun and enjoy the facilities located not far apart, namely the superb Cascades golf course with 18 holes and a thalassotherapy center.

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    Location 7.0 /10

    The hotel is located in the new Soma Bay area, 28 miles south of the Hurghada airport and 31 miles away from the centre of the city. The city of Safaga is located 9 miles away.

    Accommodation 7.00 /10

    All rooms have a beautiful view onto the sea. The standard area of the rooms varies from 35 m suites from 74 m and villas from 124 m. Pastel shades decorate the room with a hint of turquoise like the sea in front. There is rich furniture in the rooms, which are equipped with a comfortable bed and soft cushions, a safe (free), telephone, individual air-conditioning, satellite television (41 channels), a mini bar with a kit tea and coffee, fast connection to the Internet, and a small balcony with garden furniture. A large bathroom with creamy marble from floor to ceiling : offers a shower and hair dryers, bathrobes, Sheraton branded flip-flops and various skin care products of high quality.

    Overview 7.00 /10

    The access to the hotel is a beautiful avenue lined with sphinxes. Open since 1999, the Sheraton Soma Bay is renovated annually and well maintained. From the majestic reception area, you can see the light shining between the imposing columns of the swimming pool where you can discover a pyramid-shaped fountain. Everything here exudes luxury and quality : the furniture, the architecture ... It has a total of 310 rooms, including 35 suites housed in a main building or in independent structures. In the corridors of the buildings, you will notice the two pharaohs looking at you from their 5 m height. The Sheraton has a total of 4 swimming pools: one for children, one for water aerobics, one for customers staying in suites, and the 1292 m main pool , all extremely pleasant. Performances and events take place on the outdoor stage. The hotel is built near the golf course of the Cascades, designed by Gary Player.

    Food and drink 7.00 /10

    The half-board meal is served at the main restaurant, a large hall with a terrace. Here international cuisine is served theme buffet style. An Italian restaurant decorated in the colours of Tuscany offers a varied a la carte menu. On the walls,there are pictures of celebrities who have spent some time at this place. It is open only for dinner. During the rest of the day, you can go out to eat pizza at the "Copper Crescent Grill", or have sandwiches at the snack bar on the beach. For a quick drink, several bars are available. For meals, a nice wine list is offered to you.

    Beach 8.20 /10

    The beach, less than one mile long, is a beautiful windy lagoon with clear water. The sea bottom is mainly made of fine sand. You can swim there without shoes. Supervised, as is the swimming pool, the quiet beach has well-spaced wooden deckchairs, sunshades, wind screens and showers. The sports centre offers catamaran, windsurfing, diving (PADI lessons) ... When you feel a bit hungry, a snack bar serves sandwiches, ice cream and drinks. In addition: there is a marina.

    To know

    Next April, the Soma bay will have a centre located at the Hyatt hotel - 10 minutes away on foot. Customers are of all various nationalities. The golf course is less than 1 mile east, at a relatively high elevation. It is perfect for experienced players. Just beside the golf course is the superb spa at the hotel "La Residence des Cascades," - a member of "Leading Spas of the World." There are paths between the different hotels at Soma Bay where you can stroll freely around the various properties, which is something rare on the coast. There are all the facilities that a business center can offer at your hotel. In addition : a daily programme of activities for children and conference rooms which can accommodate up to 500 people.

    Equipment

    • Shuttle bus
    • Car park
    • Handicap access
    • Restaurant
    • Internet access
    • Air conditioning
    • Spa

      sauna, massage, hammam, stretching, beauty salon, keep fit, thalassotherapy, spa, Turkish bath, wellness

    • Swimming pool
    • Sports equipment

      golf, tennis, sailing, squash, beach volley, football, paddle boats, canoe, water skiing, gym, aqua gym, aerobics, step, bums and tums, fitness, sports, water-polo, horse riding, jet ski, surfing, volleyball

    • Hairdresser
    • Barber
    • Whirlpool bath
    • Safe
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Solarium
    • Private beach
    • Meeting room

    advantage

    • The proximity of the golf course
    • The beautiful beach
    • The pleasant setting

    disadvantages

    • Its isolated location

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