At about an hour drive only from Cairo; turquoise waters and relaxing resorts await in the tranquil town of Ain Sukhna.
You would never guess from its non-stop schedule of activities that the Cairo Opera house burned to the ground in 1971.
The Mandara Thai spa at the JW Marriott Hotel in Cairo takes its inspiration from techniques developed in the Far East, but uses locally sourced health and beauty products adding yet more exoticness to your overall relaxation experience.
The very famous Abou el-Sid restaurant in Zamalek is known world-wide and considered as the best place to enjoy excellent, authentic Egyptian cuisine in a very oriental, lively, and down to earth atmosphere.
L’Auberine restaurant is one of the favourite hang-outs of youngsters in Zamalek.
Over 643 stores to choose from, 2 indoor theme parks, a 21 screen state of the art cinema, a modern indoor Khan el Khalili, 3 hotels, and a giant exhibition space make the Stars Center in Cairo’s City Stars Complex the best equipped mall.
Take the steps that lead to one of the most beautiful churches in the Middle East known as the Hanging Church.
After a tumultuous day in the lively Cairo, experience the relaxation of a bubbly spa-bath at the Intercontinental City Stars and let yourself go in the soothing fragrances of natural oils enveloping you in a very eastern-like ambience.
Built by the pharaoh Snefru, the Father of Khufu, the pyramid of Maidum seems to stand alone on the edge of the desert, close to several smaller mastabas.