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Soma Bay: The perfect half-term getaway

26th September 2014 Print

Soma Bay, the self-contained holiday paradise on the Red Sea, is Egypt’s best kept secret and considered the leading location for scuba diving, snorkelling, wind surfing, sailing and kite surfing for all ages and levels. With year-round sunshine, dedicated kid’s facilities and packages and idyllic white beaches, this is the perfect half-term getaway.

The exclusive resort destination boasts five luxury hotels, each with its own distinct ambiance: The Kempinski Hotel, La Résidence des Cascades, Robinson Club, Sheraton Soma Bay Resort and The Breakers Diving and Surfing Lodge, all perfect for a memorable family vacation. Soma Bay’s hotels host premium outlets for ultimate enjoyment of all the Red Sea has to offer. Whether it’s a swim in each hotel’s generously sized pool, beginner kite surfing or diving courses for the kids at The Kite House, the hotels provide opportunities for families to enjoy the breath-taking sea and sand to the fullest.

The No Mummies Kids Club at the Sheraton Soma Bay Resort is also available for parents wanting a relaxing spa break at one of the largest and best equipped spas in the world, The Cascades Spa & Thalasso or 18 holes on the Gary Player championship golf course at La Résidence. Here, kids can safely partake in supervised and exciting daily programs of activities, games and parties. Children also enjoy swimming in their private pool and playing on exciting jungle gyms. The hardest part of parent’s day will be trying to pick kids up at the end of it!

Soma Bay also offers a SPG® Kids Pass program which is an all-inclusive dining program created with our youngest guests and their parents in mind. For a flat daily rate, children ages 12 and younger of Starwood Preferred Guest® members can enjoy all-inclusive access to a variety of dining options, including children’s menus, buffets and beverages at select participating resorts. The exciting resort has also created the Dine-Around concept to give families access to every menu, restaurant and offer available. With a stroll down the peaceful beach promenade or on the free shuttle bus, families are able to effortlessly unearth all of Soma Bay’s hidden treasures and please even the fussiest little eaters!

The range of activities on offer at Soma Bay will satisfy even the surliest of teenagers. Let them explore the thrill of the sea with kitesurfing, snorkelling and diving opportunities with entertainment carrying on well into the evening.  From after-dark excitement in the Marina to fabulous beach parties at the Breakers - this will be a summer holiday they’ll never forget.

Soma Bay is also conveniently located 45 kilometres from Hurghada International Airport which receives a large number of direct flights from the UK.  Just a four-hour flight from Central Europe, these comfortable accommodations, dazzling beaches, clear blue skies and refreshing sea waters of Soma Bay are within easy reach during the half-term – with no jet lag!

Soma Bay has endless entertainment options from snorkelling, boating, kite surfing, diving, excursions, spas, games and much much more to create the most complete family holiday experience - an idyllic location to make lasting family memories.

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