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Escape the January blues at Port Ghalib Red Sea

5th January 2011 Print
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If you’re looking for a holiday after the 2010 festivities then Port Ghalib Red Sea, Egypt offers the perfect holiday escape this winter. The luxury five star deluxe InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib Resort is offering couples the ultimate romantic retreat, a welcome escape from the January blues.

InterContinental The Palace Port Ghalib Resort is situated on the waterfront at the heart of the development and features 308 premier rooms including 13 Royal Suites and family rooms.

Couples staying three nights or more can choose the romantic package which includes an upgrade to a superior suite, VIP transfer from Marsa Alam Airport, candle light dinner for two, a bottle of wine on arrival and a 60 minute holistic massage per person, a perfect way to escape the cold weather and priced from just £170 per night.

Ibrahim Saleh, Vice President of AL Kharafi Group – Egypt, comments: “Temperature in Egypt throughout December remains in the mid to high 20’s making it an ideal place to visit at Christmas time. Port Ghalib Red Sea is a world class luxury resort providing the perfect escape for people wanting something a little different this winter.”

Guests can take advantage of all the amenities Port Ghalib Red Sea has to offer which can be enjoyed all winter thanks to the excellent weather; including water sports, horse riding and excursions to the historical Pyramids and Valley of the Kings. Guests can also visit the Six Senses Spa, which comprises of a sauna, steam room, traditional hammams and sixteen treatment areas including three couples rooms and two Thai treatment rooms.

Port Ghalib is a ground-breaking US$2 billion resort on Egypt’s fashionable Red Sea Riviera. Set on over 8 million m2 of shoreline, the first phase is now complete and incorporates The International Convention Centre, the world-class conference facility, a wide range of homes, hotels, an international marina with capacity to accommodate 1,000 yachts, and a vast choice of facilities and amenities, all benefiting from stunning sea views.

Port Ghalib Red Sea is the largest resort in North Africa and is fast becoming Egypt’s leading holiday destination with visitors from around the world drawn to its crystal clear waters, coral reefs, rare fish and 5,000 wild dolphins. Located at the very heart of Port Ghalib Red Sea is the Marina, which is the core of the community. Featuring a five meters deep harbour basin, it is a fully serviced port of entry into Egypt.

Port Ghalib Red Sea is located 65km south of Al-Qusair city, 210km south of Hurghada and just 2 km from Marsa Alam International Airport, which services over 2.5 million passengers each year from a number of European destinations including London, Paris, Rome and Berlin as well as daily domestic flights from Cairo. Flight times are: one hour from Cairo; two and a half hours from the Gulf; and five hours from Europe. Port Ghalib is also easily accessible by sea, via the new Port Ghalib International Marina, and by road, with the Valley of the Kings just two and a half hours away.

Those who love Port Ghalib Red Sea so much that they don’t want to leave can purchase a home too. A wide range of studios, one, two and three bedroom apartments, plus four bedroom villas are available at the resort, with prices starting from £69,000. For further information, please visit:

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