Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is a luxury resort on the Red Sea Coast. The architecture of the resort is inspired by the classic Arabic designs of the region, creating an elegant and authentic feel with domed ceilings, sweeping archways and Arabic lighting throughout.
Built on one level with spacious courtyards, the light and airy guestrooms are spread across 48 acres and include 102 Deluxe, Grand and Royal suites. Eighteen suites have their own private swimming pools, most of which are heated in the cooler months.
Why we like it
Numerous Steppes Travel staff have stayed at the Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh over the years and all have loved it. The renowned Oberoi service combined with the beachside location, relaxed atmosphere and proximity to Egypt's archaeological treasures make this the perfect place to either end a cultural holiday or just to fly and flop.
- Large private beach
- Spa and steam room
- Fitness centre
- Outdoor swimming pool with areas for adults and children
- All weather tennis court
- A choice of three dining areas including a relaxed poolside pergola and fine dining restaurant
The Red Sea is known for its excellent diving opportunities and the hotel has its own on-site PADI certified dive centre and can advise on the best diving and snorkelling in the area. If you fancy staying on top of the water the hotel has its own private boat offering cruises around nearby islands, with the chance to snorkel and see the sunset.
Maybe partake in a private cookery lesson, learning to blend and cook with middle eastern spices before a romantic candlelit dining experience on the hotel's private pier.
Children are welcome at the hotel and a professional astronomer will show young guests how to spot the stars.
Away from the hotel, it is possible to take a day trip into the eastern deserts of the region where the Coptic Monasteries of St Anthony & St Paul can be found.
Located on the shores of Egypt’s Red Sea, approximately 4 hours' drive east of Luxor and 30 minutes from the coastal town of Hurghada.