Hurghada is a city in Egypt's Red Sea Governorate. This is a major tourist center and second largest city (after Suez) in Egypt is located in the Red Sea coast.
Hurghada is famous for its beautiful beaches with white sand. Hurghada also offers tourist attractions are well-supported facilities. Hurghada there are many resorts, hotels and inns. Hurghada Beach Coral reefs are considered the most beautiful in the world. Hurghada is also an international center of water sports like windsurfing, sailing, diving and others.
The city was founded in the early 20th century, and since the 1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading beach resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and hotels provide facilities for water sports sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers.
Hurghada stretches about 36 kilometers (22 miles) along the coast, and did not reach far into the surrounding desert. The resort is a destination for tourists from Cairo, Egypt, Delta and Egypt, as well as package holiday tourists from Europe, especially the Serbs, Italians, Russians, Poles, Czechs and Germans. Until a few years ago it was a small fishing village.