The Gorgonia Beach Resort in Marsa Alam ready to welcome Italian guests again

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The Gorgonia Beach Resort in Marsa Alam is ready to host Italian tourists again for the 2021-22 winter season, in total safety and in compliance with Covid regulations. Thanks to the Covid Free tourist corridors, Egypt can in fact welcome again visitors with a vaccination certificate or with a swab with negative results carried out 48 hours before departure, without quarantine obligation.

Located about 100 kilometers from MarsaAlam, on the east coast of the Red Sea near the entrance to the Wadi el Gemal National Park, the Gorgonia is a resort owned and operated by an Italian company and takes its name from the gorgonian, a type of coral fan-shaped. The 350 rooms, distributed in 22 two-level buildings, are equipped with private terrace and / or balcony and adjustable air conditioning and satellite TV, private bathroom and many other comforts.

To satisfy different tastes, there are available to guests three multi-ethnic restaurants and three bars in the pool area with panoramic views, on the beach and in the typical Bedouin tent on the beach. The resort is also equipped with a centro wellness, which offers treatments, massages, sauna, turkish bath, beauty salon and a fully equipped gym for free use. The structure is also accessible to the disabled: from the rooms to the restaurants and common areas, ad hoc measures have been approved by the Italian association Handy Superable and by equivalent associations of other states.

The resort offers guests four swimming pools (one for children and one heated during the winter), six beach tennis and volleyball courts, two hard tennis courts, one for basketball and one for five-a-side football; the offer is completed by the bowling green, table tennis, mini golf, gym and spa. The resort also organizes bird watching and discovery activities of the luxuriant local flora and fauna and e-bike rides within the Wadi el Gemal national park.

Numerous the water sports activities to be practiced in the magnificent reef, a model of eco-sustainability and conservation of sea biodiversity. For unique experiences and diving the coral reef, with a wide variety of fish, marine mammals and corals, is accessible both from the jetty and through one of the natural pools in front of the beach. Tgi Diving, the Gorgonia diving center that organizes diving courses from the age of ten, is the starting point for the discovery of the reef, its flora and fauna. The center, whose instructors are trained to teach and accompany underwater people even with motor and sensory disabilities, plans numerous outings to discover the resort’s reef and the most extraordinary neighboring areas of the Wadi el Gemal national park area : it is possible, for example, to visit Hankorab and its fine white sand beach, Samadai and the Dolphin House or the islands of Hamata, where you can snorkel around a beautiful lagoon.

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The Gorgonia Beach Resort in Marsa Alam ready to welcome Italian guests again

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