Fort Arabesque

The Fort Arabesque is pulled up alongside the Red Sea, with a sandy beach and coral-filled waters on its doorstep.

This place has a whole load of highlights. For starters, it’s right by a sandy beach. Then there’s the pool scene – 4 in total – and bedrooms that come with sea-view balconies and Egyptian woven textiles.

Gardens cocoon the whole hotel, filled with palms, hibiscus and jasmine. Scattered throughout them you’ll find a handful of eateries, plus a stylish spa offering Thai massages and couples’ treatments.

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Based on 1313 reviews

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  • 3Buildings
  • 4Floors
  • 445Rooms
  • 5Lifts

Honeymoon Offer

Honeymooners get a basket of fruit and bottle of local wine.

All Inclusive - Here's what you get


Buffet meals. Ice-cream at the Windbreaker bar and beach bar 09.00-17.00.


Local alcoholic and select non-alcoholic drinks 09.00-24.00.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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4 outdoor pools

Overlooking the sandy beach or with tranquil views of the Red Sea. Pool's can be heated at the managers discretion.

East wing buffet restaurant

Buffet dining room with a terrace and fantastic views out to the Red Sea. You also have a chance to experience an oriental buffet once a week. And if you feel like exploring during the day, the hotel can provide a packed lunch for you on request.

Beach snack bar

No need to rush back to the hotel when you're feeling thirsty, this bar is right on the beach. Snacks are available here at set times.

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twin with limited sea view

Twin room with limited sea view sleeps up to 3 with twin beds and a camp-bed.

twin room with limited view

Twin room with limited view sleeps up to 3 with twin beds and a camp-bed on request. Can be sold as a single.

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Visit more than 10 times

I have stayed i the hotel more than 10 times during last four years. Hing.I really enjoyed the place and evert Al inclusive were very good choice as you feel free eat and drink at any times . Service were excellent except person in front office disk named Sameh was terrible man.More

Emad A, Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Value for money

We have just returned home from another 2 weeks at The Fort. We were lucky enough to stay in the West Wing which was nice a quiet. Meet other guests that were at the Hotel, like us for the third time this year. Husband dived again with the amazing IDive within the hotel grounds. We never tired of the food, celebrated my husbands birthday meal at The Pavilion, this was amazing and such good value. The only niggle is the cane furniture around the pool within the West Wing, it really does need to be changed. We will be back March 2015, never tire of it. The staff remembered us which was nice and they work so so hard to please us guests.More

Budgiefred, Colchester, United Kingdom

Fab place

Just returned from the Fort for the third time and still love the place. The location, beach, reef, staff, gardens etc etc etc are all lovely. Room 106 on the ground floor has a lovely garden and partial sea view with a good size patio area. The animation team are amateurs but they are funny and full of enthusiasm. Hassan at the dive centre is so helpful and nothing is too much trouble. It was lovely to see the hotel full after visiting in Feb this year and it being half empty. My only negatives are breakfast is exactly the same every day with no variations whatsoever and there aren't enough sunbeds around the pool. The Pavilion restaurant is fab and the mediocre singers in the bars are ok at best! The taxi drivers are reliable, we went to the Senzo Mall for a change of scenery one evening and had a KFC, yummy! All in all a great holiday once again.More

Lesley K, Doncaster, United Kingdom

Location location location

Keep returning to this hotel , 5th time now ! This time stayed in the west wing , was a little apprehensive but was pleasantly surprised , large room on 3rd floor , nice views , fairly quiet at night , air con good , large bathroom with his & her sinks , large shower , rooms are a bit dated deco wise but are clean and comfortable. The two things that have never changed is the fantastic beach, sea, coral & the extremely friendly staff who remember you every time you go back even when it's been 2 years since the last visit . This visit we had a lovely tasty Lebanese meal at the beach bar / restaurant , you can have this as part of your all inclusive package , one visit per stay ! Also had the Saturday night steak and prawn meal at the same place which is worth the extra charge ! All the other meals we ate in the west wing restaurant , breakfasts were pleasant with lots of choice , good selection of eggs, omelettes , fruit , bread & pastries , our only negative is the lunch & dinner selection , even though there is always something to eat it's not very exciting ! Never had a problem getting sun beds on the beach didn't bother to pay for the beach service that provides reserved beds, with towels & cool box with drinks & fresh fruit skewers ! Wifi is charged & only available in receptions & beach bar Overall if you want a relaxing , chilled break with lovely beach and great coral & fish & enjoy snorkelling but don't want 5 * luxury with all the trimmings and expense then this is the place for you ! Didn't do any trips this time as have done them before but lots to choose from if that's what you want to do ! Special mention to all the staff who make the hotel what it is xMore

stcajc, Peterborough, United Kingdom

The Fort

Just returned from the Fort and had a amazing time.We stayed for 4 weeks on the Saga deal and did not tire of the food or drink at all.This was our 8th visit but 1st with Saga and we were not disappointed.The snorkelling was superb,the staff are all so friendly and happy.Our room was a little tired but our room boy Farah was so good at his job that it made up for it.The Saga reps are excellent,coming around the beach every day ,also in the dining room checking that their clients are happy and every thing was ok.Very impressed.Also Customer relations manager Agnes was very good when we had a problem.Saga arranged a Gala dinner dinner and a cocktail party which was very nice.We stayed in the West wing which we preferred,the restaurant was so much more civilised.Sabrey the singer in the bar there was not the best but got everyone up dancing and was very entertaining.We liked the Beach bar where you could just help yourself to beer wine and soft drinks.We had reservations about going with Saga,but we our doubts proved unfounded,we met a lovely group of people and had a great time.We are returning soon for my 60th Birthday and can't wait.It's agreat place to chill out.Highly recommend this Hotel. 'More

mayandgraeme, Brighton, United Kingdom

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