The big cheese around these parts is the massive pool. You'll find a bevy of loungers next to it, plus a bar for drinks and nibbles. Talking of food, the El Hambra buffet's the place to go when the munchies hit. On the activity front, you've got tennis, archery and in-water team games to get stuck in to. Little ones can run along to the kids' club, or mess around in the playground. There's a posh spa in the mix for pampering, and after dark you can settle down to watch a dance show.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Water polo, archery and ping pong head up the activity schedule. Potter down to the beach for thrills 'n' spills-style watersports* or a spot of chilled-out snorkelling*.
Little'uns can play at the kids’ club, where games kick off all day long. Or there's a playground where they can fizzle out some energy.
Just to let you know, there's a charge to use the floodlights for the tennis courts.
- Water polo
- Table tennis
- Beach volleyball
- Giant chess
A variety of watersports are on offer at the beach, including sailing and surfing.
- Daytime activity programme
FOOD & DRINK
Pile your plate three times a day at El Hambra buffet restaurant. You can expect dishes from all over the world, plus themed dinners. If you fancy a change, try the Dine Around* option, which lets you eat at other nearby restaurants.
The lobby bar's a great whistle-stop for a caffeine fix. You can sip aromatic Arabian coffee and traditional tea, washed down with cake and pastries. If you’d prefer to stay on the beach, don’t worry – there’s a bar down there, too.
- El Hambra restaurant
You'll find a wide variety of international dishes here for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- El Shamousa pool bar
- Lobby bar
- Beach bar
- Christmas Eve gala meal
- Dine Around
The Dine Around concept gives you the option to dine once per week at one of the à la carte restaurants around the resort that are also part of the concept. You'll be able to choose from à la carte restaurants at the Jaz Makadi Aquaviva, Iberotel Makadi Beach, Jaz Makadi Saraya Splash, Steigenberger Makadi and Sensimar Makadi Garden. To take part in the Dine Around concept, you'll need to make a reservation at your hotel's reception one day in advance.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Check yourself in for some pamper time at the Makadi Gold Spa*. Go for a soak in the whirlpool* or relax in the sauna*. A tip-top selection of massages is also on offer.
- Steam bath*
- Beauty treatments*
Bookable at the Mivida Gold Spa.
Live musicians and dance groups show off their goods come the evening, or you can make a beeline for one of the bars.
- Evening entertainment programme
Live music and shows take place regularly here.
- Kids' club
A plus-sized, lake-like pool takes centre stage here, and youngsters have their own spot to splash around in. Sunbathing fans can hunker down on a comfy lounger by the water's edge. There's a bar that doles out drinks and ice-creams, too.
- 2 outdoor pools
You'll find a pair of large pools here, both surrounded by plenty of sunloungers and parasols.
- Children's pool
- Makadi Bay Water World
This huge waterpark features over 40 slides, and it's just 3km away. You'll have tickets included with your holiday, and there's a complimentary shuttle bus on hand, too, to ferry you there and back.
- 24-hour reception
- Laundry service*
- Free Wi-Fi- up to 300 MB
- Shuttle bus to Hurghada*
- Currency exchange
- Wi-Fi- additional info
Please note, the speed and quality of the Wi-Fi connection can vary and it might not be as fast as Wi-Fi in the UK.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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