The enchanting Ain Sukhna is located in the Gulf of Suez, and stretches over 60 km of coastline on the crystal clear Red Sea. It is nestled between the Ataka Mountains in the North, and the Galala Mountain in the South. This amazing Red Sea getaway is easily accessible from Cairo; located only 140 km away from the capital, coastal bliss in Ain Sukhna is only within an hour and a half drive.
Ain Sukhna’s dining options are concentrated in the town’s resorts and hotels where international and local chefs are dedicated to offering the most delicious, luxurious and enjoyable cuisine, by all standards. Depending on where you’re staying, you’ll find charming restaurants serving Middle Eastern, Asian, Italian and International cuisines and Sea Food of course.
Ain Sukhna enjoys a year-round pleasant weather. While in winter, temperatures don’t fall lower than 17 C, in summer they can reach highs of 30 to 32 C, a perfect weather for an exciting sea & sun holiday on the Red Sea. The best time to come to Ain Sukhna is between April and September.
Getting There :
To reach Ain Sukhna, it is preferable to land in Cairo. The Cairo International airport has recently opened a new terminal and is now capable of handling over 22 million passengers; many new facilities in the original 2 terminals have also been introduced such as an Automated People Mover, the Air Mall, and VIP lounges.
A new highway has also been built between Cairo and Ain Sukhna. Expect a pleasant traffic-free one and a half hour trip to your coastal destination.
If you're not renting a car during your stay, the best option would be to hail a taxi at the terminal.
Ain Sukhna is a one and a half hour drive from Cairo on the new highway going through Katameya (95 km), but you can also use:
- Cairo Road (110 km)
- Kraymat-Zaafaraniya Rd (120 km)
If you’re coming from the city of Suez, you will have to drive a 40 km distance on the Suez-Ain Sukhna Rd.
If you prefer renting a car during your stay in Egypt, keep in mind that you have to be holding an international driving license.
If you’re travelling by sea and planning to visit Ain Sukhna, you can stop at any of these maritime entry points:
- Adabiya Port: at the northern edge of Ain Sukhna.
- Suez Port: 40 km north of Ain Sukhna.
- Hurghada Port: 320 km south of Ain Sukhna.