Ain Sokhna is blessed with one of the most breathtaking beaches in Egypt, where you can enjoy the charm of the Red Sea with its wonderful waters and unparalleled depths.Thus,the resorts and villages of Ain Sokhna are ready to receive residents, visitors, and tourists throughout the months of the year to enjoy the sunny weather and the amazingly soft white sand. They can also enjoy the beauty that dwells in the deep sea where they can see rare fish and the unique coral reefs. All this comes in line with the availability of all the services, facilities and luxuries that visitors usually look for.
The city of Ain Sokhna is one of the touristic and industrial resorts located on the coast of the Gulf of Suez in the Red Sea, and it is a part of the Suez Governorate, which is about 40 kilometers away. It is also the closest Red Sea resort to Cairo, as it is only 140 kilometers away. Hence, it is the favorite destination for many to enjoy the wonderful atmosphere, warm sun, soft sand, and picturesque beaches, besides breathing pollutant-free air, enjoying tranquility that nature brings.
The city was Ain Sokhna because of its sulfur springs, which are designated for curing skin diseases and others. The first hotel built in Ain Sokhna dates back to the 1960s, and since then the city has been in constant development, until it became one of the most important tourist spots that attract Egyptians and foreigners. It still garners wide investment interest, making it one of the best places to own a real estate unit.
Ain Sokhna is divided into two parts:
The first is in the direction of Suez Governorate
The second is from the Zafarana side on Hurghada Road
Administratively, however, it follows it is affiliated to Suez Governorate, about half an hour away by car. The city of Ain Sukhna expands from Mount Ataka in the north to Jabal Galala al-Bahariya in the south, spanning 70 kilometers along the coast of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez, specifically from Ras al-Adiba in the north to Ras al-Zafaran in the south.
Ain Sokhna is 140 kilometers (about an hour by car) away from Cairo, and it is very close to the New Administrative Capital (less than half an hour). This makes its location very strategic due to all the future services in the New Capital that will become the headquarters for the administrative body of the state in the next few years.
The strategic location of Ain Sokhna on the Gulf of Suez and near the Suez Governorate makes it overlook a number of the most important highways that connect Egypt. These roads are known for their efficiency and development at all levels due to the state’s interest, especially as it is close to the New Administrative Capital project.
Those roads include:
Cairo - Ain Sokhna Road (110 km long)
Katameya - Ain Sokhna highway (95 kilometers long)
Al-Kuraymat - Zafarana Road (120 kilometers long)
Suez - Ain Sokhna Road (40 km long). And from Ain Sokhna to the city of Alexandria via the Alexandria Desert Road (350 km).
In addition to these roads, there is also a new project that is to be implemented, which will further increase the value of this area. This project is planned to establish a high-speed train that links the city of Ain Sokhna with the new city of El Alamein, passing through various tourist areas and the new administrative capital. This plan will bring different cities closer in an unprecedented way, thus, redefining the Egyptian tourist cities.
Since Ain Sokhna is primarily a tourist city, it contains many tourist villages and integrated resorts, which include everything you need, from restaurants, cafes, shopping places to pharmacies, medical clinics and health centers.
Among the services available in or near the city:
The proximity of Ain Sokhna to the city of Suez makes hospitals more accessible. Some of these hospitals include Suez General Hospital, Suez Military Hospital, and Ain Al Hayat Hospital. There are also many well-known pharmacies in the city, such as El-Ezaby, Ezz El-Din, 19011, Serfi, Seif Stores, and other pharmacies.
Ain Sokhna has high-end commercial markets and malls, the most famous of which is located inside Porto Sokhna. Porto Sokhna is an integrated resort and one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. It includes a large shopping mall, cinemas, and a lot of water games suitable for adults and children, in addition to the presence of most important restaurants and cafes.
Porto Sokhna is located 20 kilometers south of the city, and is about 270 meters above sea level.
In Ain Sokhna, there is also the Galala Plaza Mall, which includes many famous stores, restaurants and markets. It is located between the Movenpick Hotel and Porto Sokhna. You can also find Teda Fun Valley Amusement Park, which includes a wide range of games and recreational activities suitable for different ages.
Ain Sokhna also includes many famous restaurants that offer best service like:
Toscana Italian Restaurant with its delicious pizza and pasta. More amazingly, you have the choice to have your meal while sitting on the swimming pool or indoors in the heart of the restaurant
El Menofy Restaurant (Egyptian grills and dishes). It is famous for its casseroles and grilled meat, at a suitable price
Johnny Carino's Restaurant (International Cuisine) :It offers a variety of dishes from Chinese to Italian
Chili's (Mexican Cuisine) is famous for its spicy dishes for seasoned food lovers, and offers a menu including meat, chicken, and seafood
Ain Sokhna enjoys a strong infrastructure and distinct residential and tourism projects. The city overlooks a number of the most distinctive highways that connect Egypt. The city also hosts the Sky Mall cable car, which is part of Porto Sokhna, and it consists of 11 vehicles, with a capacity of 8 people per vehicle. In addition, there is a plan to introduce a high-speed train to link Ain Sokhna with the new city of El Alamein.
The distinctive geographical location of Ain Sokhna granted it many distinct tourist attractions, varying between monuments, nature and facilities such as:
It is one of the Christian historical sites along Korayemat road, and one of the oldest churches containing rare manuscripts in addition to the shrine of the monks
It is located south of Ain Sokhna, and its height is about 1,200 meters above sea level. It is an ideal place for safari and climbing trips for those who love that hobby. It is also a favorite destination for those who prefer to enjoy nature as it overlooks the wonderful view of the Red Sea
north of Ain Sokhna,rising about 800 meters above sea level. It was the site of one of the bloody battles during the October 1973 War, and it has an important economic and industrial status
a reserve where there are stems and roots of fossilized trees for thousands of years.it attracts numerous explorers and scientists interested in nature and geology as well as tourists. The reserve is located north of Katameya on the Ain Sokhna road
One of the most famous landmarks in Ain Sokhna. These springs are natural hot water flowing from the ground, containing sulfur. It is the ideal place for those suffering from skin and orthopedic diseases, or even those looking for relaxation
A bay on the coast of the Red Sea, where you can swim, dive and discover distinctive marine life, as well as surfing, fishing, or diving to see the wreck of the British ship. The bay is considered one of the best places with crystal clear water
The first tourist resort on the tops of the mountains in Egypt.It designed as a simulation of the pyramids ,covering a huge area of about 2.5 million square meters, at an altitude of 170 meters above sea level, and is located in the heart of Ain Sokhna and includes all Services that visitors need
Ain Sokhna includes many wonderful real estate projects, and is considered one of the best tourist and investment attractions in Egypt thanks to its proximity to the New Administrative Capital, and its inclusion within the plan to construct the high-speed train and other projects.
Among the most important and best tourist villages and resorts in Ain Sokhna, we chose these places for you:
Ibiza Chillout Resort is an integrated tourist resort in Ain Sokhna. It stretches over an area of 27 acres, with buildings accounting for 20% of the total area of the project, leaving the rest for green spaces, facilities, and services.
It includes chalets of various sizes starting from 56 square meters up to 112 square meters along with other units starting from 66 square meters and up to 92 square meters. The resort Chillout project overlooks the sea directly, with a 300-meter beach, and is located on Zaafarana Road, about 140 kilometers from Cairo. It is implemented by Master Group for Real Estate.
One of the most famous resorts in Ain Sokhna, and it stretches over an area of 50 acres on the charming Galala plateau. The project offers different units, including:
Studio with areas ranging from 42 square meters to 56 square meters
Chalets with areas ranging from 95 square meters to 182 square meters
Other units with areas from 125 square meters to 170 square meters
The project is implemented by El-Shahawi Group
It is located in one of the most prominent places in Ain Sokhna, with a beach of about 700 square meters, and a total area of 380 acres, and it is implemented by Al Madar Real Estate. It is 126 kilometers from Cairo.
The Azha project has different units:
Chalets start from 72 square meters to 150 square meters
Studios range from 82 square meters to 150 square meters
Townhouses range from 150 square meters to 175 square meters
Twin house 210 square meters
Standalone villas of 270 square meters
Penthouse of 274 square meters
It stretches over an area of 150 acres, most of which is devoted to green spaces and services. It is 140 kilometers from Cairo. It is near the New Administrative Capital, and is located at the closest point to Porto Sokhna. The resort is developed by La Vista Company, known for its distinguished works such as the El Patio Oro in New Cairo, and the El Patio in the 6th of October.
Available areas of units:
Chalets from 150 m2 to 180 m2
Penthouses from 190 m2 up to 220 m2.
It covers an area of 85 acres, with a building ratio of no more than 14%.
Available areas of units:
Chalets range from 50 m2 up to 100 m2
Penthouses with an area of 145 m2
Twin Houses with an area of 200 m2
Villas with an area of 250 m2 to 550 m2
The resort is located on the Suez-Ain Sokhna road, 122 kilometers from Cairo, developed by the Residence Real Estate Development.
It spans an area of 350,000 m2 on Al Zafarana Road.It has the longest beach for a resort in the city(1 km long). It has a 4,000-meter tourist walkway.
It is developed by Dar Masr, offering various units with an area ranging from 94 m2 to 288 m2, including chalets, townhouses, and villas.
Its area reaches 33 acres, with a construction rate of no more than 20%. It consists of 292 housing units that vary between chalets, villas, townhouses and twin houses. It is located on Suez Zaafarana Road at 111 kilometers, and it is developed by the leading Mountain View Real Estate Company.
Its area reaches 45 acres, with a beach of 300 meters long, and units varying between chalets to twin houses and townhouses, with areas ranging from 110 square meters to 210 square meters.
La Vista Ray Resort is about 25 kilometers from Porto Sokhna.It is about an hour and a half from New Cairo.
It is characterized by a charming, Latin American design. It is located 7 kilometers from Porto Sokhna, 15 kilometers from the Zafarana checkpoint, and about 30 kilometers from the Ain Sokhna station. The project expands over a beach of about 700 meters. Its total area reaches 12,000 m2, and is developed by Ajna Development.
It is located at the 93rd kilometer of Ain Sokhna-Zafarana Road, about 75 minutes away from Cairo by car, and stretching over an area of about 600,000 m2 (143 acres).
It includes 2,000 units, from chalets to villas, designed in a unique Spanish style, overlooking the most beautiful landscapes and the best beaches of Ain Sokhna.
The total area of the resort is about 143 acres, with a beach expanding to 1,500 meters. It has 2,000 units and is developed by Palm Hills. It is known for its finest real estate projects.
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