El Quseir / Mövenpick Resort El Quseir*****
The hotel is located on a rock plateau in a beautiful bay, directly on the Red Sea, 140 km south of Hurghada, 220 km eastern of Luxor and 6 km to El Quseir.
The location of the hotel offers some of the most interesting diving in the world. The myriad of marine life and coral formations inhabiting the resort’s own house reef amaze and delight both divers and snorkellers.
Mövenpick Resort El Quseir’s low set Nubian design combines effortless low key functionality and comfort. The rooms are in individual courtyards interconnected by paths shaded by cascading bougainvillaea, frangipani and palm trees. From the neat small terraces to the high domed ceilings in the bedrooms, every detail is designed for the comfort, convenience and enjoyment of our guests. The elegance of the architecture perfectly harmonizes with the surrounding desert. The hotel has a total of 250 guestrooms including three suites. For unforgettable vacations -not just for diver and snorkeler- the hotel provides a lobby with reception, bars, stores, an internet station and WLAN, a bank as well as a laundry service. The hotel is featuring by its warm atmosphere, the relaxing ambience and the attentive service.
The hotels 250 rooms and 3 suites are located in ground level bungalows or two-starage stone buildings. The comfortable rooms (appr. 28 sqm( providing shower, WC, hair dryer, air condition, satellite TV, Telephone, internet access, wireless LAN (WiFi), mini bar, safe as well as a private balcony/patio.
The superior rooms are furthermore offering a additional sea view. For families, there are rooms equipped with a connecting door.
Sport and Wellness
Exploration of the fantastic marine life a few steps from the beach in the resort’s own house reef. A host of recreational activities are arranged daily in and around the resort while the two delightful swimming pools and the beach attract the sun seekers.
The hotel provides a well equipped fitness room, a Jacuzzi and sauna. Guests may also enjoy relaxing massages and restorative treatments. The international library will keep the readers busy for hours. A creative, supervised centre is available for young guests, who may spend many fun hours together on tasks designed for their respective age groups.
The neighbouring town of El Quseir lies only 7 kms/4 miles to the south and boasts a restored fort dating back to the mid sixteenth century. In ancient times, the town’s harbour was the point of departure for Mecca for all pilgrims from north Africa. Later, it was on the Arabian Gulf’s trade route for goods from Africa and India.
The Romans also built a fine port on El Quadim bay called Myos Hormos. Even two thousands years on its remains may still be seen opposite the entrance to the Extra Divers Diving Centre.
Catering & Culinary
Half board: breakfast buffets. You may choose between the buffet in the main restaurant "Orangerie", a 3-course-menue or à la carte in the Italian restaurant "Al Fresco" and a confirmed 4-course-menue in the international restaurant "Seagull's". A certain surcharge per person will be taken for à la carte.
For a fee: minibar, surcharge for à la carte, and special-events-dinners.
A choice of imported/international drinks and champagne is available.
All inclusive: Full board (Buffet), theme buffets in the "Orangerie", bland diet/whole food, continental late riser's breakfast till 12. Snacks till 6 PM in the "Sirena"-Bar. Coffee, tea and pastries (3PM-5PM). Icecream for children (9AM-6PM). Daily a 3-course-menue in the Italian restaurant "Al Fresco" or (for a certain surcharge per person) for à la carte.
A choice of local alcoholic an nonalcoholic drinks is offered from 10 AM to 1AM (local beer/wine, special cocktails).
Supervision in the kids club (4-12 years), canopied playground, seperate children pool, baby cotts and kids buffets and menues in the restaurant!
Accepted credit cards: VISA, AmEx, Diners Card, Master Card
Aufgrund des vorgelagerten Korallenriffes sind Badeschuhe empfehlenswert. Um angemessene Kleidung im Haupt- und "Seagulls" Restaurant wird gebeten (lange Hosen, Hemd und geschlossene Schuhe für die Herren). Am Hausriff ist die Anzahl Taucher limitiert, daher wird empfohlen Tauchgänge vorab zu buchen.
A couple of TUI Environment Champion Award as well as Green-Globe-seals for ecologically running the hotel.