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Address: Giftun Island, Hurghada, Egypt
Phone Number:
+20 100 111 9792
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Totally inspired from its natural surroundings, Mahmya is an eco-tourism...

Totally inspired from its natural surroundings, Mahmya is an eco-tourism haven bordered by virgin blue waters awaiting exploration and a white sandy beach inviting relaxation. Accompanied with fine food, great music and a fun crowd, Mahmya’s an exotic escape that will change your idea of the perfect day in the Red Sea and give you memories that will last forever!

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Giftun Island Mahmya Beach and Snorkeling Day Trip from Hurghada

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Island in heaven with stunning beach

This is an a must do day activity for anyone on vacation in Hurgadha region. One of the most organized and clean places i have seen in Egypt. The island is 45 mins by boat from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amr T
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an a must do day activity for anyone on vacation in Hurgadha region. One of the most organized and clean places i have seen in Egypt. The island is 45 mins by boat from one the cleanest and most organized decks I have seen in this country.For 400 egp you get a boat trip there and you have... More 

Thank Amr T
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Did a day trip with private excursion company, paid £55 each, this included everything from transfer, snorkeling, lunch and drinks with lunch. The island is very nice, picture perfect from some angles. Visited over Easter which meant it was very busy, but still enough space to lounge and enjoy the sea. Would visit again , but not on a holiday... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what a trip to a desert island the waters were crystal blue the soft sand great food and service the kids enjoyed every min snorkeling going to hurgarda this trip is a must

Thank Linda B
Haverhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely a place to suntan, relax for adults and for kids to play with sand, swim and try to spot colourful corals and fish and for all the family to take great pictures

Thank 02012017
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beyond imagination place a virgin island marvelous beach like no other the place is a piece of haven the island management is perfect great hospitality great food and drinks very clean and very quiet everything here is perfect nothing to say except wawooooo you will fall in love in this place ideal for couples,honeymooners,families,kids and mature couples simply suitable for... More 

Thank AmrSolim
Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend one day there. Very nice sand beach, same excellent as any beaches from postcards ( Bahama, Dominic, Thai etc.) :-) We have had lunch on the Island. Save, good quality food. I will recommend to visit this place -as part of Egypt trip. I have been there with 9 years old kid. She was happy :-)

Thank Mark T
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mahmeya is simply a must visit! It is by far the best beach in all over Egypt, and I have been to almost every beach in Egypt. Water clarity is amazing, you can swim, go snorkeling with the beautiful corals surrounding the beach in a very relaxing atmosphere. The staff are amazing, the food quality is excellent, the drinks are... More 

Thank MohamedDessouki
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the day, beautiful place unfortunately for us it turned out to be an unpleasant trip due to very bad organisation with Egyptian operators. Would recommend just choose carefully

Thank UkValleygirl_10
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful island, we went on a snorkelling day trip and had an hour on the island, the only thing that let it down was the fag ends and bits of rubbish on the beach, why can't people be more respectful of such an amazing place!

Thank thompsoncraig
Hurghada, Egypt
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mahmya is the best place to be... The overall atmosphere cannot be described, unless visited! The beach, staff, food, drinks, music, guests, boats, sand :D Everything is simply awesome!!!!!! It's been like that for years and years, and so many years to come... keep up the amazing work!

Thank AhmTomoum

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