With miles of pristine beaches and warm weather, it’s no wonder Sharm El Sheikh is one of the most popular destinations in Africa for a fun in the sun holiday. And people aren’t going there just for the beach, many travelers head to this exotic destination to treat themselves to a luxurious vacation. Here are our picks for the best luxury hotels in Sharm El Sheikh.
The Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh
One of the best ways to indulge yourself in Sharm is by staying at the Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh. You’ll have most of the place to yourself at this boutique hotel, as there are just 20 rooms, all looking overlooking the grounds and the Red Sea. The Royal Savoy Morning Room restaurant is the perfect place to soak up the sun while dining on local and imported delicacies. At night, guests love to wind down while sipping on fresh cocktails and munching on tasty canapes. The hotel offers three pools to hang out in, along with a private beach, steam room, sauna, and jacuzzi. And if that wasn’t enough to relax you, just head to the hotel’s Arabian Spa for personalized treatments and massages.
Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort
Water lovers will love the Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort’s own private beach and onsite dive center. There are over 400 rooms at this massive complex, each with views of the lovely interior garden or the sea. Guests will love chillaxing at the appropriately named Chillax Pool Bar, or dining and sipping cocktails at any of the other eight restaurants and lounges. Before heading out for a long day at the pool, hotel guests will love the selection of beauty treatments and spa packages on offer. And if you decide to head out during the day, the hotel is conveniently located close to the Il Mercato shopping mall and the Old Market.
Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa
Also located on the Sharm seafront, the Stella Di Mare Beach Hotel & Spa offers luxury travelers a great variety of restaurants, entertainment and leisure activities. The eight-story building features 298 beautiful rooms, including one royal suite and seven ‘Stella’ suites. There’s no need to leave the hotel at night for dinner, as the Corallo Rosso and La Scogliera restaurants offer some of the best dining in Sharm, featuring incredible views of rugged cliffs and Tiran Island. Guests can also spoil themselves at the spa by getting a wide range of treatments or simply relax in the comfy Turkish bath.
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
This luxury resort by the Red Sea features its own coral reefs for scuba diving along with a whopping four pools to relax in. The hotels 136 rooms, including 27 luxury suites all feature a private balcony or terrace, with most of them having fantastic views of the Red Sea. Those looking to luxuriate in a spa will love the 13 onsite treatment rooms that provide the ultimate in pampering. The Four Seasons also has six restaurants and three lounges offering a wide range of cuisine and drinks so you’ll never get bored. If you want to step it up a notch, book a room in the royal suite, featuring a private beach, pool and whirlpool.
Conveniently located along the sandy beach of Sharm El Maya Bay, the Iberotel Palace is simply one of the most luxurious places to stay in Sharm El Sheikh. The hotel features white picturesque rooms facing the bay, along with exclusive furnishing throughout the grounds. There are 263 rooms to choose from, including several executive and royal suites. Guests can enjoy a top dining experience at any one of the hotel’s four restaurants. The Pappagallo bar offers exotic and modern cocktails, along with a large selection of other drinks and fresh juices. After settling in, guests will can luxuriate with spa treatment or relaxing swim in the indoor pool.
Sunrise Grand Select Montmare
Last but not least, this luxury resort offers an adult-only experience (sorry, no kids) with stunning views and a spectacular beachfront. The hotel offers 156 fabulous rooms, but those seeking a special treatment will want to book one of the six deluxe swim-up rooms, featuring their own private pool. Guests will enjoy hanging out at the large pool or wasting the day away in a private beach cabana. The three onsite restaurants offer Italian, Asian and seafood, while the two bars allow guests to lean back and smoke shisha over the terrace. And to complete the package, guests can dive with tropical fish just steps from their room before retiring to the spa for a relaxing massage.