Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort

  • 12Km from Hurghada (HRG) Airport
  • 0-1Km to beach
  • 15Km to town centre
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Indoor Pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort is a perfect blend of Arabian styles located on its own private white sandy beach on the azure blue Red Sea shore, and surrounded by spectacular ... Continue reading

The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort is a perfect blend of Arabian styles located on its own private white sandy beach on the azure blue Red Sea shore, and surrounded by spectacular landscaped gardens, pools and terraces. Offering spectacular views over the turquoise water, this luxury 5 Star resort Hotel offers an array of indoor and outdoor activities, outstanding dining venues, sports activities and spectacular pool area as well as 360 unique guest rooms, family rooms, and bungalows with modern amenities. The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort spans a total of 210,000sq.m, surrounded by ever-growing gardens and great landscape, with full wheelchair accessibility.

Hurghada Internationa Airport is 15 minutes from the Hotel.

Local Tips: The hotel is 20 minutes from the city center (Sakkala), 285 Km from Luxor, and with walking distance of Hurghadas entertainment, dining and shopping district. Excursions and trips can be arranged to Giftun Island, Luxor, Cairo, and Jeep Safaris to explore the desert of Hurghada with a Bedouin dinner.


  • Beachfront
  • Bicycle rental
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Darts
  • Diving
  • Entertainment staff
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness centre
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Kids Club
  • Library
  • Massage
  • Mini golf
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Private beach area
  • Sauna
  • Snorkelling
  • Solarium
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Water sport facilities (on site)

Other facilities

  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace


  • Air conditioning
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Bridal suite
  • Designated smoking area
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Gift shop
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Mini-market on site
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Packed lunches
  • Paid WiFi
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shops (on site)
  • VIP room facilities
  • WiFi in public areas at a cost of $12 per 24 hours
  • WiFi in public areas at a cost of $3 per 30 minutes
  • WiFi in public areas at a cost of $5 per hour

Food and Drink

The Hotel is booked as Half Board accommodation with an option for All Inclusive. There are several dining choices including the Karnak main restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with themed nightly buffets, kid's corner, indoor and outdoor service. The Lobby Bar and Terrace with a choice of cocktails and beverages and light fare open 24 hours daily The a la carte Valentino's Italian Eatery; casual beach a la carte at the Sea Breeze restaurant for delicious Mediterranean menu and fantastic views; an authentic Chinese restaurant; the Solviet inspired Matryoshka Restaurant; Isis Oriental restaurant; the Oasis Pool Bar; and the Farfasha Café for an oriental hot & cold menu. El Feshawy is an amazing outdoor area offering different varieties of shisha flavours and drinks. The Spectra Amphitheater with bar presents daily evening show (Oriental show, animation show, Belly dancing), and Caribbean Flash is an amazing indoor nightly Disco bar.

All Inclusive


  • Breakfast, Buffet, Restaurant (Karnak), Daily: 07:00 - 10:30.
  • Lunch, Buffet, Restaurant (Karnak), Daily: 12:30 - 14:30.
  • Dinner, Buffet, Restaurant (Karnak), Daily: 18:30 - 22:00.
  • Late Breakfast, Lobby Bar, Daily: 10:30 - 12:00.
  • Lunch, A la Carte, Restaurant (Pool & Beach), Daily: 12:30 - 16:00.
  • Snacks, Restaurant (Pool & Beach), Daily: 16:00 - 17:00.
  • Snacks, Lobby Bar, Daily: 12:30 - 00:00.
  • Afternoon Tea, Lobby Bar, Daily: 17:00 - 18:30.
  • Dinner, A la Carte; Reservations Required, Restaurant (Valentinos Eatery and Paella Restaurant ).
  • Late Dinner, Buffet, Restaurant (Karnak), Daily.
  • Late Snacks, Lobby Bar, Daily: 23:00 - 00:00.


  • Locally produced Alcohol, Cocktails; Mineral water; Tea; Coffee, Daily: 10:00 - 00:00.


Room facilities

The Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort features 360 rooms, including 23 luxurious suites and 100 family bungalows (24 bungalows with two bedroom and living room, 76 bungalows with one bedroom and living room). All rooms, suites and bungalows are spacious, having private balcony or terrace with stylish window, comfortably equipped and enjoy panoramic views overlooking the sea, the pool or the gardens. All rooms are renovated in the stunning new design with modern amenities such as flat screen LCD TV and electronic door lock. Bungalows have a kitchenette corner (not for cooking).

All 360 rooms feature bathroom with bathtub, shower and bidet, hairdryer, individually controllable air conditioning units, Satellite TV, direct dial phone, wireless Internet access, safe box, minibar, and coffee and tea making tray. Rooms with connecting door, non-smoking rooms, and adapted rooms for the disabled are available on request.

Other Information

24-hour reception, 24 hour room service, lobby Concierge desk, guest relations desk, ATM machine, guest relations, doctor on call, lift, laundry and dry cleaning service, luggage storeroom, wheelchair access, courtesy Shuttle service to town, electric car service to beach, mailing service, babysitting service on request, free safety deposit box at reception, Wi-Fi Internet access in public areas, library, meeting facilities, Memphis hall can hold up to 350 participants, business services, free car parking, car rental, limousine service, arcade shops, hairdresser, honeymoon VIP, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners with supplement.

Price Overview

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort in Hurghada easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Hurghada, known locally as Ghardaga, has grown from a small fishing village to an internationally renowned holiday resort town on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, famous for its underwater life and diving and snorkelling opportunities. Popular as a European package holiday destination, the town of Hurghada boasts first class hotels and all-inclusive resorts, as well as a highly vaunted nightlife. South of the town is the resort strip with hotels packed along a 12-mile (20km) stretch of beach, while within the town there are many bars, restaurants, shops and a variety of accommodation to suit all types of budget. The town's central location on Egypt's coast provides a gateway to prime diving sites throughout the Red Sea.

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The holiday resort of Hurghada is renowned for its variety of watersports that includes sailing, fishing, kitesurfing and windsurfing. Offshore underwater gardens and coral reefs make this an internationally recognised location among divers and snorkellers, and for the less active many hotels offer glass-bottomed boat excursions to admire the corals and marine life. Hotels and resorts also offer water activities such as banana rides, pedal boats and canoeing, as well as trips to the Giftun Island Marine Park. On land there are beautiful beaches, golf courses, horse riding, and desert excursions, which include camel rides, hiking, 4x4 or quad safaris.


Hurghada has a variety of restaurants for those on holiday to enjoy, serving food from around the world, from Indian or French to Thai, Mexican and Japanese. El Dahar (downtown) offers a wide choice of authentic Egyptian eateries, including street stalls and inexpensive restaurants, and fast food chains such as KFC, Pizza Hut and McDonalds are also available. Most local places don't serve alcohol. Hotels all have their own restaurants, which serve up a variety of local and international cuisine.


With its growing reputation as a holiday party town 'par excellence', Hurghada boasts a lively nightlife with numerous clubs, discos, pubs and trendy lounges, and a variety of entertainment that includes beach barbeques, karaoke evenings, foam parties and divers' parties. Popular are Papas Beach Club and Calypso, while Alf Leila Wa Leila is famous for belly dancing and Arabic folklore.


El Dahar, the old part of Hurghada town, has a traditional Egyptian bazaar with a variety of shops selling tourist souvenirs and holidaymakers can splurge to their hearts' content. Bargaining is expected and prices will generally be better than in the resort village shops. The best buys are papyrus scrolls or traditional 'shisha pipes'.


The beach in Hurghada is made of dark red grainy sand interspersed with rocks and boulders; sandals should be worn.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: English,
Currency: Egypt Pound (EGP)

This week's weather forecast

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Questions and Answers about Sonesta Pharaoh Beach Resort

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Sorry the hotel does not supply a kettle

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Hi Yes there is a tea/coffee tray and a kettle

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Hello teri
Yes there is tea and coffee making facilities in the rooms

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