Egypt: Egyptian town El Gouna, developed by Swiss-based Orascom Development, is set to welcome glamping accommodation Remal El Gouna Glamp in summer next year.
Set within a gated community, El Gouna currently features 9,200 residential units, 42 neighbourhoods, 18 hotels, restaurants, international schools, a hospital, marinas, and two golf courses.
Remal El Gouna Glamp, a luxury glamping experience, is set to launch in summer 2024. The eco-friendly accommodations will feature skylights, Jacuzzis and BBQ areas.
Stuart Leven, CEO of Orascom Hotels Management, said: “With the rise of glamping as a pioneering concept that fits within the eco-tourism trend, we are thrilled to unveil Remal El Gouna Glamp as the first glamping experience in El Gouna. This newest addition to Orascom Development’s hotel portfolio complements El Gouna’s expansive selection of hotels and activities, inviting guests to indulge in a luxurious retreat amidst serene natural surroundings.”
Leven added: “We have seen growing demand from the UK, with a 50 per cent increase in guests visiting El Gouna from Great Britain alone in the first half of 2023, underscoring our commitment to provide an unmatched experience to every guest staying at our hotels. Whether they are looking for a couple’s paradise, a family getaway, or a true adventure, we have curated experiences for every individual.”
Mohamed Amer, CEO of El Gouna, said: “El Gouna has long been redefining luxury living and leisure experiences in an understated, sustainable fashion that makes it an ideal destination for our diverse blend of international residents and visitors. With favourable exchange rates for Brits and direct flights to nearby Hurghada International Airport, El Gouna is a competitive option for both real estate and hospitality with year-round sunshine and more benefits when compared to similar European destinations.”