Only employing their engines when winds are insufficient to sail, the dahabiya
enables you to enjoy the natural beauty of the Nile and its isolated islands, while taking you to some of the world’s most famous monuments of human achievement. A beautifully crafted wooden ship featuring period furnishings and modern comforts, the dahabiya
accommodates 16 guests in eight cabins, each with a private bathroom.Mena House Oberoi
Mena House Oberoi is a luxury hotel located in the shadows of the pyramids of Giza and surrounded by 40 acres of lush, green gardens. From your room in this palatial hotel, you will have unmatched views of the pyramids, which are a mere 700 meters away. The royal history of Mena House Oberoi is reflected in its luxurious interiors, furnished with exquisite antiques and original works of art. Guests can enjoy dining in one of the many restaurants, taking a swim in the outdoor heated swimming pool, or visiting the fitness center and spa. The hotel also has internet access in every room, 24 hour room service, 24 hour laundry service, and a limousine service.The Hilton Luxor Resort and Spa
The Hilton Luxor Resort and Spa is located on the lush banks of the Nile, with wonderful, uninterrupted views of the river. Dine in one of the eight restaurants and bars, including a pool bar with swim-up accessibility. Indulge in holistic treatment at the fitness center, spa, or beauty salon, or take a dip in one of two infinity pools. Guests can enjoy laundry services, baggage storage services, a foreign currency exchange, room service, wireless internet access, and a television and DVD player in every room.The Seti Abu Simbel Hotel
The Seti Abu Simbel Hotel is located at the foot of the Grand Temple of Ramses II, an ancient pharaonic site with two massive rock temples carved into the mountainsides during the 13th century BC. It is as close as one can get to residing amongst the Pharaohs, and also offers spectacular views of Lake Nasser and the surrounding landscape, bordering the desert. Reflecting the traditional atmosphere of its location, the Seti Abu Simbel is furnished in Nubian style, featuring elaborate domes, waterfalls, and gardens. Guests can enjoy several restaurants, some serving local food and traditional dishes, as well as several bars, including a lounge bar and pool bar. The hotel also houses a coffee shop and shopping bazaar. A multi-level swimming pool houses an impressive waterfall, with nearby tennis courts, billiards, library, and car rental services. The hotel’s Roman Amphitheater provides traditional Nubian entertainment ranging from belly dancing to whirling dervishes. Room amenities include air conditioning, satellite television, telephone, hair dryer, and internet service.Fairmont Towers
The Fairmont Heliopolis and Towers is a large, light-filled hotel in Cairo’s diplomatic quarter. Its décor blends modern and heritage styles, with marble entryways, hardwood floors and patterns that reflect the sand and shore of the Red Sea. Amenities including air conditioning, flat-screen TV with cable and satellite channels, duvets, a safe, phone and mini-bar, iron and ironing board, and coffeemaker are all found in the rooms. There are no fewer than 15 dining options, and the recreational facilities include a well-equipped health club, swimming pools, and courts for squash and tennis.