Weather Averages for Hurghada in April
Averages for Hurghada in April
April is wonderfully dry and warm, and temperatures start to edge towards the hot summer heat, ranging from 17 to 29 degrees celsius.
Rainfall is about 0mm over the course of the month, so rain is unlikely to spoil any outdoor plans.
You can expect to enjoy 10 hours of sunshine a day, and the sea water temperature meanwhile is an inviting 22 degrees.
Dates for the diary
Shem al Nessim celebrates the first day of spring with a 'sniffing the breeze', which is celebrated on the first Monday following Coptic Easter. Popular ways of spending this national holiday are picnics and various outdoor activities.
Things to do
Giftun Islands are the ideal place to visit if you’re in need of some peace and quiet. Found only a short sail away from the marina at Hurghada, the islands offer a handful of things to see and do, including sunbathing, diving and snorkelling. The offshore reefs are known for their sudden drop-offs and diverse marine life, which attract professional divers from all over the world. The main resort on the largest of the islands provides a great range of amenities, including bar-restaurant, excursions and windsurfing.
A quad bike safari is another popular way to explore the Egyptian dessert and guarantees fun for all. The first journey takes place at 9am and lasts for three hours, during which you’ll speed through the desert on your own quad bike, discover Bedouin villages, have a go at camel riding and stop for refreshments. The second excursion takes place at 2.30pm and lasts for five hours when you’ll also be able to explore the dessert and Bedouin villages, as well as watching the sun set and enjoying an authentic Egyptian barbecue, creating memories which will last a lifetime.
Where to eat & drink
Known as one of the very few eateries in Hurghada which serves pork, La Trattoria is a top pick for European holidaymakers craving the dish. This eatery is run by Italian owners who have created a menu full of grilled meats including lamb, beef and chicken, in addition to the ever-requested pork. Not only a place for carnivores, La Trattoria also serves a selection of pizza, pasta and vegetarian dishes and boasts a large pool area where the little ones can play.
Families and couples craving an authentic Indian curry whilst on holiday should visit Masala. Situated on the marina, this popular Asian restaurant offers an eclectic range of Lebanese and Indian food which is prepared by an experienced Indian chef. Diners can choose to sit at a table indoors or lounge on bean bags whilst they enjoy their meal outside.
The Lodge Restaurant & Bar provides a variety of entertainment throughout the week, ensuring something to suit everyone. Each day offers something different, with acoustic guitarists, salsa dancers and singers regularly taking to the stage. In addition to the entertainment, this bar also boasts a comprehensive drinks menu, with a wide selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks available, as well as a tempting a la carte menu.
Where to stay
Families and couples who want to prepare their own meals during their holiday should consider staying at Paradise Hill Apartments. Found within the Arabia area of Hurghada, this complex is made up of studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, all of which come with fully-equipped kitchens. The list of onsite amenities is comprehensive and covers swimming pools, sundeck, gardens, WiFi access, bar, shuttle bus and 24-hour security.
When it comes to low-cost hotels, Hurghada Pharaoh Club is a top choice. Boasting a coastal location, this complex provides a selection of comfortable rooms, each of which comes with balcony, air conditioning and TV. There are plenty of facilities available for guests to enjoy, such as 24-hour reception, babysitting services, bar-lounge, restaurant, café, hair salon, health club, excursion booking, room service, sauna, shops, swimming pool and children’s activities.