Weather Averages for Hurghada in February
Averages for Hurghada in February
February in Hurghada is a lot warmer than February in the UK, with temperatures ranging from 12 to 21 degrees celsius on average. Due to its desert location, rainfall is a very low 1mm over the course of the month.
You can expect to enjoy 7 hours of sunshine a day, and the sea water temperature meanwhile is an inviting 21 degrees.
Dates for the diary
The Hurghada International Festival takes place in February is a 12-day event for fitness fanatics and spectators alike. Kicking off the festival is the triathlon, followed by the 75km Mare Monti; a free run on a track set between the sea and the mountains. The half marathon closes the event and attracts the biggest crowds over the course of the event.
Another popular annual event is The Hurghada International Fishing Festival, which takes place this month. Attracting angling purists from all over the world to compete in prime fishing events, this lively festival gives fishing aficionados plenty of opportunities to lay their hands on the most coveted catches and vie for the winner’s trophy.
Image of the Red Sea Hills, Egypt.
Things to do
Experience Hurghada on horseback before the weather hots up. Badeya Horse Riding Club offers great hacks for riders of all abilities. Whether it’s a quick one hour trek in the daylight, a two hour jaunt at sunset, or even a full day trip, everyone is welcome here. The day excursion is a 3 hour trip to the Bedouin, traditional Arabic clans who live in the desert. The tour includes lunch and a chance to learn about the Bedouin history and lifestyle.
Hurghada Grand Aquarium is one of the world’s largest aquariums and is a great place for families and couples alike to spend the day. Despite its small size, this aquarium is home to a large number of tropical fish and bigger creatures such as crocodiles and sharks. Open from 9am until 10pm each day, the Hurghada Grand Aquarium encourages visitors to take as many photos as they wish, so don’t forget your camera.
A Parrot Fish gets up close to the camera at Hurghada Grand Aquarium.
Where to eat & drink
A popular choice when it comes to Thai food, White Elephant Restaurant is a hot pick when it comes to dining out in Hurghada. Located within the new marina, this eatery features a comprehensive menu full of traditional dishes, including dumplings, spring rolls, curries and seafood. The servers usually offer complimentary crackers and dips whilst diners decide what they’re having, before asking how mild or hot they’d like their main course.
Families and couples looking for the best camel steak in Hurghada should check out Moby Dick. Here diners can choose to sit inside with the air-conditioning or outside on the terrace whilst they browse the extensive menu. In addition to the camel steak, this eatery also serves beef tenderloin and lamb, as well as several fish and seafood dishes for those not in the mood for meat.
One of the most popular bars in Hurghada, Hard Rock Cafe is decorated with fascinating rock memorabilia and offers a top snack menu and a great range of cocktails. Visitors can choose to chill out on the outdoor terrace or enjoy performances from the bands and DJs which perform regularly throughout the week. Open every day from midday until 3am, the Hard Rock Café guarantees a top night out for everyone, whatever your age.
Hard Rock Cafe Hurghada. Photo courtesy of Dennis Wollny.
Where to stay
The all-inclusive Jewels Sahara Boutique Resort is a popular choice for holidaymakers searching for a boutique hotel in Hurghada. There are plenty of onsite amenities available here, including bars and restaurants, swimming pools, 24-hour reception, games room, shops, diving centre, massage services, babysitting services, Jacuzzi, parking, WiFi access and fitness centre. You’ll find a handful of rooms and suites to choose from, ensuring something for every budget, taste and group size.
Holidaymakers looking for a hotel with a spa should consider staying at Sunny Days Palma de Mirette Resort & Spa. This complex provides accommodation in the form of double and triple rooms, as well as several suites, ensuring something for all group sizes and pockets. The large spa is the perfect place to relax and features heated pools, sauna and also incorporates a fitness centre and hairdressers. Other amenities include swimming pools, bar, restaurant, shops, 24-hour reception, WiFi access, children’s playground and sporting activities.
Sunny Days Palma de Mirette Resort & Spa.