11 Things To Do In Somabay, Egypt | Somabay Travel Guide

11 Things To Do In Somabay, Egypt | Somabay Travel Guide

You may be visiting Somabay soon and wondering about the things that you can do on your visit. Somabay is a compact coastal area on the Red Sea. Here are 11 things to do on your visit to Somabay:

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1. Visit the SomaBay Marina

The Somabay Marina is the main spot to visit. There are different restaurants, a medical centre, restaurants, shops and more here. One of the spots I recommend is SoBar, I had lunch here and enjoyed it.


2. Visit the S.Cape Beach

There is a long beach that is divided among the hotels for its own guests. This is the closest beach to all the hotels and is walking distance to most of them, The only hotel that is not in walking distance is Cascades Golf Resort and Spa but they have a regular shuttle bus to the beach.

3. Take a Golf Lesson

If you are interested in golfing Somabay Golf is a golf academy where you can take golf lessons. They also offer free 30 minute lessons on certain days which I recommend trying.


4. Go Karting

Somabay Raceway is a go karting track where you can have some competitive fun with friends and family. Time to get racing!

5. Head to the  Spa

The Cascades Spa is the home of an award winning luxury spa with a Thalasso pool.The Spa has 65 treatment rooms and the facilities extend over 7,500 square meters .The Thalasso-Tonic Hydrotherapy Pool is 750 m2 and contains 830 m3 of seawater sub-divided into several distinct zones with water jets, currents and counter-currents, showers, and bubble baths, each zone of the pool is designed to regenerate and tone a specific part of your body.


6. Take a Boat Day Trip & Go Snorkeling

As Somabay is located by the red sea it is expected that to take a boat trip. Most of the hotels have their own boat trips you can take but you can also book with different providers. Snorkeling is a popular activity in Somabay which you can book with your hotel or different providers.

You can check what your hotel has to offer or check our Get Your Guide and Viator. Some of the day trips on Get Your Guide that include snorkeling as part of the trip like this Orange Bay Island Boat Trip that also includes snorkeling stops.


7. Horse Riding on the Beach

If horse riding on the beach sounds appealing to you then you can have a beautiful ride on the beach with Jasmine Stables


8. See The Views at The Jetty

The Jetty is a located in front of the ORCA Dive Club between The Breakers Diving and Surfing Lodge & Sheraton. It is beautiful to walk down and see the stunning blue waters. This is also a very popular photo spot!


9. Go on an ATV Dessert Safari Trip

You can go on a Quad, Buggy or Jeep Dessert Safari Trip with Alex Safari which would be a great trip!


10. Rent a Hopper

If you are interested in visiting Hurghada then you can definitely make it a day trip. There may be less Ubers in Somabay but your hotel can help you book a cab there and back, just make sure you have internet or a way to make a call!

11. Visit Hurghada

Hurghada is approximately 50 minutes away from Somabay and is a large coastal city with many hotels and activities to visit. If you are looking for something different or a busier area to explore the Hurghada Marina, Senzo Mall or the Hurghada Aquarium which are popular options.



I hope these 11 things to do in Somabay help you plan your trip. You can continue to plan your trip by reading this Somabay travel guide: which looks at where to stay, things to do and things to know.


Other Somabay Blog Posts

I stayed at Cascades Golf Resort, Spa & Hotel which was a lovely experience.  If you are interested in learning more about  Somabay check out the Somabay Travel Guide

Other Links

If you are interested in visiting other luxurious locations then Lanzarote in the Canary Islands or the Algarve in Portugal may be a location for you!


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