El Gouna

El Gouna is a unique town built on The Red Sea coast in 1989, it is located about 30 minutes drive North of Hurgurda airport. El Gouna is a gated town with security on all entrances and El Gouna Security throughout the town. There are two main shopping/bar/restaurant areas in El Gouna. These are:

 Tamr Henna

The old town area which has many bars and restaurants as well as shopping areas for food and souvenirs, Tamr Henna also has a market area where you can buy all sorts of local crafts. Tamr Henna is 0.6km from Villa Ashra.


Abu Tig Marina 'The Marina'

The Marina is a modern marina surrounded by luxury yachts large and small, it is surrounded by lovely bars and restaurants with fantastic views. The shops are more 'up market' than those in Tamr Henna, in The Marina you can find designer clothes shops jewellers, property agents, Yacht sales, local art, furniture and antiques it also has its own Duty Free shop for alcohol, cigarettes and perfume. The Marina is 1.5km from Villa Ashra. 


 What's happening in El Gouna?

There are many activities to do in El Gouna, as well as the dozens of bars and restaurants and several idyllic beaches.  El Gouna also has more active things to enjoy such as Snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming, paragliding, watersking, Kite boarding (El Gouna is one of the best places in the world for kite boarding), numerous boat or Yacht trips, Tennis, Horse or Camel riding, Golf (Villa Ashra overlooks the 14th hole of the PGA Championship Golf course), Go Kart Racing, you can even go to watch a football match! El Gouna is in the Egyptian Premier League and the stadium is a 10 minute Tok Tok ride away from the villa.  

Bars and Restaurants in The Marina & Tamr Henna

Please see below just a few of the Bars and Restaurants you may find at Abu Tig Marina and Tamr Henna.

Live Music can be found in either The Marina or Tamr Henna every night of the week. 


The Marina

 Moods Restaurant and Beach Club     

Breeze Bar and Restaurant                

Garage Gourmet Burger 

Smugglers English Pub

Seventh Star Restaurant

Malu's Deli 

Pier 88 Bar Restaurant 

Maritim Restaurant 

Captains Steakhouse

Eish Baladi

Mori Sushi

Tandoor Indian Restaurant 

Sotto Sopra Italian Restaurant

Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant

La Scala

Mazagouna  Moroccan Restaurant 

Club 88 Pool/Beach Restaurant

Lawrence Restaurant

The Bartender Bar

The Smokery El Gouna Yacht Club

Peanuts Bar and Nightclub

Aurora Bar and Club


Tamr Henna

 La Player Bar and Restaurant Beach Club

Puddleduck Restaurant

Jobo's Sports Bar 

Bodega Bar and  Mexican Restaurant

The Snack Shack Bar

The White Elephant Thai Restaurant

The Grill Restaurant

Zia Amelia Italian Restaurant

Dunes Bar and Restaurant

Chicha Mexican Restaurant

Chuchichaschtli Swiss Restaurant

Tamr Henna Egyptian Restaurant

Irish Pub

San Siro Bar and Restaurant

Hydra Seafood Restaurant

Athena Greek Taverna Restaurant

Zomba Egyptian Restaurant

Pasta e Basta Italian Restaurant

Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant

Fish Market Restaurant

The Turkish House Restaurant                                           


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