Voyager Travel Direct has just cut 40% off a 7-night escape in the Red Sea resort of Makadi Palace, near Hurghada. This deal is now £529 per person and includes:
Depart from Manchester on 9, 30 August. Depart on 16, 23 August for an extra £30; or 6, 13, 20, 27 September for an extra £50 per person.
Depart from London Gatwick on 30 August. Depart on 6, 13, 20, 27 September for an extra £50; or 16, 23 August for an extra £70 per person.
The Makadi Palace has its own private beach, four large outdoor swimming pools, landscaped gardens, three bars and a diverse range of restaurants. Junior Suites have a lounge area and a balcony or terrace with sea, garden or pool views. Complimentary activities organised by the hotel include snorkelling, beach volleyball, table tennis, aerobics, water polo and evening entertainment. There's also a children's swimming pool, a playground and kids' club for 4- to 12-year-olds. Children can travel for £479.
All-inclusive restaurant options include an international buffet and à la carte dining in the Thai, French and Mediterranean restaurants. Additional à la carte dining options are available at the nearby Makadi Mall -- guests can dine here as part of the all-inclusive board and a free daily shuttle bus runs from the hotel. Alcoholic drinks are unlimited and are available between 10am and midnight.
The hotel is 18 miles from the airport and 20 miles from the centre of Hurghada, where you can explore long stretches of natural sandy beach or the colourful markets of the old town. Makadi Bay is a popular snorkelling and diving spot, with coral reefs, caves and an abundance of tropical fish. Temperatures regularly hit 30°C throughout August and September.