Madinat Makadi - Hurghada
The five stars Jaz Makadina occupies its own stretch of the Red Sea in Egypt’s new-and-thriving Madinat Makadi resort complex. In this paradise of sand, surf and sun, get ready to play your holiday in the key of ‘fun’.
The resort is comprised of low-rise Nubian-Moroccan-style architecture, with cool yellows and hints of sandstone. Spacious and comfortable rooms boast views of the unforgettable coastline, the well-manicured gardens and the luxurious pool. Beautiful environs, incredible service and elegant interiors have paved the way to an impressive list of awards over the past few years.
Jaz Makadina hits a high note with its house reef – which rivals many of the best in the Red Sea. Divers and snorkelers staying around the Makadi Bay make a point of visiting this reef. But for guests of Jaz Makadina, it’s right in their own backyard. You can explore the reef at your leisure, or in between rounds of sailing, surfing and beach volleyball. Most importantly, front-row access means that you enjoy all of the above at your leisure and according to your own schedule.
The facilities at this five-star resort are comprehensive, convenient and thoughtful – starting with the magnificent private beach through to the elegantly designed rooms. The property feature two swimming pools, one of which his heated in winter for an extra touch of luxury. Of course, all of the thrills and extras you’d expect form a resort of this calibre are in place – from extensive 24-hour concierge services to complimentary limited Wi-Fi access up to 300 MB across the hotel.
The diving centre coordinates visits to the house reef and beyond, and also organises certification and equipment hire. And guests of any age can find their niche at Jaz Makadina. Children can join the action-packed Kids’ Club while adults revel in treatments and therapies of Madinat Makadi’s signature spa brand “mividaspa”.
Jaz Makadina assembled a collection of 270 rooms – bright, airy and completely relaxed. Here’s how they break down:
The rooms keep it cool with individually controlled air-conditioning. Non-smoking options are available on request, and some of the rooms have connecting doors so you can keep the band together. Beyond that, the following features come standard:
Non-smoking rooms are available, too.
The resort’s main restaurant serves an all-star breakfast buffet, but it also serves enticing spreads at lunch and dinner, complete with live cooking stations.
Those Red Sea nights sometimes go later than expected. If you miss the breakfast buffet, just stop by Al Sakkala for a late breakfast. Snacks and afternoon tea are also served.
This restaurant serves a late breakfast right on the beach, along with snacks, Mediterranean-style à la carte dishes and pizza.
The resort’s pool bar features alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages – including tropical cocktails, tea and coffee.
Situated directly on the beach, this bar serves a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as well as a selection of coffee and teas.
Step into the resort’s lounge bar for cool atmosphere and a refreshing selection of soft drinks, cocktails and other alcoholic beverages.
Stop by for soft drinks, cocktails and local wine at View.
Guests of Jaz Makadina are also invited to explore other à la carte offerings around the Madinat Makadi complex. You can prepay with the resort, and then you’ll receive a voucher to present at dinner. Choose from the following restaurants participating in the ‘Dine Around’ programme:
Jaz Makadina provides guests with a complete line-up of facilities – from access to a private, sandy beach to a comprehensive fitness centre. In between are myriad ways to work out, stretch out and chill out at this stunning seaside resort.
Jaz Makadina features swimming pools for adults and children. These are perfect for cooling down after an active, or for gearing up for a full-on day at the beach. There’s plenty more to do when you’re out there on the sand, from kicking back to suiting up in a wetsuit and exploring the waves. Whether you’re in need of scuba certification, a windsurfing lesson or simply another round from the bar, you’ll find staff on the beach that can help you make it happen.
Several other operators are on the beach, operating activities such as speed-boating, surfing, sailing and snorkelling. Makadi Water World is also in the vicinity. With more than 50 slides on site, this water park has something to suit holidaymakers of any age.
Back at the resort, there are a host of land-based activities to enjoy. The animation team specialises in getting guests in a holiday state of mind with some fun and high-energy activities. They also put on a show-stopping Kids’ Club that young guests can’t help getting excited about. Kids also enjoy the playground as well as the dedicated game room that’s stocked with toys, board games and video games. For an activity that the whole family will enjoy, consider an excursion into Egypt’s legendary desert. Safaris can be led on horseback, camelback and even quad bike.
The fun and activities continue into the evening. Live performances are on the evening itinerary, and they usually include live music and traditional dances. You can also strike out into the cosmopolitan crossroads of Souk Makadi, where you’ll find shops, restaurants, bars and a discotheque.