Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge

Abu Simbel, Egypt

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At a Glance

  • Traditional Nubian lodge offering authentic accommodation

  • Located on the shores of Lake Nasser with gardens and terraces
  • The lodge is only a short drive from the awe-inspiring temples of Abu Simbel
  • Comfortably furnished rooms with natural features
  • Delicious Nubian menu for lunch

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Egypt enjoys a mild climate, making it a good year round destination. However, temperatures increase as you travel due south. Cairo can be chilly between December and February, and very hot between June and September. But the heat in Egypt is made bearable by the northerly breeze that leads to a drop in temperature at night. Peak temperatures in Upper Egypt occur between May and October, and are accompanied by extremely low humidity. The best time to visit Cairo is in the cooler months between November and March

Cairo has long-standing populations of major religious groups and past colonial powers, so it’s possible to find celebrations for most every major vacation. Islam, however, is the prevailing force here, and the month of Ramadan is one of the most pronounced Islamic vacations. It happens in July or August, and during this time, some shops and restaurants may stay closed during the daytime fast.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge or take a look at our itineraries to Abu Simbel


A characterful lodge designed to offer authentic Nubian hospitality in an outstanding natural setting, Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge is a fantastic choice for those who want traditional accommodation in the shadow of one of Egypt’s best-known historical sites.

Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge enjoys a tranquil waterfront setting with terraces and gardens to soak up the views. Just a few minutes’ drive from the famous temples of Abu Simbel, it occupies a wonderful location in the heart of Egypt’s history and culture.

The lodge’s friendly owners set-up the accommodation with a view to preserving Nubian culture through its architecture and food. Guests can enjoy traditionally decorated rooms, and fresh, local food in the Nubian style dining room. There is a private beach area at the lodge, as well as a communal terrace and gardens overlooking Lake Nasser. We think this is a lovely place to enjoy the sunrise or sunset. There’s also a shared lounge for that quiet moment with a book. The temples of Abu Simbel are a short drive away, and Lake Nasser boat trips are within walking distance.  
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Rooms at the lodge are traditionally Nubian in style, making use of natural materials and colorful rugs and bed covers. Each room has an attached bathroom, and some of the accommodation has a terrace with mountain or lake views.


Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge welcomes children, however there are no specific facilities for them.


Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge has an on-site restaurant serving fresh, local food in a Nubian style dining room. The private beach is the perfect place to relax and soak up the atmosphere, as is the terrace and garden area overlooking Lake Nasser. There is also a shared lounge and free Wi-Fi is available.

Location & directions

Abu Simbel, Egypt

Located on the shores of Lake Nasser, the temples of Abu Simbel are only a short, five-minute drive away.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge or take a look at our itineraries to Abu Simbel

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