Kempinski Soma Bay

Hurghada, Egypt

From $1300 per person in low season
From $1900 per person in high season

based on 7 nights

per person for 7 nights in a lagoon view room, includes private transfers.

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At a Glance

  • This is the perfect family hotel - endless activities, a great kids club and quiet, child-free places for adults to retreat to are a winning combination

  • Soma Bay is one of the best spots in the world for kite-surfing and you hone your skills or learn from scratch at the 7Bft school on site

  • The hotel offers four artificial grass courts as well as indoor squash courts alongside beach volleyball and table tennis

  • The beach at Soma Bay is one of the longest on the Red Sea at 400 meters

  • A Gary Player designed 18 hole, par 72 golf course and academy is located very close to the Kempinski on the Soma Bay complex

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Soma Bay enjoys year-round sunshine. Winters are temperate, with daytime temperatures averaging in the low to mid 20º C. Summer temperatures average in the low 30º C. Rainfall is very rare at Soma Bay. In summer, a dry breeze keeps the climate comfortable and temperatures moderate. Dry desert wind keeps humidity levels low. Soma Bay is blessed with an unbeatable combination of low humidity and maximum mean temperatures in the mid 30º C. As a result, Soma Bay is comfortable year-round, even in summer; more so than most Mediterranean destinations. Because it is located on the Western side of the Red Sea, summers at Soma Bay are also far more comfortable than at many other resort destinations on the Red Sea.

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Insider's View

Guests should take advantage of the amazing Thalassotherapy rooms at Les Thermes Marins des Cascades close to the Kempinski. It is a member of The Leading Spas of The World.

Sample some of the best sushi at Bamboo Shoot, the hotel's Asian restaurant

There will never be a dull moment at Kempinski Soma Bay with plenty to do in and around the hotel - sailing, kite surfing, a round of golf or just lying in the sunshine!

The Laguna Club is well worth the extra cost with daily newspapers, all day dining and complimentary local drinks

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Kempinski Soma Bay or take a look at our itineraries to Hurghada

Description

The Kempinski Soma Bay is an ideal luxury hotel for a family vacation. Part of the small development of Soma Bay located 45 minutes south of Hurghada, the resort offers a wealth of water- and land-based activities for everyone to enjoy.

With its Moorish low-rise style, the Kempinski Soma Bay blends beautifully into its desert surroundings and sits on a 400-meter-long pristine private sandy beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Red Sea.

The majority of the Kempinki Soma Bay's 325 comfortable rooms have views over the unspoiled bay and are contemporary in style with Eastern influences. The Garden-view and Sea-view Rooms are all spacious with balconies and terraces and the various Suites allow guests access to the Laguna Club which offers a more exclusive environment for breakfast, snacks and evening drinks as well numerous other added VIP benefits.

The main attraction of this hotel is the abundance of leisure facilities and activities on offer. There are four expansive outdoor pools complete with lazy river, and world-class wind surfing and kite surfing sit alongside a dive center on the 400 meter stretch of private sandy beach. Guests can use the Les Thermes Marins Spa and Thalasso center as well as tennis, squash and an 18 hole, Gary Player designed golf course, both situated nearby. For children, a well-established kids club with pool is available with a comprehensive activity timetable.

The Kempinski Soma Bay's three restaurants and two bars offer a good choice of world-cuisine, and private dining on the beach is also available for when you want to take advantage of the hotel's excellent babysitters and spoil yourself with a little romance.

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Accommodation

Luxurious contemporary decor meets Eastern flair in the Kempinski Soma Bay's rooms and suites which are all individually decorated with a modern flair. 130 Garden-view Rooms and 111 Sea-view Rooms all combine Moorish architecture with comfy seating areas, luxurious bathrooms and balconies or terraces. There are also 22 Junior Suites with spacious open plan living areas and sea views, 10 Deluxe Seaview Suites with separate spacious living rooms and two capacious Presidential Suites with dining areas and bar/kitchens. All guests staying in Suites, and guests staying in the 50 Laguna Club Rooms, have access to the Laguna Club Lounge which provides special VIP amenities such as separate check-ins, exclusive breakfasts, snacks and cocktails as well as free internet access.

Childcare

The Kempinski Soma Bay love children and have plenty of kids-only benefits such as welcome and leaving gifts, an outdoor playground, special menus, and special amenities for babies such as bottle warmers, baby baths etc available on request. The Kimo Kids Club has activities which change daily and include face painting, pool games, dance lessons, cooking and shell collecting. There are two children's pools, and children's menus and babysitting are also available.

Facilities

Kempinski Soma Bay has four restaurants and bars offering casual lunches by the pool, interactive open kitchens and Pan Asian cuisine and meals can also be enjoyed in your room or even on the beach with a private candlelit dinner for two. A highlight for children and adults alike are the hotel's extensive swimming pools and lazy river. Nearby there is a Kite Surf Center and the PADI Dive center is the largest in the Red Sea and has a 1km stretch of house reef as well as access to numerous dive sights further offshore. The 7,300 sqm Les Thermes Marins Des Cascades Spa & Thalasso Center has extensive beauty and wellness treatments available including underwater massage, seaweed wraps and hydrotherapy treatments. The Cascades Golf & Country Club has an 18-hole Gary Player designed golf course which has been ranked no.1 golf course outside Europe for several years running. There are also two grass tennis courts, squash courts and a fully equipped gym.

Activities

The hotel's swimming pools, lazy river and a 400-meter sandy beach with watersports including diving, snorkeling, kite surfing and windsurfing mean there are plenty of activities for the water lover. There is also an extensive spa and world-renowned 18 hole golf course. Tennis and squash courts are available for guests' use and hence there are plenty of activities here to keep everyone in the family happy. Should you wish to venture out, Luxor is fascinating and can be reached by car in three hours.

Reviews

5

Clare Monro (Staff)

Kempinski Soma Bay is a perfect beach escape - lovely swimming pools, a large beach which is well looked-after, a good range of restaurants and good service. The hotel itself doesn't have a huge amount of activities or a spa - but Soma Bay as a location has plenty of watersports and activities as well as a spa - you just need to hop on a shuttle bus to a nearby hotel. The hotel has a really nice outlook onto the sea and the swimming pools and beautifully arranged.

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Alice Moseley (Staff)

Kempinski Soma Bay is a great option for all ages, couples and families. There is plenty to do at the hotel and nearby, whether that be kite surfing, sailing, golf, enjoying a spa treatment, relaxing in the sunshine or the kids enjoying the children's club - there will never be a dull moment. For those wanting more of an exclusive stay opt for the Laguna Club and enjoy the benefits - all day dining, daily newspapers, separate check in etc. Please do note that the hotel cannot guarantee connecting rooms but we will always try our hardest to accommodate this!

Experiences

  • Abu Simbel's Colossal Temple

    Often considered the most impressive monument in Egypt after the Great Pyramids, visit the colossus temple of Ramses II, set by Lake Nasser. The four breathtaking statues in front of the temple are spectacular examples of ancient Egyptian art.

  • Alexandria: Past & Present

    Built by Alexander the great in 331BC, Alexandria is one of the most significant cities of the ancient world. Today, it's known as 'The Pearl of Mediterranean' with charming sights including Citadel of Qaitbay, Abu El Abbas Mosque and Pompey's Pillar.

  • Aswan Tour with Felucca Experience

    Sail the Nile by felucca to Agha Khan Mausoleum, Elephantine Island, where you will enjoy afternoon tea with a view. Also enjoy an exploration of the Temple of Philae.

  • Snorkelling in the Red Sea

    The Red Sea boasts some of the best reefs in the world, making it an excellent destination for diving and snorkeling. The corals and fish are startlingly beautiful.

  • Temple of Philae

    The Temple of Philae is a superb temple complex dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Location & directions

Hurghada, Egypt

The Kempinski Hotel is situated on the Soma Bay peninsula, directly on the beach front, with the Red Sea mountain range as a back drop.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Kempinski Soma Bay or take a look at our itineraries to Hurghada

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