The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh
An exclusive, luxury all-suite Egyptian resort on the Red Sea Coast, The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh offers a fantastic standard of accommodation, world-class diving and impeccable service in peaceful surroundings outside Hurghada.
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At a Glance
The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is an all-suite resort, ensuring the highest quality accommodation with service, cuisine and facilities to match
The PADI certified onsite dive center caters for beginners and experienced divers as well as those who just want to snorkel
Like most Oberoi hotels, Sahl Hasheesh has a fantastic Indian restaurant, Zaafran
Sahl Hasheesh is so relaxing, very classically decorated and very easy to access from Europe
The hotel has a 1km beach and an 800m reef that can be easily reached via its own jetty
Enjoy a light lunch by the pool at the Pergola restaurant, a 2 minute walk from the beachAlice Moseley
This hotel is better for couples and families with older children although the rooms do have the availability to interconnect and there is a kids activity centerEmma Mark
Set on its own private white sand beach 20-minutes south of Hurghada, The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh sits in 48 acres of gardens rich with natural beauty and looks out across the sparkling azure waters of the Red Sea. This all-suite luxury resort is designed to reflect the architecture of the region, and domes, arches and columns pervade at the Oberoi's peaceful sanctuary.
The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh's 102 detached suites have been opulently decorated with Egyptian, Indian and Moroccan influences epitomising the ultimate in style, sophistication and luxury. All the spacious suites have private walled gardens, sunken bathtubs and all of the Royal and Grand Suites come with private swimming pools.
Amongst the arches, domes and columns are three superb restaurants serving light lunches, exquisite modern Indian cuisine and Middle Eastern, Continental and Oriental specialties. Dine alfresco overlooking the resort's pool or enjoy a cocktail at the bar as the sun goes down.
The hotel's spa specializes in treatments that draw on Western and Oriental techniques and there is an endless choice of massages, scrubs, Ayurvedic therapies, facials and more for both men and women. There is also a stunning infinity swimming pool with beautiful views out to the ocean, a well equipped gym, two clay tennis courts and a dive and water sports center. Snorkelling equipment is available for guests who want to explore the house reef.
For families, The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is experienced at ensuring that both parents and children have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. There is a children's activity center as well as slides and indoor and outdoor games available and plenty of the rooms interconnect. The hotel can provide babysitting for when parents want to have a relaxing evening dining at one of the hotel's restaurants.
If guests need a break from the beach, diving, spa, gym, courts and pool, it is a 25-minute transfer to the town of Hurghada where the hustle and bustle of the shops and lively nightlife will provide a contrast to the serenity found at the tranquil and exclusive Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh.
All suites are spacious and elegantly appointed with open plan seating areas, sunken marble baths overlooking private open-air walled gardens and private terraces ideal for al fresco dining. The Deluxe Suites are set within the gardens and the Superior Deluxe Suites are nearer the shoreline with easy access to the beach. Larger Grand Suites have similar layouts but have the addition of their own private pools which are heated in the winter. The six Royal Suites are the ultimate in luxury with a private pool and a great deal more room. Interconnecting rooms are available between two Deluxe Suites, two Superior Deluxe Suites, a Royal Suite and a Deluxe Suite, and a Royal Suite and a Superior Deluxe Suite.
The Deluxe Suites are located in the gardens at The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh and feature king-sized beds, and a living area with sofa and chairs. There are Egyptian touches throughout, secreted personal bar, dressing room, two televisions and in the bathroom an impressive sunken marble bathtub and shower next to glass panels onto a private courtyard. These rooms are the largest in number and furthest from the sea but most elevated.
Families are very welcome at The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh and children are well catered for in every aspect of their stay. There is a children's activity center, bowling, slides, Playstation, and mini basketball all available for children to enjoy. 'The Restaurant' has a children's menu and children under the age of 6 can eat breakfast there on a complimentary basis. Children under the age of 8 years can stay in their parents' room free of charge but will require a second room (at 50% charge if under 12) when older than this. The Royal Suites can interconnect with a Deluxe Suite for the ultimate in family accommodation.
'The Restaurant' is the resort's main dining venue and serves Continental, Middle Eastern and Oriental cuisine commanding views across the ocean. Pergola is the romantic poolside restaurant offering salads, pasta and pizza, and Zaafran serves an eclectic mix of Oriental and Indian cuisine in the evenings. The hotel's extensive ambient spa draws on Western and Oriental techniques in its soothing, pampering treatments or simply unwind in the private steam room. There is also a floodlit tennis court, stunning outdoor swimming pool (heated in the winter) and gym as well as a children's activity center, library and dive center.
Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh has a dive center with PADI-certified instructors who can take guests to some of the best dive sites nearby. There is also a house reef and snorkeling equipment is available at the hotel. There is a floodlit tennis court, a well-equipped fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool open from 7am to sunset and a spa. More water-sports activities are available at a neighboring hotel and the Oberoi will assist guests with this.
Location & Directions
The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh is located on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, a region rich in natural beauty, sparkling blue waters, rare marine life and dramatic nearby mountain ranges. The hotel is 25-minutes from the center of shopping and nightlife.
When to go
Sahl Hasheesh enjoys perfect year-round weather conditions. The climate is warm and dry in the winter and hot and dry in the summer. Winter temperatures average 27°C from September to November with cooler days in December and January. Jackets are recommended, particularly for the cooler evenings and early mornings. Spring and Fall daytime temperatures average 35°C from April to June and August to October, reaching highs of more than 40°C in the height of the summer in inland areas. Light winds grace the Red Sea Coast most of the year, keeping you relatively cool in summer. As the climate is very dry, it is important to carry plenty of drinking water with you.