Movenpick Cairo-Pyramids - The resort has a unique location near one of the seven wonders of the world - the Great Pyramids Of Giza (The resort lies a little over 1-mile from the Giza Pyramids and 9-miles from Cairo city centre). The Great Pyramids of Giza - The Pyramids were built around 2,650 BC as tombs for the preservation of the bodies of dead Egyptian kings. The Ancient Egyptians believed in resurrection and immortality, and thus built these pyramids. The three Pyramids of Giza are surrounded by several smaller pyramids and hundreds of tombs of the royal family, nobility and other high-ranking people.
Saqqara -The oldest cemetery in Egypt and lies on a desert plateau. On top lies the step-pyramid built by Imhotep about 4,500 years ago. In front of the pyramid he built a wooden box with two peepholes, through which one can see a life-size painting of the statue of King Djoser. The object was to allow the king’s "Ka" or life spirit to communicate with the outside world.
Movenpick El Gouna - The resort is located in the heart of El Gouna, the Red Sea's premiere leisure destination. The historical sites of Egypt, such as the temples of Luxor or the great Pyramids of Gizeh in Cairo, can be visited in a one-day excursion.
Luxor - The largest outdoor museum of monuments from the ancient world, can be reached by car in approximately 4 hours. The temples of Luxor, Karnak and Hatschepsut, the Valley of Kings, and the beautiful scenery of the Nile River make this an unforgettable visit.
Hurghada - The town of Hurghada is only 15-miles away, with its typical oriental atmosphere, which can best be experienced in the bazaar. There are numerous shopping possibilities, restaurants and bars, bowling, casino etc.
Culturama - Located at the El Gouna branch of the Biblioteca Alexandrina, this unique 180 degree panoramic show presented on nine flat screens offers an exciting and interesting possibility to discover Egypt's fascinating history and culture. Shows are presented in English, Arabic, German, French, special show for children.