Albatros Citadel Resort 5* & Optional Nile Cruise - Hurghada - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Escape to a relaxing break on the shores of the Red Sea with a stay at the Albatros Citadel Resort 5*.
  • Unwind in the spa, enjoy expansive sea views from the pool area and dine in a variety of restaurants and bars during your stay.
  • Our members will stay in a Deluxe Sea View Room or Family Sea View Room with All Inclusive dining and one free use of the sauna.

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Your Destination

With its year-round sunshine and stunning scenery, above and below the water, the Red Sea Riviera has long been a holiday favourite for sunbathing and a world-class diving destination. 

The former fishing town of Hurghada has transformed itself into a spectacular retreat complete with 20 kilometres of golden sand and luxurious beachside hotels. Head downtown to Old Hurghada and capture traditional Egyptian life around the mosques and lively bazaars.

Albatros Citadel Resort 5*

The Albatros Citadel Resort 5* invites you to wander down to the charming private beach that spans 1.6 km and relax on the beautiful shores of the Red Sea. The hotel features enchanting architecture that sits in Sahl Hashees, an area known for breezy sea weather throughout the year and a perfect spot to try out some watersports while you're away. Head out to the large marina where you can escape to the Mediterranean village complete with its own harbour. 

This 5 star resort is ideally located on the shores of the Red Sea and boasts a large swimming pool that overlooks fantastic sea vistas. The resort also boasts a kids club, spa, a wide variety of entertainment options and dining options as well as ideal access to some of the other popular tourist spots in the area. 

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.

Your Room

This offer is based on a Deluxe Sea View Room or Family Sea View Room.

Just for you
Just for you:
  • VIP Check-in
  • Early check-in and late check-out at 3 pm with prior request
  • Daily replenishment of soft drinks in the minibar 
  • Fruit basket upon arrival in the room

Deluxe Sea View Room

Enjoy breathtaking views over the Red Sea from your balcony as you nestle down in a Deluxe Sea View Room. These rooms also offer plenty of space to relax in total comfort as well as chic rustic furnishings and a cosy, elegant style.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Family Sea View Room

Choose the family room and be greeted by modern, cosy interiors with modern art style touches and enjoy lush views of the Red Sea from your balcony.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Infant

Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Your Board Basis

This offer is based on an All Inclusive stay (Breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks).

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Free entrance to Golden Buddha (once per stay)
The Citadel Restaurant 
The main restaurant is the place where you can delve into a seasonal menu which serves up a variety of fresh dishes including seafood, steak and fresh pasta in a calm, relaxed environment. 

L'Asiatique Asian Restaurant
Head here for a taste of Asia where traditional dishes are embedded with a fine dining, creative flourishes. 

Tagine Oriental Restaurant 
Indulge in the flavours of the Orient when you sample exotic dishes that harmonise with the gentle tempo of the waves.

Concerto Bar
Enjoy a refreshing drink in a relaxed atmosphere here at this charming bar. 

Columbus Café
Escape to stunning scenic views and enjoy a coffee or tea in a quaint setting.

Infinity Pool Bar
After you've dried off, head to the pool bar for a rejuvenating drink.

Palm Pool Bar
Experience the verdant landscape and chill out on the pool deck with comfortable chaise lounges and a variety of cool drinks. 

Marina Cafe & Bakery
Be tempted by handcrafted cakes, fresh pastries and carefully selected coffee in a cosy environment.

Buddha Buddha Bar & Lounge
Unwind in this stunning area which features beautiful architecture and is a hot-spot on the shores of the Red Sea. Taste homemade sushi and indulgent cocktails as you relax.

Shisha Corner
Overlook the marina as you unwind in a mesmerizing shisha experience.

Guests staying on Christmas Eve/Day (24th/25th December) or New Year's Eve (31st December) will have an additional fee added to the cost of their booking, payable for mandatory gala dinners on these dates.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

Just for you
Just for you:
  • Free use of the sauna once per stay
Spend your days relaxing by the pool or chilling out in one of the manmade lagoons down at the tempting private beach. There is a variety of activities to keep everyone happy here from volleyball, canoeing, aerobics, water gymnastics, water polo, billiard, boccia and darts. 

Those looking to relax will also find a sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi as well as massage treatments available. Head to the fitness club to keep up your energy levels and drop the young ones off at the kids club for some fun activities. 

Optional 7-Night Nile River Cruise

You may choose to extend your trip by adding a 7-night Nile River Cruise. During your cruise, you will stay in a Deluxe Nile River View Cabin on a Full Board Dining Basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meal served on board - excludes drinks).

Our members have the opportunity to upgrade to an All Inclusive stay (breakfast, lunch and evening meal with a selection of snacks and drinks) at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Please Note: Guests staying during high season (23rd December 2019 - 5th January 2020 OR 13th April 2020 - 19th April 2020) will have an additional fee added to the cost of their booking, payable for a high season supplement. Guests staying on Christmas Day (25th December) or on New Year's Eve (31st December) will also have an additional fee added to their booking, payable for special dinners on these dates.

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: Luxor
Day 2: Luxor
Day 3: Nile Cruise
Day 4: Nile Cruise
Day 5: Nile Cruise
Day 6: Nile Cruise
Day 7: Nile Cruise
Day 8: Nile Cruise

Your Cruise Itinerary

When opting to add the additional cruise, following your stay at the Albatros Citadel Resort 5*, you will enjoy a 7-night stay on one of the three boats listed below.

Please Note: The sequence and the timing of the below itinerary might change due to navigation circumstances but all included sights will be provided in all cases.

Day 1: Luxor (Nile Cruise)
After being met by your MeetingPoint rep at the hotel, take a transfer to the ship and embark on the cruise ship in Luxor. Overnight stay on board in Luxor.

Day 2: Luxor (Nile Cruise)
Take an early morning visit to the East Bank, the Karnak temple and the Luxor Temple. Enjoy lunch on the cruise. At noon, spend time sailing to Edfu. Dinner and overnight stay on board in Edfu.
Day 3: Nile Cruise
Enjoy early sailing at 9 am to Kom Ombo and visit Sobek Temple around 4 pm. Afterwards, sail to Aswan. After your arrival around 9 pm, enjoy dinner and an overnight stay on board in Aswan.

Day 4: Nile Cruise
Enjoy a early morning start by visiting Aswan, the High Dam and the Philea temple. Take an afternoon at leisure, giving you the chance to explore Aswan or try an (optional) excursion to the Nubian village. Overnight stay on board in Aswan.
Day 5: Nile Cruise
Enjoy an early morning (optional) visit to the famous temple of Abu Simbel in the south of Aswan, or just spend a relaxed morning on the sun deck. Enjoy sailing at 2 pm back north to Edfu and arrive around 9 pm for an overnight stay on board in Edfu.

Day 6: Nile Cruise
In the morning, sail to Esna on a visit that will take approx 10 hours. Visit the Temple of Khnum, and take time to relax and enjoy the cruise as you sail downstream to Luxor. After arrival at 2.30 pm, enjoy the possibility to join an (optional) city tour of Luxor. Overnight stay on board in Luxor.
Day 7: Nile Cruise
Enjoy a morning excursion to the West Bank including the Valley of the Kings, Hatschpust temple and the Colossi of Memnon. Take an evening visit to the sound and light show at Karnak temple (optional), and enjoy dinner and an overnight stay on board in Luxor.

Day 8: Nile Cruise
After breakfast on the cruise, transfer to the airport to for your return flight.

End of services.

Your Possible Cruise Ships

This offer is based on a 7-night cruise in a Deluxe Nile River View Cabin on one of the three boats listed below, with Full Board dining (breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant, excludes drinks).

Embarkation on Monday: Royal Viking Nile Cruise
Embarkation on Thursday: 
Jamila Nile Cruise
Embarkation on Saturday: 
Kahila Nile Cruise

Please Note: All boats include a stay in the same cabin type on the same board basis with the same itinerary. The only difference is the ship itself, depending on the departure day.

Embarkation on Monday: Royal Viking Nile Cruise

Your Possible Cruise Ships
The MS Royal Viking offers the most spacious accommodation on the fabulous River Nile and the highest standards of hospitality. With luxurious public areas, an extravagant dining room, a lounge bar and much more. The MS Royal Viking has 68 exterior deluxe cabins, measuring 23 square meters. All cabins have full-length opening panoramic windows and balcony allowing awesome views of the river as you sail.

Embarkation on Thursday: Jamila Nile Cruise

Your Possible Cruise Ships
The MS Jamila sails on Thursdays from Luxor Port and gives you the opportunity to view the ancient monuments and temples along the River Nile. Grasp the view of the eternal Nile while enjoying your cruising. The most relaxing panorama on a luxurious ride would account for a vacation you will never forget. The MS Jamila leaves you with nothing to worry about. 

Embarkation on Saturday: Kahila Nile Cruise

Your Possible Cruise Ships
MS Kahila Nile Cruise sets sail every Saturday and gives you the opportunity to view the ancient monuments and temples along the Nile. With high class extended facilities and luxurious atmosphere, we promise an unforgettable and remarkable cruise you will be coming back again.

All Cabins Sleep up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child

Please note: Views from some staterooms may be obstructed.

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Alf Leila Wa Leila Show

Your Included Excursions
Enjoy a fabulous Fantasia Program which includes: 
20:00 - Entrance with Rababa and Mozmar show
20:30 - Museum of ancient Egyptian Heritage
21:00 - Arena program 

Be wowed by the following activities:       
Sound and light show
Fire Show 
Horses Acrobat show
Fountain dancing 
Egyptian folklore dancing
Tanora show
Belly dancer

Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability. 

Jungle Aqua Park

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy a fun-filled time at the aqua park in Jungle Aqua Park Hotel. This is one of the biggest aqua parks in Hurghada and the rate includes the aqua park entrance, All Inclusive concept and transfer from Albatros Citadel to Jungle Aqua Park Hotel. 

Light Sightseeing Package

Your Optional Excursions
Entrance fees included for the following sites:
- Karnak temple, Luxor temple, Kom Ombo temple, Khnum temple in Esna, Philea temple, High Dam.

Not Included:
- Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut, Collossi of Memnon

Includes:
- English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours
- All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles
- Bookable in advance only

Full Sightseeing Package

Your Optional Excursions
Entrance fees included for the following sites:
- Karnak temple, Luxor temple, Valley of the kings, Hatshepsut temple, Collossi of Memnon, Kom Ombo temple, Khnum temple in Esna, Philea temple in Aswan, high dam of Aswan

Includes:
- English speaking tour guide (Egyptologist) at all tours
- All ground transportation by modern A/C vehicles
- Bookable both in advance and on the spot

Your Journey to Albatros Citadel Resort 5*

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Shared shuttle transfers are included for flight-inclusive offers when choosing a stay just at the Albatros Citadel Resort. 

For those choosing the hotel and cruise offer, return transfers are included from the airport to hotel to cruise port.

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

Weather

Jan
min : 13°C max : 20°C
Feb
min : 14°C max : 21°C
Mar
min : 17°C max : 23°C
Apr
min : 21°C max : 27°C
May
min : 24°C max : 30°C
Jun
min : 27°C max : 32°C
Jul
min : 28°C max : 33°C
Aug
min : 28°C max : 33°C
Sep
min : 26°C max : 32°C
Oct
min : 23°C max : 29°C
Nov
min : 19°C max : 26°C
Dec
min : 14°C max : 22°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


Entry Requirements 


You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 


British passport holders travelling to Egypt normally need a visa.


You can get a visa online at Visa2Egypt. Tourist visas granted using the e-visa system are valid for a maximum of 3 months. Although it’s still possible to get a tourist visa on arrival, it’s better to get one before you travel.


You can get a visa on arrival by payment in Sterling, US Dollars or Euros; the visa fee is US$25 at approved bank kiosks within airport arrival halls, before reaching immigration counters. 


You may also get a visa from an Egyptian Consulate outside of Egypt before you travel. For further information and enquiries, contact the Egyptian Consulate in London.


Health 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/countries

Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice about E.coli prevention to people travelling to Egypt. This is after a of number travellers, including children, who all visited Hurghada in Egypt, returned with a serious illness caused by E. coli infection.

If you or a member of your party fall ill during your holiday, seek medical advice and report it to the reception, your travel provider, representative or their local agent. A copy of the Travellers Diarrhoea Factsheet can be accessed here.


If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip.


There are reports of some hotel doctors overcharging for treatment and medicines. Examine your bill closely and challenge excessive charges. Pharmacies outside hotels will often supply medication at lower prices.


Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

Location Information

The address of your property: Sahl Hashish Road Hurghada Red Sea Governorate EG 84521, Sahl Hashish Rd, Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

Distance from Hurghada Airport to Albatros Citadel Resort 5*: 22.6 km / 35 minutes.

In More Detail

At Albatros Citadel Resort 5*

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Guest relation service
  • Laundry and dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fax & photocopy facilities
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Concierge service
  • Shuttle bus service
  • Gift shop
  • Babysitting/childcare

Room Facilities

  • Balcony
  • Desk
  • Bathroom

Restaurants

  • The Citadel” Restaurant
  • L'Asiatique Asian Restaurant
  • Tagine Oriental Restaurant
  • Concerto Bar
  • Columbus Café
  • Infinity Pool Bar
  • Palm Pool Bar
  • Marina Cafe & Bakery
  • Buddha Buddha Bar & Lounge
  • Shisha Corner

Leisure Facilities

  • Kids club
  • Swimming
  • Diving and surfing
  • Private beach
  • Volleyball
  • Canoeing
  • Aerobics
  • Water gymnastics
  • Water polo
  • Billiards
  • Boccia
  • Darts
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage treatment
  • Fitness Club
  • Reading corner
  • Playground
  • Children’s swimming pools

On Your Cruise

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This offer is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included?

  • 7-night stay in a Deluxe Nile River View Cabin onboard the Royal Viking Nile Cruise, Jamila Nile Cruise or Kahila Nile Cruise
  • Full Board (Upgrade to All Inclusive at the next stage of the booking process)

Not Included

  • Egypt Entry visa
  • Sound and light shows
  • Optional tours as indicated in the above program
  • Personal expense
  • Tips to be paid on the spot at the amount of 27 sterling per person per week (covering porters at the airport, ship staff and drivers etc)

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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