Port Safaga Information

The Post Safaga, a therapeutic resort town on the shore of Red Sea is a small port that is famous for being a phosphate export centre and is a widely inspired tourist destination due to its inland wonders and geographical conception.


History Of Port Safaga


The town was found in 282 BC and was originally called ‘Philotera’ during the Greek era. And later it became a trading post during Islamic era.


Due to its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs, the resort town have been known to provide the remedy of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis.


Although, this small and thriving tourism town specialises in water sports such as scuba diving, windsurfing and so on. Once, it was a popular merchant hub and now continuing its legacy, Safaga is a pretty popular tourist destination nowadays.


Best Time To Visit


Winter: (October – April)


Enjoy a sunny winter, neither too cold nor too hot to stop you from exploring Safaga.


Summer: (April – August)


If you have a bottle of moisturizer, the temperature is sweet for travelling and exploring outdoors.


Ideal Weather: November 5th to April 15th...


Busiest Time: April – August (Tourist Season)


Best Time: December - March


Major Point Of Interest



  • Red Sea

  • Beaches

  • Islands

  • Coral Reef

  • And so on...


To know in details about these sites, see Port Safaga Top Attractions.


Things to do


Egypt tourism has brought the city into focus with several exciting adventures which you can see in details in Port Safaga Tours, Travel & Activities.















































Places To See Things To Do Best Hotels Maps
Panorama Reef Water sports
Mons Claudianus Kite surfers
Tobia Soraya Snorkelling
Tobia Island Scuba-diving...
Zeytuna beach
El Mallah...

Red Sea coasts are top choice all year round, but with NILE HOLIDAY  you can plan your own adventures and tours. Let us give you a peek into this heart-stopping resort town...

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