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Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay

4-star4 stars
32 K Hurghada Safaga RoadHurghada, Makadi Bay155Egypt

Makadi Bay beachfront resort with spa, beach bar
  • Free buffet breakfast and free parking
Very Good8.4
Beach
Beautiful beach
Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Room
Great room
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Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay

from $74
  • Family Room
  • Family Suite, Beach View
  • Executive Room, Multiple Beds, Beach View
  • Deluxe Suite, Multiple Beds, Beach View
  • Standard Room, Sea View
  • Superior Room
  • Villa, Pool Access, Annex Building
  • Standard Room, Side Sea View
  • Triple Room, Side Sea View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Room, Multiple Beds
  • Family Room
  • Superior Room
  • Standard Room, Sea View
  • Standard Room, Sea View (Side)
  • Standard Triple Room, Sea View (Side)
  • Villa, 1 Bedroom (Swim Up)
  • Family Suite (West Bay)
  • Executive Suite
  • Suite (Imperial)
  • Superior Triple Room
  • Superior Triple Room (Special Offer)
  • Suite (Duplex)
  • Presidential Suite
  • Family Triple Room
  • Penthouse
  • Standard Room, Sea View (Special Offer)
  • Standard Room (Special Offer)
  • Triple Room, Sea View
  • Suite (East Bay)
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms (Swim Up)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 490 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 12:30 PM
  • Express check-out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others

Children

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Extra people

  • Roll-away beds available, charges may apply*

Internet

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transportation

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

Parking

  • Free self parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • All-inclusive rates available
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 4 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 4 coffee shops/cafés
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • On private beach
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Health club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Marina on site
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Children's pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Number of spa tubs - 3
  • Beach towels
  • Swim-up bar
  • Steam room
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1668
  • Conference space size (meters) - 155
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 1997
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

All inclusive

All-inclusive room rates at Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Taxes are included.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet meals, snacks, and local beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues
  • Gourmet or à la carte dining limited to 2 meals per stay

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities
  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Bicycling
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Water fitness
  • Yoga

Not included
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tennis racquets
  • Premium food items
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Room service
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities

Spa

Vareena Thai Spa has 6 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include sports massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Dining

Pavilion Restaurant - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Beach - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay’s small print

Also known as

  • Fort Arabesque
  • Fort Arabesque Resort
  • Fort Arabesque Resort Spa & Villas
  • Fort Arabesque Spa Villas
  • Fort Arabesque Spa Villas Makadi Bay
  • Fort Arabesque Villas
  • Fort Arabesque Hurghada
  • Fort Arabesque Makadi Bay

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 13 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 24 December
  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee for stays on 25 December
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee for stays on 31 December
  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee for stays on 1 January
  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Bicycle storage
  • In-room safe
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per vehicle (one way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 5 per night (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for USD 25 per week (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in public areas for USD 3 per hour (rates may vary)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay

Landmarks

  • Makadi Water World (7-minute walk)
  • Big Dayz Water Sport Center (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • New Marina (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Hurghada Mosque (23 mi / 37 km)
  • Hurghada Marine Museum & Aquarium (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Safaga Dock (30.7 mi / 49.4 km)
  • Tobia Arbaa Dive Site (31.1 mi / 50.1 km)
  • Ras Abu Soma Dive Site (31.5 mi / 50.6 km)

Getting around

  • Hurghada (HRG-Hurghada Intl.) 30-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 117 reviews

Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay
Good6.0
Reception with a chip on their shoulder
We did not get the superior rooms as we had purchased. Superior rooms are supposed to be on high floors with Sea view. 2 of our rooms were on the 2nd floor with no sea view. I had booked 5 rooms and asked for these to be kept together 2 months before our stay and was asked to ask closer to the stay date. I asked closer to the stay date and rooms were scattered on various floors. Gymnasium, Spa and WiFi are additional charge (not so for many all inclusive resorts I have stayed at). Reception at the hotel were not at all welcoming and were not willing to listen to our requests. Dining area staff were very good and tried to attend to our needs. All other staff were friendly and helpful. On our final day we asked reception for a vegetarian breakfast box and got ham sandwiches.
Mahesh, gb4 night trip with friends
Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay
Very Good8.0
Lovely atmosphere but tired & some silly elements
This hotel is very well laid out and spacious with the beach and swimming pools all within easy access .Staff are ok if a little grumpy at times and not very attentive compared to other hotels i have been too also the pools are quite tired and could do with a lick of paint and a tidy up , the other thing that is bad is you have to pay for wifi and the gym. Avoid the hotel taxi service and chemist and shops as they try to seriously over charge you . The spa is good and lovely salesmen and staff there .
A Traveler, gb17 night family trip
Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay
Very Good8.0
Extremely relaxing and beautiful surroundings
A Traveler, gb21 night trip
Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay
Very Good8.0
Nice stuff nice animations team but the foods not good all the time and waifi not including
Shady, 3 night family trip
Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas - All Inclusive, Makadi Bay
Very Good8.0
An ideal place for families with kids
It is an ideal place to go for a family with kids, everything is there and close by, the beach, the restaurant, the playground, the kids club and the swimming pool. Life is very easy there what makes you enjoying your stay. Prices are very fair and we booked the all inclusive formula. We will certainly go back soon!
Marzia, ie3 night family trip

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