Hassle Free Holiday:
El Gouna is a self-sufficient holiday destination with all the services and amenities needed for comfortable living and hassle-free holidays. The town offers a full range of facilities and services related to transportation, education, accommodation, communication, health, security, home upkeep, and more. For tickets, bookings, and scheduling information visitors may refer to the Hotels Link
Local currency is the Egyptian Pound (EGP or LE). Most of the six banks have ATMs, which take bank cards and major credit cards. Stand-alone ATMs are also available in some hotels as well as the Downtown and Marina areas. All El Gouna banks offer official currency exchange services, but it is advisable to arrive with either US$, UK£, Euros, or travelers checks to simplify money transactions. Please note that most El Gouna restaurants and retailers generally do not accept credit cards, preferring cash transactions in Egyptian pounds.
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Communications: El Gouna offers a wide range of the most up-to-date communications options to keep you connected, informed and entertained. Several hotels are equipped with wireless high-speed internet in the guestrooms or at hot spots on hotel grounds. Throughout the town, the Abu Tig Marina and several favored spots in Downtown are also equipped with WiFi.
Childcare and Primary Education:
El Gouna is home to a variety of pre-, primary and secondary schools. Les Petites International Nursery offers a fun and nurturing environment that will meet any parent’s high standards while the El Gouna International School provides international curriculum for grades K-12.
El Gouna Library – Embassy of Knowledge:
A nonprofit technological and cultural extravaganza in a breathtaking architectural setup! Honored to be the primary branch of the renowned Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Gouna Library has online resources of over 150,000 digitized rare books and manuscript collections. A main reading room, private study rooms (equipped with PCs), an outdoor courtyard with reading booths and a cafeteria welcome patrons.
Being home to one of six Culturamas in Egypt, El Gouna library welcomes guests to unravel the mystery of Egypt’s history in no less than 65 minutes!
Working Hours: Everyday from 10am to 10pm
Entrance Fee: 1 Euro/ person/ day
For booking and information, please contact El Gouna Library:
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El Gouna is home to the John D. Gerhart Field Station of the American University in Cairo. This state-of-the-art field station houses a computer room, laboratory, restaurant, and kitchen as well as storage and housing facilities. The center offers continuing education courses (computer science and language courses including English, German, and Arabic) and are planning to launch business-related courses and marine biology courses soon. Additionally, The German Hotel School Elgouna offers vocational training with courses specific to the hotel service industry. Training is carried out according to German guidelines regarding the Dual System. After successfully completing the training, students are examined and certified by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Leipzig, thereby receiving an internationally recognized diploma.
El Gouna has a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art hospital that provides 24-hour emergency care as well as in- and out-patient care as well as a hyperbaric chamber for diving emergencies. The hospital has a total of ten clinics staffed by physicians that provide a range of high-quality medical surgery, care and treatment in the fields of dentistry, plastic surgery, pediatrics, ophthalmology, general surgery and intensive care.
El Gouna offers a variety of transportation options within the resort, from regular shuttle bus and taxi boat to limousine and tok tok service.
All major European tour operators have offices throughout the region and will provide you with on the ground facilitation for excursions bookings and special arrangements tailored to meet your specific needs.