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Room type

Standard Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 1 infant)

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)

Family Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)


Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)


Max Occupancy: 2 guests


Get an overview of this hotel4-star resort with pools, private beach, full-service spa



This Makadi Bay resort is on the beach, 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Makadi Water World, and within 32 mi (52 km) of New Marina and Safaga Dock. Tobia Arbaa Dive Site and Ras Abu Soma Dive Site are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays on Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 471 individually decorated rooms feature minibars and room service. Guests will also find satellite TV, Egyptian cotton sheets, and rainfall showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas 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

  • Buffet meals, snacks, and local beverages included
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Rowing/canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball


  • 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 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

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas you can cool off in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 4 coffee shops/cafés. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 5 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a swim-up bar. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This beach resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Fort Arabesque Resort, Spa & Villas has designated areas for smoking.

  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 471 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 5 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 4 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5 
  • Number of spa tubs - 3 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Beach bar 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 155 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free reception 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 1997 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1668 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Bowling alley on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 25 USD per week ), Wired high-speed internet ( 3 USD per hour )


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Climate control 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room safe 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Room service 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

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.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, an outdoor tennis court, a marina, and a health club are featured at the resort. 5 outdoor swimming pools and 3 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a steam room, a fitness center, a children's pool, and complimentary bicycles.

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

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Bowling alley on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

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.

  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is 2 PM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Gala dinner fee
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Day gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • 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/cleaning fees/gratuities
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 25 December. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 1 January. A fee for a mandatory gala dinner is included in the total price displayed. 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.

Added Value

Book a stay in an All Inclusive rate plan and receive the following:

  • Complimentary access to the spa tub in Vareena Spa for 30-minutes
  • Complimentary upgrade to Sea View room (subject to availability)
  • Complimentary late check-out until 4 PM (subject to availability)
Must book and All Inclusive rate to receive benefits. Full details at check-in. Restrictions may apply.

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