Sunday، 15 May 2016 12:00 AM
About 65 km2 south of Hurghada, this small port is also a tourist area that is comprised of several bungalows and rest houses, including the Safaga Hotel, with a capacity of 48 rooms (126 beds).
Having numerous phosphate mines, it is regarded as the phosphates export center. A paved road of 164 km2 connects Safaga to Qena of Upper Egypt.
It is a marine port connected by a regular cruise shuttle service line with Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
Safaga City is considered one of the most important therapeutic tourist centers as special medical researchers have proved the potential of attracting international tourism to Safaga.
The resort is reputable for its unpolluted atmosphere, black sand-dunes and mineral springs which have acquired specific characteristics for remedy of rheumatoid and psoriasis.