Hurghada is a city that sits alongside the Red Sea and is one of Egypt’s most popular tourist destinations. Given the number of visitors who arrive each year, there are many shops and stores at which to go shopping.
Malls in Hurghada
Senzo Mall is a relatively new mall that is only about a 10 minute taxi ride from town. It has a large Spinneys Hypermarket and many other shops, fast food outlets, and even a five-screen cinema. For parents, there is also a decently sized play area for children. Tourists can also go shopping at the Cleopatra Center, which is close to Sheraton Street and close to the Aqua Fun Hotel. There’s no need for bargaining here, since the shops have fixed prices. This makes for a relaxing afternoon of shopping. Visitors to the city can also go shopping at Esplanade Mall, which is at the center New Hurghada. Visitors can find stores selling a wide range of merchandise, including souvenirs, toys, clothes, and more.
Local Shops in Hurghada
There are many local shops in the souq area of Ad-Dahar, but visitors can find places to go shopping throughout the city. Visitors can buy jewelry carved from silver, coral, and other precious stones. There are also a number of perfume shops that you can visit. If you booked your trip with a tour, the operator will most likely take you to the Museum of Papyrus, where you can actually buy authentic papyrus. They also show you how the material is made, and each piece is pressed with a stamp of authenticity on the back.
General Shopping in Hurghada
Sheraton Street is one of the most famous streets in Hurghada. It is highly recommended to visitors hoping to go souvenir shopping. Tourists will find all kinds of bazaars and street vendors. Thankfully, the shops owners are rarely pushy, and this area is rarely over crowded. Meanwhile, visitors hoping to do some cooking will find a reasonably priced grocery store in the Sakala area of Hurghada.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shops, stores, and shopping in Hurghada.