Outdoor weddings in El Gouna have gained tremendous popularity in Egypt with more couples from Cairo seeking destination weddings in their own vast country. El Gouna, a modern resort town on Egypt’s Red Sea, near Hurghada, is also becoming popular among couples in the Middle East who are looking for a nearby warm winter destination that is more affordable than European or Far Eastern destinations.
El Gouna is built along the shores of the Red Sea and is known for its lagoons, coral reefs and beautiful sandy beaches. Among these are the long and wide Mangroovy Beach which is popular with kite surfers, and the lively Abu Tig Marina which is lined with vibrant restaurants and bars.
Several hotels have opened in El Gouna since Orascom, an Egyptian development company, started developing the area. Many of them have unparalleled outdoor wedding venues in the Middle East, whether around huge piazzas, at golf courses, around swimming pools or on the sandy beaches, El Gouna has so much to offer the modern couple who is in search for a unique outdoor wedding venue away from the hustle and bustle of busy cities.
Here is a list of the top wedding venues in the Egyptian Red Sea city of El Gouna, Hurghada:
Ancient Sands Resort
Ancient Sands Resort is ideally located atop a hill overlooking the turquoise waters of the Red Sea. The resort's 5 swimming pools are dotted throughout the village, offering stunning infinity views over El Gouna and the Red Sea. A charming, away-from-it-all resort offering a blend of sea, sky, mountains, golfing – all within a stone’s throw from the thriving resort of El Gouna. From diving to beaches, or water sports to nightlife, there’s definitely something for everyone.
A once in a lifetime experience awaits you and your wedding guests at Ancient Sands Resort. Hold your wedding around the Piazza or around one of the 5 swimming pools in this splendid resort.
The Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna
The Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna is nestled on a peninsula with its own exclusive beachfront. It offers spectacular views of the Red Sea, the tranquil lagoons and the lush gardens. The ideal surroundings combined with the resort’s extensive luxury facilities all make for a perfect stay. Mövenpick Events can help create a great wedding for you in this beautiful Red Sea resort.
Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna
Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna has the perfect scene for outdoor weddings overlooking the Red Sea. From the menu to the venue, Sheraton Miramar will help you with unique ideas for your wedding decor, and help your wedding guests be entertained to ensure you a memorable wedding.
La Maison Bleue
La Maison Bleue is a luxury guest house located in El Gouna on the Red Sea coast; perfect for a truly unique and romantic beach wedding. Set directly on the northern shores of Mangroovy Beach and its kite surfing stations, it offers seclusion, as well as, easy access to the town’s facilities. The restaurants, bars, boutiques, and street festival of Abu Tig Marina are in close proximity, and the Downtown shopping and dining venues are a few kilometers away.
La Maison Bleue is home to a Venetian facade and marble floors inspired by Saint Mark’s Basilica of Venice, reproductions of Minoan murals from Santorini, and a mosaic colonnade inspired by Barcelona’s Palace of Catalan Music.
La Maison Bleue offers the perfect setting and facilities where you can rely on flawless organisation to celebrate your wedding.
Steigenberger Golf Resort
The 5-star Steigenberger Golf Resort is an oasis of elegance and serenity. The resort is praised for its great service and good food and is a walking distance to the beach of Club Paradisio.
Located on its own peninsula surrounded by tranquil lagoons and golf greens, the Steigenberger Golf Resort is characterized by elegance and exclusivity. Designed by award-winning architect Michael Graves, this stylish oasis of serenity mixes modern flair with Nubian touches, resulting in geometric shapes in bright red and orange hues. Flowering gardens lead to secluded lagoon beaches.
This romantic destination is the perfect getaway for weddings and honeymoon. For an extravagant wedding celebration, the hotel ensures that your wedding is memorable and exceeds your expectations.
Labranda Club Paradisio El Gouna
The 4-star Labranda Club Paradisio El Gouna is a beachfront resort with all-inclusive program built along a beautiful protected bay. Labranda Club Paradisio El Gouna is an all-inclusive beachfront resort built along the nicest bay of El Gouna on the Red Sea coast of Egypt. From the long sandy beach to the pool terrace or the banquet room, there are plenty of choices to set up your wedding reception.
The Smokery is a chain of upscale restaurants located in some of the most stunning and prestigious locations across Egypt. The Smokery provides high quality fine dining in charming and exclusive settings providing a diverse menu that includes some of the finest smoked salmon in the world. Repeatedly excelling in hosting a variety of events and celebrations, The Smokery has developed a reputation as a prime venue for engagements and weddings in El Gouna.
Situated in a prime location in El Gouna’s New Marina, this venue provides an exceptional atmosphere with fantastic views of the Red Sea and New Marina.