A privately owned luxury hotel town about 25 km north of Hurghada. Quiet and clean the town consists of several islands separated by channels and connected by bridges. Besides 14 hotels and 3 marinas there are also 2200 private villas and apartments while many more are under construction. It is promoted by some as Egypt\'s Venice. It is built on 10 km of beachfront and has unique and diverse architecture.
El Gouna provides diving and watersports centers horse stables go-karting shopping arcades bazaars a wide selection of restaurants and bars night clubs an internet cafe four bank branches many automated teller machines (ATMs) two pharmacies the El Gouna international school El Gouna national school a nursery a private hospital three marinas a library an airport one of several casinos on the Red Sea coast a private radio station a post office a museum real estate offices and an 18-hole golf course designed by Gene Bates with a unique aqua driving range.