Ancient Sands Resort


Resort (5*)
ETIC gold rating
9.8 / 10
25.6 Kg
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Ancient Sands Resort

El Gouna, S/N, 84513, EL GOUNA, Egypt [View Map]

9 / 10

1,037 Google reviews

El Gouna is the first tourist development reached when heading to Hurghada from the north. Built along 10 kilometers of beachfront and spreading across a myriad of islands interlinked by beautiful lagoons the resorts unique architectural styles offer six luxury hotels- a golf course- shopping places. Activities are centered round the immaculate downtown village and the marina harbor town. Countless opportunities for fun- wellness- fitness and chilling out are scattered throughout the resort. Ancient Sands Resort is a new 5 star hotel offering panoramic views of El Gouna Located on the Hilltop Village covering 2.1 million square meters. Ancient Sands offers a range of 100 self-catering apartment suites -offered on Room only basis -and 56 hotel rooms - bed and breakfast basis -with delectable pools amidst a new Golf Course in the exclusive resort town of El Gouna. The serviced apartments benefit from a full range of services including daily housekeeping dedicated reception- wireless internet and pool access. Our onsite restaurant also offers delectable Brasserie style cuisine with freshly prepared seasonal dishes. El Gouna is about 25 km from Hurghada and is easily accessible from the international airport. It is set along kilometres of beachfront with seawater lagoons islets and unique architecture. The resort offers a wide choice of activities- shops and restaurants around town.



ETIC gold rating

9.8 / 10

THE ETIC Gold Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 8 out of 10.


As a good corporate citizen, we believe that we are more successful when we responsibly address the concerns of all of our stakeholders, including our shareholders, employees, customers, business partners, government and the community as a whole. We consider ourselves a local company in each of our host communities and support their economic and social well-being by setting global good corporate citizenship standards while respecting local sensitivities. Working together with our employees, our international partners and our customers, we are helping to build a brighter future in our communities around the world. Be a local company in each of our host communities Be a leader in quality, safety and occupational health standards in the regions in which we operate Be an environmental steward [more...]

Carbon per night*: 25.6
CO2 per night*: 48.3
CH4 per night*: 0
N2O per night*: 0.02
Energy per night*: 0.06
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I. Environment (9.7)
1.1. Conserving Resources 9.9
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 9.9
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 9.9
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 9.9
1.1.4. Water Conservation 9.8
1.2. Reducing Pollution 9.5
1.2.1. GHG 9.9
1.2.2. Waste Water 9.3
1.2.3. Waste Management 9
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 9.4
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 9.8
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 9.6
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 9.8
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 9.2
1.3.3. Landscaping 9.4
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 9.9
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 9.8
II. Social (9.7)
2.1. Fair Trade 9.8
2.1.1. Community Development 9.9
2.1.2. Local Development 9.8
2.1.3. Fair Trade 9.9
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 9.8
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 9.2
2.2. Labour Rights 9.8
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 9.9
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 9.5
2.2.3. Labour Rights 9.9
2.3. Services 9.7
2.3.1. Community Services 9.7
2.3.2. Local Services 9.6
III. Culture & Site Protection (9.9)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 9.9
3.1.1. Culture Visits 9.9
3.2. Historical Artefacts 9.9
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 4.7
3.3. Protection of Sites 9.9
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 5.5
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 9.9
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 4.3
IV. Sustainable Managment (9.9)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 9.9
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 9.9
4.1.2. Health & Safety 9.9
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 9.9
4.1.4. Employee Training 9.9
4.1.5. Customer Experience 9.9
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 9.9
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 9.9
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 9.9
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 9.9
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 9.9
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 9.9
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 9.9
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 9.9
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 9.9



main amenties

Garden, 24-hour front desk, Terrace, 143 smoke-free guestrooms, Daily housekeeping, Laundry service, Free WiFi and free parking , Airport shuttle, Restaurant and bar/lounge, 3 outdoor pools, Golf course, Private beach, Business center

what's around

Marina El Gouna - 24 min walk, El Gouna Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km, El Gouna Golf Club - 2.5 mi / 4 km, El Gouna Stadium - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km, Church of St. Mary and the Archangels - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km, Desert Breath Land Art - 6.4 mi / 10.2 km, Hurghada Mosque - 18.1 mi / 29.2 km, Hurghada City Center - 22.6 mi / 36.4 km

food and drink

Restaurant, Bar/lounge, Room service

things to do

Golf course on site, "Childrens pool", Golfing on site, Bicycle rentals nearby, Pool umbrellas, Number of outdoor pools - 3, Pool sun loungers, Scuba diving nearby


Luggage storage, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Laundry facilities, Tours/ticket assistance, Concierge services, Porter/bellhop, 24-hour front desk, Multilingual staff


Terrace, Elevator, Garden


Wheelchair-accessible parking

languages spoken

Arabic, Russian, German, English, French

working away

One meeting room, Business center

home comforts

In-room climate control (air conditioning), Slippers, Iron/ironing board, Coffee/tea maker, Minibar

sleep well

Blackout drapes/curtains

things to enjoy

Furnished balcony

freshen up

Shower only, Free toiletries, Private bathroom


Time From: 18:00:00


Time To: 11:00:00

be entertained

Premium TV channels, LED TV

stay connected

Free WiFi, Free local calls


In-room safe (laptop compatible), Connecting/adjoining rooms available, Daily housekeeping

Payment types at the property



Questions & Answers

Yes, Ancient Sands Golf Resort and Residences does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Yes, there's free self parking.
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Marco Polo (3.8 mi).
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 45 per vehicle roundtrip.

Year Most Recent Renovation: 0000

: Minimum check-in age is 18, Check-in time 2:00 PM-anytime, Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges, This hotel has 143 rooms, Check-out time is noon, Government-issued photo ID may be required, Egypt may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19., This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Travelling with others: Free WiFi in public areas, Free WiFi in rooms, "One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardians room, using existing bedding ", No pets or service animals allowed, No cribs (infant beds)

Transportation: Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *, Free self parking on site, Smoke-free property

Dining: Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast only.

Also known as: Ancient Sands, Ancient Sands Golf Resort and Residences Hotel, Ancient Sands Resort El Gouna, Ancient Sands Residences Gouna, Ancient Sands Golf Resort and Residences El Gouna, Ancient Sands El Gouna, Ancient Sands Resort, Ancient Sands Golf Resort and Residences Hotel El Gouna

Policies: 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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds. Guests can rest easy knowing there"s a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory Fees: Optional extrasAirport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 45 per vehicle (roundtrip, Maximum occupancy 3)


Landmarks arround

  • Marina El Gouna - 24 min walk
  • El Gouna Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km
  • El Gouna Golf Club - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • El Gouna Stadium - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Church of St. Mary and the Archangels - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km
  • Desert Breath Land Art - 6.4 mi / 10.2 km
  • Hurghada Mosque - 18.1 mi / 29.2 km
  • Hurghada City Center - 22.6 mi / 36.4 km

Transports arround

  • Hurghada Intl. Airport (HRG) - 41 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


Recent Reviews

Superb 4.3 From 2 reviews

Exceptional 4.5 Rating

Nice Hotel.

Verified etichotels guest review2021-04-29 08:52:38
Exceptional 4 Rating

Best Hotel in the Town. Highly recommended.

Verified etichotels guest review2021-04-29 08:52:38