Safag is a town located in the Red Sea coastline, 53 km (33 miles) south of Hurghada and only 220 km (140 miles) to Luxor. as a marine port connected by a regular cruise shuttle service line with Saudi Arabia and Jordan
Safaga was a merchant port for many years, but now days considered one of the most important therapeutic tourist centers, as special medical researches have proved the potential of attracting international tourism to Safaga .
Safaga has wide azure bay, long sandy beaches and pretty islands, is a favorite sports destination in the Red Sea Riviera. Safaga is especially popular among kite surfers and windsurfers, and was the host of the 1993 Red Sea World Windsurfing Championships.
The black sand dune beaches characteristic of Safaga are a favorite spot for sun bathers. The sea water is known to be highly saline and rich in minerals which are beneficial for the skin, and it is a popular curative destination in the Red Sea Riviera.