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Where to shop in Hurghada Egypt? Hurghada is filled with shops, where you can buy anything from souvenirs to shoes. Even, if you are staying in EL GOUNA or SAHL HASHEESH you should go shopping in Hurghada. In this post, I’ll introduce you the best places to shop in Hurghada Egypt.
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Shopping in Hurghada is cheap and there are lots of areas and places around the city where to shop. It’s always easier if you know where to go.
Shopping in Hurghada is a kind of art, it’s fun but can be also frustrating. Be open-minded and don’t take haggling too seriously. It’s part of the culture and can be enjoyable.
Since most of the shops in touristic areas don’t have fixed prices, this is when you need to negotiate about the prices. Before haggling, think about the price you are prepared to pay. If you are not intended to buy anything, don’t haggle. It’s just a waste of time.
Not everyone is comfortable with haggling and bargaining. For those, there places in Hurghada where to shop without haggling.
NEXT: WHERE TO SHOP IN HURGHADA?
WHAT ARE THE BEST PLACES TO SHOP IN HURGHADA EGYPT?
Like said, there are lots of shopping places in Hurghada. The best places to shop in Hurghada are also the most popular ones. Remember: the closer to the hotel and touristic areas you are, the higher are the prices.
BEST PLACES TO IN HURGHADA SHOP AROUND SHERATON STREET
If I need cosmetics, shoes, accessories or something special (for example copies) for myself I will head to SHERRY STREET first. It’s close to me so it doesn’t take lots of effort to go and check what’s there. Plus it’s always nice to there.
Read more about Sherry Street from here.
Sherry Street is one of the biggest side streets in SHERATON STREET. Sheraton Road is probably the longest shopping street in Hurghada. There are also cafes and restaurants among the street. From Sheraton Street, you find everything.
Shops in Sheraton Sheraton Street are for tourists and therefore prices may vary a lot between the stores There are no fixed prices, so prepare yourself to haggle.
THE BEGINNING OF MAMSHA
EL MAMSHA is a beautiful walking boulevard. It’s a place where locals and tourists shop and spend time. It’s a perfect place for a nice evening stroll. While walking down the Mamsha, you can do shopping.
You found big souvenirs shops with fixed prices and smaller shops right next to each other at the beginning of Mamsha. A good place to start shopping in El Mamsha is close to Mc Donalds. There are also nice shops at the end of Mamsha boulevard.
If you don’t mind walking a little bit, start from the beginning and walk to the end of Mamsha. This is what I do often.
EL DAHAR SOUK
Everyone visiting Hurghada should visit El Dahar. It’s the oldest part of the city, where you can experience real Egypt. From El Dahar you find a big souk, which is filled with things from household appliances to scarves.
Read more about EL DAHAR from this post: EL DAHAR-THE HEART OF HURGHADA
NEXT: SHOPPING MALLS IN HURGHADA
HURGHADA SHOPPING MALLS
In case you feel uncomfortable with haggling, you can still shop in Hurghada. There are a few big shopping centres in the Hurghada area, where the prices are fixed. I prefer shopping in the shopping centres since I don’t need to buy any souvenirs or other touristic stuff.
SENZO MALL HURGHADA
For me, Senzo Mall is the best place to shop in Hurghada. It is a shopping centre, located about 15 kilometres away from the city centre. It’s open every day from 10.00 am to 12.00 am.
You get there by taxi, microbus or Senzos own shuttle bus (which I recommend). Shuttle bus between to Senzo Mall to Hurghada operates from 10.00 am to 12.15 am (00.15).
Senzo bus goes through Hurghada from Dahar-Sakkala-Mamsha-Senzo and back every 30 minutes. You can hop on and off anywhere. Last time I used it it was 4.75 Egyptian pounds/person/one way. Not super expensive. Compared to taxi it’s very cheap.
Last time it was 70 Egyptian pounds from Sakkala (Hadaba) to Senzo. Going there by taxi is much easier than coming back. Orange taxis are not allowed to drive inside the parking area, so they wait outside next to the gates.
COMING NEXT: RESTAURANTS & SHOPS IN SENZO MALL HURGHADA.
When you leave the mall and want to take a taxi away, you have to negotiate with “a taxi guy” who gives you prices. The prices they ask are ridiculous. Of course, they ask you double comparing what you paid when you came. This is the only place to get a taxi away and they know it.
This is why I recommend you to use Senzo bus. Buses are usually full, but there is always room for everyone. Bus leaves from the door, closest to KIDZO area. When you go outside, you’ll see the place.
You can also order UBER or ABC-taxi to Senzo Mall. I usually order a car close to Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC).
MORE TO READ: UBER AND CAREEM IN HURGHADA
RESTAURANTS IN SENZO MALL
In case you get hungry you find international fast food restaurant and other restaurants from Senzo mall. It’s nice to eat something and continue shopping.
SHOPS IN SENZO MALL
Like said earlier the shops in Senzo Mall have fixed prices. No need to haggle. Some of the shops are really expensive there, but there are shops with affordable prices as well. My favourite shops in Senzo Mall are Mango, Terranova, Ravin’ and DejaVu.
There are also a big toy store and KIDZO playing area for kids. Kids will enjoy the Senzo mall.
Also, the biggest grocery store in Hurghada SPINNEYS is located in Senzo Mall.
READ ABOUT SENZO MALL FROM THEIR WEBSITE: SENZO MALL
HURGHADA CITY CENTER SHOPPING MALL
The newest shopping mall in Hurghada is Hurghada City Shopping Mall. It’s located in the Arabia area, next to the Hilton hotel. From the City Center shopping mall you find shops for clothing, shoes, jewellery, toys and everything else. There is also a movie theatre there.
Read about Hurghada City Center Shopping Mall from this post: HURGHADA CITY CENTER SHOPPING MALL
Here were my favourite shopping places in Hurghada, Which places you prefer?