Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Alexandria

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Alexandria. This city's cafes, beaches and seaside draw many visitors. Pompey's Pillar and Qaitbay Fortress are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Stayz has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Seasonal weather in Alexandria

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alexandria is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montazah Beach (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Lake Maryut (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Shallalat Gardens (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Mamoura Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alexandria

Fly into Alexandria (HBE-Borg El Arab), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Alexandria (ALY-Alexandria Intl.), which is 16.9 mi (27.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Alexandria?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday rentals around Alexandria. From 27 flats & apartments to 8 villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Alexandria is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alexandria?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Alexandria. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina: 47 holiday rentals
  • Sarapeum (Serapeion): 46 holiday rentals
  • Stanley Bridge: 44 holiday rentals
  • Catacombs of Kom es-Shoqafa: 47 holiday rentals
  • Catacombs of Kom ash-Suqqafa: 46 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alexandria listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Alexandria?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 27 Condos/Apartments in Alexandria. Our other popular types of Alexandria holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 8 holiday houses
  • Houses: 17 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.