5 Stars

All year around

4.5 Hours

Begginers, All

From £820

Continental Hotel Hurghada

Nestled in Hurghada, on the west coast of the Red Sea, the Continental Hotel Hurghada is blessed with year-round sunny weather. The resort lies along a pristine sandy beach with a private marina and is built upon magnificent 135,000 sqm of gardens. Only a short distance from Hurghada's centre, the resort allows you to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

This resort offers a large selection of suites and rooms. Each spacious, air-conditioned bedroom has hot and cold drinks, a flat-screen TV and large windows.

You will find a variety of different places to eat, there are 7 in total, Al Dente Restaurant, Al Khalig, Captain Bar, Al Dabke, Palms Basserie, La terrace and La terrace Bar & Grill. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the main restaurant, Palm’s Brasserie, for a light continental breakfast and afternoon sweet corner, guests can head over to the Captain Bar.
At the Al Dente restaurant, traditional Italian decoration takes you back to the old country and the menu of classics such as Veal Piccata or Lasagne al Forno exceeds all expectations. During the warmer months, the terrace overlooking the pool and gardens is equipped with candlelit tables for al fresco dining. Choice menu for all-inclusive guests staying at least seven nights, once a week. Table reservation kindly requested at the reception. The evening dress code is mandatory (men's long pants, no beachwear).

Al Khalig, Captain Bar, Al Dabke and La Terrace double up as bar and eateries, offer cocktails, beverages, speciality coffee and snacks. The La Terrrace bar os poolside restaurant and swim up bar.

Our diving centre is operated by Professional Diving Leadership (PDL), a 5-stars Gold PADI, diving including courses and daily diving.

Be certain to never spend a dull moment while staying with us! We offer plenty of activities directly at the hotel, for both adults and children alike, or venture further afield for a myriad of activities, and explore the Red Sea area.

Enjoy a workout in our exceptional gym, in a spacious and welcoming atmosphere.

Plenty of animation & entertainment activities directly at the hotel, for both adults and children alike.
Have a lot of fun with our animation team in a game of water polo, volleyball or do some stretching or aqua gym. You can also join them for entertaining dancing lessons. Young guests can enjoy a variety of activities such as mini disco, pizza making and a lot more. Enjoy our daily live entertainment program such as belly dancer, live band, folkloric, acrobatic, fire, light and international dance shows.


Diver’s Lodge is the dive centre Ultimate Diving uses to serve the Continental Hotel Hurghada Resort ensuring you get to experience a world of fun, joy, and adventure in the sea is just steps away from your room.

Board Basis

All-inclusive With daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and selection of drinks
Package Price From £820 for 7 nights on all inclusive board basis, flights and airport transfers
Diving £175 for 5 days diving with 2 dives a day
Classic Partial Sea View

Classic Room with Partial Sea View

This twin/double room features a balcony, Seaside View, seating area and air conditioning.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Wake Up Service
  • Seating Area
  • Cable TV
  • Bathtub
  • Sea View
  • Wardrobe
  • Kettle
Deluxe Sea View

Deluxe Sea View Room

This suite has 1 Master bed room and living area with seating area, dining arrangement, kitchenette, Safe deposit box, Hair dryer . Age of children accepted: 2 -12 Years.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Wake Up Service
  • Desk
  • Cable TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Terrace
  • Sea View
  • Wardrobe
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
Family Room

Family Room

50 Square meters converting couch which can accommodate 2 children featuring the Arabic design window, Mashrabeya Minibar ,Satellite TV , A/C Safe deposit box, Hair dryer in addition to a sofa bed.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite Channels
  • Wake Up Service
  • Seating Area
  • Cable TV
  • Bathtub
  • Sea View
  • Wardrobe
  • Kettle
  • Safe
Junior Suite

Junior Suite Sea View Room

Located on the fifth floor this room with a sea view, has a telephone, television with satellite, a large room with a sitting area, safe, hairdryer. It can accommodate 3 adults. Age of children accepted: 2 -12 Years.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Seating Area
  • Cable TV
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Walk In wardrobe
  • Sea View
  • Wardrobe
  • Kettle

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Divers Lodge

Continental Resort Hurghada

Divers’ Lodge Hurghada is a PADI 5 star Gold Palm IDC, BSAC Premier. It offers a complete programme of recreational & technical diving including courses, daily diving, special trips, snorkeling & safaris.

The centre operates from the marina at the luxurious Continental Resort it is conveniently situated just a ten minute drive from the airport and a short bus ride away from downtown Hurghada. With the advantage of boats leaving directly from the centre, much of the best diving in Hurghada can be reached in under an hour’s journey from Divers' Lodge.

The centre in Hurghada offers everything you need, facilities include two spacious classrooms, a variety of storage facilities plus a large shaded seating area for relaxation. The equipment room is stocked with top recreational and technical brands and they offer 7, 10, 12, 15 or 20 litre tanks, and everything from manifold twin sets (10, 12, 15 or 20 litre) up to a Dolphin SCR Rebreather.

Training dives can be undertaken from the boat, on-site at the hotel in the large heated swimming pool or off the jetty at the side of the dive centre. Hurghada is well-known as a starting point for liveaboards, the liveaboard programme will offer you the ideal chance to explore further a field. Hurghada also offers access to two recompression chambers in the immediate area.

Diving Courses:

Introductory courses include boat trips, equipment and instructor services. Marine park fees, manuals and certification fees are not included and will be charged at the dive centre.

Certification Fee & Manual cost approx. 95 Euros



Equipment Rental Payable Locally

Marine Park Fees Payable Locally

PADI Open Water Diver

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

PADI Open Water Referral

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

From the beginning to end of the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including areas such as dive equipment and techniques that will give you the confidence and skill to become a responsible diver.

You attain this rating by completing five pool dives and a number of knowledge development sessions with a final exam (which is not rocket science its just diving) and by completing four open water dives.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you're short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

PADI Adventure Diver

Complete three Adventure Divers (underwater photography, fish identification, etc.) and earn the Adventure Diver certification, a subgroup of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course.

You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE - Fish Identification or Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dives. You’ll plan your path with your instructor, go over what you need to know and dive in quickly.

PADI Scuba Diver

This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Dive Course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, The PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

PADI Bubblemaker

Experience scuba diving under the direct supervision of a PADI Pro. Take your first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6ft. For children who are at least 8 years old.

Bubble makers get a chance to:

PADI Rescue Diver

Become a Rescue Diver. A great level to be. You will have the skills to aid your fellow divers in an emergency.

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

Medic First Aid (EFR)

First Aid course - To be completed with Rescue Diver Course unless you already hold a first certificate (please bring this to the dive centre if you wish to complete the course).

This course is to teach you how to administer First Aid to a person. Various skills will be learnt such as CPR, types of injury and bandaging.

PADI Divemaster

Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

The PADI Dive master course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include: