Port Safaga, also known as
Bur Safaga and Safaga , is a port city on the coast of the Red Sea, located 53
km (33 miles) south of Hurghada. This small port is also a tourist attraction
area that consists of several bungalows and rest houses. Having numerous
phosphate mines, it is considered to be the phosphates export center in Egypt .
it is an international port in the Red Sea
This area’s climate is
characterized by its pure dry air all the year , the heavenly gifted
therapeutic possibilities to this region of black sand, warm water and sunshine
where some scientific research has been conducted which proved that these
factors are likely to be effective in curing some diseases. Foreigners are heading
this port from all over the world to get the most of the beneficiaries of
environmental recovery and treatment away from medicines and chemicals.
Hence, medical tourism in
Safaga is at the top of the list of tourism promotion in Egypt as it plays an
essential and effective role in the treatment of many of an incurable diseases.
The Black sand in high sea salinity, ultraviolet rays and wild medicinal plants
all gathered in a the same spot .
The Safaga area is already a
successful model of environmental healing. It’s unique black sand has three
radioactive materials with innocuous proportions of uranium, thorium and
radioactive potassium. As well as the presence of high ratios of salts and
minerals that have an important therapeutic role. gold salts are successfully
treating rheumatoid disease and also the salts of the gyro are semiconductors
of electricity,when heated by the sun, it activates and transmits fast
electrons that penetrate the skin of the patient and calm the immune system.
The Menaville Resort in
Safaga has become, over the past few years, a worldwide red sea terminal for
climatotherapy patients. People suffering from diseases such as psoriasis and
rheumatoid arthritis, will have all the attention and care of an “on-site”
medical team from the first moment of their arrival at the hotel. The hotel has
a group of highly trained and qualified professionals. They draft for each
guest a personalized treatment program including, spa baths, solarium and sand
bathing sessions. For more privacy, the open-air solarium area in Menaville is
fenced and divided into four isolated sections; two for women, and two for men.