Instead  of driving all the way to the North Coast or Sokhna, why not spend the upcoming Spring break here in Cairo? Experience the resort feel without having to leave the city. While people are crowding the beaches outside of Cairo, you can lounge by the pool in the hotel of your choice. So, hang loose, relax and chill. 

1. Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam, Zamalek

This Spring, a luxury palace awaits you at the Cairo Marriott’s pool. The outdoor pool and garden is just the relaxing getaway you need. Admit it, you’ve never seen a view this beautiful, have you?marriot-c 10.28.02 AM

Rates: 420 L.E. for pool-use on weekdays (Sunday-Wednesday), during the weekend the rate goes up to 530 L.E.

2. The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Downtown

This hotel gives you the lavish treatment you need with fully equipped cabanas around the pool and a glorious view of the Nile. Who can say no? This Easter, the Nile Ritz-Carlton are planning a series of family fun activities for kids with egg coloring contests and games, while parents can lounge in their highly sought-after cabanas.

RC_Cairo_00877_1.pngRates: 400 L.E. (with added charges for services and taxes) and if you decide to opt for a cabana: 1400 L.E. from 9-6 PM for 2 adults and 2 children.

3. JW Marriott Hotel, Heliopolis

Where else can you get a unique artificial beach in the heart of the city? Their pool, complete with waves, offers you the feeling of that beach you so desperately need. Unfortunately, cabanas will not be available this Spring, but you can still book a room. Don’t miss out on their special Easter BBQ at the beach at 1pm!caijw_main03_r

Rates: 1200 L.E. from 11-7pm

4. Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel, Heliopolis

This hotel almost looks as if it was fashioned as a large French estate. Enjoy your day at the SOL pool bar and get your tan on lounging by the pool. This Easter, the hotel will provide a number of activities for kids including face painting and magicians! Citron, the hotel’s restaurant, will be hosting an open buffet.caibr_main02_r

Rates: 858 L.E. from 11-7pm (For 2 adults, 1 child)

5. Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino, Nasr City

The Sonesta hotel is guaranteed to give you the relaxation and much needed pool time you’ve been craving this Easter, with live entertainment and open buffet. Be sure to ask about their “Family Accommodation Package”.81774

Rates: 500 L.E (2 Adults and 2 Children).

With such great choices on offer, you have no excuse to spend the vacation at home!