The Lido, the main beach in town, has decent sand and clear water, but is jam-packed in summer. The beaches on the east side of town,...
Possibly the most beautiful piece of coastline in the area is Cleopatra’s Beach, about 14km west of town around the bay’s thin tentacle...
Agiba means ‘miracle’ in Arabic and Agiba Beach, about 24km west of Marsa Matruh, is just that. It is a small but spectacular cove,...
The best fuul and felafel joint in town, this is the spot vegetarians – or anyone looking to fill up cheaply – should seek out.
Abdu Kofta information
Lonely Planet review
Locals will swear black and blue that this is the best restaurant in town. In the clean and cool 1st-floor room, it serves kofta or grilled meat by the weight served with good mezze and salads.