El Qoseir is a coastal city located in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt. It is known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs, which make it a popular destination for snorkeling, scuba diving, and other water sports.

In addition to its natural beauty, El Qoseir is also home to a number of historical and cultural attractions, including the ancient ruins of the city of Pharaohs, which date back to the 1st century BC. The ruins include a temple, a fort, and a number of other structures, and offer a glimpse into the rich history of the area.

القصير (Arabic)

El Qoseir is also a popular destination for traditional Egyptian cuisine. With a number of local restaurants and cafes serving up delicious dishes such as koshari, ful medames, and shakshuka.


Koppen Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as hot desert (BWh). Summers are hot and wintersare warm. Winter night temperatures in El Qoseir, along with those of Marsa Alam and Sharm El Sheikh are the warmest of any other cities and resorts in Egypt. Additionally, Port Said, El Qoseir, Ras el Bar, Baltim, Dameitta and Alexandria have the least temperature variation. Rain is very rare as in most of Egypt. Seasonal variation is small, comparable to Marsa Alam, but its summer days are cooler, even cooler than similar more northern areas at the Red Sea, like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh.

The highest record temperature was 46 °C (115 °F). Recorded on July 12, 1983, while the coldest record temperature was 1 °C (34 °F), recorded on January 6, 1976.

Overall, El Qoseir is a unique and stunning destination that offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors. Its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and rich cultural and historical heritage make it a must-see destination for anyone visiting Egypt.