The province of Matruh occupies the north-western corner of Egypt. Although much of the region is covered by the Western Desert, inland small oasis towns can be found. Libya forms the border to the west of the province. The capital of the province is a city by the name of Mersa Matruh and this is situated in the north of the province, on the Mediterranean coast. The city is said to have been discovered by Alexander the Great in 331BC. The province is now becoming increasingly popular as an Egyptian travel destination and as a consequence, a good standard of budget Matruh hotels are being established. Vayama.com is just a click away from being able to arrange the best hotel deals for you, to get the most out of your stay in Matruh, Egypt.
When travelling south of Mersa Matruh, you will reach the small oasis towns which provide a welcome break within the vast Western Desert. Also outside of Mersa Metruh, you are able to visit the site of the El Alamein battle which was a decisive victory for the allied forces during World War II. Mersa Matruh has a number of very good beaches to offer. If you are able to travel around 17km out of the city, Gharam Beach is often regarded as one of the best. The city is served by road and rail connections and there are plenty of shopping opportunities. Cheap Egypt hotel packages are available in this region on Vayama.com.
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