Live the Legend at Sofitel Old Cataract Aswan, a luxury 5-star hotel in a 19th-century Victorian palace on the banks of the river Nile. Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert with views of Elephantine Island, this stylish property blends Pharaonic treasures with French art de recevoir. Discover sophisticated interior design by Sybille de Margerie in the historic Palace, a world of Moorish arches ruby red chandeliers plush Persian carpets soft armchairs and hand-carved furnishings. Or step into 21st-century Egypt by entering the Nile Wings featuring contemporary reinterpretation of traditional codes. Relax and immerse yourself in the infinity pool overlooking the Nile. Arrange a felucca cruise at sunset, a hot stone massage at So SPA or a cocktail reception under the stars. The spacious guest rooms have balcony views and suites boast exclusive butler service. Take tea on the rose granite Promenade and savor gourmet French cuisine at the 1902 Restaurant.
The 62 square meter (667 square feet) Luxury Room with Nile View is a stunning master piece of art elegantly decorated with warmly painted walls, high ceiling, a balcony with tropical garden views. The 45 square meter (480 square feet) Premium is a stunning master piece of art elegantly decorated with warmly painted walls, high ceiling, a balcony with tropical garden views. Room features include air conditioning, opening windows, complimentary in-room mineral water, the Sofitel My Bed, an LCD television, a marble bathroom, a shower and bathtub, French amenities and complimentary low band internet access.
The 45 square meter (480 square feet) Premium is a stunning master piece of art elegantly decorated with warmly painted walls, high ceiling, a balcony with tropical garden views. Room features include air conditioning, opening windows, complimentary in-room mineral water, the Sofitel My Bed, an LCD television, a marble bathroom, a shower and bathtub, French amenities and complimentary low band internet access.
At the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract’s Signature 1902 Restaurant, celebrate 12 decades of gastronomy with exquisite French cuisine paired with fine wines served by the hotel’s sommelier. Relax beneath the grand Arabian dome by a Qualaun crypt, and savor steamed lemongrass fish or filet mignon.
Watch the sun set over Upper Egypt while sampling from a menu of beautifully presented dishes and delicacies at Aswan's "hottest table." Stunning panoramas from this terrace restaurant and bar soar over Khnum Temple and Elephantine Island. The Terrace serves international cuisine.
The gourmet all-day dining Saraya Restaurant, feast on fresh Mediterranean cuisine with local flavors, from handmade pasta to fish. Copper lamps flicker in the Aswan dining room with Moorish arches in cream and scarlet. A terrace invites you to dine al fresco.
Oriental chefs blend local flavors with rich Levant cuisine at Oriental Kebabgy, a top Aswan restaurant. Over a feast of spicy, grilled meat and herbed rice, recline on gold banquettes or linger on the terrace with sweeping views of the Nile River.
Enjoy the luxurious amenities of the Softel Legend Old Cataract, including a Kids Club with activities for children, babysitting, a swimming pool, beach and water sports, an art gallery, dry cleaning, currency exchange and wireless internet access.
After a busy day in Aswan, So SPA invites you to revitalize in the hammam, Jacuzzi and an indoor heated pool surrounded by glittering mosaic pillars. Indulge in signature spa treatments with products by Cinq Mondes. Kick off a busy day with an energizing workout at the sunny Aswan fitness center, equipped with cross trainers, treadmills, free weights and Technogym Kinesis. A dedicated personal trainer customizes programs for beginners and pros.
(Cairo, Aswan, Nile, Luxor)
In addition to Egypt's unparalleled antiquities, on this exclusive tour you will dive into the last few hundred years, shaped by intrepid explorers, eccentric royalty, and palatial indulgence. Throughout, learn about modern Egypt from local guides and leave with a true sense of this ancient lands complete history.
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