Sol Y Mar Pioneers

Sol Y Mar Pioneers

Sol Y Mar Pioneers is a deluxe desert hotel situated in Al Kharga Oasis at the new valley in the western desert. It is just ten minutes away from Al Kharga Airport, three hours from Luxor and seven hours from Cairo. Sol Y Mar Pioneers is a true adventure base and jumping off point to all the wonders of the western desert such as the Temple of Hibis, which lies just outside the centre of Al Kharga. The nearby Necropolis of Al Bagawat houses the Temple of Dush. Stunning views of the surrounding desert and the charm of the mountains create a wonderful atmosphere of natural serenity.  Sol Y Mar Pioneers is a unique hotel that caters to travellers who love nature and long for adventure. Guests really do get an opportunity to refresh and rejuvenate their spirits in an atmosphere of warm and sincere hospitality.


Sol Y Mar Pioneers features 102 comfortable and pleasantly furnished rooms.

  • 96 Superior Room (26 m²)
  • 6 Junior Suites (72 m²)

All rooms are individually air conditioned and the suites feature a balcony or terrace.  Standard room facilities also include:

  • Satellite TV with music channel
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Bathroom with WC and bathtub
  • Mini bar
  • Safety deposit boxes are available at reception


Sol Y Mar Pioneers offers quality restaurants and convivial, friendly bars

Palm Restaurant serves a variety of sumptuous International buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner with "à-la-minute" live cooking stations. The restaurant also offers half board meals.

The Oasis Bar, open-air BBQ, offers all kinds of snacks, grills and drinks in a romantic ambience with magnificent views.

The Pool Bar overlooks the pool and serves tropical cocktails and refreshments in a relaxed atmosphere.

Sindadeya Oriental Café is the perfect place to enjoy all your favourite drinks and good conversation.

Leisure Facilities

The range of activities reflects the rugged and beautiful surroundings.  Lounge beside the swimming pool or take a refreshing dip.  If you feel more energetic, use the outdoor fitness facilities or play a fast game of volleyball.  Indoors, there is table tennis and billiards or the pool for entertainment.  For the youngsters there is a specially equipped playground area.  Safari trips can also be arranged to destinations and sites including:

  • Hibis Temple  and Cemetery of Al Bagwat
  • Temple of Dush
  • Camp Nasser (about 30 km south of Al Kharga)
  • El Nadora temple
  • Temple of Al Ghuwaytah
  • Al Zayyan Temple

Day trips to Luxor and Cairo can also be arranged, but the real attraction of Sol Y Mar Pioneers is the refreshing natural beauty of the place and the stark majesty of the western desert.