It lies on a bay on the Mediterranean It is 240 km (150 mi) west of Alexandria and 222 km from Sallum Libyan border, and 524 km from Cairo,
The beaches is 7 km along the Mediterranean sea famous for its white soft sands and calm transparent waters, for the bay is protected from the high seas by a series of rocks forming a natural wave-breaker, Alexander the Great stopped Marsa Matrouh during his historical expedition to pay tribute, and sacrifice, to the god Amun, at Siwa, so that he becomes Amun son and his rule be a historical continuation of the pharaohs. There are ruins of a temple from the time of Ramses II (1200 B.C.) in Matrouh.
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