Tunisia boasts a dramatic landscape that has made it the scene for many famous movies including the epics such as Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and The English Patient to name but a few.
It is a fascinating place to visit and to name a few activities, you can spend your holiday riding camels in the desert, trekking in the mountains or visiting the salt lakes, souks and medinas. In the day you can enjoy lazing around on the beach and then by night you can enjoy sipping exotic cocktails in exclusive harbour.
Tunisia is where North Africa meets French influence and there is a collision of cultures is everywhere. It makes for an interesting mix that’s for sure. If all you want to do is sleep on a beach, you can enjoy that very luxury right here. Tunisia is about doing as much or as little or as much as you want.
Sousse is a resort that has plenty to see, from historic burial crypts to medina’s and souks where you can enjoy spending your hard earned money by shopping. You can buy anything from secret spices to intricately woven carpets. It certainly an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon after spending a lazy morning relaxing on the beach.
Sousse is full of quaint character, with narrow streets, whitewashed buildings, a beautiful monastery and the Great Mosque. All of this along with food that’s influenced by the French and glistening waters that make it simply idyllic.
Hammamet is a cosmopolitan, 5* resort with high-end and upmarket hotels and beaches to die for. It is Tunisia’s hottest resort and not only in terms of the scorching sun. It is the perfect place for couples or groups it is a place to explore Tunisia and learn more about the joys of its culture.
El Kantaoui is a short drive north of Sousse, it is the classy and chic marina town of Port El Kantaoui which has an array restaurants, bars and cafes. It is the most idyllic place to chill out with an exotic cocktail and maybe even a hubba bubba pipe all whilst overlooking the sea.
Tunisia Fact file
Flying time from UK: 3.5 hours
Average Temperature: During the winter 15Cº and during the summer 37Cº (77Fº).
Sunny Days a Year: +300 days.