Blending North African atmosphere and Mediterranean sophistication, Tunisia holidays are unforgettable. With miles of fine sandy white beaches, fascinating culture and amazing history, you’ll find more than enough to do in this enticing country.
Of course, the ideal spot for relaxation is revelling in the usual delights of sand, sea and surf – but go beyond the beaches, and you’ll find a wealth of things to do.
Embark on a scuba diving trip, meandering your way through the vivid reefs, head out to the desert on a camel safari or simply indulge in the mouth-watering treats to be found throughout the region. Whatever you choose to do and wherever you choose to explore, holidays to Tunisia will provide you with an experience to remember.
With its spectacular choice of luxury and 5-star hotels, Hammamet has long been thought of as the St Tropez of Tunisia. Abundant in luxurious gardens, wide beaches and clear blue waters, this holiday hotspot is the ideal place to base yourself in Tunisia, whether you’re looking to laze on the sunbed or indulge in the wealth of water sports on offer at the waterside.
Those looking to savour a moment of paradisiacal bliss on their holidays in Tunisia should head to nearby Djerba, an idyllic spot in the southeast of Tunisia. A spectacular landscape adorned with palm trees and a kaleidoscopic colour spectrum of apricots, oranges and pomegranates, this is the ideal place to kick back and relax. Culture vultures looking to delve into the rich history of the area should opt to stay in Sousse, the prime location to take in the sights of stunning mosques and fascinating archaeology on your Tunisia holidays.
Tunisia is incredibly proud of its ancient past and there are plenty of stunning historic sites to see. Carthage in the north of the country is home to fantastically preserved Roman Baths, part of the famous Carthaginian ruins. Although nearby Monastir and Sousse are well known as beach resorts, they are also towns with great historical heritage. Fascinating museums, an authentic medina and souk allow you to delve deep into the history of the country, taking in the sights of striking architecture from the Byzantine era – a must-visit for budding history enthusiasts on holidays to Tunisia.
If you’re the type that likes to shop until you drop, you’ll love the experience of Nebeul Market. Hailed as North Africa’s largest street markets, you can buy everything from chocolate to couscous, with locals purchasing vegetables, meat and household wares. A beautiful showcase of colour, smells and flavours, this bustling market is a wonderful experience – whether you choose to buy something or not.
Adrenaline junkies embarking on their holidays needn’t worry too. There are plenty of thrill-rides and sports to keep even the most active traveller happy on their Tunisia holidays. Head down to the marina and you’ll find a great diving centre for deep-sea adventures – offering you the chance to head deep beneath the surface of the water and explore the teeming marine life that exists there. Alternatively, make a trip to the beach. Here, you’ll find a wealth of water sports – everything from paragliding to water-skiing, as well as the option to put your feet up and relax aboard a pirate ship. When it’s time to wind down, indulge in a traditional hammam steam bath, perfect for maintaining sun-kissed skin and ensuring the ideal finale to unforgettable holidays in Tunisia.