Holidays to Djerba
Djerba holidays offer over 300 days of sunshine a year and is blessed by miles of beautiful beaches. Djerba is the perfect holiday destination for some sun, whatever the time of year!
Please note: Due to limited power resources which the government controls, air-conditioning is only allowed to be run from mid-June to mid-September.
Djerba is located in the southeast of Tunisia and has been labelled the Island of Forgetfulness. It is easy to understand why Djerba leaves every visitor spellbound by its shores described as the land of ten thousand palm trees.
Incredible Djerba Beach Holidays
The Island is a golden oasis, with over 80 miles of glittering beaches that wind around its shorelines. The best sandy beaches can be found in the Zone Touristique in the northeast, but wherever you go there are small coves and secret stretches of sand that lead out into warm Mediterranean waters. The Beach of 5000 Years is also remarkably mesmerizing, with many sunbathers daydreaming away as the azure waters softly lap at their feet. As you head into the mainland on your Djerba holidays, the inner parts of the island are equally entrancing, there are over a million palm trees and a few hundred thousand olive trees, with multi-coloured areas of apricots, lemons, oranges, mandarins and pomegranates!
Explore on your holidays to Djerba
Apart from its colourful landscape and charming seashores, the Island has many captivating cities and villages to visit. The capital is Houmt-Souk and it is one of the most picturesque areas of Tunisia. It is known for its marketplaces, with the souk areas overflowing with traditional folk art, handicrafts and gold and silver jewellery. As you wander through the bazaars, the streets are lined with traditional Menzel houses, whose rounded domes and whitewashed walls shimmer in the sun. After strolling through the souk, why not visit the Museum of Folklore and Popular Art on your holidays in Djerba, which display traditional costumes and dress. Your holiday would not be complete without sampling some of the local dishes made with couscous, or the ratatouille-styled chakchouka, both of which are mouth-wateringly delicious for a unique Tunisian cuisine experience.
Please note: For all arrivals in 2014 onwards, there will be a Tourist City Tax of 2 TND per person per night – children under 12 years old are exempt. The tax is payable directly to the hotel upon arrival.
After experiencing its warm weather combined with the clear blue sky and an endless sandy coastline, you might never want to leave! lowcostholidays can help you plan and book the perfect holiday to this Tunisian island today!