Holiday Guide to Tunisia
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Located at the northern tip of Africa, Tunisia holidays involve fantastic beaches and glorious Tunisia weather, which reaches into the mid-thirties during the height of summer.
The main resorts for Tunisia holidays are Port el Kantaoui, Skanes, Sousse and Hammamet, all boasting wonderful sandy beaches, excellent sporting facilities like scuba diving, sailing and golf, and historical sites and ancient ruins. The narrow streets are a shoppers heaven, filled with bazaars, shops and stalls where you can pick up some great cheap holiday souvenirs.
Most of the larger hotels have their own nightclubs and evening entertainment, although the main resorts all have plenty of bars and discos staying open through to the early hours. When it comes to eating on a Tunisia holiday you will find plenty of delicious fish dishes and cous cous on the menus as well as international cuisine to suit most tastes.
Port el Kantaoui is popular for couples and families with it`s sandy beaches and excellent water park, filled with slides, chutes and pools, as well as the rollercoaster and rides at the amusement parks.
Skanes holidays involve a short transfer from the airport in Monastir and a stunning stretch of sandy beach, good shops and excellent golf courses.
Sousse and Hammamet holidays also provide excellent sandy beaches, shopping and ancient sites and forts.
Other examples of quiet relaxing Tunisia holidays involve Mahdia and Gammarth.
Ideal for Couples
Tunisia holidays are a firm favourite with couples, who enjoy the superb sandy beaches, relaxed way of life and all year round sunshine. Skanes, which is located between the historic towns of Monastir and Sousse, is an ideal base from where to explore all of the nearby resorts.
Great for Families
Port el Kantaoui, which sits between Sousse and Hammamet, is a popular Tunisia holidays resort with it`s soft sandy beach, gently shelving into the warm sea and a water park called the Aqua Palace.
Evenings on Tunisia holidays are meant for enjoying a delicious, freshly caught, fish speciality dish accompanied by cous cous and spicy vegetables as the sun goes down. If you prefer international cuisine or fast food there are plenty of establishments to suit all tastes, from Port el Kantaoui to Hammamet, Skanes to Sousse.
Nightlife on Tunisia holidays is mainly hotel based, with live shows and traditional festivals, although Hammamet has a good selection of discos and lively bars.
All of the resorts in Tunisia boast superb, white sandy beaches that gently shelve into the warm sea, with over 800 miles of gorgeous coastline to choose from.
Great Day Trips
The old medina`s in Sousse and Monastir are fascinating to explore and Tunisia holidays are full of opportunities to visit Berber desert villages, Roman theatres and ancient ruins.