Nicknamed the ‘Tunisian St Tropez’, Hammamet holidays offer luxury, relaxation and culture alongside plenty of exotic spice. The number one holiday destination sits on the Cap Bon Peninsula, 65km south of Tunis, surrounded by glorious greenery, rolling hills and citrus groves. The region has been a long term favourite with famous European writers and artists, so visitors are not only in for a relaxing break but an inspirational one too!
An abundance of beautiful beaches, lively nightlife and attractive architecture have helped cement Hammamet as a perfect destination for a family holiday with plenty of activity or a romantic break for two. With white sands stretching for 10km, kitted out with sun loungers and watersports, plus the old town medina overflowing with ancient cultural sights, it's no surprise that the resort remains the shining star of Tunisia holidays.
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Soft White Beaches
If you’re looking for a beach break with some serious fun on the side, holidays to Hammamet are for you. With 10km of soft white sand to dig your toes into and calm turquoise Mediterranean waves to paddle in, this stunning beach is perfect for families with little ones. The area is great for watersport lovers, with a range of centres dotted along the coastline offering Jet-skiing, scuba diving and catamaran trips too. To top it all off, a plethora of beach bars and cafés border the sands, handy for ice cream cravings and much-needed refreshing afternoon drinks.
It’s not only the beaches that make Hammamet such a popular choice; the delicious cuisine and lively nightlife also contribute to making it an unforgettable holiday destination. There are many bars, cafés and restaurants that offer outside seating where you can enjoy a drink and some local appetizers whilst you watch the sun go down. Try some tasty locally caught seafood or traditional Tunisian cuisine infused with coriander, cumin and cinnamon before finishing off with a mint tea or rose water. Fancy a dance? Try the Latino Disco, a popular haunt offering a mix of salsa, swing and Arabic music. Holidays in Hammamet are full of good food, great music and fantastic memories.
Markets and Mosques
The architecture in Hammamet is a sight to behold. For an afternoon of exploration, marvel at the beauty of the Great Mosque in the medieval medina. This impressive building was built in the 15th century and gives a great insight into Tunisian life; if you’re lucky you might get to witness the enchanting sounds of the call to prayer. Afterwards, head to the local market place for a spot of shopping – Tunisian style. This famous souk is a colourful clash of the senses with the smell of spices and leather mixing with the beckoning of sellers offering rugs, clothing, jewellery and pottery – test your haggling skills and you might pick yourself up a bargain souvenir.
Hammamet holidays really do have something to suit everyone and best of all, loveholidays.com can take you there with one of our fantastic deals. With low deposit available for summer 2015 starting from just £49pp, your perfect holiday is closer than you think!