For tradition, tranquillity and a hard-to-top climate, take your holidays in Mahdia; a quaint fishing town on the south coast of Tunisia located between Sousse and Sfax. Unlike the hustle and bustle that can be found in some of the larger resorts, a visit to Mahdia is all about ultimate relaxation with a small town vibe brimming with charm and unspoilt scenery.
This fascinating town certainly out does its small size with larger than life amenities. A sparkling port famous for its fishing industry, range of elegant restaurants and a beach that Tunisians themselves flock to all add to the appeal. The old town is perfect for exploring on your Mahdia holidays and 10th century architecture transports holidaymakers back to ancient times. Haggle for a bargain rug or jewellery in the vibrant souks or just sit back and watch the world go by with a traditional mint tea while you relax in a sunny cobbled square. There’s plenty to see and do in Mahdia if you’re able to tear yourself away from those renowned white sands!
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The weather during the summer months can reach highs of 31°C, which makes Mahdia the perfect choice for a sun-drenched break. When temperatures hit peak, a dip in the crystal clear blue sea is sure to cool you down. Plus, there’s numerous scuba centres offering courses, wreck dives and more to plunge you into a much cooler marine world. Mahdia holidays are renowned for their stunning stretches of sand and even Tunisians agree that Mahdia has one of the best beaches in the country. The area’s shimmering golden powder makes for the perfect spot to sit back and relax in a sun lounger with a refreshing drink and a good book. Holiday perfection!
Shopping and Exploring
It would be a shame not to indulge in a spot of shopping and exploring on your Mahdia holidays, as this beautiful port town is well known for fishing, olive groves and silk weaving. Dotted around the town these delicacies are available to try, and you may even find a few bargains to take home as souvenirs. The old town medina is perfect for exploring and its incredible 10th century walls alone are certain to enthral you. Through the ancient gates you’ll find labyrinthine streets dotted with sun-drenched squares perfect for sipping a traditional Tunisian mint tea while you watch the world go by. With numerous mosques to discover and colourful souks to explore too, holidays to Mahdia are far from short on cultural treasures.
Laid Back Nightlife
The nightlife around Mahdia is calmer than other parts of Tunisia and many visitors to the area are more focused on relaxing than raving, whether it’s in one of the many fine restaurants at the port or tucked away in a quaint café or bar. The fishing port in Mahdia supplies 70% of Tunisia’s fish trade so what Mahdia lacks in partying, it certainly makes up for in delectable seafood dining. If you’re into more adventurous evening activities, book yourself on one of Mahdia’s night time scuba diving excursions, a captivating experience where you can watch the marine life sparkle by star light.
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