Tunisia is a captivating destination unlike any other. One that will surprise and delight you in so many memorable ways. And with a variety of hotels from all inclusive resorts to luxury boutique hotels, it’s also one of the best value destinations on the Mediterranean with something for everyone.
Sun-seekers will relish the warm weather and some of the best beaches on the Mediterranean. Those who prefer their holidays action-packed will be able to try every watersport under the sun along the 800 miles of coastline, or stay inland for desert thrills such as quad biking and sand boarding. And for those into history, Tunisia is home to some of the world’s finest Roman ruins, as well as eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The bustling souks and medinas are the perfect place to go for unique, handmade crafts and you’ll never be too far from a café or restaurant offering delicious food, chilled wine and refreshing local lemon juice. There are also world-class golf courses, luxurious spas specialising in Thalassotherapy and when night falls, Tunisia’s thriving bar and club scene means you can dance the night away.
There’s so much more to discover about Tunisia!
For the perfect blend of adventure and culture, travel across the Sahara with experienced local guides in the air-conditioned comfort of a luxury 4x4 before spending the night in an authentic Berber tent. Once the sun has gone down, sitting around a flickering campfire, enjoying live music and delicious local dishes is the perfect end to an unforgettable desert escape.
Hiking and walking
Family friendly hiking hot spots include the stunning tree fringed lake of the Ichkeul National Park near Bizerte (one of Tunisia's eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites). Or you could choose to head south to Tozeur to explore shady oases, breath-taking gorges and rocky canyons, and be sure to take in the iconic mountain oases of Chebika, Mides and Tamerza for incredible canyon views.
Star Wars film locations
Star Wars is set in a distant galaxy, but many of the locations in the films are right here in Tunisia. In the desert town of Tozeur and the village of Matmata, famous for its troglodyte dwellings, fans can follow in the footsteps of Jedi warriors.
Tunisia is an ancient civilisation, enriched by different cultures through the ages. By visiting the country and its museums you can admire the prolific creativity of Roman and African mosaic artists, the powerful beauty of the El Djem Amphitheatre and the Great Mosque of Kairouan, the delicate elegance of the Capitol in Dougga or the palaces in Tunis.
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A wonderful feeling of wellness
In the tranquil spas, the latest beauty treatments make you feel like a celebrity or a Roman Emperor enjoying the healing energy of seawater. Known as Thalassotherapy and first appreciated by the ancient Romans, this technique of using seawater for its therapeutic benefits has been refined at over 60 luxury spas dedicated to your wellbeing. Appealing to both singles and couples these luxury spas par excellence will also tempt you with innovations like Barbary fig oil, hot stone and Watsu.
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