Lazy laid-back beaches, long days of dazzling sunshine and miraculous Mediterranean Sea views. This is Hammamet, offering its visitors a little slice of the simple life and a hefty dose of vitamin D. Escape the stresses of everyday life with a back to basics beach holiday. Soak up the sunshine and chill out by the ocean, with nowhere else to be. Well, unless you count that next trip to the bar to top up on that refreshing cocktail of yours. To top it off, this gorgeous beach break won’t break the bank either – so it’s a win-win.

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  • Why Holiday in Hammamet

    The tourist hub of Tunisia has plenty to offer on the hotel front! From fantastic All Inclusive picks the whole family will love, to romantic beachfront breaks and peaceful, secluded picks for that perfect serene getaway – there’s something to suit everyone on these sunny shores. If you’re the laid back type on holiday, all that’s left to do is top up on your tan by the sparkling pools and wander down to the beach to catch a glimpse of the sunset. Or, if you’re more of avid explorer on your getaways, why not discover the magic of the Mediterranean Sea? From all-day boat tours, to deep sea diving adventures and parasailing fun –these mighty fine waters are a watersports lover’s dream!

  • Beaches in Hammamet

    The Gulf of Hammamet is truly where the magic happens. This fine stretch of sand is what attracts so many to this part of the world. Sun seekers from across the globe come to explore these enticing clean stretches of crisp white sands and beautifully bright crystal waters. One of the beauties of these brilliant coastlines is that they rarely become overcrowded. So, you won’t have to fight for your favourite sunbathing spot. Simply pop on your flip flops, roll down your towel and enjoy that well deserved relaxation time.

    Sport enthusiasts will be in their element at the beaches. Whether you’re a sucker for a spot of windsurfing, you’d love to whizz across the waters on a jet ski or you prefer to take it slow with an afternoon paddleboard ride – the beaches of Tunisia have plenty to offer. Fancy cooling off from the sunshine? Take a seat at one of the many local restaurants and bars that occupy a prestigious place overlooking the idyllic sea shores. From fantastic seafood eateries to small, family-run cafes and a great range of ice cream stalls, there’s sure to be something that takes your fancy!

  • Food and Drink in Hammamet

    It would only be right to get stuck into some tasty Tunisian cuisine whilst you’re here. This country’s cuisine takes its influences from many, with flavours flowing from Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Arabic styles of cooking. A melting pot of influences only makes for a simply unique style of cuisine with an interesting variety of flavours. Fragrant spices are hugely popular in these regions, so you’ll find many seasoned meats with flavours like cumin, coriander and saffron regularly on restaurant menus around town. These dishes are commonly accompanied by fluffy couscous and a spicy side of harissa hot paste. This fiery, garlic infused condiment is enough to tickle the taste buds that’s for sure. Seafood dishes are also popular by the shores! Freshly caught fish is often served in a simmering stew seasoned the traditional Tunisian way. Or, for a more refreshing lunch you can opt for a salad, this nation holds its salads highly in terms of cuisine. Lightly dressed and served with warm, fresh breads, it’s the perfect lunch for those sunny days spent soaking up the sun.

    If you simply can’t resist a sweet treat, you’re in safe hands here. There are plenty of Middle Eastern-style desserts to sink your teeth into. Pastry treats are super popular here and normally contain generous helpings of honey with finely chopped nuts.

  • Visiting Hammamet

    A great way to spend the day is with a visit to the charming streets of Tunis, the country’s stunning little capital city. Here you can discover quaint cafes, tucked away bars and off the beaten path restaurants. Find a spot and enjoy a shisha whilst you watch the world go by and discover a true taste of Tunisian culture. If you’re a history buff, we recommend heading to the El-Jem Colleseu. Take a trip back through time and admire the stunning architecture that once held over 35,000 people here! This fascinating site will leave you in awe, so be sure to bring your camera. Seeking some action from your Tunisian escape? Adrenaline junkies should be sure to hit up the desert sands for a dune buggy experience. Cruise across the golden sands at high speeds as you buckle up for a thrilling ride. If you prefer to take it slow, why not try out a camel ride instead?

    The centre of this bustling resort is packed with plenty of bars and restaurants that overlook the towns fascinating ancient ruins. As the sun sets low in the sky and the beautiful pinks and purples of the desert sunset paint the canvas above, it makes the perfect setting for a romantic evening. Enjoy the marvellously mild evening temperatures with a cocktail (or two) at one of the open-air terraced bars that line these towns’ walls.

  • Useful info for visiting Hammamet

    Flights to Hammamet take three hours from London Gatwick and Tunisia clocks in one hour ahead of our UK time. The official language used here is Arabic, but most hotels and restaurants in the popular beach resorts do speak English. You’ll also need to make sure you pick up some Tunisian dinar to spend whilst you’re here. Another thing to keep in mind is that during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan many cafes and restaurants will close during the day, restrictions on alcohol sales may be in place, and hotel dining for non-Muslim guests may take place in private rooms. Playing music, dancing, and eating in public areas may also be restricted during this time.

Weather in Hammamet

29°C - 32°C
Jul - Sep
Hottest Months
Jan 15°C
Feb 17°C
Mar 18°C
Apr 19°C
May 24°C
Jun 28°C
Jul 31°C
Aug 32°C
Sep 29°C
Oct 25°C
Nov 20°C
Dec 18°C

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