Hammamet is a beach resort located on the north east coast of Tunisia, which is surrounded by the Sahara desert on one side and the Mediterranean Sea on the other.
Based around a bay, a holiday to Hammamet offers you a destination drenched in sunshine and history.
Away from the sandy beach you'll find Hammamet's Medina, the walled old town. A slow, shaded amble through the winding walkways, past traditional buildings and local residents offers a true insight into the North African way of life.
Who is Hammamet suitable for?
If you're looking for a beach holiday with the chance to explore further afield then a Hammamet holiday is the choice for you. Families and couples enjoy the year-round sunshine, relaxed atmosphere and variety of activities available to them.
Sightseeing in Hammamet
Being so close to the Sahara many visitors to Hammamet take a trip out into the desert during their stay. Desert safaris are a popular choice as well as camel riding.
During your holiday you can go shopping in the larger resort of Tunis, take a boat trip out to see some native dolphins or play a round of golf at one of the nearby courses.
Many visitors spend some time at the ruins of Carthage, a Roman city that was hugely important for early Christianity. Another favourite on a Hammamet holiday is the town of Nabeul, known as the centre of Tunisia's ceramic production.
Eating out in Hammamet
Hammamet bustles with a variety of dining options from traditional Tunisian to numerous international choices.
Be sure to sample the best of local cuisine including Brik, a pastry containing tuna and egg, Chorba a tomato soup and of course the staple couscous offered in numerous ways and served with any meat you choose.
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