Skanes Holidays, Tunisia
Skanes is a resort in its own right and is often considered an
extension of the neighbouring and larger resort of Monastir.
Located on the north east coast of Tunisia it extends for 10
miles from Monastir towards the next resort of Sousse.
Known for its grand hotels with impressive and secluded gardens,
a Skanes holiday is a popular choice for its
relaxed atmosphere, white sandy beaches and range of nearby
What are the beaches like in Skanes?
Skanes is a perfect beach resort. You'll find over 10 miles of
soft shelving sand and calm seas ideal for swimming in. During the
summer months many water sports are on offer on your
holiday to Skanes, including jet skiing and
Sightseeing in Skanes
With the Sahara desert so close to the resort, many visitors to
Skanes choose to spend a day exploring it on camel back or with a
Neighbouring Monastir is easily reached by the local 'Noddy
Train' or one of the many cheap taxis. It is a much older resort
with lots to offer those with a historical interest. Tour the
8th century Ribat, a fort containing a museum that
exhibits ancient Islamic crafts.
If you like the idea of a day at sea then cruise the ocean in a
felucca, a traditional wooden sailing boat.
Eating out in Skanes
The majority of dining options on your Skanes
holiday are easily found within the restaurants of the
hotels. If you're looking for more variety then head to Monastir
where you'll be able to choose from traditional Tunisian dishes as
well as international cuisine. Around the marina restaurants are of
good quality, but prices reflect this. To sample some local fare
take a wander further into Monastir town and find some of the
smaller establishments down the quieter streets.