Hammamet Travel Information
Arabic, Shilha, French
Tunisian Dinar (TND)
GMT/BST +1 hour
2 hours 30 minutes
Visit the laid back coastal town of Hammamet, soak in the warmth of the Tunisian sun on the patio of your beachfront hotel and watch the sunset after days full of culture. The Gulf of Hammamet covers miles of sandy beaches, glistening water and is a great place to visit with old friends and make new ones along the way.
Please note: For all arrivals from 1.10.2013 onwards, there will be a Tourist City Tax of 2 TND per person per night – children under 12 years old are exempt. The tax is payable directly to the hotel upon arrival.
Attractions and activities
Hammamet is famous for its amazing water sports and diving facilities. Have a go on the catamarans and pedaloes; try windsurfing, snorkelling and more to spice up any day you spend on the Hammamet coast. Get yourself the perfect tunic on your arrival, from one of the fashionable boutiques hidden within the medina and explore the folklore, exhibitions and festivals.
If you are feeling brave, ride camel back to the beach because where else would you get the chance to do that?! Enjoy the view from on top of your camel as you strode towards the beautifully fine sand. Make sure to spot what could even be your very own hotel balcony, amongst those above the greenery, looking out onto the Mediterranean.
Shopping in Tunisia is a skill you will pick very quickly on your lastminute.com holiday; buy everything from stunning birdcages to carpets with their original stamp of origin. Visit the Medina in the old city on your holiday to Hammamet and stroll around the Souks which offer a selection of beautiful objects and impressive works of traditional arts and crafts.
For a taste of home, visit the hotel Bel Air which has a traditional English bar and typical English food on offer. Enjoy your usual Sunday roast beef with gravy on your Tunisian break, after a great weekend of discovery and entertainment. Or visit the many restaurants in and around the hotels for fresh fish and international cuisine. Check out other holidays to Djerba and holidays to Tunis.
The hotels in Hammamet have the best bars and live entertainment, so there is no need to venture out too far in the evening to have good time. If you do take a stroll further afield, then the bars town are a great place to begin your night and stay open until midnight.
A holiday with lastminute.com to Hammamet is one of the best ways to relax in Tunisia. Enjoy the medina with your loved one, family or a group of chilled out fun loving friends. Look out towards the Mediterranean Sea and watch your worries drift away with the tide on your affordable break. Book all your holidays to Tunisia with lastminute.com
Please note: Due to limited power resources which the government controls, air-conditioning is only allowed to be run from mid-June to mid-September.
All departures from 1st October 2014 for non residents of Tunisia will be obliged to pay a local departure tax of 30 Dinars per person.
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