A beautiful island located just off the southern coast of Tunisia, Djerba is a jewel in the Mediterranean. It’s renowned for its picturesque coast, with white sand beaches fringed with swaying palm trees and clear, warm waters; so idyllic, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re somewhere in the Caribbean. Its cities bustle with souks and museums, providing a fascinating insight into the island’s rich heritage, and the hot desert is the place to head to for an exciting adventure beyond the sun loungers. Djerba holidays offer the perfect balance of fun and relaxation, meaning there’s no doubt you’ll want to return again and again.
Things to do
For the best beaches, head to the north of the island, where you’ll find powdery white sand lined with lush green palm trees. The water is beautiful here; crystal clear and warm. It’s perfect for paddling among the waves or trying your hand at a thrilling new water sport. Scuba diving excursions are popular here too. Head away from the beaches and experience a change of pace in the desert or in the island’s big cities. Houmt Souk is the island’s capital, where you can experience traditional bazaars and local museums, giving you a taste of the country’s rich heritage. The desert is the pace to head for an exciting adventure, either by 4x4 or buggy, and the exciting Djerba Explore is a great day out for the whole family.