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Hammamet Holidays

Holidays to Hammamet have something for everyone, from-nature lovers to foodies. Its laid-back vibe is influenced by its history as a small fishing town on Tunisia’s northern coast. A Hammamet holiday will give you a rainbow of colours to enjoy, with soft, white sands, sparkling blue seas and fragrant orange and lemon trees dotted around the resort. Discover Hammamet your way, whether you like water sports, culture or simply relaxing on the shores.

20 - 35 °C

The summer months from April to November will give you the hottest, sunniest days in Hammamet.

3 hours

Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport (NBE) is about 60km from the resort of Hammamet.

Discover Hammamet on the south-eastern coast of the Cap Bon peninsula. There’s stunning blue waves, soft, white sand beaches and plenty of historic culture to enjoy.  

Recommended offers in Hammamet

SENTIDO Phenicia

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Set in beautiful and lush gardens
  • Superb private sandy beach
  • A range of activities

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What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

Les Orangers Beach Resort & Bungalows

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Surrounded by orange and lemon trees
  • 50m to shops, bars and restaurants
  • 24hr All Inclusive

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Based on 2011 reviews

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Based on 140 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

SENTIDO Aziza Beach Golf & Spa

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Adult Only 16yrs+
  • Free shuttle to nearby golf courses
  • Indoor pool and thalassotherapy centre

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Based on 1394 reviews

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Based on 52 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

The Sindbad

7 Nights, Half Board
Hotel highlights
  • Moorish style with contemporary touches
  • Courtesy bus to local golf courses
  • Indoor pool and spa packages available

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Based on 693 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • Resort service
  • Return Transfers

Within Hammamet, you can explore the town itself or the resort of Yasmine Hammamet, which is found on the outskirts. They’re both lovely places to visit, home to beautiful beaches, sparkling seas and a unique character of their own. Hammamet was once a small fishing village, and it still has lots of traditional charm with its pretty marina and beautiful, untouched beaches. Yasmine Hammamet is loved by families, as it’s got everything you’d need to keep the little ones entertained. Yasmine Hammamet’s Medina has some fantastic shops, stalls and even an adventure park for the kids.

If you’re feeling adventurous on your holiday to Hammamet, why not take part in some water sports on the sparkling shores? Whether you’d like to take it easy on a pedalo and enjoy the sights of the coast, or take part in an exhilarating banana boat ride, you can do it all in Hammamet. If you’re looking for something more luxurious, take a sailboat from the Yasmine Hammamet harbour along Tunisia’s coast. It’s great fun for the whole family, and many of the boat trips come with lunch included, so you can try fresh seafood while enjoying some stunning scenery. 

Tunisia’s rich culture and authentic spices will give you a host of incredible restaurants to try out on your holiday to Hammamet. Tunisia’s a diverse country which welcomes French, Arabic, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences to their dishes, which means you’re bound to find something you’ll love, no matter your taste. Head to the marina to enjoy fresh seafood in traditional dishes, like shrimp and vegetable stew, flavoured with coriander, cumin and chillies.

If you’re looking to bring home some fantastic bargains, head to one of Tunisia’s markets. Visit the Medina on your holiday to Hammamet, which is packed with traditional culture. You can find just about anything here, from pottery and plates to beautiful beaded necklaces. Haggling’s welcome, and it’s a great way to interact with the locals and discover a one-of-a-kind souvenir. If you’re more interested in fresh, local produce than pottery or jewellery, stroll around the market to enjoy the fragrant scents of lemons, oranges, olives and traditional Tunisian spices.   

HAMMAMET IS BEST FOR...

History lovers: Venture a few miles outside of the town centre, to explore the ancient Roman ruins of Pupput.

Foodies: Head to Hammamet’s marina to discover some authentic seafood, with traditional Tunisian influences.

Golfers: If you’d like to spend an afternoon on the green, visit Yasmine Hammamet’s Citrus Golf Course for a game or two.


FAST FACTS

Language: The language spoken in Hammamet is Arabic

Currency: The currency used in Hammamet is the Tunisian Dinar

Local time: The same as GMT/UK time or 1hr ahead, depending on the time of year you travel.

Fly to: Enfidha-Hammamet International Airport (NBE), about 60km south of Hammamet.

Flight time from UK: 3 hours

Tourist Information: Further Hammamet tourist information can be found at http://www.tourismtunisia.com/hammamet-travel-guide/

Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/tunisia for advice on entry requirements and customs for your holiday to Hammamet.


WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: Average highs range from 16 in December to 35 in August (°C).

Best time to visit: May to September will give you the most pleasant weather of the year in Hammamet.

The weather on your holiday to Hammamet will vary depending on when you visit. Later in the year, the weather’s cooler than in the summer, but still mild and pleasant. The hottest months are June, July and August, which is a perfect time to go for sun-seekers. The months of May and September are still pleasantly warm, making it perfect time for a holiday to Hammamet.


GETTING AROUND

By mini train: Hop on a mini train from many of the hotels to Hammamet’s city centre. It’s a great way to enjoy all the scenery around the coast, without having to walk around in the hot sun.

By taxi: The yellow taxis in Hammamet are a great way to travel if you’d like to explore the other nearby towns. It averages about four dinar for every three miles, so it’s not too expensive either.

On foot: With so many beautiful sights to see, walking is the best way to appreciate the culture and colour of Hammamet. Stroll along the stunning coast; just make sure you bring a bottle of water.


EVENTS

Events

A taste of Tunisia: Visit the Château De Bacchus to taste some of Tunisia’s locally-grown wine. Gather here with friends, sip on a glass of red or white and enjoy a spot of lunch, overlooking the beautiful grounds.

Family fun: Enjoy a day with the little ones at Carthageland, a theme park inspired by ancient times. With fantastic animation shows and a water park to cool off at on those warmer days, you’ll never want to leave.

Journey through time: To explore some history, visit the Kasbah in Hammamet, where you can discover Tunisia’s past inside the museum.  There are also stunning ocean views from the top of its 13th century fort.


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