"A Quiet Retreat" Al Hammamat by bodafon

Al Hammamat Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 3 photos

I found Tunisia to be an unexpected gem in some respects and unlike anything I had envisaged the place to be. Quiet and relaxing, with some stunning scenery. The hotels were clean, comfortable and the staff friendly.

Hammamat town I found to be a mixture of the old and new, the castle and a small souk the places to visit.
Beaches are amongst the best on the Med, clean and the water crystal clear.

Restaurants were plentiful; the prices reasonable but beware of a starter called the “Brek” and the fiery sauce called Harissa

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Quiet and Relaxing
  • Cons:A long way from the airport
  • In a nutshell:Worth a visit off season
  • Last visit to Al Hammamat: Feb 2004
  • Intro Written Nov 7, 2004
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  • iwys's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2007 at 1:32 PM

    Good tips. Yes, haggling in the souks is something you have to get accustomed to in North Africa.

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2007 at 12:44 AM

    Hi Bob, thanks for visiting my Libya page. I enjoy my visits to the northern African countries. I am just back from Morocco, also with lots of colourful pottery at the markets.


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