Hammamet is known as Tunisia's Saint Tropez.
This resort has the best beaches in the area and is therefore famous for them. Only in Hammamet you can find coastline inspired with all sorts of aquatic activities like windsurfing, water-skiing and jet-skiing and also variety of hotels to relax after a day on beach.
So pack your swimmers and a towel. At Booked.net, you can find all hotels in Hammamet from cheap offers to luxury hotels. Check them out with maps, photos and secure forms at Booked.net.
But Hammamet is more than beaches and sun. Its medina is perfect for strolls to capture the wealth this city has. Just imagine you have in your path the 15th-century Kasbah and Folklore Museum across the road and you can stop near Sebastian's villa recently turned into the International Cultural Centre for public events like concerts and exhibitions. Other attractions include;
- Pupput Roman Site, ancient ruins to get involved with the city's past
- The Great Mosque, a beautiful building of religious significance
- Friguia Park, a beautiful park with wild animals
All these places are of deep interest for tourists, but originated many years ago when Hammamet was a location for Roman settlers. Later it developed into small fishing village, but success came with foreign interest in the area. Wealthy British, French and Americans relocated to Hammamet and built luxury villas there and by the 1960s tourism converted it into famous seaside resort.
Today Hammamet is more than sun-soaked destination for tourists, but also home to 20,000 residents in the city with this number multiplied by four in high season. Among those who lived there or just came for pleasant experiences are many famous faces. For example, Oscar Wilde who was among the first to discover Hammamet leisure facilities and this later attracted many other famous personalities. Today you can have a guided tour to the home of George Sebastian, a famous millionaire who built a villa there in the 1920s.
It’s a destination that has inspired, the famous song ''Another Girl'' by legendary band The Beatles was penned in Hammamet by Paul McCartney, who wrote the words of this song on his vacation.
It is no surprise Hammamet inspires people with its beautiful scenery. This resort is located on Cap Bon peninsula in the Governorate of Nabeul right at the high end of the Gulf of Hammamet.
You can see all this beauty on your own if rely on Booked.net to complete your hotel booking.