Sousse Holidays

Sousse offers beautiful beaches, amazing architecture and superb scenery. This together with its warm family friendly atmosphere makes Sousse so popular with British tourists.

Sousse, Tunisia


The souk in Sousse is not for the faint hearted, some people who are not familiar with the Tunisian sell, sell, sell mentality may find the shop keepers overbearing. This is not say you shouldn't venture into the souk, as to miss this place is missing out in a valuable cultural and shopping experience. Here you can buy Tunisian souvenirs like, woollen blankets, carpets dyed cloth, copper ware, pottery and jeweller. How you purchase them is a different matter, as you have a choice, you can either buy from fixed price shops (Soula Shopping Centre) or you can chance your arm and buy the traditional way - haggling! Just remember, know your budget and walk away if you are not getting the deal you want, no matter how persistent the shop keeper is. Local markets are held on a Friday at Hammam-Sousse just 2 miles north of the centre of Sousse and on a Sunday in Hammam-Sousse, on the road to Sfax.

The Beach

Sousse is blessed with long white sandy beaches which are clean and family friendly- shallow, and warm. The beach is 6 miles long and runs from the middle of Sousse north to Port el-Kantaoui and, apart from a few private areas owned by hotels, is fee. As you would expect there is a wide variety of water borne activities, such as waterskiing, windsurfing etc. which will keep the small and big kids happy. If you fancy a bite to eat there are numerous restaurants close by which serve pizza and chip and other Tunisian delicacies!

Family Entertainment & Trips

Many of the top hotels run children's clubs which offer a variety of entertainment for your little darlings. However, don't miss the chance of exploring Sousse itself and its medina with its winding narrow streets or visit the castle/Kasbah which was built over twelve hundred years ago.

If your family fancy a little adrenalin rush then head north to Port el-Kantaoui where there is a water park called Aqua Palace. Alternatively for something a little dryer there is Hannibal Park which has a rollercoaster, fairly tale rides and a children's playground. You may find that the older children may want to pay a visit to Hergla Karting Park, about 3 miles north of Port el-Kantaoui, which offers karting for adults. It also has several fun rides, amusements and has a restaurant.

The Resort

Sousse is situated on the east coast of Tunisia, about an hour and a half's drive south of the capital Tunis. The Monastir Habib Bourguiba International airport, which is used by the majority of charter companies, is only 9 miles south, cutting down the transfer times to hotels dramatically, compared to some Spanish resorts!

Sousse's popularity has spanned many hundreds of years. Since the 9th century BC, when it was first established by the Phoneticians as a trading port for exporting salt and vegetables, Sousse has developed both architecturally and culturally into a rich and vibrant resort. Evidence of the impact of the Romans, Byzantines and Arabs is still evident in the town's medina and historical buildings. Today the vast majority of the people who visit Sousse are tourists who are drawn to the historic town and its beautiful beaches.

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Transfer Time :30 mins- 1 hr
Best Time To Holiday :Apr-Oct
Night Life :Mixed
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Sousse Hotels

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Coralia Club Sousse Palm Beach Hotel

Corallia Club Sousse Palm Beach Hotel is a family friendly complex with a welcom...

El Hana Beach Hotel

El Hana Beach Hotel is a modern complex with a family friendly atmosphere. The ...

El Hana Residence Hotel

El Hana Residence Hotel is perfect for families, couples and those looking to ex...

Jawhara Coralia Club Sousse Hotel

Jawhara Coralia Club Sousse Hotel is a family friendly complex with comfortable ...

Jinene Hotel

Jinene Hotel is a beach-front complex offering guests a good range of facilities...

Karawan Beach and Resort Hotel

Prima Life Karawan Hotel is a family friendly hotel offering guests comfortable ...

Marabout Hotel

Marabout Hotel is a fantastic beach front hotel with a good range on facilities ...

Marhaba Beach Hotel

Marhaba Beach Hotel is a family friendly complex offering guests comfortable acc...

Marhaba Hotel

Marhaba Hotel is a beach-front hotel with comfortable accommodation in a good lo...

Marhaba Royal Salem Hotel

Marhaba Royal Salem Hotel is a modern air conditioned hotel offering guests a we...

Marhaba Salem Hotel

Marhaba Salem Hotel is a family friendly complex located amidst beautiful palm t...

Movenpick Resort And Marine Spa Hotel

Centrally located and on the beachfront, this hotel offers a great base for enjo...

Nahrawess Boujaafar Hotel

Nahrawess Boujaafar Hotel is a relaxing modern hotel in a perfect location for a...

Nejma Hotel

Abou Nawas Nejma Hotel provides guests with comfortable accommodation as well as...

Orient Palace Hotel

A luxurious hotel with a great choice of facilities and set close to the resort ...

Riadh Palms Hotel

This sophisticated and spacious hotel offers a good standard of accommodation an...

Royal Jinene Hotel

Royal Jinene Hotel is a modern beach front complex with a good selection of faci...

Samara Hotel

Samara Hotel is a family friendly complex offering a good selection of facilitie...

Sindbad Inn Hotel

Sindbad Centre Aparthotel is a basic complex offering guests comfortable accommo...

Sousse Palace Hotel

A large and spacious hotel with a fantastic location right in the heart of the c...

Tej Marhaba Hotel

Tej Marhaba Hotel is a large lively hotel with lots to do. The complex is ideal...

Tour Khalaf Hotel

Marhaba Tour Khalaf Hotel is set on the beach with a warm family friendly atmosp...

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