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Alhambra Thalasso Hotel

5 star

in Hammamet, Tunisia

Wrapped in a fabulously tranquil ambience yet located so close to all that Yasmine Hammamet has to offer, the ... Read More

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Alhambra Thalasso Hotel in Hammamet, Tunisia
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Alhambra Thalasso Hotel details

Wrapped in a fabulously tranquil ambience yet located so close to all that Yasmine Hammamet has to offer, the Alhambra Thalasso Hotel is the perfect choice for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation.

Less than a 10 minute stroll from Yasmine Hammamet along a private stretch of beach, the hotel is ideal for those wishing to explore the local area. Named after the Jasmine flowers symbol of life and happiness Yasmine Hammamet boasts a marina, promenade and fantastic Medina with its covered markets and bazaars. Here you'll be able to try your hand at bartering and no doubt find some fantastic souvenirs to take back home! And don't worry if you leave laden with heavy goods and bags the hotel offers a free shuttle bus to and from the hotel.

After a busy day spent sightseeing, you certainly won't struggle to relax at the Alhambra Thalasso Hotel with its 4,500 square metre Spa, aqua massage stations, Turkish bath and solarium. You'll also find a beautiful outdoor pool equipped with sunbeds and parasols where you can you can kick back and relax under the Tunisian sun with a cool cocktail from the Marbella beach bar.

You'll also be able to enjoy some great sporting activities while at the Alhambra Thalasso Hotel, including aqua aerobics, table tennis, pool and darts. There really is a little something for everyone!

Cuisine at the hotel is a delight with a choice of nine diverse restaurants and bars which include a la carte, buffet, seafood and even a poolside BBQ. As for sitting back with a relaxing drink, you'll be spoilt for choice between a cocktail from the elegant piano bar and local mint tea from the Tunisian cafe!

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Activities

  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Darts
  • Diving
  • Entertainment staff
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness centre
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Library
  • Massage
  • Private beach area
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Spa and wellness centre

Facilities

  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shops (on site)

Other facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Gift shop
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Shoeshine
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Tour desk
  • VIP room facilities

Other Information

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

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Hammamet guide

On the coastal motorway sandwiched between the Mediterranean and the Sahara desert, 40 miles (64km) south of Tunis, lies the pride of the 'Tunisian Riviera': the sophisticated holiday resort town of Hammamet with its perfect sweep of beach, ancient and exciting medina, healing mineral baths and renowned top class modern hotels. Once a sleepy fishing village, Hammamet (the name comes from the Arabic al-hammamat, meaning 'the baths') was awakened to its tourist potential back in the 1920s when a flock of wealthy and arty American and European holidaymakers decided to make the beautiful bay their playground.

Today it has become a destination mainly for middle-to-upper range package tours from Europe, the streets abuzz with scantily clad holidaymakers speaking Swedish, German, English and French. Despite its modern architectural and human incursions, Hammamet retains its sense of exotic history, dominated by its 15th-century medina and souk (bazaar), where donkeys and bargain-hunters navigate the labyrinth of Aladdin's caves packed with treasures like carpets, brass ornaments, jewellery, traditional kaftans, pottery and leather goods.

The narrow winding alleys also conceal bright, whitewashed windowless houses behind splendid ornate doors. The town's baths, famed since Roman times, are also situated in the crowded medina, alongside ancient mosques and over-shadowed by the medieval castle or kasbah. The big attraction of this seaside town, though, is its six-mile (10km) stretch of palm-fringed shore, boasting beautiful sandy clean beaches, decorated with colourful fishing boats.South of the old town, along the beach, a plethora of attractive Moorish style low-rise resort hotels, set in stunning lush gardens, has mushroomed, offering visitors luxury accommodations, watersports, entertainment, gourmet restaurants and all the trappings of a perfect holiday.

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Activities

Most holidaymakers come to Hammamet for the beach and sea, and there are a host of watersports on offer from water-skiing to snorkelling for those who want to do more than just laze in the sun. On top of the water, boat trips to view dolphins are a popular past time. On land there are some good golf courses, tennis courts and the chance to go horse riding or, more exotically, explore on camelback. Hammamet is well situated for a variety of excursions, offered enthusiastically by local operators. Most popular among these are shopping trips to Tunis, expeditions to the ruins of Carthage, desert safaris and outings to nearby Nabeul, headquarters of the ancient but still thriving local pottery industry.

Restaurants

Most hotels catering for holidaymakers in Hammamet have their own restaurants, but the town itself overflows with a variety of eateries and pavement cafes where it is possible to find anything from fish and chips to pizza. No visit to Tunisia is, however, complete without sampling the renowned local dishes, though they can be overly spicy. Among the specialities to sample are Couscous (steamed semolina grains mixed with vegetables, fish, chicken or meat), Brik (pastry filled with egg, herbs and tuna), Chorba (thick, creamy tomato soup), and Makroudh (a syrup-soaked honey cake stuffed with dates). The top restaurant in Hammamet, by reputation, is the Chez Achour, but for authentic Arabic cuisine you cannot beat La Brise on the Avenue de La Republique.

Nightlife

Nightlife in Hammamet is low-key, with no all-night hot clubbing experiences on offer. Most hotels offer dancing and entertainment, and there are numerous bars and discos catering for visitors, most closing by midnight however.

Shopping

Shopping in the medieval souk (bazaar) in Hammamet is one of the most memorable holiday experiences for most people, who go home laden with attractive souvenirs. A treasure-trove of irresistible goods like exotic carpets, embroidered kaftans, glittering 'hubbly-bubbly' pipes, brassware, jewellery, leather goods and pottery are on offer to delight avid shoppers, who are expected to haggle over prices. Those needing to buy more practical goods will find what they require in the modern shopping centre

Negatives

Care is required when swimming in the sea, as there are some unexpected deep patches near the shore. Vendors of souvenirs in Hammamet can be irritating and an annoyance to holidaymakers on the beach, and some find shopkeepers in the medina a little too pushy and overbearing.

Currency

Tunisia Dinar (TND)

Language

French

Plug Type

Voltage: 220V 50Hz

Time Zone

+1 hours

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Alhambra Thalasso Hotel

5 star

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