Iberostar Averroes

  • Closest airport: 51km to Hammamet International Airport (NBE)
  • Beachfront
  • 2km to centre
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Situated on its own stretch of beach and just 2km from the pretty marina in Yasmine Hammamet, the IBEROSTAR Averroes offers modern and stylish accommodation with a good range of ... Continue reading

Situated on its own stretch of beach and just 2km from the pretty marina in Yasmine Hammamet, the IBEROSTAR Averroes offers modern and stylish accommodation with a good range of facilities.

Take a stroll down the promenade and you'll soon reach the resort centre with its numerous shops, bars and restaurants. Here you'll find a number of great attractions including thalassotherapy centres, gardens, parks and of course, the Medinas an absolute must see if you fancy trying your hand at bartering with the local traders! You'll also find a couple of nightclubs here, so you're never far from the action.

If that all sounds a little too strenuous (and let's face it, you're on holiday after all), why not take a short stroll through the hotel's garden to the beautiful sandy beach? Here you can simply relax with a good book, watch some of the many water sports on offer or have a go yourself.

The hotel also has an outdoor free form swimming pool, sun terrace and indoor pool (which is usually heated between November and April), ideal for relaxing days spent swimming a few lengths, taking a dip or just enjoying the sunshine. There's also a tennis court, fitness room and Spa where you can book a number of treatments or simply relax in the sauna or steam room.

Dining options at the hotel range from an informal cafe through to a main buffet restaurant and Italian-themed a la carte restaurant which is open four days a week between May and October. There's something for everyone here, with dishes from around the world served daily.

For added guest convenience the hotel also offers a 24 hour reception with currency exchange, laundry service and internet access great for catching on your emails or keeping in touch with your friends back home.

Planning your next holiday to Tunisia? To ensure you have a fantastic holiday take a look at some of the other excellent hotels that we have on offer including IBEROSTAR Saphir Palace and IBEROSTAR Chich Khan and escape to beautiful Tunisia today!

Activities

  • Children's playground
  • Darts
  • Horse riding
  • Kids Club
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Water sport facilities (on site)

Other facilities

  • 24hr Reception
  • BBQ facilities (Additional charge)
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Beachfront
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange
  • Garden
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Meeting/banquet facilities

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non smoking throughout

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

To make booking a holiday at Iberostar Averroes in Hammamet easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Iberostar Averroes with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

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.

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.

Essential Information

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Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: French,

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Hotel address : Hammamet Yasmine , Hammamet, Tunisia, 08052

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This hotel is very wheelchair friendly and has disabled access throughout the complex and there is a slop down to the beach and pool if needed. The main bar had steps to it but waiter service is available if needed.

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