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General information about Hammamet

Hammamet (Hammamet) – one of the largest beaches of Tunisia, located on the Mediterranean coast, 65 km South-East of Tunis, with a population of about 70,000 people (Hammamet on the map of Tunisia). Lately it is very popular among Russians. This city differs from other cities is that there are not made to build high-rise buildings, so as not to disrupt the architecture of this historic site.

The history of Hammamet originates from about 180 ad, when there was a Roman colony Puppet (Putput). Later the Arabs changed its name to Hammamet. The right to possession of this territory throughout its history waged wars of conquest. However, with the arrival in 1881 of the French army, the situation has stabilized a bit, and since 1920-ies, here began to bring Europeans to treatment and rest. The city is famous for its thermal sources all over the world, it was originally "opened" as a place where you come to heal. Therefore, at present the city is famous thalassotherapy centres available in almost every hotel. It is not surprising that the city's name translates from Arabic as "place for swimming".

The city is very beautiful and is surrounded by Jasmine and lemon trees. Pristine, white beaches, turquoise sea, warm sun combined with a fun vacation – you'll find it here. The city is conditionally divided into 2 parts: the old city lies to the North and the centre (Hammamet Medina) and new town in the South (Yasmine or Jasmine). All the main attractions are in the old part and the new tourist center is located. Of the attractions worth visiting in the Medina, to feel the national colour and to combine this walk with a visit to the retail shops located here. In the Medina is the ancient mosque and a small historical Museum. The most popular are the old Spanish fortress of Kasbah, built in the 17th century, with a tower which offers a spectacular panorama of the countryside and the unique architecture of the house George Sebastian – the first Europeans who settled here in 1920 In the adjacent territory to the house of the annual international cultural festival, which attracts participants from around the world.

Of entertainment has it all. Carthage Land and Aqua Park will be interesting for both adults and children. Lovers of Golf will not be bored, because here is the biggest Golf club. Among other things, a yacht club and a casino, several Nightclubs, bars and a zoo.

Weather, seasons in Hammamet

The climate of Hammamet is conducive to outdoor recreation throughout the year. High season starts in may (23C) and ends in late September (25C). The low season lasts from October to April, the average temperature at this time is 15-18C, with night time temperature is released up to 8-10C, so dress warmly. In the "winter" months (October to April) a high probability of precipitation in the form of rain. The water temperature is in the high season 22-28C in the low - 13-16S.

Weather forecast Hammamet and

Time in Hammamet

Time in Tunis and Hammamet in particular, behind Moscow for 2 hours in summer and winter. Daylight saving time in Tunisia is not possible.

The current time in Tunisia*
The time difference with the cities:
Moscow: -2 Samara: -3
Kazan: -2 Nizhny Novgorod: -2
Ekaterinburg: -4 Novosibirsk: -6
Irkutsk: -7 Vladivostok: -9
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Hotels in Hammamet where to stay

Hotels in Hammamet are located along the coast on beaches. Cheaper hotels are in the Central and Northern parts of the city, and expensive luxury – in the southern part. In recent years, in the southern part of the city of Yasmine Hammamet is an active construction of new hotels of category 4 and 5 stars and other tourist infrastructure. There is everything from amusement Park Carthage Land, thalassotherapy centres and ending with equipped beaches, restaurants and the promenade to the port for cruises.

Hotels are presented with different levels of service, they have their own equipped area with beach, pools, restaurants, discos and other entertainment, and because exit from the territory of the hotel is not necessary. The food in the hotels is generally represented in the all-inclusive. To apply, you will be offered: Windsurfing, surfing, diving, paragliding, boat trips, animation, etc. In some hotels opened thalassotherapy centres, offering various programs of healing the body.

Find and book a hotel in Hammamet you can through the search form below. The search is performed in popular South East Asia search engine Agoda.com, Russian language and Russian-speaking support is present:

The tourist area of Yasmine Hammamet (Hammamet Yasmin)

A new tourist area, located South of Hammamet. Very clean and well maintained neighborhood, hotels 4* and above, and a developed infrastructure. The stay at this place will appeal to those who prefer white beaches and blue sea combined with the non-boring vacation. The party place is the new Medina, surrounded by a high perimeter wall, built in the Arab style houses, shops, and spacious streets. In the Medina there is the amusement Park Carthageland and water Park, discos, malls and markets, restaurants and cafes, casino, even the baths separate for men and women. From the Marina you can take a boat trip on the yacht, at the beach, water sports, a Golf-club "yasmin". To navigate the area on foot, on a yellow taxi (3 Dinar by area) or on the "cart" pulled by horses. The price of the trip be sure to negotiate in advance to avoid unpleasant surprises at the end of the trip (the people here are very cunning and always want to cheat tourists).

Useful information about Hammamet

Thalassotherapy in Hammamet is a world – renowned resort and thalassotherapy. Here are the major centres of thalassotherapy is the most popular Bioazur (Bio Azur), it is connected with three hotels, Royal Azur 5*, Sol Azur 4* and Bel Azur 3*. And also the Vital Center Thalgo (considered a luxury) hotel Hasdrubal Thalassa 5* De Luxe and Center at Nahrawess Nahrawess hotel & 4*. You will be offered a variety of courses and healing of the body. In addition to these centers every hotel has a Thalasso centers.

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Natalia D. 26 August, 2018
And I went to Tunisia this year for the second time. Last year was on the island of Djerba, this year in Hammamet. Both times very much! If last year enjoyed the beauty of the island, the service and hospitality of the hotel, this time came to Hammamet, budget three. Yes, the hotel is different from the 4 and 5 key but we deliberately chose this hotel. What a wonderful tour, beautiful sea, clean beach. The attitude towards us, Russian is very friendly. All the Tunisians we smile and say how like Russian. I'm surprised reading previous reviews. Do not know can be due to the fact that we were friendly disposed, and therefore to us as the same...the Animators of the hotel was very upset when we left, helped us with our Luggage, took photos for memory, some left their contacts. No one touched, not abused, was not theft. The guests loved it!!! ...
Zlata August 30, 2018
All kind time of day!
Went this year in August.
Liked it very much. Yes, there are disadvantages. But tell me, where doesn't?! If you look for only the negatives, they can gather a whole bunch in any country.
What of the downsides? Garbage. Yes, he's everywhere. But it doesn't smell bad, as some write, it is scattered with plastic bottles, bags, paper. Here, however, and all the disadvantages.
As for the local population. So blame yourself. How You feel about them, and they to You. The backlash has not been canceled. So want to have You warmly and friendly greeted, be nice to them. Tunisians are hospitable, welcoming and friendly. There was not a single case of even evil and look in our direction. So, as the saying goes: "If face is crooked...." Read Krylov. Moreover, quite interesting to talk to. I will say a few greetings in their language, and they simply melt away, ready to help You with everything.
Everywhere you can meet the police, so security don't worry.
What to see in the country? There are a couple of good excursions:
1. Day trips to Carthage, Sidi Bou said, Tunis (the capital);
2. Two days into the Sahara, the Colosseum, Kairouan, an oasis of Chebika, salt marshes.
I recommend very beautiful pictures are obtained, and the information informative.
So, friends, do not look for the negative, that is enough in our hard life in Russia. Rest with pleasure and bring only positive emotions.
Good luck! ...
EdDDgAR August 30, 2018
Stay in principle bad can not be, and to learn something new is also very круто0 ...
Александр20082018 16 September, 2018
Vacationing in Tunisia in August, cockroaches in the room caught 2 times and 2 times on on the doors in the room about ants and aseret I vopsche silent. Lived in a Bungalow Aqua Park Spa 4ka . The Russians really don't like pesnite yourself that you are second grade. Will suit the Germans, the Europeans and automatically you are already standing behind them, and they serve out of turn. Went to Monastir and really quite messy, no wonder so many flies, who eat together from the same plate. In monastire us ran tunisis learn that we are Russian began to tell me how and where to go and where prices are cheaper, adding that Russian tourists 60% and if not they Tunisia would come kirdyk. This is the only Tunisian who was interested in Russian) . Yes, the tour is divided into foreigners and Russians together with the Baltic States. Impressions of the country are not unambiguous. But there is more than just not going. In Russian they understand when you want to. ...
Nadezhda Nikolaevna Sep 18, 2018
Hi all! Vacationing in Tunisia in Hammamet in September this year,the 4 star hotel Mirage.Think the rest will get what he wants.Settled immediately upon arrival without regard to the country,the staff is very friendly,all smiles,tried to talk,I ask how are you,like here or not.Was on 2 day trips in the Sahara.That's impressive.Drove almost throughout Tunisia,was a great guide,learned a lot.About the dirt guide also made explanations-the country is beginning to live again.By the way,yesterday went on the train to Paveletsky station.So on the way we saw so many abandoned debris that Tunisia never dreamed of.Take a look around,we, too, not all smooth and clean.And Tunisia the beautiful sea,the Sahara,with clean hotels and ordinary people,who also earn money in any way they can:sell,clean ,cook in hotels.By the way,the food was tasty and varied.A lot of fruit. ...
greekorn 19 September, 2018
Dear fellow citizens, always you will be treated the way you deserve))) Arrived in Tunisia alone, I went to the Gare de Tunis (railway station), and when I realized that at 8 PM in Sousse I can't go back (though I do not understand why), went on Stasen de luazh (on the bus) where just over 10 dinars very quickly left, got in 2 hours)) Roam on any streets, at any time and many people come to chat, say like Russia, constantly shouting "Russia" "Moscow" Saint-Petersburg" and the like))) Local cops in the amount of 4pcs, standing near his car in the square at night when nobody is around and there is no longer, waving, beckoning, well-chatted with them, laughed and I went to sleep with the road) And when you ambition and eternally disgruntled face something to ask or even appear anywhere and behave with people prinebrezhitelno and like a servant, it certainly would be awful for you, and everywhere))) And I want to say - sit at home or out in the countryside drove on vacation)) ...
Valena 17 October, 2018

Here I agree completely! Golden words! ...
Annarelli 8 August, 2019
Good afternoon.
Tunisia is an interesting country, and strange for our culture. As always there is a lot of positive , there are negative. But for the rest it is not mikroshemka of mold in the room to do, and try to relax, someone like seal on the beach, someone backpack behind and places of interest. There were kids last year in hotel Thapsus mahdija of the hotel is stated as a 3*, I liked everything and the sea and the hotel and catering and excursions planned, I do not like organized tours. This year we're going to the Sahara beach and I hope too it will be perfect. Did not notice the neglect of Russian, if you behave properly, then you will have the same attitude. ...
Swallow 7 December, 2019

There is something in Tunisia children to watch? Type zoos, aquariums, and other prikolyuh? Or purely cultural heritage are for adults? Children are small and tours are obviously not for them. ...
admin 7 December, 2019

Basically as far as I know such entertainment is only within individual complexes, and so separately, do not recall. Of course to take advantage of the on-site hotels, you need to live there, not allowed. ...