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Holidays to Skanes are popular with families and couples.
Average Flight Time:
3 hours
Time Difference:
1 hours
Average Temp:
24°C
Currency:
TND

Sunshine, golden sands, watersports and shopping are just some of the highlights of a holiday in Skanes. Located on Tunisa's east coast, Skanes is a suburb of the city of Monastir and is a popular choice with families and couples seeking a laid-back sunshine holiday. The resort's coastline is lined with hotels, fronted by a golden sandy beach that gently shelves into the clear blue waters. From modern shopping centres to splash the cash and sports on both land and in the sea, you'll find plenty of activity to fill your day. When the sun goes down, enjoy a meal by the marina or experience hotel-based entertainment. For a change of scenery, hop on the tourist train to either Sousse or Monastir, both great for shopping, sightseeing and dining. If you're looking for a quiet sunshine break for with family or friends, why not give a holiday in Skanes a try this year.

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Below is a selection of our top hotels in Skanes
Skanes Serail
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Skanes Serail
With a private stretch of sandy beach as its closest neighbour, Skanes Serail makes a perfect holiday offering a welcoming atmosphere, luxury surroundings, and a long list of on-site facilities.
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Golden Beach Hotel
Golden Beach Hotel
There is plenty to write home about on a stay at the 4 star Golden Beach Hotel in Skanes. As its name suggests, this 4 star hotel sits on the beach and boasts abundant onsite facilities for all the family.
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Houda Golf & Beach Club
Houda Golf & Beach Club
Nestling in palm tree filled gardens alongside the beach; the Houda Golf and Beach Club enjoys a prime spot in Skanes. This 3 star all inclusive hotel was built with family holidays in mind, with a relaxing vibe for adults and plenty to keep the children entertained too.
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Sentido Rosa Beach
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Sentido Rosa Beach
If you're looking to hit the pause button on your next holiday, why not try Sentido Rosa Beach? This gem of a hotel sits alongside a quiet stretch of beach and boasts a list of superb on-site facilities.
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Jan
16°C
Feb
18°C
Mar
19°C
Apr
22°C
May
25°C
Jun
30°C
Jul
33°C
Aug
33°C
Sep
30°C
Oct
26°C
Nov
21°C
Dec
18°C
Holidays in Skanes mean hot dry summers and mild winters. The summer temperatures rise from the early 20's in May and October to the mid-30's in July and August. Winter temperatures peak around 20 degrees with a chance of rain.
Things to see & do

There are lots of things to experience on a holiday in Skanes. The beach is the place to be during the daytime, with lots of watersports on offer including jet skiing, windsurfing, paragliding and snorkelling. A horse or camel ride along the beach is a fun experience. Explore the underwater depths on a diving trip or discover the local countryside on a quad bike, jeep or horse. Golfers have a choice of two courses nearby. For culture fans, there's Monastir with its ancient fort and mausoleum and Sousse with its medina to visit. Take a safari into the Sahara Desert, exploring Roman ruins and ancient villages along the way. Discover Tunisia's ancient past at the Carthageland theme park on the outskirts of the resort.

Nightlife in Skanes is lowkey with much of the entertainment hotelbased, including discos and cabaret shows. Enjoy a quiet meal and a drink by the marina. Head to nearby Monstir for a wider choice of nightlife.

Food & drink

You'll discover lots of cafes, restaurants and fast food outlets across Skanes to tempt your tastebuds. Sample the local favourite couscous, while lamb is a popular choice too. Or why not try a beduoin feast in the desert. Local wines and beers make the perfect accompaniement to your meal.