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.
Things To 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.