A top holiday choice for winter sun or early escapes, the pretty port town of Skanes, Tunisia, is a suburb of the historic city of Monastir and has made its name as a magnet for tourist attractions. The modern resort boasts a beautiful white-sand beach, a popular pastime for families and couples seeking peaceful vibes in the sunshine. Explore more of the surrounding area during your Skanes holidays, when you visit the beautiful seaside town of Sousse – one of Tunisia's oldest city's famous for its magnificent medina and striking beaches, just 15km away from the centre.
There is plenty of things to do in Skanes, whether you want to escape the hustle and bustle on the resort's staple soft white sands, immerse yourself in a slice of Tunisia's rich cultural heritage, or experience a camel ride across the desert, holidays in Skanes have it all! History buffs can visit the 8th-century Ribat complete with a museum full of Islamic pottery, ancient fabrics and other artefacts. Those who prefer an active afternoon can seek out the golf courses at Palm Links and browse the resort's bazaars, where you can pick up antiques, leather products and carpets.
Skanes holidays make a great base for day trips, visit the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said, Roman amphitheatres at El Jem and Tunis and the historical city of Kairouan. If you want to head out to see, discover a variety of boat trips including the Pirate-themed boat tour along the coast, great fun for the kids! When sun sets, head to next door Monastir, where there are few late-night clubs for a sizzling nightlife.
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