Tunis & The Residence

Tunis is a beguiling, easy-going city full of old world charm and beauty. The 19th Century shuttered buildings of the French ville nouvelle, filled with cafes, restaurants and patisseries, are contrasted by the alluring maze of the Arab medina, an enchanting kaleidoscope of arched alleyways, coffeehouses and mosques.

Why visit Tunis & The Residence?

The narrow lanes around the Zitouna (or Great) Mosque, founded in the late 7th Century and the focal point of the medina, are home to the atmospheric souqs selling perfumes, books, fezzes and jewellery.


Located on the golden sands of a long east-facing Mediterranean beach near the ancient city of Carthage, The Residence was the first 5 star luxury hotel of its kind to open at this crossroads between Africa and Europe.


Set in attractive, colourful gardens this 170-room modern palace marries Moorish and Mediterranean architectural styles with soaring columns and arches, terracotta and stone urns, marble floors and mosaics lit up by Arabian lanterns and candelabra.


Similar attention to detail is shown in the air-conditioned, marble-bathrooms and suites, some of which have balconies with sea views.


A ‘Leading Hotel of the World’, The Residence not only offers an excellent level of service but also first class guest facilities. Dining is an impeccable experience with restaurants specialising in sophisticated Mediterranean, Tunisian and Chinese cuisine, as well as al fresco summer barbecues by the pool.


Amenities include an enormous outdoor swimming pool (heated year round, except for the height of summer), a smaller children’s pool, floodlit tennis courts and a children’s club that operates all year round to keep the little ones busy. Other optional activities include horse riding and quad biking on the beach, as well as nearby golf.


The hotel also boasts a wonderful spa with a heated indoor saltwater pool and a range of Thalasso spa treatments.

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No Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 1 Hour

Flight Time

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