One of the premier beach resorts of Tunisia, Hammamet offers fine beaches by the azure blue water of the Mediterranean Sea ideal for sunbathing and water sports. In addition, Hammamet is rich in history and culture with a medieval medina, whitewashed houses and colorful souqs. Hammamet is also a good base to day trips to other fascinating Tunisian destinations, such as the capital Tunis, the ruins of Carthage, and exciting desert safaris to Sahara.