Top things to do in Cap Bon

Top Choice Tunisian in Hammamet

Resto L'Ommima

This delightful diner, where gingham red-and-white tablecloths clash with traditional North African tiles, is worth seeking out even (and especially) if you have full-board lodgings. Even if you think you've sampled…
Top Choice Beach in Cap Bon

Port Aux Prince

This appealing golden curve of beach is anchored by a rock-hewn castle-like villa, said to have belonged to Wassila Bourguiba, the wife of the former president of Tunisia. Enterprising locals sometimes use this as a…
Top Choice Italian in El Haouaria

Ristarante Bellariva Dalla Lina

Given El Haouaria's proximity to Italy, you might think there would be better food options in town. Although many restaurants have a token Italian option on the menu, none hold a candle to this bona fide trattoria. …
Top Choice Seafood in Kelibia

Restaurant El Mansourah

On a small headland south of Mansoura beach, this smart place has tables set out on rocks in the sea, overlooking crystal-clear rock pools. It's perfect for a long lunch of fresh fish, washed down with chilled Kelib…
Mountain in El Haouaria

Djebel Sidi Abiod

This 390m peak is the northeastern tip of the Tunisian Dorsale – and feels like the edge of the world. A paved road winds to the top, where you can revel in magnificent views over sheer cliffs that plunge down to in…
Beach in Kelibia

Plage de Sidi Mansour

The road to get here from Kelibia is rough, narrow and militantly guarded by herds of goats, but if you have your own set of wheels, this is one of Cap Bon's most intriguing wild beaches. Wave-imprinted sand dunes b…
International in Hammamet

Resto La Plage

As evident from the name, you can't get closer to the sea than this. With an enviable spot on one of Hammamet's best beaches, this smart but casual place has a shaded terrace reaching out onto the sand and a dug-in …
Beach in Kelibia

Plage de la Mansoura

Plage de la Mansoura's soft white sand tapers gently into blissfully clear-as-glass sea. This is Kelibia's favourite beach, and it gets packed at the weekends. If you'd prefer your strand secluded, walk north past t…
Mediterranean in Hammamet

Le Barberousse

Perched high on the medina walls, Le Barberousse is one of Hammamet’s more upmarket eating choices. The menu traverses the Mediterranean, though unsurprisingly given its proximity to the ocean, fresh seafood is what…
Ruins in Cap Bon

Kerkouane

Set on a turquoise curve of prime coastal real estate, the Unesco-listed Punic settlement of Kerkouane is the world’s best-preserved example of a Carthaginian city. Abandoned during the First Punic War, the town was…