THE TOURNAMENT: ITF WOMEN Hammamet Open
From 02/20 to 02/26
Money prize: $ 15,000
Surface: Clay Outdoor
Location: Hotel Sentido Phenicia – Avenue Moncef Bay 1, Hammamet 8039 Tunisia
How to get: Tennis center is far less than 6 km from Hammamet downtown. The closest airport is the one of Tunis which is far 70km and about 50 minutes driving.
Main players: Georgina Garcia-Perez (Esp) – Julia Grabher (Aut) – Martina Di Giuseppe (Ita) – Chieh Yu Hsu (Tpe) – Nastassja Burnett (Ita) – Sandra Samir (Egy) – Eleni Kordolaimi (Gre) – Manka Pislak (Slo) – Alice Balducci (Ita) – Anna Giulia Remondina (Ita)
THE TOWN: Hammamet is the oldest touristic center in the country. All Tunisian resorts have wonderful parks but even among them, Hammamet stands out with its luxurious gardens. The main principle of town planning here is that the houses must not be higher than cypresses. The city is founded about 5 centuries ago. There are the fortress walls and the Big Mosque still preserved in it. Tourists coming in Hammamet usually are looking for wide sand beaches, modern hotels with high level of service, a plenty of bars, restaurants, stores, markets.
TOP 3 PLACES IN HAMMAMET:
- Hammamet Beach
- Yasmine Hammamet
TOP 3 PLACES TO STAY:
- Sentido Le Sultan. Elegant **** resort hotel situated directly on Hammamet beach, this accomodation has been rated 8.3 on Booking. The hotel has two bars and two delicious restaurants. A comfortable double room with garden view costs just 38€ per night breakfast, wifi and parking included.
- Iberostar Averroes. Fantastic **** hotel which is located just on Yasmin Hammamet beach .Rated 8.3 on booking, it features two restaurants, an indoor and outdoor pool, a spa with hamman. It offers mediterranean double room at 61€ per night half board included. Free wifi and parking available for customers.
- Hasdrubal Thalassa & Spa Yasmine Hammamet. Luxury ***** resort hotel with a magnificent oudoor pool, 4 restaurants, 2 tennis courts, a spa and a gym. Rated 9.1 on Booking offers junior suites (73 mq2) at 139€ per night. Breakfast, wi-fi and parking are always included in room price.