Hilton enters Tunisia with Skanes beach resort

Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort is now open in the highly sought-after resort destination of Skanes on Tunisia’s coastline.

This hotel marking Hilton’s debut in Tunisia combines world-class dining and wellness with panoramic Mediterranean views and close proximity to historic cultural landmarks.

Cultural inspiration

The brand-new Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort is now welcoming guests in a scenic location that’s just six miles from Monastir downtown and eight miles from Sousse. Skanes is renowned for its history, culture and natural beauty.

The resort is close to attractions such as Ribat of Monastir, Mausoleum of Bourguiba and Medina of Sousse, as well as Monastir-Habib Bourguiba International Airport, and it is designed as an interpretation of Tunisian culture.

Jan van der Putten, vice president, operations, Africa and Indian Ocean, Hilton, commented: “We’re excited to be opening Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort, bringing Hilton’s world-class hospitality to Tunisia once again. This new resort offers guests a blend of Tunisian heritage, modern sophistication, culinary excellence, and Hilton hospitality – creating the perfect beachside stay.”

“By growing our portfolio of wonderful resort hotels across the African continent, we are providing new holiday choices for travellers in outstanding destinations like Tunisia, as well as creating career opportunities for residents in the travel and tourism industry.”

Amenities for every traveller

The resort is home to 346 rooms and suites with balconies and sea or pool views, along with abundant amenities across dining, events and wellness. Guests can make use of the resort’s seawater indoor pool, four outdoor pools, Jacuzzis, water toboggans, Kids and Teens Club, games room and tennis courts. The white sand beach is ideal for sunbathing, swimming and water sports.

Culinary destinations here include contemporary all-day dining experience The Kitchen featuring a buffet and live cooking stations, Drift lobby lounge, Mulberry Tavern offering live entertainment, the seafood-focused Mediterranean restaurant SeaShore, alfresco Italian trattoria La Luce, poolside Dive In snack bar and Californian lifestyle concept The Vibe.

Natura Thalasso & Spa Cinq Monde then provides a place to unwind with 15 treatment rooms, a hammam, sauna, jet showers, experience showers and heated rooms, as well as a 24-hour fitness centre. Meetings and events will be hosted in 1,100 sq m of conference space including three meeting rooms and an expansive ballroom, plus 440 sq m of breakout areas.

On the opening, Leonard Gooz, global brand head, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, said: “We are excited to debut our flagship brand in Tunisia as we continue to expand our signature hospitality offerings across the North Africa region.”

“Hilton Skanes Monastir Beach Resort will provide guests with exceptional service, calming and inviting spaces, meeting and event offerings, and elevated wellness and culinary experiences, making a memorable stay within an ideal destination most known for its golden beaches and rich culture.”