Winding lanes are fringed with craft shops and antique dens
Late deals to Djerba Island provide a relaxing beach based holiday with stunning beaches, clear turquoise seas and wonderful landscapes. Djerba Island is located off the south east coast off Tunisia and is connected to the mainland by an ancient roman foundation causeway which is only three miles long.
The climate on Djerba Island is fabulous all year round with hot summers, warm winters and very little rain fall. Temperatures will exceed thirty degrees Celsius in the summer and in the winter temperatures will remain fairly high, averaging around eighteen degrees Celsius. With over three hundred days of sunshine in the year and very little rain it is surprising that there are so many flowers and olive trees that bloom here making Djerba Island a beautiful and scenic destination to visit, and ideal for those last minute holiday deals.
A last minute winter holiday to Djerba Island is a perfect getaway to re-charge your batteries and get some winter sunshine. Djerba Island has beautiful beaches and the best ones are located on the north east coast. They all have miles and miles of soft sand and amazing clear waters which are fabulous for the wide variety of water sports available on all of the beaches.
When you travel on your last minute bargain holidays to Djerba Island you will find most of the hotels are located on the north east coast and are mainly luxury, upmarket hotels with most of them lining the beachfront with their own private section of beach. Although they are a high standard of accommodation they are also really geared up for families too.
Djerba Island holidays are mainly a hotel and beach based destination offering all you need for your holidays, however should you want to go and sample the local life why not try out some of the traditional cafes and restaurants which are more inland from the tourist area. It is here you also find the local bazaars, souvenir shops and markets to do a spot of shopping. Nightlife on the island is very quiet although the entertainment and restaurant selections in the hotels are second to none with the odd hotel also providing nightclubs for the livelier holiday maker.
Quick Djerba Tips
Djerba is connected to Tunisia via an old Roman causeway
You will fly into Djerba Zarzis International Airport (DJE) for holidays to Djerba Island
You do not need a visa for holidays to Djerba, however you are required to complete a landing card to show at passport control, the cabin staff will pass these round before your arrival. Remember to keep the section that they give you back as you will need this on departure
The currency needed for Djerba holidays is the Tunisian Dinar
Tunisia operates a closed currency so you will need to exchange your money at your hotel reception or local bank. The exchange rates will be the same as they are set by the government
You can only change your currency back at the airport so it is wise not to change too much money in the first place, and try to get rid of any left over notes before getting to the airport
Once through customs, the shops, bars and restaurants will accept Sterling, US Dollars and Euros
Look out over pretty cobbled squares
You will find many excursions to take advantage of on Djerba Island. One of the main attractions is The Synagogue of El-Ghriba in Er-Riadh. It is the oldest synagogue in North Africa and an annual pilgrimage of thousands of Jews each year. Another must see whilst on holiday to Djerba Island is its capital city Houmt Souk. It is here you will find the interesting Djerban architecture, especially the mosques.
The narrow alleys of the city are all lined with souvenir shops and traditional Tunisian cafes offering amazing seafood at very reasonable prices. A short walk out of the centre is the picturesque fishing port which is the busiest port of the island for fishing. Late deals to Djerba also attract film fanatics as the 1977 first Star Wars movie was partly filmed in the town of Ajim. If you want a totally relaxed holiday which is mainly beach and hotel based with luxury accommodation but with the option to do some sightseeing then a holiday to Djerba Island is defiantly for you. Book your cheap last minute holidays to Djerba Island online now at Latedeals.co uk.
Top Places To Visit
Visit the mud dwellings of the locals, don traditional Bedouin robes, jump on a camel and take a ride into the desert. The scenery here is stunning as it is home to Tunisia's biggest oasis where over half a million desert palms lead the way into the dunes at the edge of the Sahara.
Djerba Explore Park
Famous for its wonderful cultural exhibits, and huge collection of crocodiles, the Djerba Explore Park is an experience the whole family will enjoy, try to be there at feeding time as it's a sight definitely not to be missed!