Just spent 13th March to 27th March 2013 at this superb hotel. A wonderful change from the usual concrete and glass monstrosities. Although undergoing much renovation the ongoing work wasn't a problem. The dining room provided a choice of food for most visitors although this did tend to err towards the French and Italians, being in the majority.
Perhaps the main downsides being poor evening entertainment and little English TV.
I wasn't impressed by the indoor swimming pool but I guess this is on the "to do" list. The larger one opened later in the week as Easter was arriving.The grounds are really nice with plenty of gardeners working away. Access to the lovely beach again, superb.Overall very clean and tidy.
It is a fair walk to the main road if you want to travel around. A taxi is favourite. Approx 6 Dinars into Sousse. A return trip to Monastir a mere 2 Dinars return by train from Sousse Station.
It can be a little daunting being pestered by traders in North African towns but just be polite and say no thanks. Trips can be arranged by agents who do wander around the site but I think I should err on the cautious side as there are further charges once you arrive at your destination.
My wife and I travel extensively and we were both very pleased with the overall experience at the hotel and it was incredible value for money as we went "all inclusive"
Give it a go. Its a lot better value in Tunisia compared to the Euro Zones.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Capturing the magic and mystery of the Mediterranean Sea El Ksar Resort & Thalasso is located on a private sandy beach surrounded by generous gardens. The hotel offers plenty of activities such as mini golf, bridge, table tennis, Volleyball, tennis, shooting centre, jungle park, four outdoor pools, one indoor pool and many more. The beautiful yacht port “Port El Kantaoui” is only a few kilometers away.Featuring 552 comfortable and elegant rooms, junior suites and 1 presidential suite, inlcuding family rooms which interconnect. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Karthago El Ksar Sousse
- Karthago El Ksar Hotel Sousse