Hotels in Tunisia

During the past decade, the Tunisian owners of the 66-acre hotel - one of the world's first Club Meds - have turned it into a domed, columned palace ornamented with African art; all 260 rooms are outfitted with oversize wicker furniture, mosaic-tiled baths, and private verandas overlooking the oc

With travel frontiers dwindling, the Tunisian desert still holds the promise of a true pioneer experience.

Here’s one more reason to add Tunis, North Africa’s most European capital, to your must-visit list: Villa Didon. The whitewashed hotel—which stands atop Byrsa Hill and has views of the ruins of Carthage, Queen Dido’s city, below—is the work of French architect Philippe Boisselier.