Hotel Dessole Riviera

BP 55, Port El Kantaoui, 4089, Tunisia | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Port El Kantaoui

Farewell Enfidha

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 12, 2012

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... that sells refreshing mint tea, so we are forced to quench our thirst from a can.

We're flying back to London Gatwick on a charter flight TOM 353 which is scheduled to depart at 12:05 and arrive at 15:10. Insha'Allah.

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Shipping out of Port El Kantaoui

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 12, 2012

... to our table and dishes cleared away with a flourish.

There must be some sign that marks us out as departing guests and an expectation that we'll leave a tip. Unlike the dining room, where tables are reserved and looked after by a specific waiter, guests sit at any table in the breakfast room and tables are cleared by whichever waiter appears to fancy a break from talking! Unfortunately their performance is in vain and we leave without dropping the tip they ...

Farewell dinner... good service and tips

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 11, 2012

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... refilling drinks, but it is sporadic and seems to happen when the fancy takes them or when guests are about to depart.

Finally the time comes, our meal is over and it's time for the tip. We give some notes to Gracie to give to the waiter. He seems to appreciate the gesture. Slipping the notes into his pocket he disappears into the kitchen and presumably home for the evening.


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Bye bye Bourguiba

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 11, 2012

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... would have been used as a vantage point to scan the horizon for hostile fleets. Today it affords a panoramic view of the city and Al-Qurayyah beach.

Film fact - The Ribat was used as a location for Monty Python's Life of Brian and Zeffirelli's Life of Christ




Great Mosque
Located near the ribat and the coast the mosque breaks the tradition of Islamic town ...

Rock the Kasbah

A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 10, 2012

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... which makes it all the more pleasant for us.

Outside
After enjoying the treasures inside the museum we walk around the courtyard or garden terrace oustide. It's good to feel the sun and enjoy the views from the elevated position of the Kasbah. We look over the port, the medina and other parts ...

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located on BP 55, Port El Kantaoui, is near Mahdia's Old Town, The Great Mosque (Sidi Oqba Mosque), Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, and Medina of Kairouan.
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