Where is Mahdia?
Mahdia is a coastal port town located on a rocky peninsula 200 kilometers to the southeast of Tunisia. The city sits 235 kilometers south of the capital, 70 from Sousse, and 50 from Monastir. Mahdia is Tunisia's premiere fishing port and is renowned for its cuisine, history, and beaches.
What do Mahdia vacations have to offer?
Marvelous Beaches. Travelers are guaranteed to enjoy Mahdia's serene powdery soft beaches bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. The best beaches are nestled just north of the city.
City of Culture. In this picturesque city, visitors can lose themselves in the intricate network of tiny streets and visit historic monuments such as the Great Mosque, constructed in 921 and the first by the Fatimids, the Medina, the Place du Caire, and Mustafá Hamza mosque, among many others.
Fortress on the Sea. Mahdia is a charming fishing port with a historic fortress, known as Borj el-Kebir that stands guard over the sea. The village is also home to a sailors' cemetery famous for its empty graves.
The Best Tunisian Olive Oils. Mahdia is within close proximity to an expansive olive grove. Travelers will encounter several traditional olive oil mills nearby, which produce soaps and some of Tunisia's best oils.
Are you considering Iberostar Hotels & Resorts for your next trip to Mahdia?
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is proud to present a 5-star All Inclusive resort in Mahdia: the Iberostar El Mansour, situated on a pristine beach accompanied by warm waters. In this amazing luxury hotel, guests will discover exquisite dining, a full entertainment program for the entire family, and fully equipped rooms appointed with the finest details. The Iberostar Royal El Mansour also includes modern meeting facilities for social and business events.