Iberostar Selection Royal El Mansour

Pass the trio of pools, follow the path past the loungers and the lush greenery and you’re on the long, white-sand beach. Sounds good, because it is. The views from the chic Iberostar Selection Royal El Mansour are quite something, and the vibe is chilled. There is a variety of restaurants and bars to explore, including one by the pool and another on the beach, and with a host of activities and sports on offer, there’s plenty to keep the whole family happy. They even serve afternoon tea. All this and the delightful Mahdia medina is just a stroll away.

Overview of Mahdia

Boasting one of the finest beaches in Tunisia, Mahdia is a beautiful blend of natural beauty and old-world charm. The tranquillity of the long stretch of white sand, together with the vibrant energy and character of the colourful medina, makes this a must on any shortlist of holidays to Tunisia. The summers are warm and dry, so sunbathing and water-based fun is always on the menu, and there is a number of world-class properties offering idyllic beachside escapes. And at the Iberostar Selection Royal El Mansour, you’re right on the beach and close to all the action.

Things to do in Mahdia

Perfect beaches and long sunny days mean water sports and diving, and there’s no shortage here. The beach bars are spot on, too, including the one you’ll find at the Iberostar Selection Royal El Mansour. Away from the bustle of the bars and eateries, there’s a world of culture to explore. The Borj el Kebir fortress is highly photographable, the Marine Cemetery is something to see and the medina in the old town has a host of markets to haggle your way through. With such a rich history and a thriving beach scene, you can do Mahdia any way you like. Bliss out by the pool and take in the view, explore the marine life in the warm Med waters, or go all culture vulture in the old town. It’s all on-tap here.

Resort Summary

Midway between Sousse and Sfax, this bustling destination boasts thriving markets that make it a very popular port town, and the locals are always happy to share the culture and history of Mahdia with visitors from across the globe. This near secret location serves up an experience that cannot be matched anywhere else in the world.


Travel to Mahdia and no doubt be one of the first in your group of loved ones and friends to visit the cultural hotspot. You’ll have stories to tell, photos to share and experiences to relive. While you will ultimately have to come home at some point, the memories made on your holiday to Mahdia will last forever.