The Anantara Tozeur can be found on the edge of the Sahara Desert, a luxurious oasis that celebrates its surrounds.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has debuted its first property in North Africa, the Anantara Tozeur Resort. Located on the edge of the famous Sahara Desert in southwest of Tunisia, the new resort has been influenced by its Arabian and North African surroundings, acting as a gateway to the ancient culture and long-lost mysteries of the desert.
Clustered along weaving pathways and within manicured courtyards, Anantara Tozeur Resort is home to 93 luxurious guest rooms, suites and villas. Deluxe Sahara View Rooms, One and Two-Bedroom Villas and Pool Villas all boast warm and inviting interiors, featuring a subtle interweaving of Berber patterns, North African furnishings, materials, textures and desert colours interiors boast to create environments that walk the line between lavish and homely. Two exclusive three-bedroom Royal Villas each feature over 800 square metres of refined living space and panoramic views of the Chott el Djerid salt flats.
There are five dining outlets on-site, including Mekong, which serves signature Southeast Asian delights, and Whiskeypedia, a fine whiskey and cigar haven. The Arabian Cultural Village features a curated souk and open-air Arabian Nights restaurant for a luxurious take on Berber inspired living, dishing up everything from camel steaks to brik à l’oeuf, all cooked on an open flame.
Cultural excursions include visits to a 14th-century medina as well as to abandoned Berber villages and natural wonders such as the Mides Canyon and the mountain oasis of Tamerza. Guests can explore the Sahara by 4WD or on the back of a camel, visiting film locations from the Star Wars films or enjoying a romantic candlelit dinner for two.