If you’re starting to feel the winter blues already, why not escape the cold weather this November and look for some winter sun. A visit to North Africa is one of the warmest destinations this season, perfect for that winter getaway before the Christmas holidays. Each country in the region has a  rich history and culture, but it is not only the past which gives it its distinctive character, the beauty lies in the geography –  its vast deserts, imposing mountains and compelling nature reserves are idyllic to say the least.

Whether you choose to visit the land of the Pharaohs in Egypt, travel by camel through the deserts of Tunisia or want to be part of the colourful life in Morocco, we have chosen a range of exclusive hotels for your stay in one of these impressive countries.

1. Hasdrubal Thalassa Hotel – Hammamet, Tunisia

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The relaxation spa

Situated in Hammamet, the Tunisian St. Tropez – surfing, sunbathing & night clubs are but a few examples of the lifestyle Tunisia’s busy city has on offer. The modern Hasdrubal Hotel is set on the beach close to the gorgeous Yasmine Beach and other attractions such as the Port Yasmine.

All rooms include free Wi-Fi and are decorated with an emphasis on contemporary design. Enjoy a first class meal at one of the hotel’s 4 restaurants or treat yourself to a full-service spa, great for that much needed winter escape.

2. Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa – Giza, Egypt

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A pool with a view

History enthusiasts step this way! This opulent Hotel is located less than 1 km away from the iconic Sphinx and magnificent pyramids of Giza – the only remaining ancient wonder of the world! Apart from this exceptional location, the hotel consists of a total number of 633 rooms and suites, all tastefully decorated and some even featuring an unparalleled view of the Pyramids.

Make sure to benefit from the various day trips including tours to Alexandria and the Valley of the Kings, also, be sure to swim in one of the hotel’s pools in the middle of the desert. The weather can’t be matched in November – you’re in the desert after all!

3. Riad Le Calife – Fez, Morocco

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The courtyard

For a truly unforgettable winter escape, visit the Riad Le Calife Hotel and the historic city of Fez. This family run hotel offers 4 rooms and 3 suites with an outstanding view over Medina from its two terraces. This hidden gem boasts a wonderful garden, alluring water fountains and excellent hosts.

Enjoy local delicacies at the  hotel’s Patio Restaurant, or how about a relaxing evening at the Lounge and Terrace Bars. Visitors of the hotel are impressed by the great service and welcoming ambience of Riad le Calife and comes highly recommended.

4. Marhaba Hotel – Sousse, Tunisia

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An evening at the Marhaba

Looking for some winter sun for the whole family? The beach front Marhaba Hotel in Sousse with its highly luxurious décor is a popular destination in Tunisia which hosts plenty of entertainment facilities, perfect for a family holiday! You can either go swimming in one of the numerous  pools or go directly to the beach and try out some water sports or play beach volleyball with other guests!

There’s an endless variety of restaurants and bars to ensure there’s something for everyone. With plenty of activities to keep the kids occupied, there’s enough time to kick back and relax at the wellness centre & spa.

5. Three Corners Ocean View Hotel – El Gouna, Egypt

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The perfect ocean view

Last but not least is the Three Corners Ocean View Hotel which is located between the majestic red mountains of the Eastern Desert. Having the beach right in front of the hotel, this resort offers everything for guests looking for an unforgettable experience.

There’s also bicycle rentals, an animation team, a wellness centre and diving centres, a tiny glimpse of the numerous amenities this hotel features! An ideal place for everyone seeking endless fun, luxury and hot weather!