Thalassa Sousse Resort & Aquapark 4*

Sousse 1st coastline
Irina Boukadida
Tunisia Destination Manager | mainland, Djerba island
1st coastline|Activities for children|Aqua Park|SPA center|
Meals: All inclusive|

Thalassa Hotels

It’s a Tunisian hotel chain that includes three hotels that accommodate the guests with All Inclusive packages. Two hotels of the chain have thalasso centers, and the third one features the largest Aqua park in Tunisia.

The Hotel

Thalassa Sousse Resort & Aquapark 4* is a big noisy hotel with an atmosphere of fun. The hotel is a good choice for energetic people who love water activities.

In 2013 a new modern water park with a throughput of 1800 people in an hour was opened in the hotel. It’s the biggest aquapark in Tunisia and one of the biggest ones in Africa. Residents of other hotels have access to the aquapark only with a tour group.


  • Resort: Sousse
  • Airport: Tunis-Carthage – 145 km, Enfidha – 42 km, Monastir – 22 km
  • Distance: to the city center – 5 km
  • Sea port: Port El Kantaoui – 8 km


Thalassa Sousse Resort & Aquapark 4* has 470 rooms located in four buildings, which are not equipped with elevators, and bungalows. There are 4 bars and 4 restaurants, 3 outdoor freshwater pools, one of which has water slides, a children’s pool, an indoor pool, an aquapark, a SPA center ($), a fitness room ($). Wi-Fi Is available in the lobby and lobby bar.


The hotel is situated on the 1st coastline and has a private sandy gently sloping beach.

Sun loungers, beach and pool umbrellas and mattresses are provided free of charge, beach towels are available with a deposit.


The aquapark in the hotel includes 13 water slides and attractions of various levels of difficulty.

There are water slides for children as well: a Water Tower (pirate theme), a Frog, a Dolphin, and a Penguin.

Bars & Restaurants

There are 4 All Inclusive restaurants in the hotel. All Inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style in the main restaurant. There are 3 la carte restaurants: Al Cham (Lebanese cuisine), Dolce Vita (Italian cuisine) and Arabesque (Tunisian cuisine). Each restaurant can be visited once free of charge during the stay upon an advance reservation.

There are All Inclusive bars: the lobby bar, bar by the pool, and a snack bar. American bar and a Moorish café ($).


The rooms are located in four buildings, which are not equipped with elevators, and bungalows. There are 3 Room Types: Standard Room, Bungalow, Bungalow Family. Maximum occupancy is 4 people.

The basic equipment of a room = the equipment of a Standard Room:

  • 36 sq m;
  • maximum occupancy: 3;
  • hotel territory view;
  • furnished balcony;
  • air conditioning (remote control is provided with a deposit);
  • safe ($);
  • mini bar (on request, $);
  • TV (remote control is provided with a deposit);
  • bath/ shower;
  • hairdryer;
  • toiletries in an individual package

In addition to the basic equipment Bungalow features:

  • 40 sq m;
  • maximum occupancy: 3;
  • hotel territory view;
  • furnished terrace

In addition to the basic equipment Bungalow Family features:

  • 50 sq m;
  • maximum occupancy: 4;
  • hotel territory view;
  • furnished terrace

Additional Information

Changes of the List and Terms of Provided Services

In Tunisian hotels the Open Space service (serving the clients outdoors) is usually provided from 01/06 till 30/09. The actual schedule correlates with weather conditions.

The mandatory air conditioning period in Tunisia lasts from 15/06 to 15/09.

The hotel reserves the right to change the list and terms of provided services before the start of the season, and even during the season, in accordance with current circumstances if these circumstances don’t affect the conditions of tourists’ stay significantly.

Tourist Tax

According to the law of the Tunisian Republic which came into force on December 8, 2017, tourists traveling to Tunisia must pay a hotel tax on arrival to the hotel.

The tax is 3 TND per person per night in four- and five-star hotels, 2 TND per person per night in three-star hotels, and 1 TND per person per night in two-star hotels.

The maximum number of nights the tax can be charged is seven, so customers staying longer than seven nights will only be charged for the first seven nights of their stay. If tourists stay in a hotel for less than a week, they pay only for the actual number of nights.

Children under 12 are exempt from paying the tax. If a child turns 12 in the first week of a hotel stay, from that moment the tax is charged for the number of nights remaining till the end of that week.


Both nightlife lovers and those who prefer daytime activities will like the resort. There are lots of places to visit, numerous restaurants and cafes, and in the local port called El Kantaoui, travelers will find a pretty artificial harbor and a cozy pedestrian zone.


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