Iberostar opens a new hotel in Tunisia

  • This is the company’s sixth hotel in the African country, where it was installed in 1998.
  • In addition to its strategic location, a few meters from the beach of Skanes in the Monastir area, it stands out for its excellent service, its quality cuisine and its commitment to sustainability.

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has inaugurated this July the new Iberostar Selection Kuriat Palace hotel, its sixth hotel in Tunis, located a few meters from the beach of Skanes, in the Monastir area. With this inauguration, Iberostar expands its segment of beach hotels, ideal for family or couple vacations, and adds one more to its Selection category, which recognizes a quality that goes beyond the traditional 5 stars.
The hotel is located on the beachfront of Skanes, one of the best rated in Tunisia and where it has a private area for its customers. Iberostar Selection Kuriat Palace has been redesigned and transformed through a Mediterranean architecture project that merges interior and exterior gardens, with an impressive Arab-inspired decoration. His new style moves to all areas of the hotel, from the lobby to the 382 rooms, maintained to the last detail.
During the inauguration event, which took place on Monday, July 8, the regional director of Iberostar Operations in Tunisia, Morocco and Greece, Pedro Serra, recalled that “Tunisia is a very relevant destination for Iberostar Hotels & Resorts. The firm commitment of the chain for this destination is clearly reflected in the excellent service and facilities of the six hotels that Iberostar manages in the country ”.
In this regard, it should be remembered that, recently, Iberostar has been awarded the Best Hotel Chain in Tunisia by the Tunisian Tourism Office at the Tunisia Hospitality Awards. In addition, Iberostar Averroes and Iberostar Selection Royal El Mansour were also recognized in these awards as one of the Best Excellence Hotels (Best Hotel in Excellence) in the 4 and 5 star categories respectively.
The Iberostar Kuriat Palace hotel is, without a doubt, a strategic destination for the meetings and incentives segment thanks to its five rooms, perfectly equipped to host events. The organizational capacity of the hotel is accompanied by an excellent gastronomic offer both in the buffet, which has show cooking, and in the à la carte themed restaurant. Both offer a fusion proposal in which the influence of African and Mediterranean cuisine is present. In addition to the specialties of Tunisian cuisine, intense and soft at the same time, visitors can savor the most representative dishes of international cuisine; all seasoned with the proven quality that Iberostar always guarantees on the tablecloth.


The five stars of this hotel are even more evident in the Star Prestige service, with exclusive areas reserved for adults, such as a solarium with Balinese beds and a VIP service. For families, the Star Camp children’s entertainment proposal stands out, which is based on solid educational values ​​and foundations and whose activities are based on the theory of Multiple Intelligences. Especially attractive is the Aquafun pool, with 10 slides, which will delight the little ones.
Tradition and modernity go hand in hand at Iberostar Selection Kuriat Palace, to offer the best of the avant-garde hotel together with the tradition of a country like Tunisia, rich in geography, history and gastronomy. The Iberostar hotel chain arrived in Tunisia in 1998 and currently has more than 2,100 rooms distributed in six hotels in five different areas: Mahdia, Port El Kantaoui, Yasmine, Midoun and, now Monastir, on the east coast of the country .
Commitment to sustainability in Tunisia
The Iberostar Group, with more than 120 4 and 5 star hotels spread across the main tourist destinations in the world, is firmly committed to a responsible tourism model, which promotes a new mentality through the Wave of Change movement. It is a commitment to the care of the seas and oceans that aims at 2019 the elimination of single-use plastic in all rooms of all the Group’s hotels. The ‘Wave of Change’ movement was born in 2017 as an initiative of the Iberostar Group aligned with Objective 14 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), called Underwater Life. Oriented to this SDG, Iberostar has defined three main lines of action: the elimination of single-use plastics from hotel rooms and, progressively, from other common areas; the promotion of responsible fish consumption and risk assessment, responsibility and sustainability of the shopping cart; and the improvement of coastal health.