If you are a fan of the Star Wars series, then you will definitely remember the planet Tatooine featured in the films,but did you know that this planet is actually a country in Northern Africa? It is called Tunisia.

This underrated holiday destination has plenty of diverse natural beauty and a vast history. Tunisia is a perfect sand and sea holiday spot with a stunning sand-fringed Mediterranean coast, beautiful sea breeze with a lovely smell of scented jasmine.

If you’re planning to make a trip to this amazing country, you have to stay at the luxurious Anantara Sahara Tozeur Resort &Villas. This one-of-a-kind resort is located on the bed of Tozeur, which is a 15 minute drive from the international airport. With a total of 93 rooms, it is indeed a true luxurious gateway to the grandeur of the popular Sahara desert. This five star resort is not just known for its world-class hospitality but also for its brilliant combination of modern and Berber style architecture. The architecture and interiors of this resort are highly influenced by elements of the Moorish style like intricate calligraphy, arches, decorative tiles, and vegetative patterns.

The Anantara Sahara Tozeur Resort & Villas consist of one and two bedroom villas and clusters of villas with pools. There are two private royal villas with three bedrooms, spread across 8,600 sq.ft each. These modern villas are designed with a sunken dining room, an open lounge, private meeting spaces, and a spacious outdoor area with a relaxing infinity pool. It has a few fine dining restaurants and an impressive spa too. At Anantara’s spa, guests can enjoy a variety of healing therapies. Guests can choose from a menu of hammam rituals, traditional massage therapies, tropical Thai rituals and ancient spa techniques from Western and Asian cultures.

The interiors of the warm and inviting lobby pay homage to the Moorish architecture. The spacious lobby consists of deconstructed chandeliers, keyhole archway spaces, and a mosaic infinity water body. Upon close examination, you can notice that the design of this property is heavily influenced by North African and Arabian styles of architecture.

If you happen to stay here, you must try out Anantara’s signature private dining. This tailor-made dining concept offers a plethora of choices from both international and gourmet local cuisine in a breathtaking desert setting.  If this doesn’t get you excited, we don’t know what will!