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Hotel Review: Tui Magic Life Africana Hotel, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia

There's family fun to be had at TUI MAGIC LIFE Africana, with plenty of activities and amenities.

by Sharron Livingston
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When you are looking for an all-inclusive package family holiday that won’t break the bank, consider heading to Tunisia and in particular to the beachfront TUI MAGIC LIFE Africana hotel. This activity-packed hotel, designated 5 star, is located ‘in Yasmine Hammamet, an up-and-coming holiday resort near Hammamet.

TUI MAGIC LIFE Africana is a huge complex featuring a myriad of activities for families – including relaxing around the pool. It may not be plush, but it has everything to make a holiday with the kids fun and exciting in stylish surroundings. There’s a private soft sand beach, six swimming pools, and tennis courts and plenty of live entertainment.

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Pianist plays at Africana hotel

The foyer is expansive with a reception area with an efficient and very friendly check-in. There’s plenty of seating and in the evening a pianist tinkles out toe-tapping tunes. The rooms are arranged over two floors with an atrium with verdant with foilage offering a pleasant view when travelling in the glass lift.

Who For

TUI MAGIC LIFE Africana is designed for families and offers plenty of entertainment for the kids, and a spa for grown-ups. Everyone wins.


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There are 321 air-conditioned bedrooms arranged over three white-washed buildings and four floors. All are very spacious, ckean and bright with tiled flooring , a minibar, TV and a very comfy beds. The ensuite is a stylish shower room with generous toiletries, a hairdryer (it’s not particularly powerful) dressing gowns, and slippers. The balcony is a peaceful place to sip a tea and coffee (there’s facilities in the room) before starting the day.


There are six pools, two kids pools and two outdoor pools and a spa offering a range of treatments. A fully equipped gym and fitness classes such as Zumba, fat burning, belly, butt and thighs, bodyweight training, bodywork, HIIT, stretch and strengths, power aerobic, step aerobics, aqua fitness, pilates and yoga.

The highlight is the Hammam where you come out feeling renewed. Follow this up with a massage and you will be floating.

There’s plenty of sporty activities too such as beach volleyball, two onsite tennis courts, canoeing and water polo. 

The entertainment program is extensive with parties, live music, and international shows and there’s a kid’s club too. And finally, there’s also a shop on site with souvenirs and toiletries, as well as a hairdresser and free wi-fi throughout.

Food and Drink

There are plenty of dining options ranging from a coffee shop to speciality restaurants. The main restaurant , Magico, offers casual dining centred around a huge buffet. Ambience is relaxed enough for kids to eat and chill with plenty of food on offer from paella, pasta, pizza, chicken, lamb fish and cous cous.

For a change of scene there’s a choice of three a la carte restaurants.  As well as dining, there are six bars, and one of them, Wunderbar, stays open for drinks 24 hours a day. You will never be hungry here.

How much

Seven nights in July costs from £1065.85 per person all inclusive with flight included.


What’s Nearby?

Magic Life Africana is 40 minutes from Enfidha Airport, 15km from the town of Hammamet and 25km from the town of Nabeul.

Verdict: Magic Life Africana is a sure thing for young families looking for a plethora of entertainment for their children and some relaxation for themselves. A great choice.

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