The project is located 12 km from El Hamma and will cover an area of 140 hectares: It will include a new generation spa, a golf, a high-end hotel, as well as leisure and animation facilities.
El Khebayat is one of the main thermal water sites in the governorate of Gabès. It benefits from an important reserve of underground warm water with a temperature ranging between 60 and 70 degrees Celsius. The flow of these waters can reach 10 liters per second, while their salinity varies between 3 and 4 grams per liter.
El Khebayat is located 12 km from the oasis of El Hamma on the road between Gabès and Kebili. El Hamma is located 30 km west of Gabès on the banks of the ”Chott el Fejej”. The oasis has several sources that form the Hamma River and are part the natural outlets of the great water table “Albion”. The springs are Ain El Bordj, Ain Cheriya, and Ain Abdelkader, which well up at 300m from each other, A small 220-m mountainous massif separates El Hemma from the town of Gabès.
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Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
Office national du Thermalisme et d’Hydrothérapie
Form of project announcement
Mission: Development of a new thermal city at El Khbayet near El Hamma (Gabès)
Creating of the 2nd thermal pole in Tunisia.
? Attracting curists: about 2000 curists (baths, care and well-being).
? Creating of 1000 job positions
? Attracting 5000 inhabitants in the city of El Khbayet
Indicative timetable of project development
There are no Project documents available at this time
Project looking for additional PPF assistance
Project looking for additional MDB assistance
Is project multi jurisdictional?
Stage 2: Project Investigation
164.5 M USD 480 M TND
Indicative Funding Source
Not Yet Known
Have any external advisors been appointed yet
Details of Advisors appointed
Is the project contained in national/sub national infrastructure plan or strategy
Opportunity for Private Sector Involvement
Equity, Debt - Private Sector, Construction, Operations, Not yet known