A Guide to El Sheesh

Welcome to El Sheesh

We are very happy that you have decided to book with us and hope you’ll have a great stay here at Barefoot in Tunis. Here are some information to help things along.

Taking care of the house

  • Please take your shoes off when in the house
  • Please do not smoke inside the house
  • Please do not light candles inside the house. In case of a power cut, we put an emergency light in the house
  • when taking a shower, please try not to splish and splash too much … it’s a wood bathroom afterall
  • Please DO NOT leave the AC running when you’re not in the house. The same for the lights
  • Respect other Barefoot in Tunis guests and neighbors
  • Please always close the main gate
  • Enjoy your stay!

Check Out

Check-out is at 1 pm. But you can always ask for a late check-out. Our latest check-out is at 6 pm for an additional fee of 20€/ 400 EGP.

Before you leave

  • do your dishes
  • empty the fridge
  • empty the garbage bins. You can put it in the large bin next to the gate

Good to know

  • Please help yourself with coffee/ Tea, Sugar etc.
  • for cold days: AC has a heating function
  • there is a light on your terrace that you can turn on and off individually
  • the soap in the bathroom is from SR Cosmetics. Organic and proudly made in Egypt
  • the balcony door next to the kitchen opens up, in case you want more breeze
  • Feel free to use our rim bbq in the garden. You’ll find wood right behind it on the wall.
  • If you like the poufs or pillows, feel free to contact us, or follow us on Instagram @Macarona. They are handmade and we sell some of them …
  • you can rent the bicycles. It is 100 EGP per bike per day

Best food in town

  • Ibis Restaurant
  • Kom El Dikka Restaurant
  • Sit el Beit (Mob: 0112 592 0199) for a fresh and hot Feteer delivered to you in the morning (call them a day before)
  • Contact us, if you want a home made dinner delivered to you (order a day before)

Must See

  • Carricature Museum
  • Fields surrounding Tunis Village
  • Fayoum Pottery School

Touring Tunis Village and surroundings

  • Driver from and to Cairo
    • Yasser: 0106 145 3360
  • Safari Driver
    • Etman: 0100 133 3781
    • Sayid: 0106 488 8081
  • Tok Tok Drivers
    • Saber: 0101 591 3035
    • Saad: 0101 003 6481
  • Best Tour Guide
    • Mahmoud Kamel: 0106 145 4263; You also find him on Instagram: @fayoumer
  • Bird Watching Guides:
    • Ahmed Mansour: 0100 377 9542

Groceries and Essentials

  • Pharmacy
  • Kushk (small shop)
    • Call one of the tok tok drivers, if you are too lazy to move. All of the drivers have a small shop and deliver for a small fee.
  • Alcohol: There is no shop selling alcohol, but the following restaurants serve local alcohol
    • Byoum Restaurant
    • Lazib Inn
    • Palm Shadow Corner
    • contact us … We often have a selection of local brands availabe