Greek Mythology makes mention of Djerba in Hommer’s Odyssey. It was thought to be the home of the seductive lotus eaters who so enticed Ulysses’ men by feeding them lotus flowers that he was unable to coax them back to their ships to continue his journey through the Mediterranean. Today the island with its warm temperate climate and picture perfect scenery composed of turquoise seas, white sandy beaches and white washed houses under clear blue skies entices 600,000 tourists annually. The majority of the visitors to the island are from Germany. The amenable Mediterranean climate of the island is perfect for the pursuit of water sports at one of its many resorts and this is what makes Djerba an ideal tourist destination.