Deserts and Oases 2 - Accommodations
In Casablanca, we'll be staying for 1 night at the Club Val D'Anfa Hotel. Chic and elegant, this hotel boasts an ideal location on Casablanca's popular Corniche just a few feet from the beach and within easy reach of bars, restaurants, nightclubs, entertainment venues and shopping. The stylish and spacious air-conditioned guest rooms offer an assortment of contemporary amenities, including elegant marble bathrooms, free Internet access, televisions, minibars and panoramic balconies overlooking the ocean. Club Val d'Anfa Hôtel serves a delicious breakfast every morning and features multiple on-site restaurants specializing in authentic Moroccan dishes with an international flair. Guests can relax in the outdoor swimming pool set amidst lush gardens or get pampered with exclusive hammam, sauna, jacuzzi and massage treatments at Club Val's lavish spa lounge.
While in Fez, we’ll be staying 4 nights at the Riad Myra. Located in the heart of Fez's medina, it exhibits an authentic atmosphere of Moroccan art de vivre. This majestic palace is an authentic example of Moorish architecture and has a panoramic terrace with views of the sun setting over the medina and the Atlas Mountains. Riad Myra features a fantastic open ceilinged courtyard, an outdoor terrace with sweeping views of the Medina, hammam and spa with a wide selection of tailor made treatments and a restaurant serving traditional Moroccan cuisine. It offers 24 hour room service, laundry service, 24 hour concierge, a library and a reading room. All 14 air-conditioned rooms and suites are individually decorated with traditional Moroccan interiors and living areas, plus a superb bathroom with a bathtub, which exude good taste, restfulness and comfort. The rooms have TVs, mini-bar, safe and Wifi access.
In Erfoud, we'll be staying for 1 night at the Hotel Kasbah Chergui. Located near the edge of the Sahara Desert's sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, the hotel enjoys magnificent views of the surreal desert landscapes. This smoke-free, newly constructed hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, hammam, full service spa, indoor and outdoor restaurants serving both international and local cuisines and a poolside bar. The 100 comfortable rooms are decorated in traditional Moroccan style and feature air conditioning, flat screen TV, light blocking draperies, mini-bar, safe, direct-dial telephone and free Wi-Fi. Private bathrooms come fully equipped with a deep soaking bathtub and complimentary toiletries.
We'll spend 1 night at the Riad Madu Luxury Camp in the Erg Chebbi of the Sahara Desert, a unique place where you can enjoy the tranquility of the desert, the wild, open spaces and the famous Berber hospitality. This luxury desert Berber camp is perfectly located in the middle of the dunes, from where you can marvel at the spectacular sunrise and the warm colors of the sunset, before experiencing a night spent in the desert, with the silent and magnificently starry sky. The Restaurant serves traditional Moroccan dishes, made with great care and dedication to ensure an authentic culinary experience, and after dinner you will be able to enjoy a traditional percussion group performing around the camp fire. The camp’s luxurious tents are each unique in its design. Each tent room features a full bathroom (a rarity in the desert), with hot water, which is an unusual feature for this type of accommodations.
In Boumalne Dades, we'll be staying for 2 nights at the traditional Kasbah Tizzarouine Hotel. Located in the heart of the Dades Valley not far from the Valley of Roses, this atmospheric kasbah combines Berber architecture with contemporary style, with five centuries of history represented in its interior design. The kasbah features an outdoor pool surrounded by gardens, a Turkish spa with hammam and massage treatments, entertainment room, gift shop, laundry service, and an on-site restaurant. The 38 rooms and 12 suites are personalized with exceptional period furniture, inspired by the most remarkable periods of Moroccan art and include free Wi-Fi, LCD TV, gourmet mini bar, tea/coffee-making facilities, phone, in-room safe, and a luxurious bathroom with a marble rain shower or bathtub, hair dryer, and boutique Moroccan argan oil toiletries.
In Marrakech, we'll be staying for 3 nights at Hotel & Ryad Art Place, located in the heart of the Jemaâ El Fna square, in walking distance of the Marrakech Museum, Ben Yussef Madrassa, Koutoubia Minaret and Bahia Palace. Despite being in the very center of the Red City, the hotel itself is a cool oasis of calm and tranquility. The exquisite Art Place is decorated in the rich yet understated Moroccan style, offering a combination of luxury, tradition and a uniquely applied modernity. The pool deck features a beautiful swimming pool, bar and comfortable beds. The panoramic terrace offers a breathtaking view of the city and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. There is a fitness center, a library, a renowned restaurant and a cafe. Each room is decorated in traditional Moroccan and period furniture, while featuring modern amenities, including air conditioning, private bathrooms, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities, safe, telephone, flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi and complimentary toiletries.
In the highly unlikely event that our original accommodations must be changed, the alternative accommodations will be a hotel of equal or higher standard. No change will be made to the cost of the tour.