Morocco: Deserts and Oases - Accommodations
In Casablanca, we'll be staying for 1 night at the Club Val D'Anfa Hotel. Chic and extravagant, 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 the shopping. The stylish and spacious air-conditioned guest rooms offer an assortment of contemporary amenities, including elegant marble bathrooms, free Internet access, televisions, minibar areas 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 pamper themselves with exclusive hammam, sauna, jacuzzi and massage treatments at Club Val's lavish spa lounge.
While in Fez, we’ll be staing for 4 nights at Riad Fes. Located in the heart of Fez medina, it offers a subtle mix of Andalusian sumptuousness and Moroccan art de vivre. This majestic palace is an authentic example of Hispanic-Moorish architecture, boasting 3 harmoniously designed patios, each decorated in an individual style (Moroccan, Andalusian and Baroque) and a panoramic terrace with views of the sun setting over the medina and the Atlas mountains. Riad Fes features a quiet garden with fountains, an outdoor pool, spa, hammam, fitness center, a bar and a restaurant. It offers currency exchange, room service, laundry service, gift shop and a library. All 26 air-conditioned rooms and suites are individually decorated, some with private terraces and views of the medina. Spacious and comfortable rooms, with warm interiors and superb bathrooms, exude good taste and rest. The rooms have TVs, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, mini bar, telephone, aromatic teas in the room and WiFi access.
In Merzouga, we'll be staying for 1 night at the Kasbah Yasmina Hotel. Located right at the edge of the dunes of Erg Chebbi, the hotel enjoys the magnificent view over the “head of the dunes” (Ras el Erg) and the surreal lake, making this a very special place in all of the Sahara Desert. The newly renovated and upgraded hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a dining room, a terrace with great views over the dunes or to watch the stars at night, and nightly traditional music performances. The 20 comfortable rooms are decorated in vibrant colors, and feature air conditioning, comfy beds and modern amenities. Private bathrooms come equipped with a hair dryer and complimentary toiletires.
We'll spend 1 night at Yasmina Luxury Desert Camp in the Erg Chebbi of the Sahara Desert. This luxury desert Berber camp is perfectly located in the middle of the dunes. From here, you can marvel at the spectacular sunrise and the warm colors of the sunset, before experiencing a night spent in the desert, with its silence and the magnificently starry sky. The tents are made of camel wool and leather and are lined with silky fabric inside. All rooms have private bathrooms, which is quite unusual for this type of accommodations.
In Boumalne Dades, we'll be staying for 2 nights at the luxury Kasbah Tizzarouine Hotel. Located in the heart of the Dades Valley not far from the Valley of Roses, this traditional kasbah marries 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 en suite 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 Riad Star, located in the heart of the Red City, in a district that boasts attractions like the Marrakech Museum and the Ben Yussef Madrassa. The incomparable Jemma Al Fnaa square is just a twelve minute walk if you can resist the colourful shops along the way. A former residence of the vaudeville star and civil rights pioneer, Josephine Baker, Riad Star is a celebration of the human spirit. The heart of the property is a classic Marrakech Riad courtyard complete with a dipping pool, a fountain, an open Moroccan seating area and a dining room with a stunning feature fireplace. The stunning roof terrace offers three private seating areas, an outdoor fireplace, and loungers to soak up the Marrakech sun. There is also a Turkish bath, hammam and massage Spa. Each of the 13 rooms has its own personality, all have everything to enjoy your stay in Marrakech including air conditioning, private bathrooms, mini fridge, room safe, hairdryer, flat screen TV, free WiFi, luxurious pure silk duvets 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 made to the cost of the tour.