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  • Kasbah Tamadot is perfect for those wanting some luxury while in the High Atlas - you will leave here feeling pampered and renewed, your lungs full of fresh mountain air

  • Antiques and artefacts from around the world have been assembled in Kasbah Tamadot and they nestle alongside traditional Moroccan textiles and furniture to much effect

  • Tamadot is the perfect destination in both winter and summer - its cosy bar and library have roaring fires in the colder months while come summer, the fragrant gardens come into their own

  • Guests can immerse themselves in Moroccan cuisine with a cookery lesson using local produce

  • The Asounfou spa is the best in the Atlas mountains with traditional hammam as well as more European treatments on offer


Kasbah Tamadot is an authentically styled boutique property less than an hour from Marrakech. Dramatically set in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and with stunning views towards Jebel Toubkal, the highest peak in north Africa, and a steep lush river valley below, the Kasbah is a walled retreat with peaceful courtyards and landscaped gardens.

Within the Kasbah’s walls, the eighteen individually styled rooms and suites, as well as the common areas, are decorated with an eclectic mix of Arabian, Indian and Far Eastern antiques and artifacts. These have been lovingly collected over time by the Kasbah's former owner, a renowned interior designer and antiques dealer. Located in the gardens are five stunning and spacious Berber Tents, each with its own sun deck and Jacuzzi.

Enjoy the chef's freshly prepared Moroccan and international dishes in one of the bars or in the stunning main restaurant, Kanoun or even on the Kasbah's roof terrace. For romantics, private dining is possible at any of the secluded locations in the Kasbah and its gardens. Ingredients are sourced locally and menus change according to the season. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service levels are as you would expect from one of Sir Richard Branson’s Limited Edition properties.

There is a full range of activities available. During the school vacations the activities available for children are endless and include treasure hunts, mule hikeking, Moroccan tea parties, pool parties and getting to know the Kasbah's menagerie of camels, mules and donkeys. For those seeking pampering and relaxation, the Asounfou Spa and Hammam await and offer a genuine world-class retreat with a full range of holistic treatments available for both men and women. There are also two swimming pools, an outdoor horizon pool overlooking the mountains and a stunning indoor oasis of calm.


At Kasbah Tamadot, each room has a descriptive Berber name which tells you something unique about it and all are individually designed and decorated. There are two Superior and seven Deluxe Rooms and there are several categories for the eight suites including a three-bedroom Master suite over two floors with a private swimming pool. All of the suites have either a terrace or balcony. The nine spacious Berber Tents are a unique experience and all have private decks and plunge pools with views out to the Atlas Mountains.


Children are accepted a Kasbah Tamadot in the school holidays and at these time kids are very well catered for with a huge range of activities available to tailor to each child's interests. These include getting to know the kasbah's two camels, three donkeys and three mules (who can take them on a tour of the local village), treasure hunts, cooking classes, 4WD excursions, nature walks, pool games, tennis and table tennis and even some nail painting with the spa's therapists! Children's menus and babysitting are also available on request.


Enjoy magnificent Moroccan, African and international dishes and fine wines at the Kanoun Restaurant with fireside bar and breathtaking terrace, the Pool Bar and the Rooftop Bar. Lunch is usually served by the pool and private dining can be arranged in your room or at a private location of your choice around the kasbah. There is a fully equipped gym, superb spa with a full range of local and international treatments, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, hammam, library with internet access and two tennis courts.


On site the gym, tennis courts, hammam, spa and pools offer plenty of entertainment but this region surrounding Kasbah Tamadot has so much to offer from mule riding to guided long and short treks, excursions by car to points of interest and even golf.

When to travel

The Atlas Mountains can also be visited year-round, although it does get cold in winter, with averages in the late teens. Summers months can be unbearably hot, especially in the months of July and August. Late autumn (September to November) and early spring (February to April) are the best time to visit, with daytime temperatures in the 20s and low 30s Celsius.

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Location and directions

Asni, Morocco

Kasbah Tamadot is located at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, approximately one hour's drive from the center of Marrakech, Morocco. The hotel sits at an elevation of 1,320m. The nearest village is Asni.

How to get there

It is a 3-hour 30-minute direct flight to Marrakech Menara Airport. Transfers from the airport take around 1-hour to Kasbah Tamadot.

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