In this winter holiday period, H24Info has selected five mountain spots throughout Morocco to enjoy the fresh air and snowy environments.
1) Berber Family Lodge (Imlil)
1h30 from Marrakech, in the Imlil valley, the “Berber Family Lodge” offers a beautiful getaway that we would gladly extend. Perched on the mountainside, this traditional earthen house offers an exceptional view of the green mountains and the snow-capped Toubkal. An idyllic setting for drinking a good tea, seated on the multicolored boucherouite rugs or the woven stools. Apart from the climb of Mount Toubkal, the establishment offers various hikes in the region, adaptable, and guided by Mohammed Idahli, owner with over 20 years of experience.
>> Douar Aguersioual, Imlil BP21 Asni, Marrakech, [email protected] Phone: 06 09 78 54 27/06 61 43 35 28.
2) Douar Samra (Imlil)
Nestled on the heights of Imlil, in the heart of Toubkal National Park, Douar Samra offers a holiday resort that is both authentic and cozy. Welcomed by Jules, the estate’s donkey, the space is original upon entering. Whether in the main house or, more original, in wooden cabins perched in the trees, you will be won over by the comfort of the rooms with traditional Berber decoration which offer a breathtaking view of the Atlas Valley and its peaks. snowy. Even more original, the four bedrooms in the main house have no electricity and are lit by candles and chandeliers. Enough to experience a real disconnected parenthesis that will appeal to the most urban dwellers.
>> Village of Tamatert (near Imlil – about 70 km from Marrakech). Tel: 05 24 48 40 34 or 06 36 04 85 59. [email protected]
3) The Hermitage of Akchour
In the heart of the Akchour valley, a few steps from Chaouen, the ecolodge l’Ermitage offers an idyllic place lost in the middle of nature, precisely in the Talassemtane national park, along the Wadi Kalla. Follower of “solidarity tourism”, the establishment offers holistic retreats, treatments and therapies, yoga courses, massages and meditation … In addition to hiking or mule treks in the neighboring forests, you can refresh yourself with sport in white water, swimming in natural pools and massaging waterfalls …
>> Information: Akchour, Talambote, Chaouen. Phone. 0678998189.
4) Touda ecolodoge
In the mounting spots, the Touda ecolodge comes back as a must. Perched at an altitude of 2,200 meters, in the Aït Bougmez valley, the refuge offers a modern and traditional space at the same time, lost in the middle of a nature which stretches on both sides as far as the eye can see. The house was built respecting ancestral construction techniques: interior adobe wall, exterior stone wall, plaster, tadelakt and green roof … The large terrace invites you to share a tea while admiring the view and relax in the calm. ambient. Created by Saïd, a Franco-Moroccan passionate about meetings, the whole place tends to promote Morocco “by and for the inhabitants”. The family management of Touda guarantees a welcome in the Berber hospitable tradition by Berbers who will know how to share their knowledge of customs and traditions. Not to mention the activities on offer: trekking and ascent to the various surrounding peaks, cooking lessons, hammam, photo course… The plus: the ecolodge produces and sells homemade jams and delicious apple juice!
>> Touda Ecolodge, Bougmez valley, Zawyat Oulmzi, Tabant. Ait Bougmez. +212 6 62 14 42 85 / + 33 6 83 61 79 91. [email protected].
5) Rise in Valley (Ifrane)
Located in Zaouia Ben Smim, 8 km from Ifrane, Rise In Valley is a quiet and warm place for holidays in the heart of the beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Renovated in 2015, the atmosphere is modern and cozy, you feel at home in the comfortable rooms with refined bedding. Various dishes of local cuisine are offered in the restaurant. There is a veranda for sunbathing, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace. In winter, the environment is draped in snow and we appreciate the view from inside the stone and wood house, by the fireplace.