- Sir Richard Branson’s privately owned hotel, located in the heart of the Great Atlas Mountains
- 28 deluxe rooms, suites and Bedouin tents to choose from
- A signature hammam treatment available for all guests of the resort
- Suitable for both couples and families with children
Nestled in the foothills of the Great Atlas Mountains in Morocco, Kasbah Tamadot is one of Sir Richard Branson’s very own hideaways. Coming across the private property of antiques collector and interior designer Luciano Tempo during his around the globe hot air balloon journey, Sir Richard was so amazed by the Kasbah (fortress) that he acquired it and opened its doors to guests in 2005.
The resort features 28 luxurious rooms, suites and tents, some with astonishing views over the beautiful valley and the majestic mountains. Each one has been individually decorated to reproduce the striking architecture of the facility and showcase antiques from all over the world.
With a warm fireside bar for pre-dinner drinks and a spectacular dining area complete with magnificent views, Kanoun Restaurant offers tasty local and international gastronomy marrying local produce and flavours. A signature hammam session in the Asounfou Spa is not to be missed, and for those wanting to discover the neighbouring area, there are a variety of trips available; ranging from short walks to the local village to a trek up Morocco’s highest mountain, Mount Toubkal.
Bars and Restaurants
The resort’s official restaurant, Kanoun serves delicious local and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The resort’s lounge, Asmoun, offers the finest Moroccan and international wine and cocktail selections in a relaxed and warm atmosphere.
Other Dining Options
Guests of Kasbah Tamadot can also take their meals al fresco on the beautiful roof terrace or by the pool.
Beach and Pools
The resort boasts an outdoor heated infinity pool with breath taking views of the Atlas Mountains, as well as a separate pool for children and an indoor pool in the spa.
Spa and Wellness
The Asounfou Spa
Offering a range of traditional and contemporary luxury treatments, Asounfou Spa is the ideal spot for guests to unwind and indulge themselves in an hour or two of pampering. Guests are also offered a free hammam, which will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Activities and Entertainment
The resort is home to friendly mules who will take you on a trek around the beautiful mountains and villages.
Explore the beautiful Moroccan countryside with a wide range of itineraries for all ages and preferences.
Kasbah Tamadot comprises a state of the art gym for guests who want to remain active during their holidays.
Guests can enjoy two floodlit tennis courts.
Outdoor Cinema Nights
The resort boasts an outdoor cinema area where guests can watch selected movies under moon light.
About the location
The Atlas Mountains are a 2,000 kilometre long range that career through North Africa. This near-mystical region is a blend of stuck in time Amazigh villages and boutique hotels with celeb credentials. And it’s all surrounded by spectacular scenery of snow dusted crests, river valleys, juniper woods and green and dusty gorges.
Mount Toubkal is situated in the Great Atlas Mountains and is the highest point in Morocco. It is well known as one of very few ski stations in Africa. During summer time, explorers of the Atlas Mountains can hike up to alpine meadows. A local guide will show you the best spots to enjoy a traditional picnic of lamb tagine and apricot salad between heavenly waterfalls.
And while the Atlas Mountains might seem a world away from civilisation, the magical souks and squares of Marrakech are only a 90-minute drive north.
Kasbah Tamadot is one hour drive from Marrakech Airport.
Max 2 adults
The resort's three Superior Rooms have all been individually decorated in traditional Moroccan style, overlooking the front or inner courtyard, with one forming part of the Master Suite, offering a large terrace with views over the mountains.
Max 2 adults
The resort's seven Deluxe Rooms have all been individually decorated in traditional Moroccan style, featuring a balcony or terrace overlooking the gardens, pool or the mountains.
Max 2 adults, 1 child
Superior Suites have all been individually decorated in traditional Moroccan style, featuring a seating area and a private balcony or terrace and can accommodate a roll-away bed for a child.
Max 2 adults, 1 child
Deluxe Suites occupy a prime position within the main building, offering stunning views over the valley and the Atlas Mountains. They feature a sitting room and can accommodate a roll-away bed for a child.
Max 2 adults
Perched on the hillside with stunning views over the Atlas Mountains, the Berber Tent suites feature a king size bed, large bathtub and a terrace with sun loungers and outdoor dining furniture.
Early booking offer
Book 4 nights and pay for 3 night for holidays between 01 June - 31 August 2019 booked by 21 December 2018.
Based on 962 traveller reviews
90% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Luxurius One-of-a-kind Resort in the High Atlas Mountains
hungrytotravelandeat, Acton, Massachusetts
Nov 10 2019
I spent a couple of nights with my husband and two grown sons at this incredibly beautiful, small hotel perched in the High Atlas Mountains. We had stayed at Ulusaba, one of Richard Branson's other...
I spent a couple of nights with my husband and two grown sons at this incredibly beautiful, small hotel perched in the High Atlas Mountains. We had stayed at Ulusaba, one of Richard Branson's other properties, a few years ago and had such an amazing experience there that we decided to book forthcoming vacations at his other properties. Kasbah Tamadot was equally as incredible as Ulusaba. The service was impeccable and the staff could not have been more friendly. They truly seemed to want to make our stay the best that it could be. The resort itself is one of a kind. Each room has amazing antiques that are works of art. There are plenty of common areas for relaxing that are cozy and luxurious at the same time. It was a little chilly at night, so the common areas had fires roaring in them, adding to the coziness. The meals were delicious, too. One of my son's is an avid tennis player, and the resort had a tennis coach from Marrakech come up to give him and another guest private lessons. The tennis courts offer spectacular views of the mountain peaks surrounding them. My only negative comment would be the spa-- not the treatments because our massages and hammans were great, but the fact that the staff were very pushy in selling spa products at the end of our treatments. This was very annoying. Be warned! This should not deter you though from staying at this gorgeous property with magnificent views of the High Atlas Mountains and valleys below,
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“ Did not love it.
480eileens, New York, New York, United States
Nov 10 2019
I know everyone loves this hotel and i fully expected to but sadly did not. We had a deluxe room, the only one of the seven that is not featured on the website and it was clear why. The room was...
I know everyone loves this hotel and i fully expected to but sadly did not. We had a deluxe room, the only one of the seven that is not featured on the website and it was clear why. The room was quite small with only a tiny wardrobe for a closet. Consequently we had suitcases and stuff everywhere. The bathroom was dominated by a ridiculous bathtub with the only shower head??? so deep that it needed a set of stairs to get in and out of ( and still was dangerous); as a consequence the rest of the bathroom space was minuscule with no place for cosmetics. The tub didn???t drain properly either. Plus the only available outlets in the room needed U.K. not Moroccan plugs which would be fine if we were from the UK or if the hotel had proper adapters for UK plugs but they do not. We had to unplug the lamps to use our computers until eventually a surge strip was located by the management.
I was traveling with my daughter and when I complained about the room the management was entire unhelpful. I got the distinct feeling that had I been traveling with my husband rather than my adult daughter it would have been a different story. When I complained to the travel agent in the US all of a sudden there was a flurry of solicitous activity. The next day we were moved to one of the Berber tents which was glorious.
There???s a nice pool but the weather is barely suitable for using it, at least when we were there (late October). Nonetheless many guests were bravely sitting around it because it???s basically the only activity.
The restaurant is fine and very pretty. Aside from the problems with our particular room we found the rooms around the courtyard to be pretty noisy at night between the bars and the music. Don???t try to get work done in one!! The tents are fabulous but of course pricey.
A visit to the eve Branson foundation is definitely worthwhile.
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