Nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains in the small village of Asni, Kasbah Tamadot is one of Sir Richard Branson’s private hideaways. Coming across the home of an antiques dealer and interior designer Luciano Tempo during his round-the-globe hot air balloon journey, Sir Richard was so charmed he purchased the property and eventually opened its doors to guests in 2005. The magical resort boasts 28 luxurious rooms and suites, some with amazing views over the valley and the mountains, and you can even stay in a traditional Berber tent. Enjoy dining al fresco in the romantic setting of the roof terrace, relax by the stunning infinity swimming pool, challenge your friends to a game of pool at the Asmoun Lounge or enjoy a movie under the stars during the open-air cinema nights. A signature hammam treatment in the Asounfou Spa is an experience not to be missed and for those wishing to explore the surrounding area, there is a range of trips available, ranging from short walks to the local village to a trek up Morocco’s highest mountain, Mount Toubkal.
Hotel child prices apply to ages 6-11 years.
The hotel has 28 rooms and suites.
Bars and Restaurants
Enjoy delicious local and international cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dinner is served a la carte and on selected days, traditional and international themed buffets are also available.
Other Dining Options
Apart from the main restaurant, guests can take their meals al fresco (weather permitting) on the roof terrace, by the pool terrace or around the reflecting pool.
Enjoy a cocktail and a game of pool at the Asmoun Lounge.
Beach and Pools
There is an outdoor heated infinity pool as well as a separate pool for children and an additional indoor pool can be found in the spa.
Spa and Wellness
The Asounfou Spa
Relax at the Asounfou Spa and enjoy a range of luxury treatments, including a traditional hammam experience.
Activities and Entertainment
Take advantage of the hotel's resident mules and explore the resort and nearby village.
Discover the beauty of the Moroccan countryside on foot with itineraries ranging from short walks to a local village to long treks high in the Atlas Mountains.
About the location
Head south of Agadir and Marrakech, and you’ll soon bump into the Atlas Mountains – a 2,000-kilometre-long range that careers through Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. This near-mystical region is a mix of stuck-in-time Berber villages and boutique hotels with celebrity credentials. (Richard Branson owns our handpicked hotel here, the Kasbah Tamadot.) And it’s all wrapped in a spectacular landscape of snow-dusted peaks, river gorges, juniper forests and dusty valleys.
Local Mount Toubkal is the highest point in Morocco. It’s best known as one of the only ski resorts in Africa, but you can also hike up to alpine meadows and waterfalls in the summer. Go with a local guide, and you’ll usually get a traditional picnic of lamb tagine and apricot salad, too.
And while the Atlas Mountains might seem a world away from civilisation, the souks and squares of Marrakech are only a 90-minute drive north.
1 hour 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 894 traveller reviews
90% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ HIker's Paradise
Lianne H, Toronto, Canada
Nov 13 2018
I spent two nights at this lovely hotel and enjoyed every minute. My husband and I were with a Butterfield and Robinson hiking group and we took full advantage of the gorgeous hiking trails. Our...
I spent two nights at this lovely hotel and enjoyed every minute. My husband and I were with a Butterfield and Robinson hiking group and we took full advantage of the gorgeous hiking trails. Our local guides were fantastic and the hikes were the best that we did in Morocco.
Our room was beautiful, with enough space to unpack, a very comfortable bed (heating pad included) and a pretty bathroom. Loved the homemade hair products, complimentary slippers and having our filthy hiking boots cleaned for us at night. We slept with the window open and enjoyed the fresh mountain air.
The food was excellent and plentiful. The morning buffet had everything we desired and our group loved the breakfast tagine. We enjoyed two delicious dinners and loved the magician who entertained us one night.
The staff at the hotel were so helpful and welcoming.
I have already passed along recommendations about this hotel to family and friends. If you only have a short time to spend in Morocco and you love the outdoors, this is where you must visit. Kasbah Tamadot is Moroccan paradise!
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“ Amazing Retreat
Mushyp23, Grantham, United Kingdom
Nov 12 2018
Just returned from a 3 night visit and what can I say but WOW. What an amazing place. So relaxing and peaceful. All the staff was very friendly and the service from them all was impeccable. The food...
Just returned from a 3 night visit and what can I say but WOW. What an amazing place. So relaxing and peaceful. All the staff was very friendly and the service from them all was impeccable. The food was delicious and so was the wine. We stayed in a berber tent which was stunning with a lovely jacuzzi on the balcony over looking the mountains. The snug was a cosy room with pool table, darts and bar which we enjoyed every night with pool competitions and darts match's a nightly occurrence for our party. we had so much fun in there, we didn't want to leave. Whilst here we enjoyed a mountain hike, a trip to the local souks, spa treatments and a relaxing day around the pool.
The only negative we had.....we had to come home.
well done to all the team at Kasbah Tamabot I hope to see you again :)
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