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Palmeraie House is a traditional Berber house situated at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains in southern Morocco. It is a family-run guesthouse and restaurant.
Here, you can...
* stay in a traditional Berber house situated in the Todra palmeraie;
* eat delicious Berber food, or European if you prefer;
* relax and soak up Berber culture;
* walk, hike and trek through the palmeraies, the gorges and the mountains of the High Atlas; www.palm(URL HIDDEN)
Palmeraie Guesthouse is 7 km from Tinerhir on the road to the Todra gorge.
Look for our large white sign on the palmeriae side of the road.
Ouarzazate airport is a 2 hour drive from Tinehir.
Driving from Marrakech airport to Ouarzazate takes 4 hours.
The road from Ouarzazate to Tinehir is referred to as the route of a Thousand Kasbahs.
The magnificent scenery and Berber architecture are a wonderful introduction to southern Morocco.
If you are not driving yourself we can arrange to meet you at either airport.
CTM and other buses from Marrakech, Ouarzazate and Erfoud stop at Tinehir.
Supratours direct bus from Marrakech at 8.30 am. and 3 pm. Arrival around 4 pm. and 11 pm. respectively.
CTM direct bus from Marrakech at 7,30 am. Arrival around 3 pm.
Almou Draa direct bus from Marrakech at 10 am. Arrival around 6 pm.
Other private buses from Marrakech at 6 am., 11 am., noon and 3,30 pm.
The restaurant is open all day. Meals, snacks, and drinks are served in our Berber salon, on our shady garden terrace, and also in the nomad tent on our roof terrace. From the terrace there is a spectacular view of the palmeraie, the surrounding mountains, and the old Kasbah.
All food is freshly prepared in the traditional Berber manner. House specialties include a selection of tagines, couscous with meat, vegetables, or both. Also kafta, a choice of brochettes, soups ……including herrara, omelettes and seasonal fruits.
The Todra Gorge area is ideally situated for trekking, from a few days to longer treks. The surrounding mountain ranges offer an opportunity to explore in all directions, visiting local villages, meeting the nomad people, while enjoying the extensive views and the ever-changing mountain colours. All our treks are led by experienced guides. Let us arrange a trek for you!
A popular 3-day trek crosses the mountains from the Todra Gorge to the Dades Gorge, stopping at the villages of Alkachtifine and Taghzoute. Enjoy picnic lunches, and starry overnights camping or staying with nomad people.
For children, riding our gentle and friendly donkey, Jack, is perhaps the best way to enjoy a visit to the palmeraie.
We serve a variety of vegetarian food.
There are many ways to explore the Todra valley area.
The front door of our Guesthouse opens directly onto the cool and shady palmeriae.
Here there is easy walking along the many paths. Visit the old Kasbah, or follow the river to the Todra gorge (2 hours). Or walk through the palmeriae to Tinehir (2 hours)
Rooms with a private bathroom: big bed and single bed.