Dar Ahlam

Ouarzazate, Morocco
Neighborhood: Palmgrove of Skoura

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018 & 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, locations change daily
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 14 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Contemporary
VIBE: Casual
Adventure Ecotourism Local Immersion

Dar Ahlam

Neighborhood: Palmgrove of Skoura
Address:
Casbah Madihi
Palmeraie de Skoura
Ouarzazate,
Morocco
Nearest Airport:
Ouarzazate (OZZ)
9 mi / 14 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Children's Programs


Recreation
  • Pool
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Butler Service

About Us

Dar Ahlam is a traditional Kasbah in the palm grove of Skoura (40kms of Ouarzazate, 250 kms of Marrakech), at the gateway to the Southern Moroccan desert. It is a truly unique location, where everything is designed to ensure that your dreams come true.
Dar Ahlam is classified "Relais & Chateaux" and is located in Skoura, Province of Ouarzazate, 35 kilometers (30 min) from the Ouarzazate International Airport and 200 kilometers (3 hr, 30 min) from Marrakech.
Capacity: The Kasbah has 9 junior suites, sleeping a maximum of 18 guests. In addition, there are 4 superior suites and one independent villa. So in total, a maximum capacity of 30 guests.
The Garden: The architect of French landscape, Louis Benech has designed 1.5 hectares of gardens surrounding the Kasbah. It is planted with date palms, olive trees, fig trees, aromatic herbs and a kitchen garden. It offers a various range of places where you can have lunch, dinner, or breakfast or where you can just rest in the shade.
The Kasbah: Dar Ahlam is a Moroccan Kasbah dated from the 19th Century which was completely renovated in 2002. Dining room, drawing room, Moroccan drawing room, different terraces. 9 suites (from 35-40 m each) with air-conditioning, fireplaces, spacious bathrooms. View on the Atlas Mountains. No televisions. Each one has been decorated individually with unusual antiques and silk drapes.
Ground Level: Suite of the Riad: Moroccan style - double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms
1st Floor: The Chabnam Suite: Morning Dew - double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms - private terrace. The Ethnic Suite: African style - double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms. The Blue Suite: Rest, relax, freshness double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms. The Syrian Suite: Syrian style - double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms
2nd Floor: The Saraoui suite: Like a tent in the Sahara - double room with fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) independent restrooms. The Samsara Suite: \Indian inspiration - double room with a fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms. The Zouakee suite: Name of a special style of wood painting - double room with fireplace - bathroom (bathtub/shower) - independent restrooms. One independent suite in the garden with two terraces. View to the gardens and Kasbah.
The superior suites (4): each one has a surface of 70 square meters. They all have a garden or a terrace. Heating, air-conditioning, fireplace.
The Villa: it has a bedroom, bathroom, a living-room, a terrace with a fireplace, a private heated pool. Air-conditioning, CD player.It can accomodate a maximum of 4 guests.
The Swimming Pool: T-shaped - Heated Width: from 3-6 metres Length: 25 metres Approximate depth: from 1-2.10 metres
The menu: An extensive menu, combining traditional Moroccan specialties with the latest culinary innovations. Two talents brought together with Frederick Grasser Herme for savoury delights and with desserts dreamed up by the famous French patissier, Pierre Herme.
Activities: Visit of Skoura with a guide. Skoura is an authentic Moroccan village with traditional craftmen cooking with the chef.Wellness: Swimming pool, hamman, jacuzzi, massages Desert outings with a guide: walking in the Dades' Gorges, Valley of Almond trees, Valley of Draa.

Best of the Best

As indulgent a setting as anyone could hope for, the 19th-century Dar Ahlam leaves fortunate guests enchanted and inspired. Set against a stunning Saharan panorama, this Skoura retreat features sumptuous suites and an expansive villa with mud-brick floors and adobe walls, decadent Moroccan cuisine, a swimming pool, hammam, Jacuzzi — even its own perfume parlor, with a selection of hand-cut soaps, body vinegars and massage oils. The riad, a traditional Moroccan house located in the midst of the resort, is dedicated solely to caring for the body through myriad pampering treatments at the wellness center.

Advisor Tip

Arrange a private picnic and dine on delicious local dates at your picnic table, which spans a babbling brook surrounded by pomegranate bushes. –Kathy Bernstein Chicago, Illinois

Location

Address
Casbah Madihi
Palmeraie de Skoura
Ouarzazate,
Morocco
Neighborhood
Palmgrove of Skoura
Nearest Airport
Ouarzazate (OZZ), 9 Miles / 14 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Double or Twin Junior Suites

Double or Twin Junior Suites

Upgrade: Double or Twin Superior suite or Villa

  • Non-Smoking

Double or Twin Villa

Double or Twin Villa

  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Non-Smoking

Superior Suite

4 superior suites. Each of them has a surface of 80 square meters and has a terrace. Heating, air conditioning, fire place.

  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Fireplace
Total 3 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Ecotourism, Local Immersion
Vibe Casual
Room Style Contemporary
Number of Rooms 14
Check-In Time 12:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please contact the hotel.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

40% deposit to be paid at the reservation

Balance of 60% to be paid one month prior to the stay.

If you reserve for the coming month, 100% payment is required at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy

If cancellation occurs more than one month prior to the stay, we keep the deposit.

If cancellation occurs less than one month prior to the stay, we keep 100% of the total amount.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash, Credit Card (Amex, Visa, Mastercard)

Terms & Conditions

Seasonal Closure:

July 17 to August 11



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018 & 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests, locations change daily
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Dar Ahlam

By: Morocco Traveler


Reviewed on: 23 Oct 2017

This is a private Kasbah located in a large oasis in Skoura. The rooms are very nice and are all different. Each meal is served in a different location with different silver and china so you are always experiencing something new. We were taken on a walking tour of the oasis including visiting some of the local craftsman. It is a very unique place like we have never been. We were hesitant about going since it is far south but was well worth it. You can fly from either Casablanca or Marrakesh to Ourtzazate and the resort will pick you up or take you to the airport. We did not realize that Air Maroc does not fly there on Tuesday or Wednesday so plan you rip when you can fly.
Travel Advisor:  Martha Gaughen