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Kasbah du Toubkal

Kasbah du Toubkal is the number one property of choice for comfortable hotel accommodation in the village of Imlil in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco.Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Kasbah du Toubkal

Kasbah du Toubkal is the number one property of choice for comfortable hotel accommodation in the village of Imlil in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco. The Kasbah, which sits at an elevation of 5,970ft, is just under 40 miles from Marrakech and set on a hilltop above the village of Imlil. 

Once guests arrive at Imlil, it’s a short 15-minute walk, with mules carrying the heavy luggage, to the resort. The Kasbah is in the Toubkal National Park and set dramatically below Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa standing at 13,671ft. Imlil, and its surrounding valleys, is a world apart from the bustle of the city of Marrakech and a place of peace and seclusion. 

This award-winning hotel has 14 comfortable en suite rooms, three of which can be used as a private self-contained house. In addition, there are three family rooms. The delightful garden and large terraces offer unparalleled views of the surrounding mountains. The friendly and knowledgeable local Berber staff will make every effort to ensure guests’ stays are as enjoyable as possible. The Kasbah offers trekking packages, including stays at the Trekking Lodge and ascents of Mount Toubkal, which can include a riad or hotel stay in Marrakech.

Many guests come to explore the village of Imlil, and the surrounding footpaths and mule tracks that wind their way through lush, irrigated terraces, apple orchards and walnut groves to other villages where the way of life has hardly changed for centuries. Others come to relax on the spectacular roof terrace and enjoy the mountain scenery and perhaps take a traditional hammam.

The Kasbah is staffed by people from the local community and serves traditional food. It’s not licensed out of respect to the local community, but guests are welcome to bring their own alcohol.

The Kasbah is an integral part of the local community and it charges a 5% levy which is put towards community projects. These include providing an ambulance, rubbish collection and hammam for the local area. The levy also helps support Education for All, a charity that provides girls from the rural High Atlas with the opportunity of a secondary education.

DON'T MISS

Drinking a mint tea on the roof terrace looking up to the 13,671ft peak of Jbel Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES
• 14 rooms
• Hammam
• Conference room
• Roof terraces
• Log burning fires
• Bring your own alcohol policy
• Vegetarians & vegans catered for

KEY ACTIVITIES
• Day and half day treks
• Overnight treks
• Toubkal ascent

GET IN TOUCH

kasbahdutoubkal.com
T: +44 1883 744667
E: bookings@discover.ltd.uk


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