04 February 2022

Kasbah Tamadot, the Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan retreat

In the beautiful High Atlas Mountains, has been named as the Best Resort Hotel in North Africa and the Middle East four times
One of the most magical and beautiful places in all of Morocco, one of the best places to escape from the world: a dream image that reveals the outside with sky, mountains and lots of nature.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Kids swimming pool. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
Morocco is a must-visit destination for 2022, and Kasbah Tamadot could be the perfect location for ultimate relaxation and also for a cultural awakening.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Berber tents exteriors. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition. 
Kasbah Tamadot is a 5 star hotel and has 28 rooms and suites in total, each boasting its own unique style and featuring artifacts from around the world. 
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Kasbah Tamadot. Superior suite. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
Accessed through the hotel’s herb and vegetable garden, the luxurious Berber tented suites are perfect for those looking for authenticity with a little more privacy, offering stunning views of the Atlas Mountains, king-size beds, large soaking tubs with mountain views and private terraces for outdoor dining.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Valley view. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
During a visit to Kasbah Tamadot, guests are actively encouraged to take a break from phones and technology and instead spend time visiting the spa for traditional Hammam treatments or relax by the hotel’s infinity pool, set against a beautiful mountain backdrop.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Roof terrace private dining. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
There’s also tennis, cookery lessons and private dining under the stars to choose from. Not forgetting teamaking with Mohammed, the hotel’s personal teamaker who can teach guests how to make authentic Moroccan mint tea.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Garden seating area. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
Kasbah Tamadot proudly recruits 100% of staff from the local community and this direct connection to the surrounding area ensures guests are fully immersed in the wonders of Morocco from the moment they arrive.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Dinner on roof terrace. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
From sitting down in a local’s home with a cup of mint tea, to discovering the secret to making delicious traditional woodfired Berber bread, known as ‘Tanourt’, in an authentic Berber kitchen onsite, a series of unique experiences at Kasbah Tamadot will provide an authentic taste of the rich Berber culture.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Berber tent with hot tub. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition. 
No stay is complete however, without a visit to the Eve Branson Foundation, a local charity founded by Sir Richard Branson’s late mother, Eve Branson.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Berber tent deck. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
Working to help set up sustainable enterprises that upskills locals and provides long-term employment, the Eve Branson Foundation is dedicated to enhancing living standards throughout the rural communities living in the Atlas Mountains.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
During a stay at Kasbah Tamadot, guests are invited to spend time in the community and meet the artisans working to create beautiful Moroccan gifts at the foundation’s workshops and craft centres.
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Kasbah Tamadot. Swimming pool. Photo: Copyright © Virgin Limited Edition.
Rates to stay at Kasbah Tamadot start from MAD 6,000 per room per night, based on two adults sharing a double room, including breakfast. An all-inclusive option is also available. The entire property can be hired exclusively for private use and in these instances, rates are all inclusive.
Located in Asni, in the Marrakech-Tensift-Haouz region, the beautiful 5-star Kasbah Tamadot is just 43 kilometers from Marrakech and its airport, 13 kilometers from Imlil and 12 from Oukaïmeden.
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Avion Luxury Magazine
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