- Kasbah du Toubkal is a magnificent eco mountain retreat spectacularly situated in the heart of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. This authentic lodge is a member of the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World.
- Kasbah du Toubkal has evolved into one of the most authentic and treasured destinations in Morocco, a tribute to Berber culture and hospitality that welcomes hikers seeking a cozy mountain refuge, groups in need of an inspiring venue to gather, and travelers who wish to have an exceptional cultural experience in a stunning place.
- A short drive from Marrakech, the award-winning boutique hotel offers 14 comfortable rooms and three family rooms set among delightful terraces and gardens that offer magnificent views of the Atlas peaks.
- A journey to stay at Kasbah du Toubkal takes you to the foot of Jbel Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa with one of the best rooftop views in North Africa.
- Sip traditional mint tea on the terrace, looking out at the valley and the sheer slopes in the distance. Ride a mule to the Kasbah or into the village. Take a walk with a local guide to get to know the village and the environs of the lodge.
- Kasbah du Toubkal has a unique approach to responsible tourism and has incredibly close links with the village community – a stay here is both inspirational and educational. The staff are all from the local berber villages and we say the Kasbah du Toubkal is “the home of Berber hospitality”.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Kasbah du Toubkal, a Berber Hospitality experience, is perched on a great rock outcrop above the village of Imlil in the High Atlas mountains. Just 90 minutes from Marrakech, the Kasbah is set within the Toubkal National Park below the towering flanks of Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa. It is a place of outstanding natural beauty, peace and seclusion.As part of the location where Martin Scorsese filmed the movie Kundun about the Dalai Lama’s life, the Kasbah is the ideal location for a yoga and mindfulness retreat.
Free days in the Imlil area to explore the local valley or relax in and around the Kasbah, enjoying spectacular views from its roof terraces and relaxing in its hammam (steam bath) – the choice is yours.One full day guided trek with a picnic is included in the package. Other guided treks can be arranged and paid for directly at the Kasbah as required.Dinner and accommodation at the Kasbah. After breakfast, your driver will take you to the seaside town of Essaouira, 150 miles from the Kasbah, a journey of approximately 4 hours’ duration. Upon arrival, you will check in at your Riad. Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis, giving you theopportunity to dine at some of the superb restaurants that Essaouira offers. The temperature in Essaouira is in marked contrast to the soaring summer temperatures of Marrakech and has amuch more relaxed feel.
Private transfer to Imlil from Marrakech Menara Airport with your personal mountain guide, and an opportunity to discuss the types of walks that you like. Dinner and Night at Kasbah du Toubkal.
A day to relax and enjoy free time in the Imlil area, or a chance to explore the Imlil Valley with your personal mountain guide. Lunch at Kasbah du Toubkal or picnic. Dinner and Night at Kasbah du Toubkal.
A supported trek of 3-4 hours’ duration* with guide, mule and muleteer to our remote trekking lodge in the Azzaden Valley – a beautiful setting barely touched by the modern way of life. A picnic lunch en route with dinner and comfortable accommodation at Azzaden Trekking Lodge is provided. You may wish to enjoy a relaxing hammam (steam bath) on arrival.
Kasbah du Toubkal is a magnificent mountain retreat spectacularly situated in the heart of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. It is a remote and dramatic base from which to explore the Atlas Mountains, with its fabulous views and charming staff, it is the perfect mountain hideaway. Rustic Toubkal is truly off the beaten track – the luggage porters are donkeys! Kasbah du Toubkal in its own words is not a hotel but a “Berber Hospitality Centre”, the result of an imaginative Berber and European partnership, who believe that the beauty of Toubkal National Park should be accessible to all who respect it. To this end the Kasbah has been transformed using traditional methods, from the home of a Feudal Caid into an unprecedented haven.
At 1800m above sea level, Kasbah du Toubkal looks out over three major valleys carved out of rocky mountains rising to over 4000m. One of these mountains is Mount Toubkal, the highest in North Africa and the Kasbah can arrange treks not only to the base camp but also to the summit of this impressive mountain. The Kasbah is reached by a short walk from the village of Imlil, while a mule will carry bags up the path to the property. On arrival, guests are greeted by the most charming locals who will encourage them to treat the place as their home and take pleasure in serving set menus of traditional local dishes and gallons of mint tea.
The award-winning unique hotel offers fourteen 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. Kasbah Du Toubkal’s two Superior and five Deluxe Rooms (with balconies) are all en-suite and are simply decorated with walnut carved furniture and traditional Berber rugs. For guests who wish to have more privacy and their own private lounge, dining room and kitchen – The Garden House is a luxurious 3-bedroom house within the kasbah with its own entrance, kitchen and a stunning lounge with an open fire and a 12 metre plate glass wall looking up towards the mountains and the peak of Jbel Toubkal. It has been designed in such a way that each of its three bedrooms can also be booked separately.
These simple and comfortable standard rooms have been fully refurbished in genuine Berber style and offer an authentic, homely feel. They offer eco-friendly and cozy accommodation ideal for all your short and long breaks in the High Atlas Massif.
Offering more space and world class amenities, these comfortable rooms have been fully refurbished in genuine Berber style and offer an authentic, homely feel. They offer eco-friendly and cozy accommodation ideal for all your short and long breaks in the High Atlas Massif. One of the Superior Rooms can be interconnected to the Apartment Suite. The other Superior Room can be connected to a Deluxe Room.
Enjoy comfortable accommodation and fantastic mountain views with these spacious Deluxe room, and an authentic decor with locally crafted furnishing. They offer eco-friendly and cozy accommodation ideal for all your short and long breaks in the High Atlas Massif. One of the Deluxe Rooms can be interconnected to a Superior Room.
Our welcoming Junior Suite is located on two floors. On the top floor is a private lounge and a small study area with a balcony. The bedroom is on the lower floor with a spacious en suite fossil marble bathroom with bathtub and shower. The Junior Suite can be interconnected to the Apartment Suite.
Enjoy plenty of privacy and all modern comfort with our spacious garden apartment which sleeps 2 adults. It comes beautifully appointed with fully fitted kitchen and bedroom with fossil marble en suite bathroom with twin wash bassins and a bide. The Apartment Suite is on two levels with the bedroom below the open plan lounge. It a boasts a 70m2 lounge with large plate glass window and 10 m long balcony, that runs along the all length of the lounge and offers unparalleled views of the High Atlas Mountains. For families and large parties, this unique apartment can be turned into a 2 or 3 bedroom Garden House.
In-house restaurant serving authentic Berber cuisine. Lunch can be enjoyed on the terrace or a packed lunch can be arranged if you are out for the day.
At the Kasbah du Toubkal, lunch and dinner are a genuine Berber experience offering a healthy, balanced diet. Enjoy our charming dining room typical of traditional homes, it comes complete with low tables, candle lighting, sofas, stools and an array of cushions. All our meals are prepared by local chefs who use fresh local ingredients and traditional cooking methods. We are happy to cater for vegetarians; if you have special requirements or preferences please let us know as soon as you arrive and our chefs will do their utmost to satisfy your needs. Each day set menus are served for lunch and dinner, they vary according to season. In warm weather meals are served on our stunning rooftop terrace with amazing panoramic views.
Kasbah Du Toubkal has two huge rooftop terraces with shaded areas perfect for relaxation with surrounding mountain views. There is also a hammam and plunge pool, and a book and music library with board games.
Described as a “quiet storm,” Mia Forbes Pirie teaches regularly at London’s top yoga studio, Triyoga, and has her own online mindfulness course.