- Intimate garden chalets
- Peaceful suburb location
- Beautiful gardens
- Swimming pool
If you're looking to wind down for a few days after an active holiday Villa Dinari is a lovely option.
Run by Heather and her husband Abdellatif you will be staying in one of the intimate, self contained garden chalets. Traditionally built and beautifully decorated each one is nestled in a private spot deep in the Villa's garden. There are larger chalets for families and some large suite options for couples and friends. Each room has tea and coffee making facilities, an ipod dock and minibar.
By basing yourself in the Marrakech suburbs you get the best of both worlds; you're far enough out to escape the pace of the city and enjoy a spacious hotel with large pool (which you just can't find in the Medina) but are close enough to easily be able to pop in and out if you feel like it. From Villa Dinari a taxi costs around £12 each way or you can travel like the locals and catch the one of the frequently running buses for around 30p!
Lunch and dinner are available, both Moroccan and international cuisine is served which can be a relief for those who have maxed out on Tagine. Nezha, the cook and housekeeper, is known far and wide for her especially delicious Banana cake. As a guide lunch is around £9 per person and dinner £22 per person.
Usually bookings need to be a minimum of 3 nights, but this can sometimes be waivered, please get in touch with one of the Tourdust team for further information.
We had a wonderful time! Our transfers (besides a bit of a wait when we arrived) were smooth. The gentleman that drove us to and from the airport also drove us to our hike and he was very nice and helpful, clean car and very accommodating.
Our tour guide on the first day, Mandy, was charming and insightful. It was a slow day in the markets but we appreciated the space and gave us a chance to hear all about the Souks. The gentlemen who was with her was a wealth of knowledge and both did a very nice job!
Our hike was awesome and our guide was great- he even took us to a cool waterfall and took great care of us; lunch in the mountains was delicious!
The hotel was so lovely and the staff was very accommodating and helpful. The food was great and the rooms very comfortable!
I did a good amount of damage in the market (often accused of being Berber;) and truly hope to be back next Spring... maybe a girls trip or perhaps I’ll bring my kiddos!
Thank you for organizing such a nice getaway for my husband and I; we will confidently recommend Tourdust to our friends!!
Jennifer H reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 12 June 2019
Wow, we had a brilliant time!! Not sure where to start…
Transport was great, very reassuring to have all that taken care of and all drivers were polite and helpful. Good to know in advance to have some dirham ready for tips.
Treking: Our guide Hassan, muleteer Centim and chef were great. We’d never been guided before and were a little worried about how it would all work out but Hassan went at a pace that worked for us, always made sure we knew where we were going and happy to answer questions but also to give us some space. Food was such a treat! Beautiful locations and we were thoroughly looked after.
Accommodation. Mountain lodge were brilliant. Very cold at night in Imlil so glad to have layers. Staff helpful, food plentiful and delicious. Ouirgane Eco Lodge was a real treat after the mountains. And the riad. Oh my goodness. We loved it! Breakfast on our own terrace, a pool to cool off in. So much space and so beautifully decorated. We couldn’t believe it was ours for the period of time and a great respite from the hustle and bustle of the souks.
The balance of the trek and city was great for us, kids saw all kinds of things in both places that really opened their eyes. Weather was very kind to us so it was an extra treat to have the sunshine.
It definitely felt like a real adventure and something that we’ll always remember as a family.
We had plenty of info from Tourdust and plenty of prompt replies as my queries popped up.
Kate A reviewing Marrakech & Mountains Family Trek on 26 April 2019
The whole holiday start to finish was just fabulous, the accommodation was perfect and to a certain extent stunning at the Dar Hosnia in Marrakech.
The transport, guides and staff at both locations were wonderful with a special mention to the Douar Samra team in Imlill. They were more than a bit special.
The food at both locations was excellent and the ambience and fun we enjoyed in Douar Samra was beyond all expectations.
We made many new friends whom I am sure we will keep in touch with way beyond this holiday.
You put together a perfect package it was much more than just a great holiday it was a richly rewarding experience.
Just finally to say a big thank you to you for organising one of the best trips we have had.
stuart w reviewing Boutique Marrakech & Atlas Mountains on 15 April 2019