Prices quoted below are in local currency Moroccan Dirhams (dh); exchange rates are approximately 12.5 Dh to a £ Sterling and 10.5 dh to a Euro.
MEALS Adult fee is quoted –proportionally less for youngsters. Dinner including several dishes (various dishes including soup or salad, a main course, a dessert, water and choice of hot non-alcoholic drinks. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol): Vegetarian 110 Dh; Chicken, Rabbit or Fish: 130 Dh; Lamb: 140 Dh; Beef: 150Dh. These prices are intended to raise awareness of the relative environmental damage of each type of food (especially this part of Morocco). Picnics: 50 DH. Lunch (salad and soup with bread and fruit and water): 60 DH. Wheat, gluten, dairy and meat-free options. See more about our meals and special diets here.
EXCURSIONS Prices quoted are guideline prices per person based on cost of transport, fuel, tips we pay to local people who contribute and expert guiding – discounts are available for groups who fill a minibus and a surcharge will be applicable if there are only 2 or 3 participants.
To places within approx. 30 minutes’ drive: Tiout Oasis and the Anti Atlas Mountains, High Atlas Berber Villages: community projects in the Souss Valley (The Pigeon House – Argan oil, embroidery projects; the Permaculture Bee Orchard; the Busy Bee Centre) 250 dh
To places within approx. an hour’s drive: the Atlantic Coast near Agadir (camel rides; Polizzi’s medina, Souss estuary; Mentaga valley trek (near Afensou); Tamsoult or Imoulass (both very high in the High Atlas) 260- 280 dh
To places within approx. an hour and a half’s drive: Massa Estuary (National Park); Tamri National Park; Tiz n Test Pass (High Atlas); Anti Atlas Paradise Valley;) 300 dh
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES Prices are mostly 50- 80 dh per person. No minimum group size except where indicated. Duration of activities 1 hour – 1 hour 30 mins except where indicated otherwise.
Caleche Ride (at Sunset if desired) around Ramparts and Town: in a horse-drawn taxi with our guide: 80 dh
Cookery lesson -either prepare an evening meal (including recipes) or learn how to make Moroccan pastries: 80 dh
Shopping: with information on goods that interest you eg spices, crafts etc. We ensure you don’t get lost, buy the genuine article (eg argan oil, saffron, honey, silver are often not genuine) don’t pay too much and take you to some places that visitors are unlikely to find: 50 dh
Feast for the Senses: a celebration of your experiences here- a pity to reveal what it is. Suffice to say it’s very relaxing and enjoyable and is ideally performed after dark: 80 dh. Minimum 8 people
Berber Women’s Band: dance and learn about local traditions: 120 dh (less for larger groups). Minimum 12 people
Massage: guideline prices , since masseurs’ fees vary. Using argan oil and local essential oils : 100 dh for 20 minutes; 200 Dh for 40 minutes
Visit to the Orphanage (or possibly a project for Street Children or School for the Blind): one of our staff accompanies you. Playing with or helping to feed youngsters for this deserving cause: 50 dh or take a donation eg nappies.
GETTING TO MOROCCO Flights to Morocco are remarkably cheap (some under £30 one way), with direct flights from a variety of UK and European countries. See more information here.
B and B includes a generous breakfast costs £32 per person per night in a twin or double room; this includes use of the substantial communal facilities – library/computer room, activity room, the solar heated hammam and the gardens and pool. Singles: supplement varies with season and availability of rooms.
Craft workshops (about 2 hours )
Leatherwork (slippers, passport holder, handbags): 210 dh per pair;
Stone carving (ornaments): 180 dh per object
Silver Jewellery (pendant or earrings)- tend to be expensive – varies with weight of silver used
Henna Artistry (body painting or decorated lampshades): 180 dh (plus cost of lampshade if used); Drum making make a bendir 120 dh (per group/item)
Bamboo (baskets, lampshades): on request. Note you require some strength to do this.
Wifi: free of charge.
Laundry: 90 dh per load (it is a large machine) or less in proportion to amount for hand washing