Price List: Extras
Prices quoted below are in local currency Moroccan Dirhams (dh); exchange rate is approximately 12.3 MAD to the GBP and 10.9 MAD to the Euro.
BED AND BREAKFAST
B & B: £32 (38 Euros) per person per night in a twin or double room plus local and tourist taxes payable locally (currently 41 MAD (about £3.20) per person per night over 12 years of age.
This includes use of the substantial communal facilities – library/computer room, activity room (when not being used by a group), private sunbathing area on our roof terrace, gardens and pool.
Single occupancy supplement of about £20 per night (varies with season and availability of rooms).
Adult fee is quoted – proportionally less for youngsters.
Wheat, gluten, dairy and meat-free options always available if booked when we discuss menus daily. Read more about our menus and special diets here.
Picnics: a variety of salads, bread and fruit: 50 MAD
Lunch: salads and/or soup with bread and fruit and water: 50 MAD
Dinner A variety of dishes including soup or salads, a main course, a dessert, water and choice of hot non-alcoholic drinks. You are most welcome to bring your own alcohol.
Vegetarian: 110 MAD
Chicken, Rabbit or Fish: 130 MAD
Lamb: 140 MAD
Beef: 150 MAD
Meat and fish surcharges are applied to raise awareness of the relative environmental damage caused by the production of each food in this part of Morocco.
Prices quoted are guideline prices per person based on cost of transport, fuel, tips we pay to local people who contribute and expert guiding. A surcharge will be applicable if there are less than 6 participants.
To places within about 40 minutes’ drive: Tiout Oasis and the Anti Atlas Mountains; High Atlas Berber Villages; Amegour Oasis: 250 MAD
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 high in the Atlas Mountains): 270 MAD
To places within approx. an hour and 45 mins drive: the Massa Estuary (National Park); Tamri National Park; Tiz n Test Pass (High Atlas); Anti Atlas Paradise Valley): 300 MAD
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES – Duration of activities 1 hour – 1 hour 30 mins except where indicated otherwise.
Horse-drawn Taxi (Caleche) Ride (at Sunset if desired) around Ramparts and Town: with our guide and a map: 80 MAD
Cookery lesson: either prepare an evening meal or learn how to make Moroccan pastries: 80 MAD.
Shopping: with information on goods that interest you (spices, crafts etc.) We ensure that you don’t get lost, buy the genuine article (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 MAD.
Moroccan Architecture and Sustainable Building Methods Be inspired by those who were involved in creating our ecolodge. Can include brief introductions to the gardens. 80 MAD.
Our Glorious Gardens: For those who want a deeper understanding of our ecosystems. Learn about our plant zones and layers, and why we grow certain herbs, trees and flowers including the benefits for wildlife & human health: 80 MAD.
Language Lesson: Learn useful phrases in Moroccan Arabic (or Berber). 80 MAD.
Feast for the Senses: a celebration of your experiences with us – a pity to reveal what it is. Suffice to say it is very relaxing and enjoyable and is ideally performed after dark: 80 MAD. Minimum 8 people.
Music: Berber Women’s Band: dance and learn about local traditions: 120 MAD. Minimum 12 people. Ahwash, Sufi or Gnawa Bands also available on request.
Health & Beauty Activities
Hammam: Either visit to communal public hammam. For women includes soft soap, henna, rhassoul mud and scrub. For men soft soap and scrub. Or our own private solar-powered hammam(with gas back up) – includes soft soap, henna and rhassoul mud (minimum 4 people). 80 MAD. Mitts for exfoliation: either bring your own or we can supply for a small cost.
Hairdressing, Pedicure, Manicure and Wax Epilation with our beauty therapist from 50-150 MAD
Massage: guideline prices since masseuses’ fees vary. Using argan oil and local essential oils such as rose and lavender: 300 MAD for 1 hour.
Charities: Visit to the Orphanage or Street Children project or School for the Blind. Cost: Donation to the charity.
Craft workshops (about 2 hours) Prices are a guideline only
Leatherwork (slippers, passport holder, handbags): Slippers: 210 MAD per pair
Stone carving (ornaments): 180 MAD per object.
Silver Jewellery (pendant or earrings) varies with weight of silver used. Can be expensive!
Henna Artistry (using safe natural henna): 180 MAD (plus cost of lampshade if used).
Bamboo (baskets, lampshades): on request. Note you require some strength to do this.
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. More details are found here.
GETTING TO US ONCE IN MOROCCO
We will be pleased to arrange for one of our drivers can pick you up at the airport (or elsewhere). We charge the same as airport taxis for a better service. More details about our taxi service and tours here
High speed WiFi (throughout the site except the further end of the garden): Free of charge.
Laundry: 70 MAD per large washing machine load. Hand washing for smaller quantities or delicate items at reduced cost.