PRICE LIST: MEALS & ACTIVITIES: 2020-2021
Prices quoted below are in local currency Moroccan Dirhams (MAD); exchange rates are approximately 12.3 MAD to a £ Sterling and 10.9 MAD to a Euro.
Adult fee is quoted –proportionally less for youngsters. Wheat, gluten, dairy and meat-free options always available if booked when we discuss menus daily.
Picnics: a variety of salads, bread and fruit: 50 MAD.
Lunch at the ecolodge: salads, soup, bread, fruit and water: 50 MAD.
Dinner A variety soup and/or cooked vegetables and/or salads, a main course, a dessert, water and choice of hot non-alcoholic drinks. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol.
Vegetarian: 110 MAD.
Chicken, Rabbit or Fish: 130 MAD.
Lamb: 140 MAD.
Beef: 150 MAD.
These prices are intended to raise awareness of the relative environmental damage of each type of food (especially in this part of Morocco).
Read more about our menus 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. 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 about 1 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 about 1 hour and 45 minutes’ drive: 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
Hammam 80 MAD: communal public hammam. For women includes soft soap, henna, rhassoul mud and scrub. For men soft soap and scrub.
Cookery lesson: either prepare an evening meal (including recipes) 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
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 (less for larger groups). Minimum 12 people. Ahwash, Sufi or Gnawa Bands also available on request.
Massage: guideline prices since masseurs’ fees vary. Using argan oil and local essential oils: 100 MAD for 20 minutes; 200 MAD for 40 minutes.
Visit to the Orphanage or Street Children project or School for the Blind: one of our staff accompanies you. Donation.
Craft workshops (about 2 hours )
Leatherwork (slippers, passport holder, handbags): 210 MAD per pair
Stone carving (ornaments): 180 MAD 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 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. See more information here.
B and B includes a generous breakfast: £32 per person per night in a twin or double room; this includes use of the substantial communal facilities – library/computer room, activity room, gardens and pool as well as use of our private hammam if the sun produces enough hot water to heat it. There is a fossil fuel charge if we have to use gas. Single occupancy supplement of about £20 per night (varies with season and availability of rooms). Moroccan taxes payable locally (amount to pay not yet assessed).
Wifi: free of charge.
Laundry: 70 MAD per load (it is a large machine) or less in proportion to amount for hand washing.