Kasbah Tamadot: when dreams come true
Located at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, approximately one hour’s drive from the centre of Marrakech, Morocco, Kasbah Tamadot sits at an elevation of 1,320m above sea level and overlooks a valley whose river ebbs and flows with the seasons.
Escape to magnificent Morocco this winter and enjoy Kasbah Tamadot, a magical place perfect for rest and relaxation.
Kasbah Tamadot’s history
Situated in the spectacular Atlas Mountains in Morocco, the award-winning Kasbah Tamadot was bought by Sir Richard Branson during one of his famous ballooning expeditions.
Sir Richard Branson discovered Kasbah Tamadot when he visited Morocco with the goal of circumnavigating the globe in a hot air balloon.
It was in fact his parents Ted and Eve Branson that found the beautiful Kasbah and dreamed of turning it into a wonderful Moroccan retreat.
Richard didn’t quite manage to complete his hot air balloon mission but he did purchase that magnificent Kasbah and his parents’ dream became a reality when Kasbah Tamadot opened its doors to its first hotel guests in 2005.
A magical place
Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan retreat, Kasbah Tamadot, is a magical walled fortress and divine hideaway situated at the foot of the spectacular Atlas Mountains, with enchanting courtyards, landscaped gardens and breathtaking views.
Kasbah Tamadot features 27 bedrooms and suites including nine luxury Berber Tents, some of which have private plunge pools.
Each room has been individually decorated to reflect the beautiful architecture of the building and beautifully infuse the traditional charm of Moroccan design with contemporary elements and antiques from the vast collection of Luciano Tempo, Kasbah Tamadot‘s former owner.
The nine luxurious Berber Tents are perfect for those looking for a little more adventure. Soak up the views on your private deck equipped with sun loungers and space for outdoor dining and five suites have their own Jacuzzi. All suites have a king-size bed, large rolltop bath and will earn you extra brownie points if you’re whisking away a special someone for a romantic escape!
To top it all off, Kasbah Tamadot features a master suite, a miniature version of the Kasbah.
This outstanding suite offers forever views and has three special rooms, usually booked together. It also has a large terrace and private pool. The building itself is rich in architectural detail and affords complete privacy.
Within the Master Suite are a Deluxe Room and a Deluxe Suite at the lower level with a private pool and rooms that can interconnect. On the upper floor is a Superior Room with huge roof terrace.
The Master Suite is perfect for a larger party, or those seeking a true escape.
Days are spent unwinding in the heated infinity pool or being pampered in the Spa or hammam. Evenings are the reserve of the Kanoun restaurant, which combines local and international flavours expertly, featuring home grown herbs and vegetables from the resort’s gardens.
Quite simply a ‘must visit’ property that ought to be on the radar of anyone with a tick list to complete of the world’s finest hotels.
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