Atlas mountain hotels

The Atlas mountains are a magnet for trekkers, mountain bikers, enthusiasts of Amazigh (Berber) culture and anyone in search of solitude. There are three ranges: the Middle Atlas, with its cedar forests and birdlife, the seldom-visited Anti-Atlas and the soaring heights of the High Atlas, culminating in 4,167-metre Jebel Toubkal.  Read more...

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Featured Hotels
Bab Ourika Marrakech
5 nights from £ 824 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board with flights from London and transfers   info

Only 35 minutes from Marrakech, Bab Ourika receives warm sunlight all day, ending in spectacular sunsets. Guests can relax in individually decorated rooms with their own terraces or unwind by the secluded swimming pool.

Kasbah Tamadot owned by Richard Branson is a luxury Atlas mountain hotel near Ma
5 nights from £ 1,332 per person Based on 2 adults including Breakfast with flights from London and transfers   info

Kasbah Tamadot is a luxurious hotel in the Atlas mountians which was bought by Richard Branson during one of his ballooning expeditions.

Hotel La Roseraie Ouirgane Atlas mountains Morocco
3 nights from £ 541 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board with flights from London and transfers   info

A truly remarkable hotel in a magnificently beautiful valley in the Atlas mountians with stunning gardens and park.

Maroc Lodge Hotel Amizmiz Morocco
4 nights from £ 622 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board with flights from London and transfers   info

Blissful mountain retreat only 55km south of Marrakech. This exceptional property belongs to the family of a French Doctor who treated and became a 'confidante' of Moroccan King Mohammed V.

Domain Malika luxury boutique hotel in Atlas Mountains Morocco
3 nights from £ 622 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board with flights from London and transfers   info

A unique and luxurious experience in the heart of the Atlas mountains.

kasbah du toubkal atlas mountains morocco hotel
3 nights from £ 659 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board with flights from London and transfers   info

The Kasbah is a welcoming environment for people seeking a comfortable mountain refuge and for those who wish for superb rooms in a stunning setting.

Kasbah Taliouine, Taroudant / Ouarzazate, Morocco
4 nights from £ 157 per person Based on 2 adults including Half-board as part of a multi centre holiday (no flights or transfers included)   info

A 4-room 19th century Kasbah set in a small town on the edge of the High-Atlas mountains

Kasbah Timdaf, Demnate, Atlas Mountains, Morocco
7 nights from £ 287 per person Based on 2 adults including Breakfast as part of a multi centre holiday (no flights or transfers included)   info

An Ecolodge, 1 hour from Marrakech, suitable for visiting the  M'Goun Geoparc

Toubkal foothills Morocco trekking holidays

3-day trek in the foothills of mount Toubkal

Easy to moderate trek in the High Atlas mountains with stunning mountain scenery without having to climb too much.

Asni & Ouirgane

The market in Asni is exciting and Ouirgane is one of those places on Earth that makes you want to stay!

Excursion to High Atlas Mountains and Ait-Ben Haddou

A stunning drive over the High Atlas and visit of Ait-Ben Haddou on the edge of the desert...

Excursion to Imlil

Asni & Imlil, Morocco

Visit the Kasbah Toubkal and go for a hour and a half day guided walk with a local guide.

Ourika Valley

Ourika Valley

From £ 40 per person

An oportunity to taste rural Morocco without going far from Marrakech. Beautiful.

Plateau du Kik (excursion)

A drive through some of the most stunning scenery the Atlas have to offer.

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Terres d'Amanar (adventure park)

From £ 10 per person

Adventure park in a stunning mountain location near to Marrakech.  Fun and adrenaline for all the family!

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Most visitors head for the High Atlas, whose foothills can be reached in a one-hour drive from Marrakech. In recent years visitor opportunities in the High Atlas have increased considerably. A five-star skiing resort is under construction at Oukaimeden. Trekking, paragliding and quad-biking are all on offer. Or you can hole up in a mountain retreat with a swimming pool and a hydro-jet massage.

As you drive up the winding roads, one of the first things you see are men standing by the road selling fossils and minerals. The Atlas is a showcase for the geology of the Jurassic and Cretaceous eras and you can buy stunning trilobites, ammonites and geodes for a few dozen dirhams (don’t forget to bargain!)

On a shorter timescale, this is the heart of Amazigh (Berber) countryside where the way of life has changed little in a thousand years. A network of paths and mule tracks lead through forests, hunting reserves and fields sown with barley, corn, maize, turnips and alfalfa or planted with olive, orange and lemon trees. Only 80 years ago these places had never been visited by Europeans, and they still possess an other-worldly quality. To the east, lies the Ait Bouguemez valley, home of the oldest-established tribe in the region. The valley is the starting point for hikes up to the massif of Jbel M’Goun, site of some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in Morocco.

The Middle Atlas has an altogether different atmosphere. Often called ‘the Switzerland of Morocco’ it is a placid, mid-altitude region dotted with lakes and forests of cedar, cork and holm-oak. In the 1930s, the French built the Alpine-style resort of Ifrane, complete with red-roofed chalets and ski runs.

The Anti Atlas stretches from the Atlantic Ocean at Sidi Ifni to the 3,304-metre high volcanic massif of Jebel Siroua. The mountains offer dramatic trekking through gorges, lush valleys and isolated villages. In the centre of the region is the village of Tafraoute, surrounded by red granite mountains and the famous ‘blue rocks’ of Belgian artist Jean Verame.