Dar Ahlam

Erg Chebbi & the Moroccan Sahara

Located on the fringes of the Sahara, Dar Ahlam is a 200-year-old restored kasbah set amongst palm groves and almond trees. This luxurious desert hideaway includes lush, manicured gardens, a pool flanked by palm trees, spa facilities, discreet yet attentive service, and views of the Atlas Mountains.

The intimate kasbah offers 14 suites in the warren-like main building, plus a private villa with plunge pool in the grounds. Rooms are decorated in neutral, earthy tones with antiques and textiles, open fireplaces, and large bathrooms.

Dining is a unique experience. There’s no restaurant or bar as such; meals are curated for each guest and served in a different location each night. The menu combines traditional Moroccan cuisine with contemporary twists.

There’s a stunning pool and a hammam offering a range of indulgent treatments. Activities here include horse riding, camel safaris, picnics, cookery classes, and the opportunity to spend the night at a desert camp under the stars.

Dar Ahlam Information

Location & Getting There

South of the High Atlas Mountains, lies Dar Ahlam, 220km away from Marrakech, approximately four hours by car. Ourrzazate Airport is the closest in the area and is just 45 minutes away from Dar Ahlam.


Dar Ahlam comprises of nine suites and four villas, spacious with cosy fire places and steamy bathrooms accompanied by a spectacular view of the Atlas mountains. Each room is well furnished and elegantly designed with unique antiques and silk curtains. The four villas features a private terrace with a personal fireplace and heated pool, all featured around a central patio.


Dar Ahlam offers sports and leisure programmes such as swimming, biking, mountain biking, Quad, Buggy, hiking and even camel and mule riding. Horse riding is available in the vicinity.


Children are welcomed. Baby cots and extra beds for under- 16s can be added. Baby sitting can be arranged.

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Why we recommend Dar Ahlam

Surrounded by gardens and overlooking the Atlas Mountains, this enchanting hideaway in Morocco certainly knows how to impress. All of the rooms combine old-world charm with modern luxury, and as you’ll never have a meal in the same place twice or taste the same dish, dining is a thrill. Dar Ahlam welcomes children and a stay here will appeal to adventurous families looking for a unique experience.

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