These picturesque peaks make up four distinct ranges, and are still fairly undiscovered by tourists. The most popular ascent is around Jebel Toubkal, the focal point of the eponymous National Park. The Ait Bou Guemez Valley is also a particularly beautiful spot.
Accommodation in Atlas Mountains
One of the most dramatic locations in Morocco, this hotel clings to the rock face under the peak of Jebel Toubkal. The property once belonged to a feudal chief and now has 17 rooms of differing sizes. Looking out over a mountain stream and the nearby village, you can take lunch on the rooftop terrace […]
Set in the Ourigane Valley, about an hour south of Marrakech, the arid landscape is Berber territory; inside the hotel, vintage film posters in every bedroom give Domaine Malika a cinematic quality. With just 7 bedrooms, the hotel’s intimate setting enchants couples of all ages. By day, embark on walks in the mountains; by night, […]
A 35 minute drive from the airport has you in the spectacular Atlas mountains, where this Kasbah stands on a dramatic hilltop. Surrounded by olive and orange groves, the 15 rooms all look out at the panorama, and deep baths and high-end tiling make it a classy getaway. Treks and excursions can be organised via […]
Another of Sir Richard Branson’s exotic outposts, this superb Kasbah in the Atlas Mountains dates back to the early 20th century. Luxury touches give the place a decadent feel, and modern artwork mixes with antiques throughout the property. The hammam is complemented by both an indoor and outdoor heated pool, and the restaurant is excellent. […]