Discover the Rustic Charm of Douar Samra Imlil: A Quintessential Berber Retreat
Nestled in the serene east end of the verdant Imlil Valley lies a hidden gem that epitomizes the harmonious blend of rustic charm and modern amenities — the Douar Samra Imlil guesthouse. This enchanting retreat, constructed from the traditional pise, boasts a distinctive triple-decker structure that rises organically from the rugged landscape, inviting travelers to experience the authentic Berber way of life.
A Trail to Tranquility
As you make your way towards Douar Samra, a meandering trail unfolds, offering glimpses of low-slung houses that merge seamlessly with their natural surroundings. The path zigzags through the valley, whispering tales of a bygone era and leading you to the welcoming embrace of the Douar Samra Imlil guesthouse. With each step, the bustling noise of the world fades into a hushed reverence for the peaceful haven that awaits.
A Symphony of Senses
Upon arrival, the air is punctuated with the amiable bleats of a sheep perched on a neighboring rooftop, a neighborly greeting that speaks to the guesthouse's deep-rooted connection with nature. Hewn stone steps beckon you towards the candlelit ambiance of the wood-beamed guest rooms, each space a testament to the Berber craftsmanship and an invitation to unwind in an atmosphere of warm, flickering lights.
A Blend of Tradition and Modernity
Douar Samra Imlil doesn't just promise a retreat; it delivers an experience where the past and present converge. Donkeys stand ready to relieve you of your worldly burdens, delivering luggage to your door with a reliability that rivals any concierge service. Yet, within the stone-clad walls of this ancient abode, you'll find modern comforts that cater to the needs of the contemporary traveler. Complimentary wi-fi access in the organic garden ensures you remain connected to the outside world, should you choose to.
Indulgent Amenities and Local Delights
Guests are invited to savor aperitifs as the day wanes, enjoying the spectacle of terrace sunsets that paint the sky in hues of fiery orange and soft purple. The guesthouse's garden rooms offer the perfect family accommodations, spacious and furnished with the comforts of home, while the allure of romance beckons couples to seclude themselves in an alpine wood cabin, a sanctuary nestled within the whispers of the alpine breeze.
An Epicurean Experience
Douar Samra Imlil is not just a place to stay; it's a destination to be savored. The culinary offerings are a feast for the senses, with dishes prepared from freshly picked ingredients from the organic garden, ensuring every meal is a celebration of local flavors and traditional cooking methods.
Breakfast and Dinner are included in the price of the room.
- Breakfast (coffee, chocolate, tea, orange juice, jams and homemade pancakes)
- Moroccan traditional dinner (3 courses). Douar Samra can also arrange vegetarian meals given sufficient advance notice
- 3 Bedrooms in the Main House, 3 mini-suites are in the garden house and 2 tree houses at Douar Samra
- Free Wi-Fi In common areas
- In-house restaurant serving home made meals with local products
- Mules that transport guests into the village
- #1 property on TripAdvisor in Imlil
No. of rooms
Bedroom in the Main House
Mini-suite in the Garden House