No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
Photos of Les Tourmalines
TripAdvisor Reviews Les Tourmalines Ouarzazate
Travel Blogs from Ouarzazate
... interesting, we got to see lots of normal life goings on and everyone was really friendly to us. Eventually we found ourselves at the museum of cinema which had old sets used for lots of films, it also had the props and costumes. It was really interesting to see just how fake everything was. The next day we decided to hire a car as there were lots of places we wanted to explore that were quite out of reach. Excited for a bit of freedom we jumped in the car and visited ...
... took the dough balls and flattened them onto wooden paddles (similar to Pizza paddles) As the extent of our bread making in the past consisted of popping slices into a toaster we were fascinated to watch the flat loaves rise in the oven before they removed them to cool. We went back to the Kasbah where dinner was now being served and enjoyed our fresh-from-the-coals, Khobz, with our ...
... Pasha Glaoui mysteriously died a few weeks after asking Mohammed V for forgiveness. As Spock would say, “Interesting.” The palaces and kasbahs of Glaoui here at Kashbah Taouirt, Ait Ben Haddou and Kasbah Talouet were abandoned and fell into disrepair after the Pasha’s death. Now these former palaces and kasbahs are recognized as UNESCO Heritage sites, and are being restored bit by bit.
Next stop was ...
... and we slowly make our way from bottom to top. Many films have been shot here including Jesus of Nazareth and Lawrence of Arabia. The summit offers fabulous views of the desert which has also been used in film making. We are serenaded by a musician which all adds to the atmosphere, well worth a few Dirham for his efforts. We emerge from the town for the return trip to Salt River and meet a couple of tourists who have just arrived and are ...
... we would encounter a hotel owner who repeatedly demonstrated an almost unreasonable confidence in our ability to understand long, rapid and intricate stories in French despite all evidence to the contrary. His persistence and unwavering belief that we would suddenly just KNOW French was both inspirational and daft, and later something dire happens to my glove.
For more time well wasted, check out my book Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and ...