Where are we ?
Located in Skoura palm grove, Sawadi is easy to reach by car, even if the road is not paved. In the palm grove, you will be able to admire the famous Amerhidil Kasbah, historical site whose image appears on the 50 Dirham bills (old currency showing King Hassan II). Skoura is an agricultural village at approximately 40km to the East of Ouarzazate on the road that leads to the roses valley and the Dades gorges. This road is often indicated in the tourism guides as the «road of the 1000 Kasbahs».
If you write down these GPS coordinates in Google maps, you will be straight in Sawadi's swimming pool !
6' 35.32", -6° 34' 50.75"
How to reach Sawadi ?
From Ouarzazate airport :
Ouarzazate airport is served directly from Paris by 2 weekly flights (average time flight : 4h) or every day directly from Casablanca (average time flight : 1h).You will need 45 minutes to get to us (you can rent a car or we offer a welcome service). From the airport to Sawadi, a taxi can transport 1 to 4 persons (29€). We can book it for you. If you choose to rent a car, follow the national road 10 which goes from Ouarzazate to the East in the direction of Merzouage, Mideldt, Meknes, Fes.
From Marrakech :
Most of our hosts take the road from Marrakech. We will go through the Atlas moutains by the Tizi-n-Tichka pass. You should count on 4h to get there without stopping...Much more if you want to discover the Moroccan atmosphere. A taxi from Marrakech to Sawadi costs 94€. If you think about it, it does not cost you more than renting a car, it is less tiring, you are able to admire the landscapes without risking to get caught by the numerous speed cameras on the road. You can also take the bus from Marrakech bus station. For 1 or 2 persons, it is the cheapest way. Marrakech airport is daily served by most European cities. Cheapest airlines are : EEasyjet, Jetair Fly, Ryanair...
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