Opening Times
Mon-Thursday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Bank Holidays 10am-4pm



Chez Amaliya is friendly small hotel complete with a swimming pool surrounded by pretty gardens and set in the beautiful Amein Valley in the dramatic setting of the Anti Atlas Mountains near to the small town of Tafraoute. It possesses fantastic views of the mountains and the famous 'Lion's Head'.

It is a great place to stay for those wanting to relax (it has a jacuzzi and hammam in the basement) or as part of an exploration of the south of Morocco.


Auberge Kasbah Chez Amaliya


Accommodation: 14 bedrooms are positioned either side of a central courtyard housing the pool.

The bedrooms are decorated with smart fabrics and feature earth walls. All bedrooms have a shower, air conditioning and heating. In addition there is a roof top apartment with 2 bedrooms and a living room, which sleeps up to 6 guests.

Location: Set in the beautiful Ameln Valley  deep in the Anti Atlas Mountains 3 hours south of Agadir (143 km along winding, scenic mountain roads), close to the town of Tafraoute.

Services and other points to note: Ideal for outdoor activities, nature lovers or those just wanting to relax on the terrace by the pool. Trekking, walking, cycling and camel-riding close by. Large basement area to be converted to health and fitness area with gymnasium, solarium, sauna, jacuzzi and hammam (completion date: early 2010). Try to be at the hotel around midday when the shadows on the towering rock face above the hotel make the “Lion’s Head” very apparent. Spacious sitting room with library. Separate bar with TV.

Meals: Good food is served in an elegant dining room. Dishes include pizzas, spaghetti and other European dishes as well as Moroccan fare. Good range of offerings for breakfast.

Staff: The owner, Liesbeth von Woerden, is efficient, energetic, committed to responsible tourism and genuinely adores the area and its people.


Facilities Summary
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Unheated Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioned
  • Heating
  • Family Friendly
  • Ground Floor Rooms
  • Alcohol BYO or on-site
  • English & French Spoken
Standard Double from:
£45 per night, B&B