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Introducing Dar El Mandar, Fez's new country retreat

23rd September 2014 Print
Dar El Mandar

Fez's most famous destination is its vast medina – Africa's largest, where Palais Amani is located. Here, some 10,000 streets and walkways showcase the city's distinctive character full of sights, sounds and smells. A new day trip in the Moroccan countryside contrasts completely with the medina's atmosphere. Under an hour from Palais Amani is Dar El Mandar, a traditional renovated country house with a working farm designed for relaxation, offering breath-taking views of Fez. 

Dar El Mandar is home to a swimming pool and terrace and is located in complete seclusion and offers the ideal base to sit back and relax whilst enjoying rustic Moroccan cuisine. It is perfect for couples and families and Palais Amani offer day trip return transfers from €150 for up to six people. Entrance which includes lunch, is priced €30 per person.

Palais Amani is the perfect place to return to after a day by the pool at Dar El Mandar and invites guests to enjoy a traditional Moroccan hammam and cleanse in luxury. Palais Amani is home to 14 suites and bedrooms, all with separate seating areas and is the biggest authentic Riad in Fez also offering a restaurant serving Moroccan and European cuisine, roof top bar, stunning private roof terrace with spectacular 360? views, a library with books and games and a hammam. 

Autumn and winter are perfect times to escape to Fez where temperatures are higher than those in northern Europe and America. Palais Amani offer a selection of activities ideal for short breaks including:

Souk shopping tours with a personal shopper 

Cookery classes with recipes to take home and medina spice tour with chef 

Hammam whole day and half day treatments 

Cultural tours of historic Fez including a calligraphy master class 

Fez medina and Fez countryside excursions 

Combine the unique magic of Fez's medina with the total isolation of the Fez countryside with a stay at Fez's finest. 12 Derb el Miter, Oued Zhoune, Fes Medina, 30000, Morocco

Rooms from £150 based on two sharing including three course Moroccan breakfast

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Dar El Mandar