There are few places which exceed reviews and their own website, but this is has to be one of them! One of the loveliest places I have had the privilege to stay at
Dar al Hossoun is clearly a work of love and the current owners continue this tradition. Ollivier and Thierry are charming hosts and the people who work with them were consistently friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is that of being a guest in the home of a discreet friend.
The long pool set in one of the gardens is a lovely place to while away warm afternoons, whilst fireplaces in the main areas and rooms take off the evening chill. The cooking is varied and was consistently superb. Meals can be taken indoors or on the main terrace.
Generally taken with other guests, they can also set up space a-deux and for special occasions organize dinner under the pergola by the sunken garden, a magical option.
With two hammams on-site and the possibility to organize excellent massages and other treatments, Dar al Hossoun’s main danger is that you might not venture out much.
However, if you chose to – there are bikes which can be rented and Ollivier can make suggestions and help organize excursions.
Taroundant is an interesting, non-descript, friendly town with impressive walls and a jaw-dropping backdrop of the atlas – the perfect antidote to some of Morocco’s more tourist-ed areas. If you are there on Sunday, the weekly market is an interesting place to explore.
All in all a wonderful end to a more active holiday or the perfect location to recoup.
As for us, well, we will certainly be back!
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