Morocan Style Villa with ( 7X4 m ) new pool, set in 2 acres of wooded, olives trees, grapes, natural Gardens, within 5 minutes drive from Lalla Takerkoust lake A haven of peace
2 bedroomed and 2 living rooms, Lexury rustic Morocan Style Villa with a private swimming pool , paddle tennis court and a beautiful garden full of roses and flowers ideal for wedding pictures, Set in two acres of wooded and natural garden in hilly green countryside, the property offers Grape farms and snow mountains views, privacy and shade. It is located 40 min. south of Marrakech and within 5 min. of Lalla Takerkoust lake.
The area is a nature lovers dream, surrounded by natural parks and rural activities, provides a wide range of opportunities for walking and cycling tours, windsurfing, horse riding, paragliding, bird watching .
This region offers the visitor chance to discover a corner of Morocco that still conserves all of its natural beauty and cultural heritage. Tourists are welcome but not yet predominant. The pace is relaxing, the air is clean prices fair, products fresh and gastronomy fine.
Built in the time of the French protectorate, the Lalla Takerkoust dam provides Marrakech and its region with electricity. It has also enabled the creation of a very pleasant artificial lake, only 40 Km away from Marrakech. Over several square kilometres, this stretch of water provides a refreshing opportunity to escape from the heat and pollution that rage over Marrakech at certain times of the year.
A variety of gourmet offers
Attractive for winter rentals, as the house is equipped with Fire place and build with skylights that provide continues lighting, a wood burner in the kitchen-diner and a covered patio which creates an extra outdoor room. Moderate temperatures and many hours of sunshine guarantee comfortable holidays in the off-season. The house is an old, modernized rural property with mature gardensBuilt around a sunny patio, it comprises of: a spacious kitchen-diner with SatTV and CD-DVD player one double bedroom leading to the kitchen one double bedroom with extra foldout bed with access to patio. Across the patio is a separate building with one small bedroom a spacious bathroom with separate shower and bath, sink and toilet extra toilet Next door is o the swimming pool (7 x 4 m.) with terrace. Nearby large and secluded lawn for sports with football pitch washing machine private parking next to the house. Central heating and a covered terrace in winter provide comfortable winter rentals.
Activities to suit every desire
It accommodates up to 4 people
The pool is open from all year around
We offer basic comfort in a natural paradise.
Le Menzah is located on the bottem of The historical village Makfaman, classified as world Berber heritage monument, is a beautiful example of the long and rich Berber and Moorish past. Pleasant centre for shopping and dining, it also is a good starting point for day trips to Amizmiz or excursions to Marrakech.
Nearby archaeological sites and museums reveal more than 3.000 years of history.
The beaches are of fine yellow/white sand at Lalla Takerkoust lake. They are long, wide, mostly quiet, unspolit and rich in wildlife. On clear days the beach offers spectacular views overlooking the Atlas mountains.
Me my family had excellent Holiday here at the Villa its a beautiful Villa with lovely Garden. I highly recommend it. My advice is contact owner get a pickup at the airport as we did, stop over at the supermarket get some grocery or amenities or hire a car at the airport to make it a easier enjoyable Holiday. Caretaker is there to help and was helpful but we niether spoke French or Berber so was difficult to communicate but otherwise is a lovely man and very helpful and is available 24/7
stuart from belfast
Stayed Jul 2010
The villa is located about 40 an hour from Menara airport and about fifty minutes from the centre of Marrakech,We stayed at Villa for a week and really enjoyed the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of the villa.The house is set in the middle of the woods but prestigious complex and is very secluded.Our garden and pool were maintained every day and a wonderful houskeeper called Brahim looked after us,in fact he was fantastic. You should bring your own groceries and water. The weather ws hot and there is only on air-condition er and we knew that!!! May be the owner can add more Air-cons. I guess we were lucky because it did not rain. We did not bother with outside as the dirt road was nice for hiking and biking. We had time to explore the river and the lake. The DVD player and the TV worked and we did not experience any issues with the electronics. If you like total peace and quiet i can definately recommend here.
sazid from london
Stayed Jun 2009
My family and I enjoyed staying at Le Menzah . It was very exclusive and private. Especially for families.
The service was excellent Brahim prepared our food and Rachid was there for us all the time.
We recommend this vacation rental 1oo %. It was worth the price and the time.
Bert from Made
Stayed Apr 2008
We enjoyed our stay in this house very much, and were happy we did not have rented in Marrakech itself, as this was an oasis of tranquility.
The family of the owner took very good care of us (which was also neccesary as the household only speaks arabic, but is also very friendly).
A car is a must, but you will not find this property for the frst time on your own, so a deal with the owner to capture you at the airport is neccesary.
We loved the swimmingpool, which was brand new.
Our holiday was an adventure and it was great
Kirsten from Glasgow
My friends and I recently stayed in the villa and had a great time. Morocco is lovely and having the peace and quiet of the villa to come back to in the evening was great (having the private pool doesn’t hurt either). It made a good base from which to visit various places and is only 45 min (roughly) from the centre of Marrakech. Brahim the caretaker was very helpful and one evening made us some excellent couscous. A 10/15 min walk from the villa are a couple of restaurants on the banks of Lalla Takerkoust. Definitely worth a visit. Its worth having a hire car in this area, but we managed well using the driver recommended by Rachid (the villa owner).
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"I cannot recommend villa menzah highly enough. Whilst at the villa brahim looked after us and made sure that we had a relaxed and comfortable stay and when we wanted to explore Marrakech and the surrounding areas brahim was on hand to advise and guide as required. These two men made our Marrakech break extremely enjoyable and our cautious and wary attitude to driving around was quickly taken away when brahim helped guide us, even providing navigation when we needed it .brahim even arranged a fantastic meal and celebration for my wifes birthday at a very nice hotel restaurant. To sum up I would say that we will definitely return to villa menzah as soon as we can and have found two new friends. In my opinion you could find no better holiday accommodation and service in Marrakech than at Villa menzeh."
- Dave Wharton
"Our party of six guests stayed at Villa Le menzah during December 2010 for a period of 45 minutes drive from the centre (Medina), so you will require transport to get around. The peaceful surroundings you get though are well worth it.
You will be met at the airport by Brahim (the caretaker) and said (the driver), make sure to stop off at the supermarket on the way to the villa to stock up on bottled water and a few grocery items.
Villa Le menzah is an attractive traditional villa with a large fruitful garden. It comfortably sleeps six guests in the three bedrooms, and there is a very large separate marquee styled entertaining room. However, the weather is so perfect that you will spend most of your time at the villa outside in the outdoor living space. The patio furniture is comfortable and the gardens attractive.
At Villa Le menzah you will be able to enjoy freshly squeezed oranges that you have picked yourself and enjoy freshly brewed traditional mint tea.
The kitchen is on the small side, but we still managed to cook our breakfasts and enjoy evening barbecues.
It is a good idea to pay for the maid to come in a few times to freshen up the rooms (which could do with a little maintenance), and she will also do laundry and ironing services if required The housekeeper is onsite and he maintains the grounds every day.
There was a lot that we wanted to see, do and experience during our short stay, so we hired the guide, brahim, and the caretaker for five days. said has an eight seater people carrier which is spacious and makes sightseeing accessible for a large party. We went as far afield as Essaouira on the Atlantic coast and to a Berber village in the Atlas Mountains. We toured the Medina, experienced a traditional hammam, dined at traditional resturants and went quad biking in a mini oasis!
Life is good
- Raymond Yakoob
About the owner
I currently live in Belmont shore California I’m a full time computer engineer and a part time professor at a local university.
I love outdoors, My mom is a Berber from Amizmiz near Marrakech, I grow up on Akfman Village. This village was build in 6th AD, I always had passion about the place. Thus I build a house in the same village to share with friend around the world.
Thank you for your business and visit.
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