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Le Paradis du Safran

Douar Takaterete/Ait Touchente, km 31, Route d'Ourika | Douar Takaterete/Ait Touchente, km 31,, Ourika 42452, Morocco
+212 628-796979
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Saffron farm

You get here by driving a bit off-road from the main road. Parking available next door. Entrance is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ArijLor
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The name says it all...

Le Paradis; fantastic place to enjoy the Swiss creativity in the best part of Africa. The Owner is... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
George K
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Centreville, Virginia
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  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
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Douar Takaterete/Ait Touchente, km 31, Route d'Ourika | Douar Takaterete/Ait Touchente, km 31,, Ourika 42452, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get here by driving a bit off-road from the main road. Parking available next door. Entrance is 10 euro. We were expecting a tour at this farm, but after getting a glass of rose water the lady who only spoke French left us in...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Le Paradis; fantastic place to enjoy the Swiss creativity in the best part of Africa. The Owner is pretty nice, and great service. Make sure you go hungry to enjoy the best Tagen food. I would go again any day.

Thank George K
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This has been an interesting visit! The farm is owned by a Swiss lady who created her little environment from scratch in 2012. I had a mix feeling about this visit, so here is a breakdown of the +++ and - - - ++ Peaceful...More

2  Thank Hicham H
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The owner is a lovely lady who has created her own paradise around the saffron fields owned by her. There are lovely donkeys, peacocks etc. and beautiful plants all with some interactive areas. We did the barefoot trail followed by cold herbal feet baths...better then...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is an extraordinary creation of a large garden in the middle of no where created out of a barren field over the last six years. A must for gardeners, plant and tree lovers.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We were on tour and our party was booked in for lunch and a talk about Saffron. The lunch took 2.5 hours with very slow service. As there were more Germans than English 90% of the talk about Saffron farming was in German so we...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were welcomed by the lovely owner/manager, and enjoyed an excellent lunch outdoors. The gardens are just beautiful, with a vast selection of plants. There were products for sale but absolutely no pressure to buy (and I regret not buying more!). This visit is one...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A wonderful trip from Marrakech. Tranquil gardens, beautifully set out. Lovely intro by Christine, who created this magical place. We had the best tasting salad, and a saffron soup, a taste out of this world! Although the harvest was finished, which we knew anyway, we...More

1  Thank Konrath R
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FerrariChristine, Inhaber at Le Paradis du Safran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear Rudi. I am sorry that my answer seems not having passed... I wish to thank you for your kind visit and your wonderful comment which makes me happy, as well as my berber ladies. Always a pleasure to know that our visitors are happy...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This place truly is a paradise and Christine is so sweet. We had lunch during our visit (20 euros pp) and it was absolutely delicious - highly recommended. We were also very pleased to find out that our taxi driver was offered the same meal...More

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FerrariChristine, Inhaber at Le Paradis du Safran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Pembroke, a happy New Year to you! I still remember well your kind visit in our paradise and I am very pleased to learn about your lovely comments. Thank you so much. Describing our garden and our services as a hidden gem, makes us...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We visited in November 2017 - at the perfect time to watch the harvest of saffron. In theory, because of lack of rain the 2017 harvest was catastrophically poor. But: The garden has so much more to offer than saffron. A beautiful collection of plants,...More

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FerrariChristine, Inhaber at Le Paradis du Safran, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Alexander. A happy New Year to you. Thank you very much for your visit and your lovely comment. Pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us - unfortunately, I did not had the chance to welcome you personally. My berber ladies and...More

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Shilpa s
9 November 2017|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
It is a 10 minute drive from the main road so I think it would have to be taxi.
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