A hotel near Marrakech makes the list of top Farmstays from around the world:
Only 20 minutes by car from the chaos of Marrakech rests the tranquil Berber village of Tassoultante. Spread over 27 acres of cacti-covered slopes, the resort has 60 rooms, each with a view of the Atlas Mountains. It’s appropriately rustic, with décor that’s eco-chic-meets-Moroccan. An educational farm is on-site, and the Touco cafe serves traditional street food by the pool. Proceeds from your visit go to Dar al-Ma’mûn, a Unesco-recognized art center that benefits the community.
Do your part: Groom donkeys, feed goats, and collect eggs to be used for meals on the property.
Head into town: Drive into Marrakech’s main square, and explore the old town’s labyrinthine alleyways. You’ll dodge snake charmers, jugglers, and belly dancers...[full story]