Imlil is a small village situated in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, and is a popular place to stay for people who wish to go climbing and hiking in the area. A holiday rental house in Imlil makes an ideal place to base yourself as your enjoy this fascinating and beautiful region of Morocco. Whether you will be actively hiking in the area, or simply wish to have a tranquil holiday away from the stresses of the modern world, self catering accommodation in Imlil has all you need to feel right at home.
A holiday in Imlil really is about exploring and enjoying the great outdoors. There are a seemingly endless number of tracks that can be walked for people of all skill levels. You can do this with a pack on your back, or even hire a donkey or mule if you find it easier! In fact, if you tire of walking, you could hire a horse for the day and try that instead! Nature lovers will love the vast expanses of natural beauty, and the chance to see many rare species of birds. During the winter, skiing is possible in the Atlas Mountains, as well, meaning that you can book a holiday rental house in Imlil at any time of the year.
Exploring the surrounding area to see some of the attractions is a must whilst on holiday in Imlil. If you want to see or even climb Toubkal, which is the highest mountain in North Africa, you can do it here! If walking through the hills and valleys at a more relaxed pace is more your style, then don’t forget to visit the many Berber villages which are scattered about these parts. If you have access to a vehicle, then there are many scenic drives in the area, and you could even drive to Marrakesh, where spending a day will reveal a splendid city with fascinating architecture. The souk (market) is also a must-see – just remember not to get lost in the labyrinth-like streets!
The village of Imlil is set at 1700 metres above sea level, and so its weather can vary from that of lowland Morocco. There are four distinct seasons, but the night time temperatures can drop quite significantly, especially during the winter. January to march is the wettest time of year, and it is not unusual to see 6 or even 8 inches of rain in a month. Temperatures can drop below freezing at night, although can climb to 14 degrees Celsius during the day. The driest and warmest month of the year is in July, with temperatures of high-twenties and very little rainfall. Some people escape lowland Morocco during this time of year in order to experience the more pleasant temperatures in Imlil.
The international airport at Marrakech (RAK) is the nearest one to the self catering accommodation in Imlil. Of interest to tourists visiting from the UK will be the regular British Airways flight from London Gatwick (LGW), and Thomson Airways flying out of Manchester (MAN). It is probably best to arrange onward transportation to your holiday rental house in Imlil before you arrive.