Khanfous Retreat is exactly that . . . a retreat from a busy world and an opportunity to step off the grid for a few days and live life at the pace of this rural Moroccan village.
Located in the village of Bni Meslem this cottage fits quietly and seamlessly into the surrounding village
step through the gate,
put down your suitcase,
breath . . .
and then admire the views.
Khanfous Retreat is typical of a village house in this part of Northern Morocco,
and is located just 20 minutes south of Assilah.
It has been built in the traditional style with a lot of the work having been done by local villagers and using locally sourced materials.
Although the owner Carin has kept the build as authentic as possible, she has also made sure that there are enough home comforts here to make your visit stress free and relaxing.
So while you might not (thankfully??) get WiFi, you will be able to read your book, enjoy uninterrupted siestas and sea views while contemplating which beach to walk to in the morning.
While staying here you are in striking distance of some of the best beaches in the area with (my favourite) Sidi Mugait beach a 30 minute walk from your front door.
With housekeeping included in your rental and breakfast and dinner a tempting option I can literally feel myself relaxing as I write this . . . my kids are all grown up and would possibly recoil at the idea of complete online disconnection, but this is the kind of place I would have loved to take them when they were younger because I know it would not have been long before they discovered the freedom of a small rural Moroccan village.
The simplicity of the traditional decor fits in with the rural environment – it is a place to read books, take walks, cook good food and enjoy the sunset.
Your body clock will soon adjust to the rhythm of the days here
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