Travel Inspiration South Morocco – Oasis of Skoura
19 January 2022
In this post, you will find some information about the Oasis of Skoura. Located in South Morocco, this Oasis is one of the most visited near to Ouarzazate. So, if you spend some holidays in Southern Morocco, take time to go discover this place. The charm of the Kasbahs, the palmgrove and the hospitality of locals are many reasons to plan an excursion to the Oasis of Skoura during your Morocco stay. You can spend an outstanding overngiht stay in luxury riads or hotels there. For those who prefer simplicity, a traditional guest houses, ecolodges, and riads are also available.
Today, I would like to tell you about the Oasis of Skoura.
I like a lot this place. It is one of the gems in South Morocco. The Oasis of Skoura is located not far from Ouarzazate, at about 40 km. So, it is easy to get to in. If you travel in Morocco by a rental car, you can get it. Also, if you do the trip by taxi from Ouarzazate.
Oasis of Skoura: discover one of the gems of Southern Morocco
The location of the Oasis of Skoura, near to Ouarzazate, allows you the pleasure to discover this beautiful place in South Morocco. The Oasis of Skoura is a palmgrove of 25m2 with a rich vegetation. The Oasis is, in our days, still cultivated and there are many palm trees and olive trees. So, one of the reasons to visit the Oasis of Skoura during your Morocco tour is this incredible atmosphere.
The charm of the Oasis of Skoura is also in the old Kasbahs and the large variety of accomodation available there. It’s a real pleasure for traveler to can choose between guest houses, riads and luxury hotels in the Oasis of Skoura. Therer are many options and every choice could be fulled. You can plan an overnight stay at this place.
A day excursion trip from Ouarzazate
If you decide to plan only a day excursion to the Oasis of Skoura from Ouarzazate, enjoy delicious moroccan cuisine for lunch. The most of the time, it’s possible to relax on a sunny terrace of one of the Kasbahs and taste meals prepared with fresh products. Why not book a place in a gastronomic restaurant ?
In the afternoon, after this break, I recommend you to go visit the Oasis. You can do some walk, discover the Kasbah of Amridil, do a camel ride. You won’t be bored!
What is also possible is to go take a tea with locals. There is nothing better than a cultural immersion during a Morocco trip. Enjoy hospitality and good vibes spending a moment with a local family.
Kasbahs to visit if you spend holidays in Ouarzazate
The Oasis of Skoura, as we said, is one of the gems of South Morocco. So, the discovery of the Oasis of Skoura make it worth the trip.
If you have more time, we also recommend you to go visit the Kasbah of Tifoultoute at 8km West from Ouarzazate. Here, you can visit one of the parts of the extension of the Kasbah and enjoy dinner in the restaurant.
The Kasbah of Taourirt is inside of the city of Ouarzazate, so don’t hesitate to visit it!
A longer trip from Ouarzazate allows you to discover the Kasbah of Tamnougalt, in the Draa Valley. Usually, the Kasbah of Tamnougalt is visited during a trip from Marrakech or Ouarzazate to the desert (M’hamid).