Oukaimeden is about an hour’s drive from Marrakech, is Africa’s largest ski resort and has the continent’s highest lift. It is a relatively short and easy drive from Marrakech, and has luxury accommodation. The skiing season in Marrakech starts in late December and can continue into May. However, the best time to go is in January and February. In Oukaimeden, the chalets and winter sports facilities are in the village itself surrounded by mountain peaks. Oukaimeden skiing in Marrakech also offers long-distance and cross-country skiing. In summer Oukaimeden is also the starting point for mountain hikes. Dubai based property development company Emaar, has recently announced a multibillion-pound investment in Oukaimeden. On their website they say Located in the Atlas Mountains, Oukaimeden, the valley of four winds, is set to become the ultimate four season mountain destination for recreation, entertainment, relaxation and residence as well as being the Middle East and Africa’s only golf and ski resort.
In keeping with Berber design and architecture of the great Atlas Mountains, Oukaimeden village will combine commercial, office, retail, entertainment and dining amenities with a full range of residential options to choose from. With 2,000 hotel rooms, more than 300 retail units and 25,000 sq. metres of business and conference facilities planned, Oukaimeden will be a year round hive of activity.
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