The three distinct rooms at Auberge Tamezret have each been thoughtfully crafted within the ancient structure of the original cove. Respecting the authentic Berber style, they perfectly balance tradition with modern comforts. The rooms are a visual testimony to the couple’s adventures, featuring souvenirs from their world travels and the original features themselves are often works of art, such as the ancient doors and old beams.
A large double bed, a wardrobe, outdoor furniture, an ensuite bathroom with toiletries, A/C, heating, and high-speed WiFi.
A large double bed or two single beds, a wardrobe, a desk, an ensuite bathroom with toiletries, A/C, heating, and high-speed WiFi.
A large double bed, a wardrobe, a desk, a small library, a seating area, an ensuite bathroom with toiletries, A/C, heating, and high-speed WiFi.
Aperitif is served daily and features stunning amuse-bouches worthy of a Michelin star, such as succulent octopus salad and various traditional and international-inspired dips and snacks. Dinner comprise a 3 course meal with delicacies such as foie gras, traditional Tunisian meat ragout, fresh prawn fatoush or quails cooked in calva.
The peaceful village of Tamezret provides the backdrop for the Auberge, allowing the staggering beauty of the surrounding desert landscape to take centre stage. Although the village is incredibly quiet with little activity, your hosts are familiar with every nook and cranny and are happy to show you around the village, pointing out their favourite café and the beautiful Berber museum.
10 miles to the east, you’ll find the legendary Matmata where the Star Wars movies were filmed and just along the road from is the doorway to the magnificent Sahara Desert. A 40-minute drive away is Toujene, a charming village known for producing handmade rugs as well as honey and olives. Guests can also access Tozeur and Djerba by car.
Like the fig tree routs, the property is constantly addressing many sustainable tourism areas and excelling in most fields.
L’Auberge Tamazret is embedded into the original Berber village. Patrick and Sabrine restored an abandoned hundred-years old house in a way that best allies Berber architecture with modern comfort.
Energy and water consumption are optimized through the construction choice: you can see the natural stones, local material, and even the natural coves. All of these were selected by the Berber for their habitat; as they are the most adapted material to protect from the desert’s heat in summer.
The hosts are the best ambassadors to the region. They collaborate with many other actors and are very much focused on delighting to their guests with the best local products.