Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to visit Dar El Sadaka?

We do not offer visits of the property. However, it is possible to make a stop at Dar El Sadaka and discover our sculpture park with our exclusive partner Marrakech Insiders.

Ride off the beaten paths on board neo-retro sidecars through Marrakech to make your way towards the sculpture park of Dar El Sadaka: discover various artwork from French visual artist Jean-François Fourtou and visit his architectural constructions ‘Fallen From The Sky’ and ‘The Giant’s House’ before heading back to town.

Contact directly for information and reservations.

Can I book for a day at the pool?

We do not accept day reservations. The villa at Dar El Sadaka is available for private hire only and a minimum 3-night stay is required.

Can I book only one room?

The villa at Dar El Sadaka is only rented on an exclusive use basis, it is always fully privatised. Rooms cannot be booked individually.

How many people does the villa sleep?

The villa at Dar El Sadaka has 9 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 20 guests at one time.

Do you accept children?

Your little ones are very welcome to Dar El Sadaka. Baby beds and high chairs are available on request at no extra cost. However, kindly note that our swimming pool is not fenced and young children need to be looked after by in-house guests at all times. Baby-sitting services can be arranged on request.

Can I have day guests while I am staying at the villa?

We would be delighted to welcome your guests at Dar El Sadaka during your stay. Brunches, lunches, dinners and small parties for up to 30 people can be catered for in-house. Prices on request.

Do you accommodate weddings and private functions?

Dar El Sadaka offers a complete privatisation of its sculpture park and gardens with accommodation for up to 20 people at the villa so you can organise a unique celebration for your wedding or other private event in an outstanding setting (reception capacity: 150 guests).

Our beautiful exteriors, featuring monumental sculptures, offer nonpareil surroundings for your ceremony, cocktail reception and dinner. Our Caïdal tent can be set up as a dance floor. However, because of the original artwork decorating our interiors, kindly note that there can be no party inside the villa.

Dar El Sadaka does not offer event planning services or catering services. Venue hire specific conditions apply.

What are your house rules?

Check-in time: 4:00pm. Checkout time: 11:00am. Early check-in and/or late checkout available at no extra cost if our booking calendar permits.

Dar El Sadaka sculpture park, including Jean-François Fourtou’s monumental art installations ‘Fallen From The Sky’ and ‘The Giant’s House’, is accessible during your reservation but is not for exclusive use.

Access to the artist studio and the private home of Dar El Sadaka’s owner is strictly forbidden.

All in-house guests need to have their passport ready upon arrival as we are required by law to provide to the local tourist authorities information about the identity of our guests (full name, date and place of birth, occupation, nationality, passport number, residential address).

Male and female escorts are strictly forbidden in Morocco and in case we suspect illegal behaviour, we reserve the right to refuse access to our property, to ask guests to leave or to take any other action we deem appropriate with no refund.

Smoking inside the villa is strictly forbidden.

Pets are strictly forbidden.

All meals are prepared by the house chef and her team. Access to our professional kitchen is for staff only. Guests are not allowed to cook by themselves at the villa or to hire their own chef. All our menus can be adapted to special dietary requirements if needed (gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, kosher, etc.).

Private functions with more than 30 people are strictly forbidden.

Fireworks are strictly forbidden.

The swimming pool is not fenced and young children need to be looked after by in-house guests at all times. Baby-sitting services can be arranged on request.

The artwork decorating the villa interiors and exteriors, the animal sculptures in particular, cannot be moved or removed.

Product/brand placement and shooting with the artwork for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden.

The villa, including the furniture and the other contents are to be treated with care. Guests are liable for all damaged goods, damage to the property or anything else related to the property, caused by themselves.

Faults that are found during your reservation are to be reported to the Guest Experience Manager immediately.

What are you booking and payment terms?

A first non-refundable payment of 40% is required upon booking in order to confirm your reservation. The remaining payment of 60%, also non-refundable, is due 45 days prior to your date of arrival. Failure to make the remaining payment on time will result in your booking being cancelled with no refund.

For bookings made less than 45 days prior to your date of arrival, 100% of the total amount of the reservation is due upon booking and is non-refundable.

Payments for bookings are to be made by bank wire transfer only.

Additional services are to be paid for before checkout. On site we accept payments by cash and credit card (VISA, MasterCard and AMEX).

A security deposit of MAD 55,000 will be pre-approved on your credit card upon your arrival. If there has been no damage to the property during your reservation, the security deposit will not be charged. However, if you are responsible for damages to the property, the repairs needed will be acknowledged with you upon check-out and, within 21 days after your departure, we will calculate the precise amount, on the basis of invoices, to be charged to your credit card.

Cheques are not accepted for security deposit and as a form of payment.

By confirming your reservation with Dar El Sadaka, you are expressing your acceptance with our terms & conditions.

Given the current outbreak of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness, because our guests’ wellbeing and peace of mind are our highest priorities and in order to meet Moroccan government’s health and safety requirements, there may be some changes to our services as appropriate. By booking with Dar El Sadaka, you are expressing your acceptance that some services available during your reservation may differ from those described on our website at the time of your booking.

What is your cancellation policy?

Dar El Sadaka does not offer cancellation insurance.

A change to your reservation dates is only possible if your booking has been paid in full and may be subject to additional charges.

Any reservation change is subject to availability and to rate seasonality.

For reservations with a stay date between 01 January 2021 and 31 December 2021

If your reservation is compromised due to a fallout from the outbreak of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 illness, it is possible to:

  • Change the dates of your reservation with no additional charges, or
  • Cancel your booking and receive a credit for the full amount you already paid for your original reservation, valid for 12 months and to be applied to a future reservation, or
  • Cancel your booking and receive a refund of 50% of the amount you already paid.

Book Your Stay Today

The villa at Dar El Sadaka is available for private hire only. From € 3400 per night, minimum 3 night stay, for up to 20 guests.