Adrere Amellal, Siwa

Adrere Amellal is one of the best hotels in Egypt, and definitely one of the best in the world. Firstly because staying in this desert eco lodge in a real experience, then for the surroundings, attention of the staff and the extraordinary feeling of being an adventurer. Located at the foot of the White Mountain in Siwa Oasis, Adrere Amellal is a reward for the traveler coming all the way there, eight hour drive from Cairo.

Adrere Amellal

Adrere Amellal has 40 rooms and suite. The main feature is the lack of electricity which can be disturbing at first but then very soon one get to explore this timeless escape to ancient Egypt and the incredible feeling it delivers. Imagine you follow a pathway lit by oil lamps to a stone dunner table bathed in candle and moonlight surrounded by sand dunes. Life at Adrere Amellal just becomes simple yet extraordinary. The food is excellent, flavorful using local and organic ingredients and tops up the full experience.

Travelers usually come to this side of Egypt because they wish to experience the desert, and find refuge in Siwa Oasis. Adrere Amellal delivers the simplest yet luxurious experience you can find this side of Egypt. It is authentic, staff is careful, the food is great and overall experience one to remember. Adrere Amellal is definitely one of the best hotels in the world.

Siwa is an oasis located in the Western Desert of Egypt, near the border with Libya. It is known for its natural beauty, as well as its rich history and culture. One of the main attractions in Siwa is the Temple of the Oracle, an ancient temple dedicated to the god Amun. The temple was once considered one of the most important religious sites in ancient Egypt, and it is said that Alexander the Great visited the temple to consult with the Oracle.

Another popular attraction is the Shali Fortress, an ancient fortification built in the 14th century to protect the oasis from invaders. The fortress is built from mud brick and offers a glimpse into the history and architecture of the region. Siwa also has several natural attractions, including the Cleopatra Spring, a freshwater spring that was once a popular spot for the ancient queen, and the Mountain of the Dead, a necropolis with tombs dating back to the 26th dynasty.

For those interested in local culture and tradition, Siwa has many traditional houses, some of which have been converted into guesthouses and offer a unique experience, the traditional market is also a must-see. Finally, Siwa is also a great place for outdoor activities such as hiking and exploring the surrounding desert by 4×4.

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