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Learn how to make homemade argan

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.Essaouira, Morocco

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Experience hosted by Hafida

3 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English, French

What you'll do

- i will pick you up at the bus/taxi station of sidi kaouki beach To show you our house
-then we will go home which is located a few steps "5 min walk" from the beach sidi kaouki and place of taxi / bus
 -At arrival, I will install you in the living room to rest and drink tea or coffee
-Pass to stock to view the fruits collected
-Talk about the history of the argan tree
Show all stages of oil production
-Participate in all stages
Answer your questions
-Look for wood in the forest next to the house
- Make the fire and participate in the preparation of homemade bread and Moroccan tea
-Eat the bread and argan oil, honey .....
The house is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
And each experience lasts 3 hours
- possibility of ordering to eat a tagine with argan oil and on a wood fire 100 dh per person
- i will pick you up at the bus/taxi station of sidi kaouki beach To show you our house
-then we will go home which is located a few steps "5 min walk" from the beach sidi kaouki and place of taxi / bus
 -At arrival, I will install you in the living room to rest and drink tea or coffee
-Pass to stock to view the fruits collected
-Talk about the history of the argan tree
Show all stages of oil production
-Participate…

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What's included

  • Drinks
From ₹996
/ person

Meet your host, Hafida

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 8 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi my name is hafida from essaouira
I grew up here in this village sidi kaouki
My familly have been making argan oil here for many generations
Argan trees only grow in the south west of morocco in the région around essaouira .we are not a society not a coopérative but a family which produces argan oil at home made out of fruits collected in the near by forêsts. We just do our honest work .
We will welcome you and share à convival moment with us and take part in the extraction of cosmetic and natritional argan oil in a small workshops tell you a secret of a good one ,offer you a taste of the lovely things we make with thé,bread.... (free),salade,tagine (to ordre 100dh/per)
-you will Enjoy the calm of the village which has a beautiful beach and forest
-Children can discover argan oil and farm animals.
Hi my name is hafida from essaouira
I grew up here in this village sidi kaouki
My familly have been making argan oil here for many generations
Argan trees only grow in the south west of morocco in the région around essaouira .we are not a society not a coopérative but a family which produces argan oil at home made out of fruits collected in the near by forêsts. We just do our honest work .
We will welcome you and share à convival moment with us and take part in the extrac…
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Where you'll be

stock, places of work, places of bread preparation, forest next to the house to look for wood

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 8 reviews.

Zo
March 2020
This is the best experience in Essaouira! Hafida and her family are very charming and very kind. Hafida, her mom and her sisters welcomed us to their home where we enjoyed tea, pastries and fresh argan oil made by Hafida's mother. We learned how the argan oil was traditionally made with the whole process explained and demonstrated to us in front of our very eyes. We even participated actively by using stones to crack open the argan pods to reveal the seeds which were then sorted and crushed with the mortar to produce the freshest argan oil you will find in the world. We were also able to buy some argan oil to take home with us to enjoy in our food and on our bodies (and souls). Totally unforgettable and very much recommended. Do not forget to book this experience if you are in Essaouira, if you are into argan ail you will absolutely love it so don't miss out on it. Thank you so much Hafida and we will be in touch for next time! :)
This is the best experience in Essaouira! Hafida and her family are very charming and very kind. Hafida, her mom and her sisters welcomed us to their home where we enjoyed tea, pas…
Stella
February 2020
I visited Marrakesh last year and went to an argan co-operative, but I felt I still wanted to understand the story of argan and its production, so booked Hafida’s experience this year. It was a truly amazing day. We caught the local bus number 2 from Bab Doukala at Essaouira to Sidi Kaouki for 7dirhams, which took about 40 minutes. We had a lovely breakfast at a beach cafe and then Hafida came to show us the way to her homestead. Hafida and her family could not have been more welcoming. We learned the details of handmade argan oil, had a go at some of the processes, chatted and laughed. To finish we tried the oil with flatbreads Hafida’s sister had made in front of us, with honey and argan paste. There was no hard sell, in fact, we had to ask if we could buy some and it was so reasonably priced considering the hard work involved. Hafida walked us back to the bus stop and we said a fond goodbye. This was a truly unforgettable day.
I visited Marrakesh last year and went to an argan co-operative, but I felt I still wanted to understand the story of argan and its production, so booked Hafida’s experience this y…
Charlotte
February 2020
What a wonderful experience this was. We were invited into our hosts beautiful home and treated like family. Hafida was such a warm and caring guide through our experience and we came away feeling like friends. We learned the process of Arganic oil production, took part in the making, and watched our very own bottle being made before our eyes. This was such a fun, interesting and warm experience and I’d recommend for anyone visiting the area!
What a wonderful experience this was. We were invited into our hosts beautiful home and treated like family. Hafida was such a warm and caring guide through our experience and we c…
Solene
December 2019
Meeting Hafida and her sister, spending 3 hours with them learning about argan oil, making some, helping for the fire to cook the bread... was my nº1 experience in Morroco. They both were friendly and the place authentic. Loved every minute of it.
Meeting Hafida and her sister, spending 3 hours with them learning about argan oil, making some, helping for the fire to cook the bread... was my nº1 experience in Morroco. They bo…
Johannes
December 2019
Lieben Dank an Hafida und ihre wunderbare Familie für diese einzigartige Erfahrung! Wir wurden sehr liebevoll begrüßt, herzlich aufgenommen und fühlten uns jederzeit wohl. Hafida hat uns viel über die Tradition der Arganöl-Herstellung erzählt und wir durften alles ausprobieren. Gerade für Familien mit Kindern empfehlen wir diese Entdeckung, da ich mir vorstellen kann, dass es etwas ruhiger ist als in einer großen Arganöl-Kooperative. Es war wirklich toll, diesen privaten Einblick in das Leben der Familie zu bekommen. Einzigartig! Danke, danke.
Lieben Dank an Hafida und ihre wunderbare Familie für diese einzigartige Erfahrung! Wir wurden sehr liebevoll begrüßt, herzlich aufgenommen und fühlten uns jederzeit wohl. Hafida h…
Kaatje
December 2019
We had a wonderful experience with Hafida and her adorable family. They showed us step by step how to make arganoil in their workshop. We had fun participating in the process. After they made bread in the woodoven and we enjoyed it with them with some mint tea and arganoil and amlou. We highly recommend this experience. We took a shared taxi from Essaouira and Hafida came to meet us at the parking in Sidi Kaouiki.
We had a wonderful experience with Hafida and her adorable family. They showed us step by step how to make arganoil in their workshop. We had fun participating in the process. Aft…

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    (-if you are in essaouira live the aventure and take the bus from bab dokala bus station to sidi kaouki this is the time tables : 7:30,9:00,11:15 ,13:10 ... 7 d
    - if you want to come by private taxi i can call one for you )