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Adrere Amellal Ecolodge

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Cool ecolodge in an oasis 10 miles from Siwa, (8 hours by road from Cairo), this is well worth the effort getting to. Much written up by Conde Nast and the fashion rags, environmentalist Mounir Neamatallah's creation has no electricity, relying on solar and alternative energy, and recycles all its waste and water. The atmosphere at night is magical, under the moonlight, surrounded by desert, not a sound to be heard except the flare of the oil lamp or the flicker of a candle. Highly romantic - and comfortable if not luxurious, in an eco sort of way.

Written by  James Dunford Wood.

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Travellers find traditional Berber comforts and a spa at this electricity-free Saharan oasis on a salt lake...The hotel promotes environmentally sensitive development in the area and works to strengthen local Berber cultural heritage Read more...

Written by press. Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Jan 2008

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