Siwa Oasis represent one of the most interesting and distinct regions in Egypt because it possesses a unique natural environment with exceptional geological features, a diversity of flora and fauna and about 230 natural freshwater springs fed by the Nubian aquifer. Considered one of the world’s last pristine lands, Siwa Oasis is home to ancient ruins and unique cultural traditions that have maintained for thousands of years and is famous for being the home of the Oracle of Amon who consulted Alexander the Great before continuing his Persian conquest.
Adrère Amellal is situated at the foot of the White Mountain and it can be described as an eco-lodge that attracts discerning travelers looking for a unique experience. The Earth buildings blend naturally with the landscape, and the furniture and crafts add a important touch of the local art. The rooms are unique and combine both distinction and authenticity, overlooking Lake Siwa, the Great Sand Sea and ancient olive and palm trees. The restaurant serves a fusion of traditional recipes, contemporary dishes and Pharaonic cooking, using herbs and vegetables picked from the resort’s organic garden. Interestingly, Adrère Amellal used no electricity, with lamps and candles being used on cold nights, as well as coal-filled braziers. There are excursions and rides in the rolling dunes of the Great Sand, as well as horse riding upon request. All in all, if you’re in for a sandy, magical experience, Adrère Amellal is the place to go.