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This month’s Vacation spot Design takes us to Dar HI, an eco-lodge on the tip of Northern Africa, inside the south Tunisian desert. The boutique lodge is the second collaboration (the first is a customer property in Good) between French businessmen Philippe Chapelet and Patrick Elouarghi and French designer Matali Crasset.
Just like the construction of the world, the setting up is surrounded by a wall, and follows the type of the panorama. It’s a bit of little bit of a getaway, as a result of it’s not accessible by automotive. Nevertheless, there are massages aplenty, pure meals, and a rooftop pool.
Crasset conceived three distinct areas: the capsule houses, the troglodytes, and the dunes. The capsule houses have distinctive views, from a panorama overlooking the horizon of the salted lake, to a view of the palm grove. Down beneath, one can see most of the people areas, which have the feeling of a small village sq.. The three areas known as troglodytes are constructed of small bricks from native metropolis of Nefta. They’ve their very personal private terraces, nevertheless are linked collectively by a spherical area from one to the totally different. They’re wonderful to information for households or buddies touring collectively. The three areas known as dunes are at sand diploma, with construction impressed by varieties that might have been sculpted by dessert winds. They are all completely totally different: one has a loggia and an indoor yard, one has an exterior terrace and an enormous window with a view of Nefta, and the third appears onto the date grove with an unbiased room and an alcove picket terrace.
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What: Dar HIWhere: Quartier Ezzaouia, 2240 Nefta, TunisiaHow so much: Beginning at 270 € for a single.Highlights: Whenever you enter you don babouches (Tunisian slippers), there’s a hamman (steam room like a Turkish tub), and a rooftop pool with unimaginable view.Design draw: The experience of native desert construction (apart from it’s truly an upscale spa). And, actually, design particulars that are quintessentially Matali Crasset.Ebook it: On-line reservations or identify 00 216 764 327 seventy 9.
Pictures by Cérôme Spriet.
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