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Afous Argan

Route de Marrakech | Commune Ounara, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Complete rip off

On my way to Essaouira, my taxi driver decided to stop over at Afous Argan... he told us how... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Maryam M
via mobile
Lovely tour, but total rip-off prices

We stopped there on the way to Essaouira, and the tour was nice. However, the prices for products... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
goodtravel
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Route de Marrakech | Commune Ounara, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

On my way to Essaouira, my taxi driver decided to stop over at Afous Argan... he told us how amazing and authentic this store is. I went in...check out the place—not too bad, it was clean and tidy. Each customer gets assigned a sales person...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We stopped there on the way to Essaouira, and the tour was nice. However, the prices for products are higher than in fancy department stores in New York city. 250 dirhams for a small lip gloss??? it is 3-5 times higher than prices in Essaouira...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

If you're looking for argan products, this is the place for you. This is a placed not to miss! My wife just loved it! You get to see how the whole process is done, ladies manually demonstrate the various steps in the production process. Traditionally,...More

1  Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Probably the argan oil is genuine but you will pay2-3 times more than in Essaouira. Don't buy there ! I is a trap !

1  Thank Sorinel D
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

... and more specifically to Argan oil and products. Before we left our domicile in Pleasant Valley Canada 'we knew' that we would buy Argan products. Why not buy from a co-op that does some good. Sale pitch? The staff have your limited attention to...More

Thank LorenzoelJefe
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stopped here on a tour going from Marrakech to Essaouira. The initial demonstration of the manual production of the oil by mostly female workers was interesting. But we were annoyed by the promoting and hard sell that followed, with the group as a captive...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were told that if we buy Argan oil products from the factory, it is garanteed that they are authentic. After a nice demonstration we (I was on a group tour) bought some items from here. Each item was thightly wrapped up in paper and...More

2  Thank ciskexport
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Visited here on the way to Essaouira.Great welcome by an enthusiastic young lady who stated that it was a women's cooperative with 50% going to the government,25% to the owner and 25% to the workers. She whizzed us around picking up various must have items....More

2  Thank Merlin509
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Well we were on a short tour that stopped here. I think that I threw caution to the wind even though I did haggle and secured 15% discount but it was still much more expensive (Argan oil 200Dh 100mls) than a genuine herbalist that is...More

1  Thank MummyWright
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a cooperative shop. So we were taken to this place by our guide because we requested to look into argan oil and other cosmetics. The guide obliged. This place sells some food like olive oil, honey, peanut butter and natural cosmetics of every...More

9  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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pamelacharris
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Response from Jean Pierre D | Reviewed this property |
Send an e-mail: afou.comsargan@gmail and ask for order
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