MA: +212 524 48 20 22

Opening hours, prices, travel tips

Visitor Information

Universal artist André Heller's paradisiacal garden offers an extraordinary new attraction near the city of Marrakesh. Twenty-seven km outside of the city in the Ourika Valley and located in the shadows of the lofty Atlas, ANIMA can be easily reached via a free shuttle service.

Business Hours


Open all year 9 am - 6 pm (09:00 - 18:00)

Closed during the Aid holidays:

Aid El Fitr (May 24th - tbc) 

Aid El Kebir (July 31st to August 2nd)



ANIMA is a fantastic place for groups, events and larger travel parties!

Please get in touch with us if your group is bigger than 10 people:

How to get to ANIMA

From Marrakech: Drive along the surrounding wall direction Ourika/Oukaimeden. After 27 km there is a TOTAL servcie station on the left. After 1 km you'll see the sign ANIMA. Turn right an follow the non paved road for another 500 m.

From Ourika: Exit Ourika towards Marrakech. Next to the Hotel Le Beau Site turn right. Turn left an follow the non paved road to ANIMA.

Attention: Coaches over 33 seats have to stop at the main road.


The Café Marocain Paul Bowles invites you to enjoy fresh fruit juice, fine teas and delicious pastries - made with ingredients grown in ANIMA!

Attention wheelchair users:

Wheelchair users have limited access to the areas of the garden!

Museum und Café "Paul Bowles"


Tickets can be booked online. Order your tickets for ANIMA today!


Free shuttle bus from Marrakech to ANIMA.


Anima Sarl A.U.
Douar Sbiti
Route d'Ourika, Marrakech

Morocco: +212 524 48 20 22


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