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Marrakech Riad holidays

There has never been a better time for Marrakech holidays.  There are currently scheduled flights from all four London airports transporting you in just three hours to the most exotic and foreign destination you can viably reach for a weekend … Continue reading

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Norwegian guests welcome

Guests from Norway are most welcome in our Marrakech Riads. Even visiting polar bears from the archipeligo of svalbad! With outstanding offers on direct flights from Oslo with Norwegian how better to escape the arctic winter? Our English speaking staff … Continue reading

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Jet4you Marrakech France

Low cost airline Jet4you operate scheduled flights between a fantastic six French cities and Marrakech Menara airport. If you are traveling from Paris, Nantes, Bordeaux, Marseilles or Toulouse or Lyon check out the Jet4you alternative. We can arrange to have you … Continue reading

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Decorated Berber Furniture

There is a long tradition of decorating Berber furniture with painted patterns. In respect of islamic the patterns are geometric shapes that do not depict living things. This delightful litte table sits in the Essaouira Suite at Riad Cinnamon.  The … Continue reading

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Backshish Cafe

Backshish is Moroccan slang for the small courtesy payments (not major bribes) that help  ease every day life in Morocco.  The wittily named Backshish Cafe is a newly opened eatery conveniently located at the top of Riad Zitoun street very … Continue reading

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Musee de l’art de vivre & Cafe

The Musee de l’art de vivre brings alive some of the social history of Morocco, at the time of writing a fantastic selections of Kaftans is on display with explanations placing them in their historical and cultural context and showing … Continue reading

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The museum district

The Central area of the Marrakech Medina around the Ben Yussef Mosque is the ‘museum quarter’ with a great collection of museums and historic attractions. The oldest building in Marrakech, the Almoravid Kouba is open to the public and features … Continue reading

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Cafe Charlot, Chaplin themed Cafe

A fun place for breakfast, lunch or just a quick coffee. The Cafe Charlot is more widely known among British expats as ‘The Charlie Chaplin Cafe’. Located on a prominent street corner in central Guiliez. Fast friendly service and a … Continue reading

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Elite Cafe, Guiliez

The Elite is a landmark Cafe on the Avenue Mohamed V in the new town of Guiliez not far from Marrakech Plaza. A pleasant and dependable Cafe serving a basic breakfast and lunchtime standards like sandwiches and ice creams, the … Continue reading

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Argan group Jemma al Fnaa

The famous Marrakech Jemma al Fnaa is always teaming with life. This group is typical of the informal groupings of musicians from nearby berber villages who assemble to perform each evening. This tune reflects the typical style of the Rif … Continue reading

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Marrakech Riad holidays

Our Marrakech Riads offer a perfect holiday, whether for couples, families or larger groups. Check out the romantic Koutobia Suite at Dar Habiba, a really traditional riad which even has its own Hammam. The Casablanca suite at Riad Cinnamon is … Continue reading

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Level 5

Club and restaurant Level Five now operates from the premises previously occupied by fashion bar Dsens. Off the tourists trail and as yet undiscovered by the expat community, this is a stylish modern venue conceived by Moroccans for Moroccans, and … Continue reading

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Le Tanjia Restaurant

Le Tanjia is a long established restaurant just five minutes from Dar Habiba, South of the  main square in the direction of the Jewish quarter, the Mellah. It is named after a classic Moroccan Lamb dish the Tanjia but the … Continue reading

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Fnaque berbere, the Berber bookshop!

The wittily named Fnaque Berbere, or Berber bookshop is a Marrakech institution which has recently had a facelift. This great little bookshop used to be a ramshackle kiosk on a prominent corner of the Rue Mouassine which runs up from … Continue reading

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Moroccan craft weaver

This weaver is making traditional scarves on a traditional berber loom. this could be a mediaeval scene, it is fantastic to see such crafts alive and thriving in Modern day Marrakech The beauty of staying in a Riad in Marrakech … Continue reading

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