Renowned Jewellery expert Sarah Corbett is leading her latest five day shopping trip based at Riad Papillon starting on 31st January 2012.   Sarah’s comprehensive Itinerary is as follows:

Arrival Day … A driver will be waiting for you on arrival at Menara Airport Marrakech.
Transfer to your beautiful Riad, Riad Papillon.
time to explore or to relax following your flight.
A delicious 3 course  evening meal cooked at your riad dining beneath the stars!

Second day…A morning of guided jewellery shopping in Marrakech, with Moroccan jewellery expert Sarah Corbett on hand to help and advise.
Lunch in the Medina
Afternoon activites a caleche tour of Marrakech or A Traditional Hammam
Evening Meal at one of Marrakechs’ top eateries.

Third Day …A morning of guided jewellery shopping with Moroccan jewellery expert Sarah Corbett, within the Medina, visiting trusted dealers with exceptional stock.
Lunch in Gueliz (French Quarter of Marrakech)
A visit to Samarcande, a veritable treasure house in the vibrant new town of Gueliz.
Henna evening for those who would like!
Meal in a restarant in the Medina.

Fourth Day ….free time for souk shopping or even more jewellery shopping if you feel the need!
or a visit to the Maison Tiskiwin a museum with an exceptional collection of jewellery.
A shopping trip to the Mellah area, with access to new production beads and Jewellery and many traditional jewellery components.
Lunch in the Medina
Afternoon of Jewellery shopping with Moroccan jewellery expert Sarah Corbett
An evening of show and tell, share tales of your purchase ( and of the ones that got away!) over a feast at your riad.

Departure day …Free time and transfers to Airport.

The holiday is outstanding value at £650 per person based on single occupancy of a luxury double room with en suite facilites. Be sure secure your place soon, Sarah’s November 2011 Jewellery trip sold out within days.

Reservations can be made through vividtrading.

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Flashpacking is the latest craze for affluent independent travellers, posh backpacking for the internet age. What better location for the flashpacker than Marrakech the ‘Capital City’ of the hippie trail, and what better flashpacking accommodation than a luxury Riad hotel in the heart of the ancient Medina.

Todays super hippies have come a long way from their couch surfing days demanding luxury accommodation with no compromises, air conditioning, luxury linens, first class toiletries, dipping pools, satellite tv, ipod docks and most important of all…..  fast free wifi!!!!  Where better for a great value for money luxury flashpacking experience than Riad Papillon with it’s stunning roof terrace. Relax, sip a complimentary mint tea and soak up the bohemian atmosphere.

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The flashpacker is a truly independent traveller, seeking an exotic experience on their own terms. Our friendly and efficient staff offer the warmest of Moroccan welcomes. We can hold your luxury room or suite while you grab one of the flashpackers favourite low cost flight bargains to Marrakech.

Individual suites at Riad Cinnamon:
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Luxurious en suite rooms at Riad Papillion:

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The Marrakech Souks contain an astonishing variety of life.  Just a 15 minute walk though the Souks near to Riad Papillon and Riad Cinnamon in the central medina gives a window onto an ancient culture.

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Start in a Caravanserai ( a camel motel!) recently restored using UNESCO funding (Marrakech is a UNESCO world heritage site), pass by the local bakery (sample fresh bread if you wish), walk on into the souks, see the clever slatted roof above (Berber air conditioning!), pass the slipper sellers, see crafts men at work making musical instruments, peep in the shops selling expert lemon wood marketry, and on to the dyers souk.

Riad Marrakech Accommodation allows you to explore all this at your leisure and pop back to your personal oasis whenever you wish. Make your reservation today.

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