Bananas were introduced to Morocco as a crop in the early 1940’s, production was confined to small plantings in special micro climates along the Atlantic coast, north of Agadir, The best sites for banana cultivation are low areas along the Atlantic coast that are essentially frost-free. Sites are protected from strong winds; also, windbreaks, typically living fences of […]
King Mohammed VI inaugurated, in December 2016, the new terminal of the Marrakech-Menara airport, an additional asset to enhance the city’s attractiveness to international visitors. This large-scale project, worth 1.22 billion dirhams, is an implementation of the royal instructions seeking to offer the city of Marrakech a modern airport infrastructure meeting international standards to manage […]
The walls of Marrakech Medina hold hidden spaces. As we walk through the sun kissed, busy, vibrant streets we are often unaware of the beauty concealed behind the doors. Your first experience as a visitor to one of our riad hotels will illustrate this, as you step through the doors for the first time, the hidden […]
Marrakech has much to offer for everyone. If you plan a relaxed break with your partner or a super-summer family holiday, rest assured that Marrakech will surprise you. The best way to experience Marrakesh hospitality is by staying in a riad, fabulous boutique hotels spread across the Medina. Here are a few tips and tricks […]
Marrakech Riad are proud to support the ‘Be inspired‘ event taking place in London on 8 July 2012. Five Moroccan charities will benefit including the British Moroccan Society. We believe it is important to give back where possible to the communities in Morocco which make our visitors so welcome.
Recently opened cafe on located on Riad Larrouss street, one of the main north-south routes through the Marrakech old town. A series of comfortable salons on various levels but what’s really special about this place is the panoramic roof terrace with 360 degree views around the medina and across to the Ben Youssef Mosque from […]
Marrakech Riad Cinnamon is especially atmospheric at night when traditional Moroccan lamps cast patterns of light and shadow. The luxurious Casablanca suite with its subtle decor is always a relaxing retreat. Lie back and admire the shadows on the ceiling. Make your reservation at luxurious Riad Cinnamon today!
Guests at Marrakech Riad Cinnamon have enjoyed unlimited mint tea since we opened last year. We are delighted that we are now able to offer complimentary Cinnamon tea. Our Marrakech Riads are the perfect base for your Morocco break or holiday. Don’t delay, make your reservation today! There are five individual suites at Riad Cinnamon: Fez | Essaouira […]
The patio at Riad Cinnamon has newly installed canvass awnings to provide extra shade in the courtyard. This simple and stylish design neatly folds back at night allowing cooling air to descend into the Riad. Our traditional Riads in the Medina offer the perfect base from which to explore Marrakech. All our rooms are fully air […]
We are very proud of the new sunloungers on the roof terrace at Marrakech Riad Cinnamon. Stylish Elegant and above all comfortable they are individually handcrafted by Moroccan blacksmiths. Our Marrakech Riads are the perfect base from which to explore the Medina of Marrakech, and the perfect place to relax! Reserve accommodation today.
A Douiria or ‘little house’ is a separate space within a traditional Riad. The Douiria was traditionally used as a quiet space by the head of the household. In some cases the Douiria is in separate ownership, for example sometimes Riads are split as they are passed down through the generations. The Casablanca Suite at […]
Marrakech Riad is owned by English couple Mike and Lucie Wood who personally supervised the renovation of Riad Papillon and Riad Cinnamon both of which are situated in ideal locations within the Medina of Marrakech Morocco. Each Riad has five great en suite guest rooms all individually designed and furnished. The cosy and private facilities are […]
The terms Riad (literal meaning garden) and Dar (literal meaning house) are somewhat interchangeable in Marrakech. Strictly speaking a Riad is a garden house built around a courtyard or patio. Some would say that a true riad requires four trees in a formal setting. The broader term Dar includes even the finest Riads but also dwellings that are more modest in scale and […]