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El Wifak Carpet Cooperative: Berber Rugs and Arabic Carpets at the Ensemble Artisanal, Marrakech

All around the world Morocco is famous for it’s carpets and many travellers land in Marrakech in search of a quality piece of authentic craftwork. But it is rare to find a carpet seller who sells quality products, at fixed … Continue reading

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Abdil’s Wood Workshop

Whilst walking around Marrakech, it is impossible not to notice how many of the doors, window shutters and wooden tables are carefully adorned with exquisite carvings or intricately painted tessellated patterns. These humble items extend far beyond their functional use: … Continue reading

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Music salesmen in the square: Jemaa al-Fnaa

During your visit to Morocco you will discover Marrakech’s central square (Jemaa al-Fnaa) to be a sensory overload of sight, taste and sound whether you visit at night or at day. From the stalls selling fresh orange juice to the … Continue reading

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British Airways Marrakech

Our Riad hotels offer a first class service. We are delighted that full service airline British Airways are now operating daily flights to Marrakech from London Gatwick as well as five flights a week from Heathrow on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday … Continue reading

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L’ultimo Bacio, Italian

L’ultimo Bacio is a newly opened Italian restaurant in the Marrakech new town of Guiliez. It has a good claim to be the best Italian in Marrakech (we also like Amaia which has similarly excellent food in simpler surroundings). A … Continue reading

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Budget Marrakech

Our budget Marrakech package allows guests to enjoy the Traditonal Riad Dar Habiba and our famous hospitality for a three night stay at the fabulous price of just £99 per person  (Euros 119). Don’t delay, make contact today! Included in … 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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Hanout, designer clothes shop

We are delighted to have discovered ‘Hanout’ a newly opened ladies designer clothes shop in the Marrakech souks. It is modestly named, literally hanout means ‘the shop’ in Darija Moroccan arabic, but the designer clothing on offer is world class. … Continue reading

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Gelati Dino Marrakech

What better way to indulge yourself in scorching Marrakech than a delicious ice cream. Our favourite place for ice cream is located on the Avenue Mohamed V in the new town of Guiliez. Gelati Dino offers authentic Italian ice cream … Continue reading

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Henna Cafe, Marrakech

We are proud to have funded and helped organise the start up of Henna Cafe a not for profit project ‘giving back’ to the welcoming Marrakech Community. The Cafe is located not far from Riad Papillon near the Dar El … Continue reading

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Sky Bar

The aptly named Sky bar is located on the seventh floor, that is the top floor, of the Renaissance hotel in Guiliez.  Access is from an elevator inside the hotel lobby, the bar is open to non residents. An ideal … Continue reading

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Patisserie des Princes

There are few things that are more satisfying whilst out on a swelteringly hot day than a cool and tasty ice cream. If you find yourself in Marrakech on a particularly hot day then that is exactly where Patisserie des … Continue reading

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Le Studio Restaurant

The hottest restaurant recommendation in Marrakech. Packed with expats but rarely visited by tourists. Reservation is essential Tuesday to Saturday, on Sunday and Monday le Studio is closed. Established in 2011 in the heart of the up and coming new … Continue reading

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Ben Youssef Madrassa

For a window into Islamic culture in the Mahgreb and the religious institutions that greatly influenced its development. One can do a lot worse than to visit the Ben Youssef Madrassa. Originally founded during the 14th Century during the Marinid Period … Continue reading

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