Marrakech Storytelling break

Immerse yourself in the thousand-year-old tradition of storytelling in Marrakech with our unique storytelling package. From dining with tableside tales to learning how to craft your own story, this break will transport you to the heart of the red city’s rich oral tradition.

Marrakech has a thousand year old tradition of storytelling reflecting its position as a ‘land harbour’ one of the most important trading posts in the world where Europe intersects with the East and sub Saharan Africa.  We are passionate about honouring that legacy and continuing it forward.  Marrakech Riad owners Lucie and Mike are the cofounders of the famous Storytelling Cafe in Marrakech as well as the Marrakech International Storytelling Festival. This storytelling break immerses you in the red city and it’s oral tradition.

Your  break includes:

*  Three nights sharing a double or twin bed Luxury Riad room with en suite shower.

*  Private arrival and departure transfers from Marrakech Airport.

*  Delicious and healthy arrival evening dinner, suggested menu: seasonal moroccan salads;  lamb tagine; followed by fresh fruit.

*  Your room equipped with fine cotton sheets, towels and bathrobes, room safe, hairdryer, and air-conditioning.

*  Fantastic Moroccan breakfasts served at the time of your choice.

*  Dinner at the storytelling cafe with table side storytelling

*  A two hour workshop with one of the storytelling cafe resident tellers learning how to tell a story which could be a traditional moroccan tale, your own story or a tale you develop together

* A fabulous storytelling cloak to take home

*  Full use of the Riad facilities including the stunning roof terrace, lounge,  and traditional Riad Courtyard with dipping pool.

*  Complimentary Mint tea throughout your stay.

*  A morning walking tour with a registered Marrakech guide

*  The loan of a local pay as you go phone for the duration of your stay (one per room).

*  The support of our Riad staff providing a complete concierge service.


–  Flights

–   Travel Insurance

–  Other drinks and meals, items from the minibar etc.


  • English speaking concierge
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Unlimited mint tea
  • All rooms with ensuite
  • Breakfast at the time of your choice
  • Loan of local cell phone
  • Hair dryer
  • Evening meals prepared to order
  • Committed to responsible tourism
  • In room safe for valuables
  • In room mini-fridge
  • Giving back through Henna Café charity
  • World Storytelling Vegan Cafe
  • Flat screen TV with satellite channels
  • Hammam & massage
  • Free Marrakech Travel Guide iOS App
  • Free Marrakech Travel Guide Android App