Magical Riad courtyard Home in the Heart of Marrakech
For your Moroccan experience, there’s no better resting place than a Marrakech Riad located in a quiet residential area. As the name suggests, its ambiance is warm, homely and inviting having once belonged to a local Moroccan cinnamon merchant. Situated in the heart of the old town Medina, the beautifully restored Riad is a blend of traditional décor and atmosphere with excellent hospitality, service fulfilled to perfection and luxurious tranquility within the Red City walls.
Inside, the senses come in contact with the glorious and ceiling-less majesty inside, and the peaceful courtyard is the centerpiece of this glory as natural light shines down into the building onto a plunge pool, intended to cool the surroundings on a warm day. Laze around down in the bhou – a built-in sofa beneath the shade of the luxuriant arcade, sip tea by the fire on the ground-floor salon, or feast on traditional tagines and couscous in the dining room. Moroccan cuisine can be enjoyed in the dining area or on the terrace, and breakfast is served every morning at your Riad.
The facilities of this boutique style Riad were conceived with guests comfort in mind, casting its magic spell over the beautiful patio, comfortable lounge, breathtaking terrace, and refreshing dipping pools. The Riad has an exclusive and personal feel and the 5 ensuite bedrooms are uniquely furnished, each offering the height of comfort and personality. Guests are guaranteed with a great night’s sleep in unbelievably comfortable beds fitted with fine cotton sheets and no detail spared elsewhere.
While all suites contain flat screen TVs with international satellite channels, iPod docking stations, minibars, personal safes, hair dryers, luxury towels and bathrobes and complimentary toiletries, some of them enjoy the natural light streaming through the intricately carved “mocha rabi” wooden shutters that open onto the Menzeh, a traditional balcony which looks over the Riad’s courtyard. Upstairs, guests are invited to enjoy the breathtaking view from the Roof Terrace opening out over the rooftops of Marrakech against the backdrop of the magnificent Atlas Mountains.
As guests staying at your Marrakech Riad are looking for an authentic experience, the most compelling reason to stay at the Riad is the service provided by the dedicated concierge service staff that provides 24/7 advice and support with all aspects of your Marrakech break., whether you wish to have a traditional meal at a local restaurant or a revitalizing steam and scrub at a hammam.
Ideally located inside the City walls in the heart of a historic district near to the Marrakech Museum and the Ben Youssef Mosque, guests will have the opportunity to live the vibrant city full of thrilling experiences, ancient history and unrivalled opportunities. The famous Jemma el-Fna square is just five minutes walk through the bustling Souks to the South. Listed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, this triangular square, which is surrounded by restaurants, stands and public buildings, provides everyday commercial activities and various forms of entertainment, and guests will be able to enjoy the performances by storytellers, poets, snake-charmers, and Berber musicians and dancers.
Guests wishing to escape the the hurly-burly of the Marrakesh souks will enjoy to visit the imperial 19th-century Palais de la Bahia that showcases a wide range of architectural styles. Stroll around the streets of the old town, and let immerse yourself in the warm Moroccan light and the red and pink ochres of the buildings that make Marrakesh an endlessly photogenic city. Head to the oldest building of the imperial city, the Almoravid Koubba, notable for its extraordinary decoration, and explore the Majorelle Garden, named after the French painter who designed the garden that was restored by the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. Housed in the former painting studio of the artist Jacques Majorelle, the Pierre Bergé Museum has more than 600 objects that present a panorama of the extraordinary creativity of the Berbers.
Adventurous guests will be able to take part in a road trip in the Sahara desert and enjoy an unforgettable experience in the middle of the desert. During their overnight in the desert, guests will be invited you to discover the beauty of the sky from a tented camp site in the desert.
Single Family Home with 3 levels
5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 4000 square feet, 372 square meters
Queen, Queen, Queen, Queen + Twin, and Queen + Twin
16 guests maximum
15 mins by english speaking taxi.
Astonishing view of the Medina from the roof terrace and on a clear day view of the snow capped Atlas mountains.
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Guests are offered the loan of a local pay as you go mobile (one per room) to stay in touch throughout your stay.
Activities of Interest
- Snow Skiing
- camel riding
- quad biking
- exploring berber villages
Places of Interest
- Atlas Mountains
- The Marrakech Souks-largest in the world
- The Majorelle Gardens
- Essaouira surfing beach and medina
- The Place Jma el fna (World Heritage Site)
- The koranic school and museum
- Mamounia Hotel for brunch
- Waterfalls at ouzoud
- The dyers souk-to see the brightly coloured fabrics and wools
- The tanneries to see the traditional leather crafts
- The metal souks to watch the craftsmen making amazing lamps
- The blacksmiths quarter
- The desert to ride by camel into the desert and spend the night under the stars