Choose how you stay in marvellous Marrakech
What we love: The city's best attractions will be only a short walk away from your riad. Marvel at the mighty minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque, wander through Jemaa el-Fna Square and explore Bahia Palace.
With warm weather year-round, mouthwatering food, and a captivating history reflected in its architecture, Morocco is a brilliant location for a cultural yet relaxing getaway.
Take a trip with us to Marrakech - Morocco's 'Red City' - and you'll stay in a stylish riad close to all of the city's most captivating sights, set against the backdrop of the towering Atlas Mountains.
As you wander around the spectacular city, be charmed by the intricate Moorish architecture and the opulent gold leaf and stucco archways seen in many of the grand buildings. There'll be time to explore the bustling medina, enjoy the atmosphere in Jemaa El Fnaa, bargain for a souvenir in the maze of souks, and watch the sunset behind the beautiful Koutoubia Mosque.
Enjoy a special Moroccan gastronomy dinner on your first night, a great chance to acquaint yourself with the wonderfully flavoursome cuisines of Morocco.
A range of exciting optional activities are available too (not included). You can go hot air ballooning or quad biking, ride a camel, unwind in a hammam, or take a cooking class to learn how to rustle up Moroccan dishes at home.
There are two excellent accommodation options to choose from. The Riad Nesma features a sun deck, a wellness area and a sauna in the medina district close to the ornate 19th-century Palacio da Bahia. Riad Almaha is rated as one of the top five boutique hotels in Morocco and is located in the heart of the Kasbah, the oldest part of Marrakech. At Almaha, you'll find beautifully tiled hammam baths where you can indulge in traditional Moroccan wellness treatments.
Reasons to book
Stay in a stylish riad
Enjoy Moroccan food
Beautiful Bahia Palace
Visit the bustling souks
Explore Jemaa el-Fnaa
Exciting optional activities
- Three nights in Riad Almaha or Riad Nesma*
- Three breakfasts at the hotel
- Welcome dinner in a typical Moroccan restaurant
- Guided tour of the old Medina
- Local guide for excursions
- Group airport transfers
- Return flights from London Gatwick
- Various departure dates available throughout 2023
Welcome to Marrakech! Upon your arrival, meet your driver and head to your beautiful accommodation at either Riad Nesma or Riad Almaha.
Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner in a Moroccan restaurant, tasting traditional dishes and learning about Moroccan culture through its culinary heritage.
After breakfast today, meet your local guide and set off on a morning tour of the old medina, through the bustling souks that are the lifeblood flowing through the city.
You'll explore tranquil courtyards filled with the scent of orange blossom, and the many salons and chambers that make up Bahia Palace. This ornate mansion was built in 1866 for a former slave who rose to power within the government.
Stop by the Koutoubia Mosque and see its famous, towering minaret. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city further or perhaps do some shopping in the souks.
Today is yours to spend at leisure. There is a range of exciting activities to try in Marrakech, including hot air ballooning, quad biking, and camel rides in the Jbilets Desert.
If you're keen to learn more about Morocco's cuisine, you can join a foodie tour of Marrakech, enjoy a home-cooked dinner, or even take a cooking class so you can take some of the flavours of North Africa back to your own kitchen.
After a busy day's exploring, you can visit a hammam, where ancient wellness rituals take place in ornately tiled bath houses.
On the last day of your tour you are free to spend more time exploring before making your way to the airport for your journey home.
A few steps from the famous Jemaa El Fna and two minutes of both Bahia and Badi Palace, Riad Nesma features a sun deck, a wellness area and a sauna in the medina district. Each of the Nesma’s guest rooms is individually designed and has a private bathroom, TV and radio. Some overlook the patio. The Riad Nesma serves a variety of Moroccan specialties for lunch and dinner, which can be enjoyed on the hotel’s terrace, which offers views of the distant Atlas Mountains.
Located in the heart of the Kasbah - the oldest part of Marrakech, where the royal stable once stood - Almaha is perfectly placed for exploring the mysteries of the medina, its colourful souks and bustling squares. The hotel features a beautifully tiled traditional hammam, where you can relax with an indulgent treatment.