A peaceful stay within the bustling Medina, including breakfast and welcome treatsStaying at a traditional riad, with a beautiful fusion of modern and classic features
Saving the delectable Moroccan pastries on arrival
Having a sheltered, tranquil pool at your disposal in the bustling heart of the Medina
Being seconds from the Royal Palace and other must-see Marrakech sights
A gorgeous riad in the heart of the buzzing Medina, with breakfast, welcome tea and pastries included
Amid the buzzing and winding streets of Marrakech's old Medina, Riad Alma is a stylish oasis of calm. Though a modern building, it features design very much in keeping with the city's traditional riads, creating a wonderfully airy and spacious feeling, with exquisitely crafted dark-wood furniture, artful splashes of bright colors and beautiful light shades and tiled floors. Everywhere you look, something wonderful catches your eye.
This TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning riad is designed around two large courtyards, one planted with beautiful fragrant clementine trees and the other sheltering a small refreshing swimming pool. The spa offers a range of relaxing and rejuvenating health and beauty therapies, as well as a number of traditional regional therapeutic techniques. Enjoy a session in the hammam, followed by an exfoliating scrub and a massage. The many pretty terraces are welcome spots to stretch out and relax at the end of a day spent sightseeing and watch the sun set over the Atlas Mountains.
Superior rooms are found on the first floor and overlook the patio. All have a king-sized or two single beds, air conditioning and an en-suite bathroom with shower. The design of the rooms is in keeping with the hotel's contemporary classicism, featuring sparkling marble floors and-state-of-the-art bathrooms offset by antique arabesque furnishings.
Moroccan cuisine is based around simple dishes, lovingly prepared from fresh produce. Rachida, the riad's chef, prepares delicious local meat and vegetable dishes, alongside a range of wonderful Moroccan pastries.
After a day of exploring the frenetic winding streets, the spa is a welcome sanctuary. Unwind in the traditional hammam and treat yourself to a highly invigorating exfoliating scrub or a heavenly massage.
Marrakech is an exhilarating and vibrant city with plenty to see and do. The Kotoubia Minaret is a striking example of Berber architecture and looms over the central square, Djemaa El Fna, a hive of activity and a great spot for al-fresco dining in the evening. Snaking round the perimeter of the square is a labyrinthine warren of market streets; it's well worth getting lost here for a few hours. You'll find all sorts of treasures, leather wares, Berber carpets and artifacts from Morocco's colonial and pre-colonial periods.Don't miss out on the beautifully preserved Saadian tombs and the wonderfully ornate Bahia Palace. Head to the Majorelle Gardens at the end of the day to relax in beautifully tended tropical environs.