Activities for Children in Marrakech

New sports activity in Marrakesh – cable park

Cable park? What is it? In Marrakech? Where is there a lake?   All questions that arose in my mind when I learned about the new Cable Park in Marrakech. A cable park is a place that provides facilities for all kinds of water sports, including wake boarding, knee boarding, wake stating, bi-skiing, tricks and

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New must-place to see in Marrakech

Anima Garden in Marrakech This garden will no doubt be on the list of things to see in Marrakech – it is beautiful and original with works of art dotted about the site. It is envisaged as a place of relaxation and retreat where you can heal your soul and escape from the everyday worries

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One of the best things to do in Marrakech

One of our recommended things to do in Marrakech As from last month, we at Riad Sapphire and Spa are offering our guests a unique way to visit the Red city. The ‘calèche’ is an age-old form of transport and is a fabulous way to see Marrakesh from the comfort of your own horse and

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Saffron harvest on organic farm near Marrakesh

Learn all about growing and harvesting saffron – the most expensive spice in the world. Harvesting takes place through the month of November – take advantage of our 20% discount offer on our lovely suites in Riad Sapphire and Spa and enjoy some warm, sunny weather. Have an interesting day out on an organic farm at the

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Marrakech Kart racing

NEW TO MARRAKECH In the same location as the Marrakech Grand Prix, a new karting school opened in Marrakech at the beginning of July 2015. Apparently many racing car drivers spent their toddler years learning karting. So if you have aspirations of being a Formula 1 racing driver, then pay a visit to this new

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Beating the heat in Marrakesh

If you’re in Marrakech and are looking for ways of beating the heat, check out this Guide for 2015 on the place with the pool for you. IN THE PALMERAIE Palmeraie Resorts From 200 dh Suitable for: Families wanting a day out near water in a peaceful place where kids can use the mini-club activities.

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Atelier d’ailleurs – Marrakech crafts

Private workshops for Moroccan crafts – Atelier d’ailleurs in Marrakech Atelier d’ailleurs in Marrakech is an organization that offers many courses on Moroccan handcrafts. You can learn or practice your skills in embroidery, pottery, metal working, tadelakt, woodturning, Moroccan cooking…. You name it, they probably have a course on it. Small, private groups ensure you

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Marrakech with kids

Marrakech / Morocco with kids Bright, sunny, colourful and endlessly fascinating, it’s no wonder that children love Marrakech for many of the same reasons we do. We stumbled upon this great online article in the week: http://ciaobambino.com/morocco-with-kids-marrakech-with-kids/ which succinctly explains how best to experience Marrakech with little-ones in-tow. As well as mentioning the more typical

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Terres D’Amanar – outside Marrakesh

Just a 30 minute drive out of Marrakech takes you to the lively estate of Terres D’Amanar, located at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. A fine example of ecotourism and sustainable development in Morocco, Terres d’Amanar makes for a great, fun day out. Active types will enjoy the zip-wires, trekking, horse riding, climbing and

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Jarjeer Mules – great day trip near Marrakesh

The Jarjeer project, a community set in six hectares of land in the foothills of the High Atlas, was developed by Charles Hantom and Susan Machin. The couple have close ties with the village of Oumnas and are active in promoting and helping to preserve Berber traditions. They also have a great deal of love

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