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food stalls, place jemaa el fna', marrakech

Piled-up food at one of the many food stalls set up each evening in that iconic spot– Place Jemaa’ el Fna’, Marrakesh.

orange juice stand, main square, Marrakech, Place Jemaa el Fna'

Orange juice stand in the famous Place Jemaa el Fna’,the main square in Marrakech

Interesting vignettes on life in Marrakesh, Morocco — arts, design, events, trends, shopping, what’s new, what’s old, out and about. Follow us on our blog, on Facebook and on Twitter. There are few cities left in the world where there is such a high level and diversity of craftsmanship and creativity as in modern Marrakech. It’s exciting to watch and learn about. Join us.


Marrakech Biennale Art Exhibition 2016

  Upcoming events in Marrakech – the Biennale. Join a crowd of art lovers going to see the Marrakech Biennale – from February 24th to May 8th, 2016. The theme of this year’s event is “Not New Now / Quoi de neuf là” The Marrakech Biennale, 6th Edition, has made great efforts to build bridges

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Mouassine Museum – new museum in Marrakech

Marrakech has another new, interesting museum – the Mouassine Museum – set in a magnificent 17th-18th century building. Until April 2016 the museum has as its inaugural exhibition “The Festival season” –marriages, the harvest, the fantasias. Featuring exceptional items from the collection of Rabii Alouani Bibi and using music, documents, photographs, you get a sense

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Valentine’s Day Special Offer

Marrakech is again Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice award – we are offering a fabulous Valentine’s Day package with discounts on suite, meal and hammam/massage. Valid for stays between Feb 10th and 18th incl. – 3-nt pkg. discounts off room prices, meal and spa treatments. Package includes 3 nights’ stay in one of our relaxing suites, a

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Thank you to all our wonderful guests

Thanks to you, our guests, Riad Sapphire and Spa, boutique riad hotel in Marrakech, has just been awarded a Guest Review Award with a review score of 9.5. Book our Winter Sun 2016 special and get some sunshine. We look forward to welcoming you to our hotel in the old city of Marrakech and treating

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Modern art in Marrakech new exhibition

CARLOS MARE x VINCENT ABADIE HAFEZ – “Crossing Paths – The Intersection of Memories” – December,18 2015 to January,17 2016 David Bloch Gallery in Marrakech Carlos Mare and Vincent Abadie Hafez present a joint exhibition from Friday, December 18 at the David Bloch Gallery Marrakech.  Check the website for a glimpse of their fabulous choices

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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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Marrakech excursions

A day out in the country around Marrakech Some suggestions from our blog piece for a day’s excursion from Marrakech Walking in the foothills of the countryside around Marrakech A day in a kasbah Berber farm near Marrakech Country club Artists’ retreat – a nice change from the bustling city of Marrakech. We will help

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Online shopping from Marrakech

Xmas shopping in Marrakech 0r not in Marrakech Would you like to make Xmas shopping easy and also find some unique gifts from Marrakech‬? If you can’t go there then you can buy from this onlinestore‬ for Moroccan handicrafts and high-quality items http://soukdunord. For further information on online stores selling beautiful gift items from Marrakech

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Marrakech Film Festival 2015

  Marrakech Film Festival will take place this year 2015 from December 4th to 12th. A good time to be in the exotic city of Marrakech. Come and stay with us while you enjoy the 15th Marrakech Film Festival – we have a 20% discount for an affordable stay. Francis Ford Coppola will be the

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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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