Magical, mystical Marrakech
The "red city" on the edge of the Atlas Mountains fascinates with a unique mixture of oriental picture-perfect splendor, extravagant luxury hotels and an extremely impressive restaurant scene.
A city between traditions and trends.
A light wind blows from the Atlantic Ocean throughout the year. Thanks to the dry desert air, no fabric sticks to the skin, the hair fits perfectly.
Best travel time: September to May
This bizarre world of steaming food stalls, jugglers, traders and snake charmers, a never-ending throng and bustle, an oriental open-air theater like a movie by Peter Greenaway, an open-air show that can not be found a second time in this form.
Marrakech remains Marrakech.
It is the city of bohemians and hedonists, aesthetes, night owls and narcissists.
A city that has repeatedly been described by lifestyle magazines as an “Oriental Trend Metropolis”
We've put together a colorful selection of hotels and restaurants for every budget.
Anyone who has decided to travel to Marrakech needs a hotel.
The Moroccan desert town has a tremendous range of accommodation options.
Be it the family riad or the luxurious five-star hotel - A Marrakech stay is available for every budget!
We have put together our 3 hotel tips for the red city.
Ryad Dyor is a traditional riad in the medina of Marrakech.
Attractions such as the Islamic madrasah, tanneries and the famous Djema el Fna square are just a short walk away.
The boutique hotel is housed in a 300-year-old riad palace, where elegance meets the traditional Moroccan style.
On the rooftop terrace of the hotel you can enjoy the fantastic view of the old town, the roofs of the mosques and the snow-capped mountains of the Atlas Mountains. For an extra dose of relaxation you can visit the hammam or enjoy a massage. You can refresh yourself in the swimming pool and then relax on the sun loungers with a mint tea.
7 rooms in Contemporary meets traditional design – Price: Double room from 122 Euro / 10.000 Rubles
The "La Mamounia" in Marrakech is not just any hotel that has just been built out of the ground to give the international jetset another playground, but a style icon in terms of luxury hotels. The grand reopening was celebrated in 2009 with many celebrity guests including Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche and Orlando Bloom.
The historic hotel "La Mamounia" is fairy-tale and mysterious at the same time - Sex and the City II was filmed here.
Hotel guests have access to a large outdoor pool and a luxurious and breathtaking hammam. The hotel has three restaurants in the main building (Le Marocain, L'Italy, Le Français), a poolside restaurant (Le Pavilion de la Piscine) and a teahouse in the garden.
Price double room: from 450 Euro / 31.000 Rubles per night depending on the season.
Riad BE Marrakech
Staying at BE Marrakech feels like visiting good friends.
The riad in the historical medina, the heart of Marrakech does not need luxury and is ideal for those who want to experience pure Marrakech.
BE is creating an authentic and unique place full of local history, tradition, art, and food.
The courtyard shines in typical Moroccan patterns, birds fly through the open roof and a large pool of water represents the center of the building.
On the roof there are sun-protected seating areas that invite you to relax.
If you want to learn more about the secrets of Moroccan cuisine, you can join a BE Marrakech cooking class - shopping at the local market included.
The riad has seven rooms - Price: Double room from 100 Euro / 7000 rubles per night.
Hot soups, skewers, snails, opulent stews and the scent of mint tea everywhere.
Those who really want to get to know the soul of a city or a country, prefer to dive into the food culture of the corresponding region and let the typical flavors and scents work their magic. What to eat and drink in Marrakech, which spices are used in the dishes and which addresses you should not miss under any circumstances.
Here are our restaurant tips for the next visit to Marrakech – you will be amazed by the royal city and don’t want to leave.
An oasis of the avant-garde.
Located in the Hivernage, within the heart of the Sofitel gardens, the trendy restaurant So Lounge with its impressive ambience is turning into a nightclub at an advanced time.
Avant-garde, white dominates the room, the whole is rounded off with a spectacular play of colors of light.
The food is good and there is a wide variety menu.
Chic wardrobe is a must in this location.
Located in the new district of Guéliz, the restaurant is something very special in the men's world of Morocco: it is run by a women's collective!
In the kitchen and in the service only women work, men play a supporting role.
Only to the crates haul in the basement, as bouncers or musicians they are busy.
The Moroccan cuisine at Al Fassia is excellent.
There is a large selection of Tajines, lamb with eggplant and chicken with caramelized pumpkin. Another highlight is the "Salade marrocaine", which is made up of 14 different salads.
In addition to a courteous service scores the Al Fassia with moderate prices. A special wardrobe is not necessary. Since it is very busy, a reservation is recommended.
Located on the roof terrace of the Pearl Hotel, this restaurant offers a unique panorama. The view of the city wall is breathtaking. The Asian interior emphasizes the elegant atmosphere. In the prestigious restaurant a corresponding wardrobe is expected. The service is very good and the staff courteous and friendly. All in all, this place invites you to relax. The Namazake is a luminary of Japanese food. Sushi, sashimi and other delicacies are served here with a refreshing spice.
L’Annexe is a restaurant located a few steps from Mohamed V Avenue.
The modern ambiance in a trendy bistro-style is impressive.
Raspberry-colored walls, beveled mirrors, large windows and indirect lighting create an environment in which one feels immediately at ease.
In this restaurant, a modern and casual wardrobe is the right choice.
In addition to French cuisine, L`Annexe offers excellent Moroccan specialties.
The typical goat meat with potatoes and rice is a treat.
Furthermore, the steaks are recommended, which are offered in many variations.
The price-performance is excellent here and in addition, a cheap lunch menu is offered.