19 Bedroom Charming Riad in Morocco, Marrakech-Essaouira, Marrakech
This charming Riad is located right in the heart of the ancient medina, just two minutes walk to the entrance of the souks and eight minutes walk from the famous Djemma el Fnaa. With on site hammam, massages, Jacuzzi and restaurant, its a wonderful escape from the hubbub of the city.
All year round dinner is served in the central courtyard, lit with candles and Moroccan lamps to give the setting a magical feel. Joel and his team will ensure that dinner is an event to be remembered long after you get home. The chef, Fatiha, knows all the secrets of the local recipes and conjurs up wonderful traditional recipes including the well known tagines. The tables are decorated with locally made linen and you will never be short of a glass of traditional mint tea!
Riad Karmela is located right in the heart of the ancient Medina, only 2 minutes walk from the entrance of the Souks (market) and also 2 minutes from the Museum of Marrakech and the Medersa Ben Youssef. The famous and magical Place Djemma el Fnaa is 8 minutes walk. Just these attractions alone will easily fill a few days of your time there is endless shopping in the souks, and lots of restaurants and cafes where you can while away the hours with a mint tea, watching the world go by. If you are keen to explore further afield and get out of the city, we will happily help to arrange guides, drivers etc.
The airport is 8km from the city. We recommend that you book a driver (in advance) to pick you up this will not only ensure that you dont have to negotiate a taxi on your arrival, but that you will be taken straight to the door of the Riad. The Medina can be difficult to negotiate your way around if you are new to the city. Airport transfer costs from 15 euros (up to three people).
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Essaouira 180 km
The riad rooms are all individually decorated with traditional interiors. Most rooms are doubles or twins, but there are also junior suites and two apartments for five people. All bedrooms have airconditioning and heating and en suite bathrooms. Broadband and WiFi are available.
There is lots of outside space at the Riad a 90 square metre courtyard and a 60 square metre roof terrace. The hammam is located in one corner of the patio and you can enjoy professional massages and body treatments. The roof terrace has a solarium and lounge area where you can sit and admire the views of the Atlas mountains and the rooves of the Medina. There is a Jacuzzi where you can relax and watch the world go by.
Imperial city of Morocco, Marrakech is a medieval city which has over 700 000 inhabitants and has always been the tourist capital. It is located at 242 km from Casablanca, 334 km from Rabat and Fez 500 km. The official language in Morocco is Arabic, but most people speak some French.
Conditions of Rental
Rates are inclusive of breakfast. To secure your reservation we will take your credit card details the card is not charged but is required to guarantee the booking. The stay can be paid in cash or by credit card at the Riad, or by bank transfer not later than one week before your arrival. NB there is a commission on card payments in Morocco. No children under four.
- Night life
- City Break
- Hot Tub
- Air Con
- Internet Access
- Linen provided
- Log Fire
- Maid Service
- Golf within 30km
- Babysitting available
- Cook available
- Ideal for honeymoons
- Short breaks available