Category Archives: Marrakech

Riad Dar Baraka & Karam, Marrakech

Just 5 minutes walk from the royal palace and 10 minutes from Bab Doukkala and the main bus station, in a very relaxed part of the medina, the quiet alleyways leading to Dar Baraka and Karam (they are 2 separate places to stay, under the same management of Marrakech Riads and joined by a connecting door) ready you for the utter tranquility that awaits inside the Baraka. A darkened entrance hallway leads out onto a silent courtyard above which the building reaches for 2 storeys. Apart from the call to…

Riad Noga, Marrakech

The Riad Noga, one of the best and most well known of the 800 Riads that you can find in Marrakech and found at the end of a long, quiet alleyway, greets you with the smell of flowers and an atmosphere of complete tranquility. The courtyards and alcoves are not over endowed with the intricate carvings that many Riads have (which are superb examples of workmanship and no doubt welcomed by their original owners – merchants who’d spent a lot of their time in the sparseness of nearby desert and mountain)…