Located a short mooch from the Galoui’s Palace at Dar El Bacha along the Rue Larous, Riad Tizwa is the creation of Scottish brothers Richard and Daniel Bee who, inspired by a stay at Riad El Fenn decided to open their own guest house in Marrakech. Tizwa doesn’t borrow too much from the El Fenn aesthetic however, settling on a much more traditional design ethic complete with zellije tiles and colourful stucco, though it does share El Fenn’s feeling of intimacy. Of the six rooms, five of them are en suite and the downstairs room is decidedly pokey (it’s listed as a double but would be more suitable as a single), but the rest are perfectly sizeable and all are decorated with homely rugs and pleasantly coloured runs of tadelakt in the rooms and bathrooms. There are several pleasant salons, a cracking roof terrace and savvy touches like iPod docking stations and Havaiana flip flops. ree Wifi, luxury cotton dressing gowns with tassels, his and hers babouches and local natural rose petal soap in the bathrooms. As well as a range of local traditional natural remedies in the bathroom which sit along side body balm, shampoo and conditioner sourced locally and naturally. Naturally, a member of staff is on hand at all times to cook and clean and cater for your very whim. Itineraries can also be tailor-made by the owners. Incidentally, Tizwa is the first riad in Marrakech to gain the prestigious Clef Verte environmental award for responsible tourism.