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Marrakech

La Sultana
Coming to Marrakech and not experiencing the delights of a hammam and a gommage is a crime. This small but sophisticated spa is the perfect place to try out the traditional treatments.
Milouad El Jouli
Great quality Hermes-style bags scarves and belts with a Moroccan touch.
La Roseraie
Although La Roseraie is further out than some of the other stables it's a prime location for exploring more of the Atlas Mountains whilst you're there.
Kosybar
Berber Ecomuseum
First of its kind this ecomuseum housed in a restored Kasbah exhibits photography and traditional artefacts. Also offering accommodation.
Les Jardins de la Koutoubia
L’Abyssin
Simplicity and excellence in both decor and cuisine
Les Jardins de la Medina
This hotel's small but perfectly formed hammam and beauty suite offers an assortmet of treatments. Call in advance.
Personal Services
Specialists in transport excursion and shopping services.
Galerie Bleu
Art work by local abstract artist Chalal as well as other Moroccan and international artists.
Comptoir Darna
Le Comptoir remains a legendary haunt spot for first time tourists and locals alike.
Art Akhnif
Reasonably priced rugs and Berber classics. A family run business with a good understanding of how much things are worth. A great place to come if you're needing a break from all that haggling.
Nid Cigogne
A shady respite from the tourist trail.
Akbar Delights
This upmarket boutique prides itself on luxury fabrics and locally made footwear and accessories.
Kssour Agafay
This 15th century riad doubles as a formal yet unique members club.
Bab Restaurant
French chef Hadrien Villedieu's stunning restaurant serves up european Moroccan and Asian flavours in a beautiful setting.
La Maison Arabe
This cookery course is the perfect way to learn some classic Moroccan dishes and relax by the pool away from the city heat.
Souk Cuisine
This half day course incorporates a visit to the souks to buy ingredients along with the basics in Moroccan cooking.
Lotus Club
This trendy hotspot serves up delectable french and Moroccan food book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Samanah Golf
This new and luxurious course offers a challenging 18 hole course and unobstructed views of the Atlas Mountains.
Kainkila Bougage
If you're looking for ornaments and accessories then you've found the right place along with a refreshing cup of mint tea as a bonus.
Cheese Me
Friendly Gueliz wine bar offering sharing cheese platters and plenty of fresh vino.
Agdal Gardens
The southern half of the Medina is somewhat less hectic than the north, and is primarily a residential area. Filled with some of Marrakech's cultural landmarks, the South Medina is a popular tourist spot. The Agdal Gardens provide a charming area t
Ministero del Gusto
If it's trendy fashionable home accessories that you're after then you've come to the right place. These well known Italian designers shop holds everything from vintage couture to designer furniture.
Menara Gardens
Although a little more remote than some of Marrakech's other beauty spots, the Menara Gardens are well worth the extra distance. Being close to the Westernized Gueliz sector, enjoy a picnic in the parks before some boutique shopping, or alternativel
Galerie Mourjana
A huge range of traditional antiques at reasonable prices.
Pottery Souk
This street is definitely a must if you're after any kind of pottery there's also the chance to see how the items are made if you ask around.
Ambiance & Styles
This eye-catching store houses everything from sofas to bean bags. Shipping service not available.
Es Saadi Casino
A family-run casino full of high rollers and intense gamblers.
Ben Youssef Medersa
This Koranic school provides a fascinating insight into the Moroccan culture.
Kosybar
Kozybar also offers a romantic ambience and good views from the roof terrace.
Le Tanjia
Le Tanjia serves mouth-watering international and Moroccan food in stylish surroundings in the heart of the Marrakech Medina.
Fan wa Nour
Not a spot for budget shoppers but a must for seekers of sleek contemporary one-off home furnishings.
Bellawi
A great selection of bracelets bangles and necklaces made from a range of materials such a precious stones and metals.
Dior Institut
While we're not usually ones to drool over designer labels here at Hg2 (at least not unnecessarily), it has to be said that the Dior brand does add some extra oomph to this super-spa in Marrakech.
Saadian Tombs
The southern half of the Medina is somewhat less hectic than the north, and is primarily a residential area. Filled with some of Marrakech's cultural landmarks, the South Medina is a popular tourist spot. Conveniently located only minutes' walk fro
Poyo Foto
Tastefully designed home accessories including notebooks lamps and calendars.
Dar Cherifa
Escape the hustle and bustle of the Medina by ducking into this elegant and peaceful Riad for a spot of mint tea.
Galerie Noir sur Blanc
Monthly exhibitions by contemporary Moroccan artists.
Splash White Water Rafting
With 20 years experience this company has something for any adventure enthusiast.

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