Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Marrakech

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.
Samanah Golf
This new and luxurious course offers a challenging 18 hole course and unobstructed views of the Atlas Mountains.
Nid Cigogne
A shady respite from the tourist trail.
Kssour Agafay
This 15th century riad doubles as a formal yet unique members club.
Akbar Delights
This upmarket boutique prides itself on luxury fabrics and locally made footwear and accessories.
Bab Restaurant
French chef Hadrien Villedieu's stunning restaurant serves up european Moroccan and Asian flavours in a beautiful setting.
Souk Cuisine
This half day course incorporates a visit to the souks to buy ingredients along with the basics in Moroccan cooking.
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.
Lotus Club
This trendy hotspot serves up delectable french and Moroccan food book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Cheese Me
Friendly Gueliz wine bar offering sharing cheese platters and plenty of fresh vino.
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.
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.
Kosybar
Kozybar also offers a romantic ambience and good views from the roof terrace.
Ben Youssef Medersa
This Koranic school provides a fascinating insight into the Moroccan culture.
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.
La Trattoria Di Giancarlo
Formerly one of the city's finest Italian eateries, La Trattoria is now a little more hit and miss.
Hammam Nikhil
A great option if you're looking for a true hammam experience but unlike many of the others it's clean and modern feel guarantees the best quality traditional massage.
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.
Le Foundouk
Le Foundouk makes a pleasant spot for lunch as well as a romantic evening option.
Sublima Spa
Although a little hard to find from the street once inside this small but perfectly formed spa offers all the usual treatments.
Atika
The perfect shop if you're looking for something other than baboosh's selling sandals trainers and boots.
Jad Mahal
Dar Si Said
This 19th century palace now home to the Museum of Moroccan Arts exhibits all kinds of traditional artefacts from Berber daggers to distinctive pottery from the regions of Safi and Zagoura.

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