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Marrakech

Mandarin Oriental Marrakech
The luxurious Mandarin Oriental Marrakech is just as decadent as one would expect from the hotel giant, with a spa, restaurants, and private villas.
The Royal Marrakech Mansour Spa
One of the best spas in the city, step into the white iron atrium at the Royal Mansour Marrakech Spa, and you’ll be met with an immediate sense of calm.
La Grande Table Marocaine
Moroccan cuisine doesn’t get much more indulgent than at La Grande Table Marocaine at Royal Mansour, one of three restaurants helmed by chef Yannick Alléno.
La Sultana
Galerie 127
Contemporary travel images from Moroccan and international photographers.
Casino de Marrakech
A traditional family run business with modern facilities lounge bar and two restaurants for late night dining.
Palais Rhoul
Destination Evasion
With five years experience Pierre is a reputable choice when visiting the Moroccan hills.
Royal Club Equestre
Close to the centre of town they have horses to suit all abilities. A reputable company with reasonable prices.
Atelier Moro
One off designs from all over Morocco ad the rest of the world.
Kulchi
Consistently good clothing and accessories even if a little on the expensive side.
La Porte d’Orient
With the front room specialising in wood the private room through the back hold many more treasures.
Kasbah Agafay
Kasbah Agafay is one of the most stunning hotels in Marrakech set out in the desert, about 40 minutes drive from the city, it is exceptionally beautiful
Mamounia Moroccain
The best known restaurant in town thanks to its appearance in Hitchcock's movie set.
Les Secrets De Marrakech
This cute little spa has it all great treatments a small boutique and a restaurant.
Meryanne Loum-Martin
Designs from Meryanne herself as well as scarves kaftans and jewellery by other reputable designers.
Ksar Char-Bagh
Ksar Char-Bagh, set in the Palmeraie outside Marrakech is one of the city's most beautiful and luxurious hotel in a clean and understated elegance...
Matisse Gallery
Amanjena Boutiques
Designer clothes jewellery and fabrics all by big name designers.
L’Orientaliste
L'Orientaliste laid out over 2 shops has everything from paintings to perfumes.
High Atlas Lodges
The most experience Berber guides around with all sorts of treks and hikes on offer.
La Mamounia Casino
The impressively grand casino is always filled with a multitude rich gamers.
New Feeling
Pitching at an upmarket crowd, this is easily one of the best spots in town.
Galerie Bleu
Art work by local abstract artist Chalal as well as other Moroccan and international artists.
Les Jardins de la Koutoubia
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.
Akbar Delights
This upmarket boutique prides itself on luxury fabrics and locally made footwear and accessories.
Samanah Golf
This new and luxurious course offers a challenging 18 hole course and unobstructed views of the Atlas Mountains.
Bab Restaurant
French chef Hadrien Villedieu's stunning restaurant serves up european Moroccan and Asian flavours in a beautiful setting.
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.
Lalla
Lalla is THE place to go for beautiful handbags, purses and silk pouches by Laetitia Trouillet. With a Notting Hill pedigree the store is suitably chic.
Golf d’Amelkis
Know as one of the best courses in Morocco; located in a beautiful setting.
Amanjena Spa
A huge range of treatments including the traditional hammam as well as a superb Thai restaurant.
Selman
Arab thoroughbred-inspired Marrakech Palace designed by Hotel Costes legend Jacques Garcia...
Decoriente
European and Moroccan designs at competitive prices.
Oukaimeden Ski Resort
Oukaimeden is Morocco's principle ski resort, set 50 miles from Marrakech. Here there are both pisted runs and off-piste (of course depending on snow conditions). Elsewhere in the High Atlas it is possible to do some ski touring, including an ascent/
Yahya
Award winning designs by English born Yahya. His contemporary designs using brass and other metals attract huge names such as Harrods.
Palais Rhoul
As well as the usual treatments Abdel Kader the resident therapist offers other lesser known but equally as incredible treatments.
Dar Attajmil
Ksar Char-Bagh
Set in a modern Persian palace, this is undoubtedly one of the finest restaurants in the city.

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