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Marrakech

Café du Livre
Great literature and an imaginative menu have made Café du Livre a big hit
Café des Epices
Simple but charming Cafe des Epices is a restful oasis of calm amongst the hubbub of Marrakech's souks with a wonderful upstairs terrace.
Café de la Poste
This bistro-style cafe/restaurant in Gueliz is by far the trendiest spot to lunch in town.
Café de France
Café de France doesn't go big on decorative chic but nonetheless it's one of the best-known places on the Jemaa el Fna. Its large dimensions and excellent location make it a convenient meeting-point, and ensures that it's always busy with a heal
Café Arabe
One of a few refined sanctuaries within the souks.
Boutique Indigo
A full selection of western clothing by names such as Calvin Klein and Patrizia Pepe
Bougainvillea Cafe
At the centre of the action this little cafe is the perfect place to stop off for a bite to eat when exploring the souks.
Bô-Zin
Marrakech's newest and brightest place to dine, dance and be seen.
Bô-Zin
Bivouac Erg Laabidlia
A minimum of three days is needed but if you have the time Naji offers 4X4 tours camel rides and treks up into the hills complete with luxury camping facilities.
Berber Ecomuseum
First of its kind this ecomuseum housed in a restored Kasbah exhibits photography and traditional artefacts. Also offering accommodation.
Ben Youssef Medersa
This Koranic school provides a fascinating insight into the Moroccan culture.
Bellawi
A great selection of bracelets bangles and necklaces made from a range of materials such a precious stones and metals.
Beldi Country Club
Beldi Country Club, about 10 mins drive from the Medina is a wonderful oasis of calm set in the grounds of a rose farm and complete with spa and restaurant
Beldi Country Club
Sip a mint tea and revel at the architecture.
Beldi
Beldi is one of the best known boutiques in Marrakech - the two brothers who own it bring a contemporary slant on Moroccan clothing
Bazaar les Palmiers
Although a little pricey you know you're buying quality. English also spoken here.
Bahia Palace
A must-see if you are interested in the history and architecture of the city.
Badii Palace
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 Badii Palace is a fantastic way to see
Bab Restaurant
French chef Hadrien Villedieu's stunning restaurant serves up european Moroccan and Asian flavours in a beautiful setting.
Bab Hotel Bar
Great atmosphere faultless design and a top restaurant to match.
Bab Hotel
Bab Hotel is perfect for those heading to Marrakech for business and are looking for somewhere central to stay, with good modern facilities and a restaurant
Azziza
High end traditional designs mainly for women but also stocks suits leather jackets and a few other mens garments.
Azzaden Lodge
Traditional style eco-lodge boasts towers impressively over the Azzaden valley...
Azar
This buzzing venue offers Lebanese food in stylish surroundings complete with a funky yet intimate club for afters.
Azar
Atlas Karting
If you're a bit of an adrenaline junky then whizzing round the track with a group of friends is just for you.
Atika
The perfect shop if you're looking for something other than baboosh's selling sandals trainers and boots.
Ateliers d’ailleurs
Ateliers d'ailleurs is the perfect place to visit if you are looking to learn more about the Moroccan way of life, including wood painting, embroidery and cooking classes.
Atelier Moro
One off designs from all over Morocco ad the rest of the world.
Artisan El Koutoubia
This shop sells an array of lamps far from the hustle and bustle of the souks it has a more upmarket and professional feel about it.
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.
Art & Deco
The beautiful dark green Ceramic Du Tamgrout is sold here in all shapes and sizes from bowls to lamps they also stock other types of crockery and in other colours.
Ana Yela
Romantic, beautiful and full of history. Hidden away in the Medina, Ana Yela offers great spa treatments, a swimming pool and dinner on request.
Ame Aventure
With years of experience this tour operator can tailor any trip to your needs and abilities.
Ambiance & Styles
This eye-catching store houses everything from sofas to bean bags. Shipping service not available.
Amanjena Thai
Enjoy an elaborate menu in a picturesque scene.
Amanjena Spa
A huge range of treatments including the traditional hammam as well as a superb Thai restaurant.
Amanjena Boutiques
Designer clothes jewellery and fabrics all by big name designers.
Amanjena
The Amanjena is without a doubt one of the most luxurious hotels in Marrakech, set out in the quiet of the Palmeraie it's an oasis of opulent tranquility

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