Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Marrakech

Diamant Noir
You'll find a no frills but a good atmosphere at the down-to-earth Black Diamond.
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.
El Badil
Only authentic antiques sold at this two storey maze of treasures.
El Yasmine Abdelghani
Selling wood and resin cutlery and necklaces one of only a couple of places that his handcrafted products can be bought.
Ensemble Artisanal
Owned by the state this market has a reputation for being the best of it's kind.
Es Saadi Casino
A family-run casino full of high rollers and intense gamblers.
Ezzahra is Perfect and Private Moroccan Retreat
Sleeping 14, Ezzahra is a luxury private villa in pristine surroundings.
Fan wa Nour
Not a spot for budget shoppers but a must for seekers of sleek contemporary one-off home furnishings.
Fiduciaire Est Ouest
Four Seasons Marrakech to Open in Summer 2011
The luxury hotel chain is opening Four Seasons Marrakech this Summer with 140 rooms, 40 residential villas, and breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains.
Galere Birkemeyer
Good quality leather and suede goods at affordable prices.
Galerie 127
Contemporary travel images from Moroccan and international photographers.
Galerie Bleu
Art work by local abstract artist Chalal as well as other Moroccan and international artists.
Galerie d’Art Lawrence-Arnott
Fantastically located this diverse gallery draws in many art-lovers.
Galerie Mourjana
A huge range of traditional antiques at reasonable prices.
Galerie Noir sur Blanc
Monthly exhibitions by contemporary Moroccan artists.
Golf d’Amelkis
Know as one of the best courses in Morocco; located in a beautiful setting.
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.
Hassan Makchad
A great place to go if you're looking for gift ideas full to the brim with jewellery boxes notebooks and photo frames.
Hg2 and mydeco.com Competition Winners
To celebrate the launch of Hg2 Marrakech, we teamed up with mydeco.com for a room designing competition, and here are the winners!
Hg2’s Favourite World Cooking Classes
From London to Beijing, Los Angeles to Marrakech - for your very own DIY culinary adventures, check out Hg2's favourite world cooking classes.
High Atlas Lodges
The most experience Berber guides around with all sorts of treks and hikes on offer.
Hotel Capaldi
Just 35 minutes by car from Marrakech, Hotel Capaldi is an oasis of peace and serenity in the midst of the Atlas Mountains.
Hotel Dar Rhizlane
Glamorous and exclusive, like much of the surrounding l’Hivernage neighbourhood, Hotel Dar Rhizlane offers a chic place to stay that’s mere minutes from the bustle of Marrakech’s medina by taxi.
Interieur 29
Minimalist designs with an ethnic feel.
Jad Mahal
Jad Mahal
Music and atmosphere add to the good food at the palatial and buzzing Jad Mahal.
Jamade
This small but cute space stands out from the other shops selling cheap souvenirs. All hand crafted intricately made gift ideas.
Jardin D’Ines
It might not top the style charts, but this small, charming boutique hotel is the perfect place to relax.
Jemaa el Fna
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 Jemaa el Fna features as the hub of the
Jnane Tamsna
The organic gardens and elegant scenery are worth traveling the extra distance.
Jnane Tamsna
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.
Kasbah Agafay
This beautifully situated cookery school with it's home grown produce is the perfect place to relax and unwind.
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
Kasbah Bab Ourika
Kasbah Bab Ourika is a wonderful hotel set on a vantage point overlooking the Ourika valley with to-die-for views of the High Atlas in the distance
Kasbah du Toubkal
As the gateway to the highest mountain in North Africa, the Kasbah du Toubkal is a wonderful hotel with amazing views up the mountain and down the valley
Kasbah Tamadot
Richard Branson's retreat has been developed with great care and attention; nestled in the meeting point between two valleys, Kasbah Tamadot is stunning.
Kasbek
All to often the shopping experience in Marrakech is a slightly disappointing one. You go into the souk confident of picking up a stylish bargain and come out empty handed - Kasbek is a refreshing change!
Kechmara
Gueliz's most funky and down to earth eatery oozes a casual charm.

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