Morocco is a kingdom that lies in North Africa with a coastline that is bordered by both the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.

Widely known for its ancient cities, captivating architecture, colourful souks and rich heritage born from the Islamic Golden Age, it’s no wonder Morocco is known as the gateway to Africa.

Colloquially referred to as the Red City due to the city walls and red sandstone buildings, Marrakech is the country’s third largest city.

From the Jardin Majorelle, a botanical masterpiece designed and laid out by famous French artist Jacques Majorelle, to the Jemaa el-Fna, the main square and marketplace situated in the city’s medina quarter (old city),  Marrakech offers all of the traditional Moroccan attractions.

Where to stay: 

When visiting Marrakech, riads offer the best, most authentic form of accommodation.

Traditional Moroccan houses that are built around an inner courtyard or garden with colourful tiles and carved wooden doors and riads are often converted into boutique hotels. Some riads date back over 200 years, and their elegant décor and typically vibrant colours are a true reflection of original local architectural craftsmanship.

Usually built around lush oasis gardens and private plunge pools, staying in a riad enables you to immerse yourself into your own secluded tranquil sanctuary making for a truly authentic experience.

Riad BE is one of Marrakech’s most traditional riad accommodations and is situated right in the city’s heart amidst its bustling medina. This colourful riad creates an authentic and unique place full of local history, tradition, art, and food and brings true Moroccan culture to its surface.

Find out more about the Riad BE here.


Getting there: 

Marrakech Ménara (RAK/GMMX) is the nearest airport to Marrakech and is approximately 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the city centre. Accessible by private jet, a transfer to Marrakech takes around 20 minutes by road.

Approximate flight times:

Dubai ✈ Marrakech8 hours 0 minutes
London ✈ Marrakech3 hours 30 minutes
New York ✈ Marrakech7 hours 0 minutes
Paris ✈ Marrakech3 hours 0 minutes
Singapore ✈ Marrakech14 hours 45 minutes
Zurich ✈ Marrakech3 hours 30 minutes

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