• 01/11/2009
  • Daily Mirror Online

... Sip mint tea in front of a roaring fire when you spend Christmas in the riad voted the best hotel on the African continent in a survey by Expedia. The hotel Les Borjs de la Kasbah is inside the old city walls of Marrakech and is a traditional Moroccan house with plenty of modern comforts. The fire-eaters and jugglers and food stalls of the Djemaa El Fna square are only a quarter hour away. The hotel has 18 bed rooms and a spa with a traditional hammam. On Christmas Eve there'll be a Moroccan feast with folk music and dancers (costs £60pp extra). CHRISTMAS PACKAGE: Rates until December 24 are £45pp per night, then £80pp per night from December 25 until January 3. The price includes airport collection and breakfasts but not flights, which are bookable through ...