Events in Marrakech

The Benefits of Hammams

The Benefits of Hammams

Marrakech, like most places in the Arab world, is renowned for its traditional hammams. No visit to Marrakech is complete until you have experienced the delights and benefits of these time-honoured st...

03 March 2014 Read more
The 7 Delights of a Trip to the Cascades d'Ouzoud

The 7 Delights of a Trip to the Cascades d'Ouzoud

Situated within the Grand Atlas province of Azilal, some 150 km to the north-east of Marrakech, the Cascades d'Ouzoud are more than simple waterfalls.

24 February 2014 Read more
4 Great Places for Kids in Marrakech

4 Great Places for Kids in Marrakech

While historic sites and monuments, stately gardens and the delights of shopping in the souks of Marrakech may appeal to adults, children quickly tire of admiring Berber carpets, sampling spices (howe...

17 February 2014 Read more
The Place Jemaa El Fna

The Place Jemaa El Fna

Like most of Morocco's cities, Marrakech has two sharply contrasting personalities, in the shape of the modern, commercial quarter of Guéliz and the original walled medina. One of five Moroccan me...

10 February 2014 Read more
Learn to cook in Marrakech

Learn to cook in Marrakech

Marrakech is renowned for its tasty food : terrific tagines, beautiful briwats, fabulous 'faqqas' traditional breads, Atlantic and Mediterranean fish, locally produced fruit and spices galore!

07 February 2014 Read more
BK Newsletter December 2013

BK Newsletter December 2013

Last month saw the seventh anniversary of the opening of Les Borjs de la Kasbah. This was the culmination of a project, much bigger than originally planned and three years in the making, to convert on...

13 December 2013 Read more
Dinner and Equestrian Spectacular in Marrakech

Dinner and Equestrian Spectacular in Marrakech

Looking for a fun night out in Marrakech? If so, the Fantasia show might be just the thing. This is a lively visitor attraction a couple of miles out of town in the shape of a tented Moroccan vill...

01 November 2013 Read more
Visit the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech

Visit the Majorelle Garden in Marrakech

Amid the frenetic buzz of Marrakech one can still find pockets of tranquil serenity in sharp contrast to the heat and pace of the city all around. One such oasis of calm is the Majorelle Garden, or...

04 October 2013 Read more
Money exchange in Morocco

Money exchange in Morocco

The unit of currency in Morocco is the Moroccan Dirham ; the Dirham is used in several Arab states, hence the contextual prefix. The Dirham, designated as MAD or Dhs, is comprised of 100 centimes; not...

20 September 2013 Read more
Art in Marrakech - Matisse Art Gallery

Art in Marrakech - Matisse Art Gallery

Marrakech is a city rich in historic art and culture but one of the best galleries of contemporary art is the Matisse Art Gallery situated along the Passage Ghandouri (number 43, off 61 Rue Yougoslavi...

01 September 2013 Read more
Visiting the tanneries in Marrakech - why you should do it

Visiting the tanneries in Marrakech - why you should do it

The ancient Marrakech tannery where the raw material for fine leather gods is produced is a magnetic draw for tourists because the experience is as fascinating as the smell is pungent. Some might w...

14 August 2013 Read more
The Saadian Tombs in Marrakech

The Saadian Tombs in Marrakech

If you're looking to absorb some history on your visit to Marrakech, one of the city's most popular tourist attractions is the Saadian Tombs, the final resting place of the rulers and other members of...

27 July 2013 Read more
One hump not two  - a dromedary ride in Marrakech

One hump not two - a dromedary ride in Marrakech

If on a quest for the exotic and evocative you simply cannot pass up the opportunity to 'sail' through the Marrakech desert on one of its most mysterious 'ships'. Located in the north-east corner o...

07 July 2013 Read more
How to barter in Marrakech

How to barter in Marrakech

No visit to Marrakech is complete without a visit to the famous souks, a seemingly inescapable maze of open and covered markets selling everything imaginable. And who doesn't want to obtain a few good...

16 June 2013 Read more
Marrakech Weather

Marrakech Weather

'What's the weather like in Marrakech?' It's the question most frequently asked of those in the leisure and travel business. Seldom an easy question to answer with certainty at the best of times, it's...

01 June 2013 Read more
Football in Marrakech

Football in Marrakech

Moroccans love football. The national team has been kicking some serious

13 May 2013 Read more
Marrakech to Essaouira: a day trip

Marrakech to Essaouira: a day trip

If you're visiting Marrakech for long enough to afford taking a day out of town, the ancient port of Mogador, the modern day Essaouira, is well worth the two and a half hour trip. A small, pictures...

01 May 2013 Read more
New Summer Menus from our talented young chef

New Summer Menus from our talented young chef

In February 2013, a range of newly-created Spring and Summer menus was introduced to our hotel's

15 April 2013 Read more
Events in Marrakech April 2013

Events in Marrakech April 2013

If you're visiting Marrakech in April 2013, you might be interested in these events:

02 April 2013 Read more
More places to visit in Marrakech

More places to visit in Marrakech

Last month we published a selection of five of the best-known buildings in Marrakech illustrating different periods of the city's rich cultural heritage. Here are another five buildings, monuments and...

01 April 2013 Read more