Services offered by our Riads in Marrakech

Moroccan spa: the Hammam

Friday, August 16th, 2013

On www.hipmarrakech.com¬† one of our new features are riads with Hammams. The Hammam is important in Moroccan culture and life. They are descended from Roman baths and modelled after Turkish baths. ¬†I once read that there are over 700 Hammams in Marrakech, most of which are just used by locals.¬† They are heated by a […]

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The stunning Ourika Valley

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

This is a photo of the strikingly beautiful Ourika Valley. Being only an hour’s drive from the centre of the Marrakech Medina¬†this is a short excursion that your visit to Morocco won’t be complete without. After arriving to the valley a short hike will take you to the waterfalls that rest at the peak.

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For the love of art

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

History and art are the two words that best describe the Red City, the latter evolving very much in time. You can find handmade objects in all the souks in the city, especially in the Medina, where the touch of the bygone times is present at every corner, and the city has not lost its […]

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The Hammam ‚Äď Your Source of Inner Peace

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

You are just a few days away from your trip to Marrakech and all you can think about are the wonderful relaxing days that you will spend there far from your daily routine. Finding the place of your dreams is not at all impossible given the great number of hotels and riads¬†specially designed to satisfy […]

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Spicy Marrakshi Coffee

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Not openly advertised or spoken about, you need to gain the trust of a local grocery shop salesman who lets you into his secret spiced world. Caf√© avec epices (spiced coffee) is exactly that and can be enjoyed at any time of the day or night giving drinkers a warming energised feeling so welcome during […]

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Gold award for Emma

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

You can follow the adventures of Emma Joyston-Bechal of HipMarrakech Riad Zam Zam ¬†online. ¬†Her outstanding blog ‘The Good Life in Morocco‘ chronicles the experience of a British family in Marrakech. Emma was recently awarded a prestigious gold award as the best blog in Morocco. Book Riad Zam Zam now to enjoy the the very […]

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Arriving in Marrakesh: A personal view

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

My thoughts on arriving in Marrakesh

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Services offered by our Riads in Marrakech

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Both Hipmarrakech and Hipmorocco as well as many of our riads in Marrakech offer a variety of services for clients.¬† All Marrakech riads will be able to organise a tour guide to take you around Marrakesh.¬† In our experience some guides are good and some are awful. Decide what you want to see before hand, […]

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