The story of how Richard Branson found a treasure-filled fortress hidden away in the Atlas Mountains and turned it into a luxury retreat is nothing short of serendipitous. In 1998 he went to Morocco with the goal of … Read more →
The Capaldi is a stylish adults-only retreat half an hour’s drive southwest of Marrakech, in a secluded spot at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Surrounded by olive trees, the 23 suites and two four-bedroom private pool villas … Read more →
La Sultana Marrakech is an extraordinary hotel, tucked away down a quiet alley that feels a thousand miles away from the mopeds, rickety bikes, and street hawkers that make the city’s medina so famously vibrant.
It’s essentially five … Read more →
I’ve visited Marrakech several times. One occasion involved being spat at in the street by an elderly man when my scarf slipped in the central square, momentarily exposing a collarbone. Another saw our money and jewellery stolen from … Read more →
Set within a luxe, contemporary medina, the Four Seasons Marrakech offers a refreshing counterpoint to other luxury resorts in the city. With a greater emphasis on comfort, lofty views of the Atlas Mountains, and classic Four Seasons service, … Read more →
Modern-day Morocco is a country of fascinating contradictions. For me, Marrakech is anything but relaxing; my heart rate doubles at the mere sight of the city’s manic medina, and yet just a two-hour drive away resides the ultimate … Read more →