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Marrakech city at night

Christmas Shopping in Marrakech

Escape the cold wet High Street in the UK and fly to Marrakech to shop for unusual Christmas gifts in the largest market in North Africa. Stay at one of our charming traditional riads, and enjoy the hustle and bustle of shopping in the labyrinth of markets & souks in this exotic and exciting city.

Here are a couple of suggestions, but we have a wide variety of lovely riads to recommend in Marrakech Medina to suit all tastes and budgets:

Courtyard at Riad El ZoharRiad El Zohar is located in the fashionable Mouassine district in the heart of the ancient Medina, only 5 minutes' walk from the souks and the main square (Jemaa El Fna). Enjoy your stay at this delightful and carefully restored riad, indulge in delicious Moroccan cuisine and test your bartering skills and buy unique and original Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

Riad El Zohar prices:

4 nights from £240 per person

5 nights from £290 per person


Mistress superior room at Darhani

Riad Darhani is located at the end of one of the medina’s maze of narrow alleyways near the antique and jewellery shops of the Rue de Bacha and just a 10 minutes' walk from the main square and a few minutes from the souks, Riad Darhani (“house of tranquillity”) has décor that mixes the traditional and modern and has spacious rooms with high ceilings. Indulge in delicious home made breakfasts and experience an evening out in Jemaa el Fna - the heart of the medina.


Riad Darhani prices:

4 nights from £185 per person

5 nights from £220 per person


Dates Valid

17th November to the 14th December 2016

Please note: Prices above are based on two people sharing a double/twin room. Includes airport transfers but excludes flights. Prices vary depending on departure/return dates.

Flights to Marrakech are available with Easyjet, British Airways, Thomson & Ryanair from various UK airports.


Prices includes:

  • Transfers to and from Marrakech airport
  • 4 or 5 nights accommodation in an ensuite standard room (subject to availability)
  • Bed & Breakfast (evening meals are not included in the price, but can be prepared on request)


Optional Extras

  • Hammam, for the authentic Moroccan experience near by, or luxury spa (approximately 10 minutes walk from Riad El Zohar)
  • Shopping in Gueliz, away from the local souks lie the luxury shops in the new town only a short taxi journey away
  • Introduction to Moroccan cuisine with an onsite cookery lesson (includes ingredient shopping in the souk- available at Riad El Zohar)
  • Day excursion to the High Atlas Mountains (1 hour south of Marrakech) either for a simple lunch or a trek