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Supratours is west of the train station...
Stop and smell the roses while checking email at this 8-hectare royal garden, dating from the 18th century but now offering free wi-fi...
Get up close and personal with the storks across the way at the Saadian Tombs in this rooftop eatery...
Organises circuits of the Palmeraie and Marrakesh gardens and longer excursions to the Ourika Valley and the Lalla Takerkoust lake replete with barbecue lunch...
Past the butcher and behind the florists off Ave Mohammed V, you’ll spot stalls selling silver jewellery, hand-painted ceramics, preserved lemons and other food products at reasonable prices – if you’re prepared to b...
Upscale treatments inside an art-deco villa, with hammam/gommage /massage treatments (Dh480) in a sleek graphite-tadelakt hammam, argan-oil and Atlas cedar body wraps (Dh350 to Dh500) and rose-petal massages (Dh220 ...
The plushest cinema in town, Le Colisée, near Rue Mohammed el-Beqal, has Dolby sound and a mixed male-female, Moroccan and expat crowd...
For the south side of the city, this is a major source for food, flowers and other household goods. Fair warning to vegetarians: the door closest to Place des Ferblantiers leads directly to the chicken and meat area.
Offers private classes in Arabic and French (adult/under 26 years Dh380/150 per hour), plus courses in Moroccan dialect (Dh1800) and French (from Dh900). Also hosts worthwhile concerts, films and dance performances.
Revive souq-sore eyes at this serene late-15th-century Saadian riad near Rue el-Mouassine, where tea and saffron coffee are served with contemporary art and literature downstairs, or terrace views upstairs.
Marrakesh's only 10-pin bowling alley is located in the Opera Plaza Hotel opposite the train station. Six tenpin bowling alleys are open seven days a week, alongside five pool tables and table football.
A historic hammam in the southeast corner of Bab Doukkala Mosque, dating from the 17th century. It has heated tadelakt (polished plaster) floors in good repair and a mellow atmosphere during men’s hours.
A Mamounia day pass provides access to Mamounia’s ozone-treated pool, historic gardens, fitness centre, three swanky bars and zellij -paved spa (basic treatment hammam/gommage /orange honey scrub Dh900).
Well-located bike rental geared towards those who want to rent a bike for a day to explore the medina. It also arranges 90-minute dromedary rides in the palmeraie (Dh250), including transport.
Whip up a healthy Moroccan lunch of salad, pastry, tajine and light dessert with instruction from chef Bahija and just-picked produce from Tamsna’s organic gardens – and loll by the pool afterwards.
All-day family fun whizzing down kamikaze and cobra slides, playing in wave pools and pirate lagoons, plus massages, jacuzzis, restaurants and an on-site infirmary to ensure everyone stays safe.
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