Author: RiadWP

THINKING OF A DESERT TRIP?

First, most important, most two day one night tours from Marrakech will not get you to either of the sand dunes on the edge of the Sahara, Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga. Watch out for agencies that say Desert or Sahara experience, but do not...

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COMING UP IN MARRAKECH

Ashurra 2017, the festival of light and music in Morocco will be on Friday 29 September. Lots of street drumming, and practising for the two weeks before....

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Aid al Adha on Friday 1 September

The date for the Eid 2017 was announced near the end of August. It will be Friday 1 September. It's a two day public holiday and many will take advantage to make it a long weekend. The main event is on Friday morning, when the...

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Marrakech in the Autumn

The Autumn months are, like the Spring, a popular time for tourists to Marrakech. It's still very warm in September, October and November, with temperatures ranging from 32°C in September to 25°C in November. The nights become increasingly chilly as the Autumn progresses, however, and...

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Marrakech in the Summer

Summer temperatures in Marrakech are searingly hot. Starting at around 30°C in June, by the end of August temperatures can easily hit 40°C or more, with this dropping back to around 23 or 24°C at night. Although it is a very dry heat, it can be...

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Marrakech during Ramadan

Ramadan will run from 27 May to about 25 June 2017. There is no need to avoid coming to Marrakech during Ramadan. There is a change in the daily routine, and a change in street etiquette. With a small adjustment it can be just as...

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Marrakech in the Spring

Marrakech Spring weather is very pleasant, with daytime temperatures of around 22°C in March. rising to the high 20s by May. It may rain a couple of days each month, but these short sharp showers are over very quickly. Spring is the perfect season for exploring...

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Winter breaks

Winters can be surprisingly chilly in Marrakech, particularly at night. Daytime is mostly sunny and highs remain in the high teens Celsius, but nights can fall to around 4 or 5 degrees C. Don't worry, we have fires and radiators in the bedrooms so you...

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Riad Al Massarah awarded Travelife Gold Award

Travelife Gold Award We are delighted to announce that we have just achieved a prestigious Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations Gold award. Travelife – the international sustainability certification scheme – assesses a property’s performance in managing their social, environmental and economic impacts. The labelling scheme helps hotels...

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