Discover the magic of Marrakesh’s Medina with Riad Al Masarrah as your tranquil base. Our meticulously restored riad is conveniently located just a short walk from the main highlights of the medina. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of bustling souks, marvel at architectural wonders, and indulge in the tantalizing flavors of Moroccan cuisine. Beyond the medina, our dedicated team can help you explore the diverse landscapes and cultural treasures of Morocco. Let Riad Al Masarrah be your guide to an unforgettable Moroccan adventure.
Marrakesh insider side cars
Marrakesh resonates with its enchanting Medina, colorful souks and romantic evenings in lush riads… but if you are among those who want to cast off for adventure and shake the dusty stereotypes, embark aboard our sparkling sidecars, discover the other Marrakesh far off the beaten path and close to the true soul of this region with thousand facets.
Pikala offers wonderful bicycle tours in Marrakesh, developed with the local Moroccan youth. Their bike guides are also young locals who will offer a true authentic bicycle experience. Support their social goals while cycling trough Marrakesh.
Hot air balloon rides in Marrakesh offer a unique and thrilling experience. Soaring high above the city and the surrounding landscapes, you can enjoy breathtaking views and create lasting memories.
Places to visit
house of Photography Marrakesh
Located in a beautiful riad Maison de la Photographie brings together an impressive private photographic collection that stretches from 1870 to 1960, as an invitation to get to know Morocco and its history better through photography.
In 2016 a wonderful hidden space opened its doors to visitors for the first time. In the heart of the Medina lies a magical sanctuary, a complex of palaces set within a magnificent garden. A truly outstanding example of Islamic art, science and architecture.
Dar El Bacha Palace
This palace was built for Pacha Thami El Glaoui, also known as the Lord of the Atlas, who ruled over Marrakesh from 1912 to 1956. It is one of the medina’s finest examples of riad architecture, dripping with zellige (colourful geometric tilework), intricate white plasterwork and heavy carved cedar-wood lintels.
Sandwiched between the Mellah (Jewish Quarter), the Medina (the old city), and the Kasbah (where the royal employees once lived) Bahia Palace extends over nearly 8,000 m2 and houses a huge riad, which was then the most prestigious in the whole city.
Ben Youssef Madrasa
Today a museum and recently reopened after a lengthy renovation, this 14th century Islamic school is the largest madrasa in Morocco and had up to 900 students at its peak.
Explore Marrakesh’s Majorelle Garden—a botanical marvel and artist’s retreat. Created by Jacques Majorelle over decades, it boasts lush flora, captivating landscapes, and a unique Cubist villa by architect Paul Sinoir. Immerse yourself in this harmonious oasis.
Yves Saint Laurent Museum
Experience the Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh—a tribute to the legendary fashion designer. Immerse yourself in his visionary world, admire iconic creations, and embrace the artistry of Yves Saint Laurent.
Experience the Macaal Museum in Marrakesh—a vibrant hub of contemporary African art. Immerse yourself in captivating exhibitions and discover the creative brilliance of African artists.