: MARRAKESH MENARA AIRPORT
: MARRAKESH GUELIZ
: MARRAKESH CASABLANCA
: GUELIZ NEW TOWN or JEMAA EL FNAM
Car: not necessary
The riad is located in an ancient part of the Marrakesh Medina called Bab Aylen gate, just 100 metres from a gate on the ramparts. It’s easily accessible. There are lots of monuments and museums to visit. Take a walk on the Palm Grove. It’s 15 minutes from the European town of Gueliz and Hivernage where there are lots of shops and all facilities. Walk 10 minutes and find the famous souks and Jemaa el Fnaa square, a world humanity heritage site. Nearby there are 3 famous golf courses: Royal-Amelkis and Palmeraie. There are lots of possible excursions, whether by hired car or on organised trips with official guides, such as the valley of l'Ourika-Atlas and Oukaimeden (skiing), the Kik plateau, Asni Ouirgane, the waterfalls of Ouzoud, Beni Mellal, Essaouira and its famous beach, Ouarzazate and its cinema studios, Zagora at the entrance to the desert (camels in the dunes), the gorges of Dades Todghra, el Jadida Safi and its pottery shops, Oualidia and its beaches.
Golf: You wil find the famous Marrakech 18 hole golf courses : ROYAL-AMELKIS - PALMERAIE. ATLAS GOLF Reservation is necessary. These courses are very near to RIAD DAR KAOTAR (5 -10 mins by small taxi). Please consult golf course websites for prices and reservations. Each course offers restaurants and hire facilities. Monitors and caddies.
Ski: Alpine skiing avaialble at OUKAIMEDEN (on OURIKA road) 70 km away from MARRAKECH. Accessible by car (hired or with chauffeur). Hire of equipment and restaurants on site. Instructors.