Photo Diary: winter warmth in Marrakech

Monday, November 07, 2016

When you need respite from the cold, the Moroccans gatchu boo. We learned that during our recent visit to Mosaic Grill on a wet and windy day here in London. But as the winter months creep on, a little overseas action wouldn't go amiss. For winter sun and warmth think Morocco once again, specifically Marrakech. It’s widely thought of as a bustling, fast-paced destination. However, between hammams and spice souks, the ancient medina is the perfect place to slow down and give your body a restorative boost. If you're in need of some winter warmth, get inspired with our photo diary from a 5 day break to Marrakech.

Pick your own freshly dyed threads
Admire handspun Moroccan rugs
Explore the souks in central Marrakech
Top up on dyes, decor, natural beauty oils, clays, and food spices whilst in Marrakech
Participate in traditional beautification like henna
Learn how to weave a carpet
Break fast the traditional Moroccan way: semolina pancakes (baghrir), apricot jam, honey, butter, fresh yoghurt, and Moroccan orange and cardamom cake. Check out our restaurant review for a taste of Morocco in London!
Enjoy Moroccan tea whilst you shop
Enjoy a carpet presentation
Have a full body exfoliation or mask in a hammam.

Enjoy and share your winter sun snaps with us using #EXPLOREtheFiveEs.

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