The Agafay Studio

"An Escape to Creativity "

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The Agafay Studio - What to Do

To Visit

Kasbah Agafay Activities

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30 minues out of town, the Kasbah Agafay hotel arranges lots of activities including horse and camel riding, quadbiking and a cookery school. There is also a spa and swimming pool. 

Jemaa el Fnaa

Marrakesh Medina

Day and night the Jemaa el Fnaa is bursting with cultural acitivity: restaurants, cafes, entertainers, arts & crafts and much, much more.

Souks

The Souks of Marrakesh have become an iconic symbol of the city, and are its priniciple shopping attraction. Lining the intricate alleways of the old city, the many different Souks provide arts and crafts, clothes and various food delicacies such as olives, nuts and fruit. 

Medina Walls and Gates

The Medina (old town) is surrounded by 19km of historic walls built in the 12th Century by the Almoravids to fortify the city. Their architecture and decorations are beautiful alone, but with am additional backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, they really are a sight to behold. 

Gardens of Marrakech

Marrakech is home to many breathataking gardens open to the public. They include the Menara Gardens to the west of the city, the Majorelle Garden, The Agdal Gardens and the Koutoubia Gardens. 

Palaces and Riads

Of course Kssour Agafay is based within its own classic Morroccan riad, but Marrakech is strewn with them and even grander palaces, which together are a manifestation of the city's wealth. The Badi Palace (pictured), Royal Palace and Bahia Palace are all famous landmarks and worth a visit. 

Koutoubia Mosque

Arguably the most iconic landmark in the whole of Marrakesh is its largest mosque, the Koutoubia Mosque, which is one of the tallest in the world. This impressive structure is located in the Medina next to the square. 

Saadian Tombs

Having been built in the 16th Century, the Saadian tombs which is the resting place of many Saadian rulers and enternatiners were in fact lost for many years, only to be rediscovered by the French in 1917. The mausoleum is a good example of traditional Islamic architecture.  

Museum of Marrakech

There are many museums in the city, but perhaps the most famous if the Museum of Marrakech, housed in the Dar Menebhi Palace. It puts on exhibitions of modern and classic Moroccan art. 

Ourika Valley Market

45 minutes from the studio in Ourika Valley, a vibrant market opens on Mondays. 

Asni / Imlil / Mount Toubkal

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Roughly an hour's drive from Marrakech is the small town of Asni in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. From there you can reach the village of Imlil, which is the set-off point for climbs up the 4,000m Mount Toubkal.

Oukaimden

If you go to Agafay during the Moroccan winter, Oukmaiden is the place to go for skiing. It is 1.5 hours from central Marrakech. 

Essaouira

The city of Essaouira is 1.5 hours away on the Atlantic Coast. Spend a day lounging on its famous beach. 

To Eat & Drink

Kssour Agafay

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The Kssour Agafay hotel, on the same site as the studio, has a resident cook who serves delicious, organic Moroccan cuisine with somethine new on the menu every day. Great food on your doorstep!

Kasbah Agafay

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Escape to the luxurious Kasbah Agafay retreat just outside of the city where there is everything from accommodation, a spa, swimming pool, luxury tents and an amazing Moroccan restaurant.

L'Avenue

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Classy French Suisine in the center of Marrakech. 

Yacout

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A very popular restaurant in the city center that serves traditional Moroccan cuisine. 

Al Fassiya

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Another Moroccan restaurant renowned for excellent local cuisine. It is based in the Medina. 

Le Toubssil

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There are of course plenty of great Moroccan restaurants in the Medina. Le Toubssil is just one of them.

Le Comptoir

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Head to the center of town for dinner and an eveing of belly dancing at Le Comptoir. 

Theatro

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One of Marrakech's biggest nightclubs, famed for its energetic performance dancers and DJs from around the world. 

Club 555

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Another popular all-night haunt for the revellers of Marrakech.

Pacha

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The self-styled 'best club in Morocco'. The Pacha super-club chain have come to Marrakech, too. 

Kechmara

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A cafe/restaurant/bar with a good and simple menu and lovely outdoor dining area. 

Cafe de la Poste

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Cafe de la Poste serves French and Moroccan cuisine from brunch through to dinner.