Summer Family Holiday in Marrakech
By: Riad Africa
It is perfect for a family holiday with a difference, introducing children to a culture completely unlike the tech-led existence that they have at home, and English-owned-
Many Riads in Marrakech don't accept kids, or specify a minimum age, usually because of room size, lack of overall space, concerns over noise, or perhaps because they fail to meet basic industry guidelines on hotel safety; none of these restrictions apply at Riad Africa.
Located in a safe and peaceful district, Riad Africa (which also has one of the largest dipping pools in the Medina) has triple rooms, quads, connecting rooms and suites, all of which are ideal for family groups.
Families can also benefit from savings making a holiday extremely cost effective.
Cots, high-chairs and child car seats are also available for guests.
Once you have thoroughly explored the myriad of the souks (a guided tour is recommended)
Riad Africa has a sister company, Marrakech Tours, which has a wide range of activities and excursions from Balloon rides, to visits to the coast, to hikes in the Atlas Mountains.
One of the more popular options are the cookery courses which take place at Riad Africa, though there is also the option of enjoying a cooking class at sister property Kasbah Africa, located in the Atlas Mountains. The classes cost from £48 pp.
Other options include a day trip with the Berbers (from £72 pp), Ouzoud Apes & Waterfalls – a chance to discover the wild apes in the mountains (from £72 pp), a day trip to the old port of Essaouira (from £76 pp) and a Marrakech Hot Air Balloon Flight (from £164 pp).
To see the full list of activities and excursions visit www.marrakechtours.co.uk.
A four-night break in July costs from just £540 for a family of four, occupying a large, family suite. Flights extra (circa. £250 pp).
Call 01428 605 833 (www.riadafrica.com).
Mick Thompson, Travel Dog PR